BMICH launches Corporate Anthemn in Celebration of 50th Anniversary

Tue, 18 Jul 2023 Press Releases

BMICH staff choir presenting the corporate anthem at the 50th Anniversary Celebration

BMICH, Sri Lanka’s most recognizable and iconic landmark launched the corporate anthemn in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of BMICH which was celebrated recently. The anthemn was sung by the BMICH Staff Choir during the celebration which was witnessed by The President HE Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Chairperson of the Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation (BNMF) HE former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga & other dignitaries.

“We are honoured to launch the corporate anthemn during the 50th Anniversary Celebrations and it was very special as the anthemn was vocalized by our very own staff choir.” said Sunil Dissanayake – Chief Executive, BMICH.

Set in a sprawling site, 15 well laid out and spacious car parks that can accommodate 3000 vehicles at a given time, and well-maintained landscaped gardens, BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention center with ultra-modern facilities. BMICH is situated in one of the most prestigious locations in Colombo. BMICH won the South Asian Travel Award (SATA) Gold in 2016, Silver in 2017, and Gold again in 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2022. In 2016 BMICH also won the Quality ERA Geneva Gold Award and the Platinum Award in Paris in 2017.

BMICH Engages with PickMe for Convenient Customer Pick-up and Drop off Points

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 Press Releases

BMICH Leadership team together with the management of PickMe at the inauguration.

The PickMe platform is one of every Sri Lankan’s most used mobile applications today. A purpose driven organization which makes “Joyful Mobility” for everyone being the ultimate motive, pursues to ensure the best convenience of its customers and driver partners. PickMe has identified BMICH as one of the highest customer trips generating locations in the country. BMICH being Sri Lanka’s largest conference and event premises. It is comprehensible for PickMe to experience higher passenger rides, from the BMICH.

Both PickMe and BMICH managements have decided to make a seamless process for customer pick-ups and drop-offs at BMICH which will increase convenience for passengers and drivers while reducing traffic congestion within the premises. Therefore, PickMe joins hands with BMICH to create four (04) customer pick-up and drop-off points within the BMICH premises. These points are now visible for both passengers and drivers at the BMICH premises and within the mobile App.

On 16, June 2023 a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between both parties in the presence of Mr. Isira Perera Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Nuzrath Nazar Head of Corporate Solutions and Business Development, and Mr. Dileep Udara Head of Driver Acquisitions and Colombo District Manager from PickMe while Mr. Sunil Dissanayake Director/Chief Executive, Mr.D.P.K.Sirimanne Chief Engineer/Deputy Director, Mr.Aruna Dharshana Head of Finance and Devanthi Ambuldeniya Head of Business Development / Reservations & Events represented on behalf of BMICH.

Commenting at the occasion Mr. Sunil Dissanayake the Director/CEO of BMICH said “with the BMICH association with PickMe, we have been able to add another value adding facility to our customers enhancing our portfolio of value-add services.”. Further expressing his ideas Mr. Isira Perera the COO of PickMe stated “We are pleased partner with such a significant organization in the country to uplift the convenience of our passengers and drivers, when they opt for PickMe for their day-to-day transportation needs. As an enormously transforming company, we always look forward for partnering with similar institutes to uplift the digital mobility service in this country.”

Now everyone who commute for their events at BMICH, can select one of the four points via the PickMe App much expediently.

BMICH Staff presents “Bakthi Gee”

Sun, 28 May 2023 Press Releases

Bakthi Gee presented by the staff choir of BMICH

The staff members of the iconic BMICH came together to present an evening of “Bakthi Gee” on Vesak Poya day for the third consecutive year.

The performance was held at the entrance to the BMICH premises where the “Bakthi Gee” singing was enjoyed by the large crowds visiting the Baudhdhaloka Vesak Kalapaya – 2023.

BMICH holds ‘Bakmaha Ulela’ for Associates and their families

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 Press Releases

Chief guest HE former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga lighting the traditional oil lamp to commence the proceedings.

BMICH employees and their families enjoy a number of very special Avurudu activities.

Inviting an auspicious start to the Aluth Avruddha in April, the iconic BMICH recently hosted an expansive and entertaining Avurudu Uthsawaya for its associates and their families celebrating the event featuring over 20 events, including the consistently popular Fancy Dress Parade, Kanamutti, Sack Race, Singithi/Wadihiti Avurudu Kumaraya/Kumariya, Kamba Adeema (Tug-of-War), Lissana Gaha (Greasy Pole) as well as many other traditional Avurudu activities.

The Bakmaha Ulela was enjoyed by associates and their families alike, all tremendously enjoying the festive fun and traditional avurudu sweat meats. Participants were also excited to showcase their competitive spirit and talent.

Chairperson of the Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation (BNMF) HE former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga graced the occasion as chief guest and spent considerable time mingling and conversing with the associates and their families.

BMICH Celebrates International Women’s Day

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 Press Releases

Ladies of the BMICH/BCIS and outsourced staff with chief guest Ms. Shiromal Cooray, guest of honor Dr. Lanka Jayasuriya Dissanayake and the Leadership teams of BMICH/BCIS.

BMICH – Sri Lanka’s iconic landmark organized a special programme for its lady staff members to celebrate International Women’s Day an acknowledge the significant contribution by the ladies of the BMICH/BCIS staff to make the institution the most service oriented award winning organization in Sri Lanka.

“We are delighted to have a strong and dedicated lady workforce at BMICH/BCIS who contribute to our successes on a daily basis, and we admire their courage and dedication to help achieve our goals. BMICH has a unique affiliation with women with two of Sri Lanka’s leading personalities – Late Hon. Mrs. Sirimavo Bandaranaike being the first female Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and globally and who was also the founding Chairperson of BMICH and former President HE Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, the first female Executive President of Sri Lanka who is the current Chairperson of the BMICH Board of Management, both being of iconic significance to our country as well as globally” said Sunil Dissanayake-Chief Executive, BMICH.

Ms. Shiromal Cooray Chairman/Managing Director Jetwing Travels host the chief guest to deliver a talk on her career progression as a women the obstacles she faced and how she overcome to reach the pinnacle of her career.

Dr. Lanka Jayasuriya Dissanayake Chairperson of Indira Cancer Trust spoke about awareness, detection and prevention of breast cancer and associated treatment and counselling services.

BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention center with ultra modern facilities. Recently redesigned, renovated and refurbished, BMICH is South Asia’s Premier Integrated MICE Complex with all the facilities required to host any type of convention, seminar, exhibition, conference or wedding including multi-day international conventions and conferences.