15th September 2009, firstlanka.com
The Chamber of Construction Industry will hold the Sri Lanka’s First International Construction Trade Fair titled – “Excon 2009″ from October 30 to November 01 at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre in Colombo.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Sri Lankan Missions abroad has provided a wide publicity for the event to attract overseas markets. “Excon 2009″ is an event of National importance.
Excon 2009 is expected to attract a massive participation of Indian Companies as trade stall holders, in addition to a few enterprises from Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. This will facilitate the transfer of technology to the local industry. The exhibition could lead to mutually beneficial joint ventures and other partnering arrangements.
Excon 2009 will also enjoy the presence of “Kedella – Art of Living”, the premier interiors exhibition which will have the participation of 50 or more trade stall holders. Industrial Development Authority of the Western Province will also present “Karmantha Navodaya” as a concurrent event of Excon 2009 which will feature around 100 industrialists from the SME Sector.