Sri Lanka will be one among the 75 exhibitor
nations participating in the world's largest Information
Communication Technology (ICT) exposition, CeBIT 2008. The
country and its potential in the field will be showcased with
the patronage of Sri Lanka Export Development Board. The
exhibition show will be held from 4th March at Hanover,Germany.
CeBIT is accepted as the biggest and the world's
No. 1 trade show and market place for ICT sector worldwide. The
organizers of this year's event expect around 500,000 visitors
from all over the world.
The exhibitors will have the opportunity of
directly connecting with the international market and to
interact closely with international ICT buyers and partners
while promoting their ICT products and services.
The Sri Lankan participant will display their
products in the fields of ERP solutions, BPO and KPO services,
consultancy support services in ICT, HR solutions and Mobile
Sri Lanka has shown a tremendous and a rapid
development in the ICT export sector over the past several
years.According to Central Bank statistics, exports of ICT
sector in 2006 have increased up to US$ 170 million. This growth
in the ICT export sector has been reflected in the increase of
ICT export companies.
There are more than 250 ICT exporting companies
operating in the country. Most of these companies are in small
and medium scale. The Show will wide open doors for Sri Lanka
ICT industry to accrue benefits such as getting exposure to the
global ICT market place, familiarize with new technology trends,
understand the global ICT market trends and meeting the
competitors apart from directly generating business.