‘RETHINK, RECONSTRUCT & REGENERATE’ – Exploring the Role of Private Sector in Food Security

AmCham Sri Lanka joins hands with One Team and the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) to invite your organization to partner in its Urban Harvest project and play a catalytical part in the food security of our nation.  Click the image, or link, or scan the QR code below to register and participate in this session, under the patronage of Her Worship the Mayor of Colombo, Madam Rosy Senanayake to discuss and learn more about how we, the Private Sector, can play a pivotal part in the immediate measures taken to address the food shortage in a sustainable manner. In addition to...

Sri Lanka Data Protection Act – Implementation FAQ


Dear Members & Partners, The new Sri Lanka Data Protection Act is finally rolled out, and over the next few months, companies are going to have to work hard at its implementation. What does this mean for you; and what must you do to be in compliance? Join us on Tuesday, 9th August 2022 at 3.30 pm at the Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo to find out the details and the essential obligations - and how you can go about it. Sign up here - https://forms.gle/4VzWKpt8cRV9mhza7 or by scanning the QR code below With the uptick in the Covid-19 Pandemic in mind, participation will be restricted...

Sri Lanka’s Personal Data Protection Act – Implementation FAQs – II


Dear Members & Partners, Sri Lanka's Personal Data Protection Act - Implementation FAQs with Revan Weerasinghe AAL was conducted to a Covid-19 conscious yet packed house of Legal, HR, Compliance, and IT professionals yesterday, 09th August 2022. With PDPA compliance legally mandated by September 2023, and considerable time, investment, and resources needed for compliance, interest in this topic has been huge, and we had a long waiting list - so if you were one of those who missed it, here's your opportunity! This topic is of most relevance to Legal, Compliance, IT, Marketing & HR professionals. To RSVP sign up here...

Empowering MSMEs


Dear Members, On behalf of the USAID’s CATALYZE, AmCham Sri Lanka is privileged to invite you to join us at the presentation and introduction of the USAID CATALYZE Private Sector Development  Program aimed at developing a competitive, thriving private sector, and accelerating inclusive growth through MSMEs and partners that deliver economic empowerment, with a focus on empowering women in the labour force. Scan or Click below Link to Register https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtcOiuqz8vGdVAEmb5CgjdiG72-Vq4sR0-

Resilient Sri Lanka: De-Risking Sri Lankan Apparel


Click here to register: https://www.resilientsrilanka.com/ Don't mis out & quickly reserve your seat to be a part of this exclusive one-time opportunity!   We look forward to your punctual participation!   For more information: Ms. Avisha Fernando - 0778812580 

Amcham Sri Lanka Founders Showcase – (Phase ll)


"Are you a young entrepreneur looking for seed funding to grow your business!" AmCham Sri Lanka in collaboration with Good Market in honor of World Youth Day 2022 proudly presents the second phase of the AmCham Sri Lanka Founder Showcase - (Phase ll), providing an exclusive opportunity for young entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses & business ideas and win up to a cash prize of Rs.500,000 as seed funding for their future business ventures. To register for this exclusive opportunity, kindly scan the QR code and submit your relevant application forms at your earliest.   Application Closing Date:    *19th of...

Amcham Sri Lanka Founders Showcase (Phase – II)

The AmCham Sri Lanka Founder Showcase 2022 is an initiative launched to identify, encourage, and provide enterprising young entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka with seed funding for their entrepreneurial ideas that are good for people and good for the planet. The FINAL will see the ​08-finalist present & showcase their entrepreneurial ideas and business plan to our panel of distinguished judges. Date: 30th August 2022 Time: 4:30 pm-6:30 pm Followed by Fellowship Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside Dress: Office Attire | Smart Casual ~ "For a Stronger Youth & Better Sri Lanka" ~

SPECIAL NOTICE: AmCham Member Forum Postponement

Dear Registrant, We regret to inform you that due to unavoidable circumstances, the member forum event scheduled for tomorrow, 23, rd August 2022 at 3.30 pm titled AmCham Member Forum: US Embassy Economic & Commercial Services in Sri Lanka has been postponed to 31st August 2022, at 3.30 pm. In the event you are unable to join us on the 31st, please do let us know by return email. You may use the same link as has been shared via your registration confirmation email to log on to the meeting on the 31st. We appreciate your understanding.

Luncheon Meeting with Ajay Rao – Regional Managing Director US Development Finance Corporation [DFC]

Dear Members & partners, Regional Managing Director of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) - America’s development finance institution, Ajay Rao is in Colombo for just two days, and we are pleased to extend this exclusive opportunity to our partners who may be seeking investment for establishment/expansion of their business operations, to meet with him.  DFC partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. They invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets....

AmCham SL Members’ Night

Dear Members & Partners, Don't miss out on our most exclusive and fun-filled event yet this year! The AmCham Members' Night is back with a bang, bringing cocktails, camaraderie, and connection galore! To purchase your tickets, click on either of the links below, and DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER your participation by scanning the QR code or clicking the image above, or the link below! REGISTRATION: https://forms.gle/N6y5W9423gVTKtxo6 TICKETS:  AmCham Members - https://www.payhere.lk/pay/o116506f5 Guests - https://www.payhere.lk/pay/o886c574f Registrations close Wednesday, 12th October 2022 at 5.00 pm

Building a Resilient Sourcing Strategy with Resilient Sri Lanka facilitated by AMCHAM SL

Dear Members & Partners, Greetings from AmCham SL! Apparel manufacturers from around the world are struggling with visibility over inbound POs, supplier collaboration, and real-time visibility into logistics disruptions within global supply chains (e.g., China port disruptions, Ukraine-Russia conflict, commodity issues). AmCham Sri Lanka & Kavida, a UK supply chain technology company, which provides tools for collaboration, communication, and data-driven insights; to ensure full visibility and to take control of your inbound raw material POs,  have together, designed an engagement that will bring together the Apparel industry, to discuss the challenges, impact, and most importantly, the solutions to the supply...

Empowering the growth of SMBs in Sri Lanka

Hilton Residencies (Jaic Hilton)  Hilton Residencies (Jaic Hilton) , Colombo

Dear Members & partners of AmCham The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic forced most or if not all industries to change their business model and accelerated the need to digitalize & the decrease in tourism, coupled with the social distancing paradigm shook the food and beverage industry to its very core. In 2021, Uber Sri Lanka unlocked an estimated Rs. 81 Billion in economic value for the Sri Lankan economy.  Uber Eats by itself created Rs. 2.1 billion in additional value for restaurant and merchant partners in Sri Lanka - and a gross impact of Rs. 51 billion for the Sri Lankan economy as...