Sri Lanka nominated for destination of the year award in UK for technology: SLASSCOM

Nov 13, 2019 (LBO) – SLASSCOM announced that Sri Lanka has been nominated for this prestigious award by the Global Sourcing Association (GSA).

The Delivery Destination of the Year Award was established to champion best practice in sourcing programmes and to recognise and reward delivery destinations that deliver excellent results and value-add to the strategic sourcing industry.

The winner is to be announced at the GSA UK Awards Ceremony on November 27th at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, London.

The evaluation criteria for the award include the country’s approach to differentiation, overall strategic vision for business services delivery, target markets identified and approaches to serve them, focus on skills development and talent management, and approach to building an innovative, collaborative environment. The evaluation also focuses on the country’s growth and performance against targets, focus and commitment to best practices and the contribution to the industry.

Ranil Rajapakse, Chairman SLASSCOM commented, “I’m delighted that Sri Lanka is selected again for the Delivery Destination award. We have won this award in 2013 and 2014, and this nomination highlights Sri Lanka’s ingenuity, capability and attractiveness as a compelling global destination. We continue to differentiate ourselves as the Island of Ingenuity offering Captive Innovation Centers, being your Digital Gateway to Asia, and providing access to invest in Digital Disruptors.”      

The Global Sourcing Association (GSA) is the industry association and professional body for the global sourcing industry. The GSA has published the Global Sourcing Standard, a world first for the provision of a portfolio of best practice methodologies and accreditation programmes supported by both buyers and suppliers of sourcing.

SLASSCOM is the national chamber for the knowledge and innovation industry in Sri Lanka and acts as the catalyst of growth for the industry by facilitating trade and business, propagation of education and employment, encouraging research and innovation, and by supporting the creation of a progressive national policy.