Press Release

It is great pleasure to announce Sri Lanka Lab Expo 2020 after a gap of 3 years due to some unavoidable circumstances but continuous motivation from trade fraternity to make it again after a grand success of first event in year 2016. The 2nd Sri Lanka Lab expo will be held from 13th to 15th Feburary 2020 at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo.

Sri Lanka is a fast growing small nation in South Asia with one of the highest GDP growth in the region. A stable economy is upholding gross income development in Sri Lanka and is leading to higher income equality among different social groups. Sri Lanka has a strong agriculture and food sector apart from education, healthcare, pharmaceutical, petrochemicals and research.

In year 2016 event, 140 exhibitors from 11 countries, 3800 trade visitors from research, pharmaceutical, education, healthcare and other industries, 25 conference sessions with 44 speakers and 475 attended delegates. It was wonderful atmosphere in the expo with many business dealings, partnerships and existing partner meetings.  

Our main purpose of organizing this event in Sri Lanka is to provide chance to world wide manufacturers of products in laboratory, life science and healthcare sector to interact with end users and suppliers to understand the actual unexplored Sri Lanka market along with getting chance to find out local partner, network with industry captains and find out the possibilities of future business prospect in the region. There are many popular brands in the sector have already their presence either directly or through their local channel partner in Sri Lanka.

Also, Sri Lanka is the most popular tourist destination in the world. This is an opportunity for you to come here, do business and enjoy the hospitality of this beautiful country. The weather condition in the month of February is the most suitable time for tourists.

Sri Lanka is an emerging market for clinical trail business with some contract research organizations already operational in the country. The availability of large numbers of patients and well trained clinicians, a good system of ethics review and an efficient regulatory process implemented through the Drug Regulatory Authority of the Ministry of Health make it possible to run clinical trails in Sri Lanka according to ICH-GCP guidelines.

Sri Lanka’s improvements in healthcare have created stronger commercial opportunities for drug makers in the country, which is experiencing an epidemiological shift towards chronic diseases, a recently released market report says. In 2013 Sri Lanka has spent US$ 524 million for pharmaceuticals and US$ 570 million in 2014. For Healthcare in 2013 Sri Lanka has spent US$ 2.02 billion. The amount has increased to US$ 2.16 billion in 2014.

Newly formulated R&D investment plan (2015-2020) is a path-breaking step to raise R&D for national development. There are many researches going on Sri Lanka. Most are based on universities, government organizations, Semi governmental organizations and nongovernmental organizations. In Sri Lanka Research are funded by many Sri Lankan and foreign institutions.

Sri Lanka Lab Expo 2020 is the unique opportunity for international manufacturers and local dealers to come under one platform for 3 days and interact with most of the industry professionals as well witnessed of the 3-day conference surely will attend by scientists, professors, pathologists, QC & QA professionals and senior industry people at the same time.

The organizer, S. D. Promo Media Pvt. Ltd is one of the pioneer organization in trade exhibitions and conferences in many countries in laboratory, healthcare, education, and optical sectors.