Colombo Conferences, Event Management Company in Sri Lanka is proud to be the event partner for Indian Ocean Conference 2017 (IOC 2017) which was organized by the Delhi-based think tank, India Foundation, held from 31 August – 2nd September 2017 at Temple Trees in Colombo.

India Ocean Conference

India Foundation hosted the conference in collaboration with Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) of Singapore and National institute of Fundamental Studies of Colombo under the theme ‘Peace, Progress and Prosperity’ in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe chaired the conference. Seychelles Vice-President Vincent Meriton, Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also took part in the inaugural ceremony of the conference.

On the final day of the conference, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena delivered the valedictory address.

Indian Ocean Conference total event solutions by Colombo Conferences

HE. Maithreepala Sirisena delivering valedictory address

Minister of External Affairs India Sushma Swaraj addressing the conference

Minister of External Affairs India Sushma Swaraj addressing the conference

Colombo Conferences, Event Management Company in Sri Lanka

As the local event planner Colombo Conferences spent time from planing to execution of the event to make it a grand success.  The scope of work included branding, security, event production, lights and sounds. Additionally, Colombo Conferences provided other event supplies like internet requirements for media, souvenirs and other event supplies and logistics.

Furthermore, company hired 20 hospitality students from Management & Science Institute, Colombo Sri Lanka as volunteers to support the delegates of the conference throughout the event. Client was happy with  the event and commended the entire team for making the event a success.

The event décor highlighted the concept of the conference ‘Indian Ocean’.  The passageway had a modern touch of light boxes and 3D photo booth to welcome guests ‘Ayubowan’; Sri Lankan way of welcoming the guests. Some of the event production setups are shown below.

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