Idea Group Limited that offers a total solution for roof thatching and home interior décor via ‘Sivilima’ showrooms offered its staff and stakeholders a gift of surprise with the dawn of the new year.
The ‘Idea Abhiman’ musical extravaganza, organised by Idea Group Limited, was held in grandeur recently, at the BMICH, with the gracious presence of its staff and stakeholders.
The show, which was held for the second consecutive year, featured Dr. Victor Ratnayake, Visharadha Sunil Edirisinghe, Priya Sooryasena, Aathma Liyanage and Shashika Nisansala.
Music veteran Suresh Maliyadde provided melodious music with his fellow performers and the well-renowned compere Kelum Srimal compeered this grand event.
Another noteworthy unique aspect of Idea Abhiman was that the artistes shared their thoughts with regard to the lyrics and music of their songs presented at the show, by interacting with the audience and compeer.
Idea Group Limited CEO/Managing Director Sampath Mayakaduwa speaking of the event said, “Many companies usually organise get-togethers to celebrate and to extend new year greetings to their staff and stakeholders. But as a company with core values associated with uniqueness and novelty, we have organised this musical evening coupled with high calibre entertainment and an interactive session to nurture goodwill among our stakeholders in a pleasant and unique manner.”
He added, “As occasions like Idea Abhiman is of rare occurrence, I sincerely believe that this will be a fruitful effort that exceeds the thresholds of an ordinary gathering. And it’s with humble joy that I denote that 2017 has been a significant year for our company in terms of sales volumes and recognition equipped with prestigious awards.”
Mayakaduwa was conferred with two Gold awards at the 22nd edition of the ‘Best Entrepreneur of the Year 2017’ awards ceremony held at the BMICH organised by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) in 2017. The two Gold awards were: Provincial Gold award (Large-scale category – Western Province) and National Gold award (Large-scale category).
Moreover, the Sivilima brand of Idea Group Limited was conferred with the ‘Best Innovative Brand of the Year’ Gold award at the 16th ‘SLIM Brand Excellence 2017’. Sivilima surpassed five innovative and leading brands in the country nominated to clinch this award.
In 2012, the Idea group diversified its business periphery to unveil Sivilima network of showrooms and within a short period of five years, Sivilima became a top-of-the-mind brand and a household name proving its successful journey towards its mission of making name Idea known to everyone.
Being a socially responsible business, Sivilima provides domestic and commercial markets in the country with an array of green-oriented products. Technical plans of Sivilima product range owning 42 patent licences are significant. Sivilima having over 400 showrooms throughout the island is the largest network of branches in Sri Lanka and is having the undoubtable potential to cater the needs of people of diverse social status.
Under the Slivilima brand, i-Panel, i- Roof and an array of other related products are manufactured and the Idea Group Limited factory situated in Katana is the largest factory in South Asia that produces ASA Polymer thatching sheets. Besides, the Idea group is a growing conglomerate that has expanded its operations into the hospitality trade and construction and information technology spheres in this country.