The Future Marketers’ Conference is the flagship event organized by the Student Committee of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Sri Lanka.
This year’s conference is the sixth consecutive full day conference which will be held on 21st October at the Waters Edge Battaramulla, from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m..
The theme this year ‘Build Beyond Basics’ focuses on encouraging and educating the budding entrepreneurs and marketers to transform their great ideas into successful ventures or leading enterprises. It is clearly evident that the current generation needs some inspiration and encouragement to build beyond a basic idea, thus the CIM Sri Lanka student committee has taken the initiative to fulfill the identified need with the support of local industry experts whilst providing a networking opportunity and highlighting the important role of marketing as a profession that drives business success.
This annual event will feature an influential and impressive line-up of speakers, speaking on five different topics. The speakers for the conference are; Laugfs Holdings Founder and Executive Chairman W.K.H. Wegapitiya, Millenium IT, eChanneling and Ustocktrade Founder Tony Weerasinghe, Anton CEO, Providence BPO Founding Director, Lanka Angel Network Founder Member Jeevan Gnanam, Triad Advertising and TV Channel Derana Founder Varuni Amunugama Fernando and TAC and Leopard Bees Design Agency CEO Tharindu Ameresekere. The eminent panel of speakers will provide insights on how to ‘Build Beyond Basics’ and share valuable information, personal experiences, business insights and new ideas with the conference participants.
As CIM members, we can all take pride in the fact that CIM Sri Lanka continues to play a pivotal role in highlighting the importance of marketing and always campaigned for greater recognition and excellence in the marketing profession in Sri Lanka, through education, training and professional development.