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The emerald island gets opportunities for expanding the elevators and escalators market. 
The pristine emerald island will see an internationally acclaimed Global Lift and Escalator Expo (GLE Expo), scheduled to be held between February 23 and 25, 2017, at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention 
Centre, Colombo. 
Colombo is an upcoming market with high-end vertical transportation installations and a market where a number of tall buildings are coming up. The opportunities will be increasing rapidly over the next few years. For companies with an objective of business expansion, GLE Expo Sri Lanka 2017 will be the best platform to test market potential, explore partnerships and joint ventures, all under one roof. 
For this expo is held in collaborate with Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) India and Sri Lanka, for bringing in the knowledge partnership. In Sri Lanka, the purpose of making this a joint event is to bring in the best of elevator and escalator products as well as knowledge dissemination on tall buildings technologies. 
This expo will help showcase elevator and escalator, components and accessories manufacturers. This will be a one-stop shop both for learning about the industry and global opportunities, as well as showcasing their own prowess. The highlight of the GLE Expo will be the series of seminars and panel discussions organised by CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Chapter and TAK Consulting India, on subjects that concern the tall building industry, on Thursday, February 23 and 24, at 
the venue. 
In addition, there will be panel discussions with experts during the day.  The presentations are as below: 
-‘Challenges and Relevance – An Overview for India and Sri Lanka’ - Girish Dravid (India), Director, Sterling Engineers and CTBUH India Chairman and  Shiromal Fernando, Director, CSE and CTBUH 
Sri Lanka Chairman
-‘Challenges and State-of-the-art Structural Engineering’ – Prof. Priyan Mendis (University of Melbourne) and Anil Hira, Director and Partner Buro Happold   Engineers Structures (Australia 
and India) 
-‘Architecture and Tall Buildings - Bernard Chang, KPF Architects (Hong Kong) 
-‘Tall Buildings: Fire, Life and Safety’ - Peter Stephenson, Associate Director, Buro 
Happold (UAE) 
-‘Challenges and Wind Engineering’ – Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director, RWDI Wind Engineering (India) 
-‘Façade Engineering, Architecture and Tall Buildings’ - Gautam Bhasin, Inhabit Façade Engineers – Asia Manager (Singapore)
-‘Challenges to Elevatoring Tall Buildings’ -  Tak Matthews - Managing Director, TAK 
Consulting (India)
The major participating brands are Dipra Engineers (Pvt.) Ltd, Giovenzana International B.V., Guangdong Winone Elevator, Corporation Limited, Hengda Fuji Elevator Co., Ltd, Japan Sanyo Elevator Co., Ltd, Johnson Lifts Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd, Lincoln Elevator(China) Co Ltd, Marazzi (Jiangsu) Elevator Guide Rail Ltd, Monteferro India Guieralis And Elevators Parts (Pvt.) Ltd,  Schumacher Elevator (Zhangjiagang) Co., Ltd, Shanghai Goodgo Elevator Co. Ltd, Sicor Engineering India Private Limited, Siglen Elevator (China) Co Ltd, Suzhou Deao Elevator Co., Ltd, Suzhou Diao Elevator Co Ltd,  Weibo Elevator Co Ltd, Xiwei Elevator (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd, Yida Express Elevator Co Ltd  and Zhejiang Aksen Elevator Co Ltd. 
“We are extremely grateful to the government as well as the key industry players in Sri Lanka for their support in organising the GLE in Colombo,” said Virgo Communications and Exhibitions (P) Ltd Director Anitha Raghunath.
“We are looking forward to being a catalyst for the growth of the elevators market in Sri Lanka and hope to support global brands in finding more opportunities here.  With Sri Lanka openings to elevator and escalator requirements, this is the best time for an event of this nature and scale.” 
The event is a must attend for builders, architects and structural engineering and other construction industry players and 
government authorities. 

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