Nations Trust Bank recently hosted a workshop for over 110 stakeholders of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) from the Kadawatha region to enhance their business knowledge and skills.
The event was held at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo and the keynote speaker at the event was business Development guru, Dr. Aminda Perera – Senior Lecturer at the Wayamba University.
The subject matter of the keynote address was ‘How SMEs can best position themselves for growth and how they can differentiate themselves from competitors in their relevant sectors’.
The workshop was an eye opening event and many customers left with insights that they previously did not have.
Meanwhile, Nations Trust Bank also conducted another seminar for customers of their Kuliyapitiya, Wariyapola and Giriulla Branches who are engaged in the coconut industry. More than 110 stakeholders attended this event, which was held at the Sirimali Royal Dawn Hotel.
The keynote speaker at the event was Neelakanth Wannianayake – Director, the Industrial Service Bureau.
He spoke about the present state of the coconut industry, challenges and opportunities.
Speaking about Nations Business Seminars & Events, Mr Jayathilake Bandara – Senior Executive Vice President – SME Banking at Nations Trust Bank said, ‘Our customers are more than just customers to us; we are partners and always seek to develop mutual respect and long lasting relationships.
Only then can both parties can grow and prosper. We also encourage customers to bring their business friends, associates and partners to these events as well. Nations Business Seminars create a platform for knowledge sharing, networking and building meaningful, rewarding and mutually beneficial relationships. We take this opportunity to thank all our SME customers and their guests who participated along with the speakers at the events, whose insights were highly valued and appreciated.’
An evening of cocktails and fellowship followed the workshop also hosted by Nations Trust Bank for their Old Moor Street Branch SME customers.
To learn more about Nations Trust Bank’s full range of SME and Business Banking services, please visit www.nationstrust.com, telephone 24/7 on 011 4 711 411 or visit your nearest branch.
Nations Trust Bank PLC is among the top 30 business establishments in Sri Lanka as ranked by Business Today Magazine, ably providing a host of financial products and services to a wide range of customers. Nations Trust is also the bank behind Sri Lanka’s first fully digital bank, FriMi.
The bank operates 94 branches across the country, boasting an ATM network covering 127 locations and 47 Cash Deposit & Withdrawal Machines, plus more than 3,500 ATMs on the Lanka Pay Network and is the issuer and sole acquirer for American Express® Cards in Sri Lanka.