National Business Excellence Awards 2019

Organized by
The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka

Brief Description of the Evaluation Perspectives

(i) Business and Financial Performance: Financial stability, steady growth, balanced business portfolio, growth of value addition and performance against the industry.

(ii) Global Reach: Width and depth in the global market.

(iii) Knowledge Integration: Excellence in product and process innovation.

(iv) Technology Investments: Acquisition of high impact knowledge through direct investment and otherwise.

(v) Capacity Building: Capital investment and other initiatives to create capacity for future growth.

(vi) Excellence in Performance Management Practices: Successful implementation of best practices in performance management.

(vii) Corporate Governance: Successful institutionalization of corporate governance.

(viii) Corporate Social Responsibility: Successful institutionalization of corporate social responsibility practices.

Eligibility & Authority


  • Any registered business organization domiciled in Sri Lanka which has been in operation for a minimum period of 3 years prior to the date of application is eligible to apply.
  • Divisions, units, estates, factories etc of organizations, unless¬† they are legal entities by themselves, are not eligible.
  • An overall Gold award winner of a previous year is not eligible to apply for the immediately succeeding three years


The Chairman of the Panel of Judges will be the sole and final deciding authority regarding the evaluation procedures and on the recipients of the awards.


  • To recognize and reward those organizations that have excelled in all-round performance
  • To recognize and reward enterprises that have excelled in each of the excellent criteria such as Corporate Governance, Capacity Building, Performance Management, Global and Local Market Reach, Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Sustainability, and Business and Financial Results
  • To encourage Sri Lankan organizations to emulate those excellent organizations
  • To position Sri Lanka as a country with excellently managed organizations and thereby making it attractive for joint ventures, investments, and as a source for products and services
  • Award Ceremony

    Announcement of the winners will be made at the Awards Ceremony. However, the nominees for the awards will be informed at least two weeks prior to the event. Short video presentations will be requested from the three overall winners.

    All award winners will receive a trophy and a certificate.

    The awards ceremony will be held on Friday, 13 December 2019 at Colombo Hilton and will be followed by a gala dinner.


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