Past Sponsors

National Partner

Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) is an increasingly powerful tool for participating in global markets, promoting political accountability, improving the delivery of basic services and enhancing local development opportunities. However, without an innovative ICT strategy many people will be left behind. The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka is the single apex body involved in ICT policy and direction for the nation. Wholly owned by the Government of Sri Lanka, ICTA is the implementing organization of the e-Sri Lanka Initiative. Major donors including the World Bank will be funding a number of the Agency’s initiatives.

Electronic Media & Youtube Partner

Independent Television Network Limited is a Sri Lankan state governed television and radio broadcaster located in Wickramasinhapura, Battaramulla (Official Electronic Media Sponsor 2009-2020).

Exclusive Innovation Partner

Axiata Digital Labs is an innovative software services and solutions provider in Asia, providing telco-focused digital and IT services and solutions that help businesses advance in the digital era. Through convergent digital design experiences, innovative platforms and reusable assets, Axiata Digital Labs connects numerous technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences for its customers. With an array of solutions and services available across 7 countries, Axiata Digital Labs aims to be the frontrunners in digital transformation and disruptive telco innovations.

Print Media Partner

Founded by Upali Wijewardene in 1978, Upali Newspapers (Pvt) Limited is a publishing house which produces the English language newspaper, The Island, and the Sinhala language newspaper, Divaina. Although the company was incorporated in 1978, publications of the Divaina Irida Sangrahaya and the Sunday Island commenced in October, 1981.

Category Sponsor – Best SME Websites

A formidable global conglomerate, LOLC Holdings has strategically diversified into key economic growth sectors across financial services, leisure, agriculture and plantations, construction and real estate, manufacturing and trading, technology, research and innovation and strategic investments.

As a leading player in the International MSME sector, the LOLC Group has been a catalyst in facilitating, whilst striving to maximise environmental benefits through green financing, promoting financial independence for women and uplifting customers from poverty through financial inclusion in global markets.

Present in the continents of Asia and Africa, the LOLC Group with a presence in Singapore, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Philippines, Pakistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Tanzania, Malawi, Egypt, Kenya, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Mauritius, Australia and UAE with further strategic expansion plans held in pipelines. The Group has already built its reputation as one of the largest multi-currency, multi-geography inclusive finance platform in the world, backed by advanced tech platforms designed by its fully-owned subsidiary companies which have now been successfully adopted across borders.

Print Media Partner Tamil

Virakesari is one of the leading Tamil daily newspapers in Sri Lanka. It is the oldest and the largest circulated Tamil Newspaper in Sri Lanka. Virakesari is owned by Express Newspapers Limited (Official Tamil Print Media Sponsor 2009-2020).

An affiliated company of LK Domain Registry

TechCERT is Sri Lanka’s first and largest Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT). TechCERT was originally formed as a pioneering project of the LK Domain Registry and its academic partners, as a way of providing a safety net for large and small organizations against cyber-attacks and emergency situations.

Special Industry Partner is Sri Lanka’s first and only Domain and Hosting provider which offers complete solutions for its customers from 4 data centers around the world (Houston/Chicago, London and Mumbai). services include Domain Registrations (offers 764 domain extensions across the world including .LK, .COM, .NET, .ORG, .IO and .XYZ), Shared Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, Managed Dedicated Hosting and SSL certificates from top-ranked (world) SSL providers such as Rapid and Comodo.

Special Industry Partner

SriLanka Hosting is a leading web hosting, domains, and end-to-end Cloud Solutions provider as a subsidiary of Pvt Ltd. Since our founding in 2015, this is one of the fastest-growing companies in Sri Lanka, and first and only IT solution providing company that partner with Huawei Cloud as an Authorized Cloud Consulting Partner. We have over many years of experience in the web hosting industry to providing​ you with ​unparalleled levels​ ​of​​service,​ ​security,​ ​and​ ​support. Other services include Domain registration, VPS , Cloud Servers, SSL Certificates and Business Email Solutions.

Special Industry Partner

LankaHost is a privately held internet service company established in 2006 and the LK Domain Registry prime agent. The market leader for LK Domain Registrations and cPanel Web Hosting in Sri Lanka that ensures reliability and service quality. LankaHost is the only cPanel-certified Web Hosting partner for Sri Lanka, which manages the largest shared Hosting fleet as a local service provider with over 10,000 Sri Lankan websites.

Print Partner

Cybergate was incorporated in the year of 2002 and the current management team consists of an experienced team of professionals who are experts in Telecommunication, VOIP Telephony, Information Security, Systems Engineering, Networking, Media Services and IT Training. Currently, we have diversified our business into six major divisions with an intention to serve better for our highly valued customers.

As a solution to the ever increasing human talent crisis in highly crowded IT industry, Cybergate currently provides industry leading Red Hat training and performance based certification by developing highly skilled human talents in Linux Platforms, JBOSS Middleware, Cloud Computing, Storage, and DevOps. We intend to offer innovative solutions in the field of IT Training beyond the traditional instructor led classroom training.

Text Messaging Partner

TextWare provides Enterprise Messaging and Voice solutions to enterprises, so that they can engage with their current clients and potential customers. We provide a unique and reliable SMS and Voice platform, and with the vast knowledge of the telecommunications industry we possess, our main focus is to support corporate clients to create their competitive advantage and enhance their communication through SMS and Voice. Currently TextWare works with over 400 Enterprises, sending over 15 million messages per month.

TextWare is developing and introducing new business verticals such as Reload solutions, Two-Way SMS solution (interactive messaging), OTP Solutions, Digital Certification Solution and Browse ID Solution.