National Business Excellence Awards 2017

Organized by
The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka

Past Overall Winners

Year Award Winner
NBEA 2017 Gold Award Lanka IOC PLC
Silver Award Alumex PLC
Bronze Award Kelani Valley Plantations PLC
NBEA 2016 Gold Award Lanka Orix Leasing Company PLC
Silver Award Union Assurance PLC
Bronze Award Ceylon Cold Stores PLC
NBEA 2015 Gold Award Bank of Ceylon
Silver Award (Joint Awards)- Glaxo Wellcome Ceylon Limited -
Textured Jersey Lanka PLC
Bronze Award (Joint Awards) Commercial Credit and Finance PLC -
Alumex PLC
NBEA 2014 Gold Award Orange Electric
Silver Award Glaxo Wellcome Ceylon Limited
Bronze Award Lanka IOC PLC
NBEA 2013 Gold Award Access Engineering PLC-
Silver Award Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA)
Joint Bronze Award Virtusa
  Global Rubber Industries [Pvt] Ltd
NBEA 2012 Gold Award Sri Lanka Telecom PLC
Silver Award Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC
Bronze Award Bank of Ceylon
NBEA 2011 Gold Award Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC
Silver Award Lanka Orix Leasing Company PLC
Bronze Award Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd
NBEA 2010 Gold Award Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
  Silver Award Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd
Bronze Award Orange Electric
NBEA 2009 Gold Award Ceylon Biscuits Ltd
  Silver Award Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd
  Silver Award Sampath Bank PLC
NBEA 2008 Gold Award Hatton National Bank PLC
  Silver Award Ceylon Biscuits Ltd
  Bronze Award Lanka Tiles PLC
NBEA 2007 Gold Award Colombo Dockyard PLC
NBEA 2006 Gold Award Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
NBEA 2005 Gold Award Slimline (Pvt) Ltd.
NBEA 2004 Gold Award Dialog Telekom PLC

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 Wednesday, 05 December 2018 at Colombo Hilton and will be followed by a gala dinner.


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