The Colombo Business Association is a non-profit Premier Business Association base in the City of Colombo with a member base over the Sri Lanka, who Trading Associations, Chambers, Committees, Councils, Import & export Business owners other interested parties. CBA works to enhance and improve business Environment, advocacy for our affiliated Trade Associations and members in addressing business related issues with legislators and Policy makers of Government of Sri Lanka and Diplomatic officers of other countries and Protecting the rights of businessman’s, and assisting businesses to improve their sales and profits by providing training and assistance with development and welfare of members

CBA was founded as the Premier Business Association. In 2019 the association expanded to allow over the Sri Lanka by affiliating participation with other Associations. That our other affiliated association is mix of all the industries and wide different business associations consist of products and service sectors.

Our management team consists of the board of directors and executive committee from all affiliated associations working closely with the board of directors. In addition, a professional HONOURABLE PATRONS keep us apprised of legislative activities and to help us affect desired outcomes. Ultimately the work will be divided among committees and the board of directors and the Association management team.

OUR VISION

To be the voice, guidance, and strength of the business community of Sri Lanka.

OUR MISSION

Synergize the business strength in Sri Lanka and optimize for best opportunities arising locally and globally.

MEET OUR COMMITTEE

HONOURABLE PATRONS.

COLOMBO BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

HONORARY
ADVISER BOARD

COLOMBO BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BOARD

COLOMBO BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

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COLOMBO BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

OUR SERVICES

CBA provides a variety of services to member businesses and Associations including the scheduling and coordination of number of activities and events. These include monthly meetings for information sharing with other Associations, trade shows, Training programs, information sharing with other industries and business, conference and seminars, Trade Agreements, Entertainment programs, Discount programs and annual Awards section.

In addition, we provide services to businesses and industries that include professional lobbyist services to represent our members with government agencies, foreign business associations, communications in the form of a monthly and regular meetings with government offices as well as special bulletins and group benefits such as coordinating our members' dealings with hotels, insurance companies, supermarkets and distributors for rates and discounts.

Among the services planned for the future are: a group insurance medical plan for all members, a group buying plan, bringing the CBA members onto the Internet for consumer sales and inter-member product distribution, a permanent education facility, and the development of a business identification Card with Government of Sri Lanka.

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
  • Meetings for information sharing.
  • Lobbying and legislative services with government and non-government organizations.
  • Organized meetings with foreign missions for trade benefits of members.
  • Trade fair and shows.
  • Lobbying with Trade agreements with Government and Non-government organizations.
  • Centralized information base for the benefit of members for business relations.
  • Business workshops and training programs.
  • Member benefit and recognition programs for the benefit of members.
  • Interconnecting different industries in to benefit of each other .
  • Entrepreneurship training and assisting for new startups for the development of the country .
SERVICE DESCRIPTION
  • Government: CBA professionally lobby to represent our members with government ministers agencies and departments for their legislature requirements and time to time issues to overcome business problems
  • Communications: We monthly hold regular meetings as well as special bulletins and events to share information with and among our members.
  • Group Benefits: We coordinate our members' dealings with companies, banks, government departments, embassies and other related associations for assistances, rates and discounts.
  • Retail Marketing: We produce events and advertising campaigns to promote business and Entrepreneurship for the development of the sector and country.
  • Training: We conduct seminars and workshops to improve our members' businesses.
OUR OBJECTIVES
  • Provide advocacy in finding solutions to Business related, legal and other issues, of Colombo Business Association member’s, through relevant Ministries, Departments/Other government officials and Political Leadership.
  • The welfare of recognition of all the CBA Members .
  • Enhancing the growth, well-being of all affiliated members of Colombo Business Association.
  • Organizing welfare activities where necessary and at the time country suffers from Natural disasters.
  • Conducting a program of creating inclusive thoughts of the entire community. Work hand in hand with government and non-government organizations to make Sri Lanka a Business friendly, and Greener Economic Environment with strong Sri Lankan identity.
  • Colombo Business Association respects all religions as equal. The Association will support and participate in all religious or cultural ceremonies organized by other religious and ethnic groups in City of Colombo.