Priya Jayawardena, Deshamanya D H S Jayawardena, Chairman, Aitken Spence and Nalin Jayasundara, Managing Director, Aitken Spence Conventions & Exhibitions

 The 26th edition of the Colombo Shopping Festival, organized by Aitken Spence Conventions and Exhibitions, was officially inaugurated on December 16 at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Center at the BMICH.

The official inauguration ceremony was graced by the chairman of Aitken Spence, Deshamanya D H S Jayawardena and Priya Jayawardena as the chief guests. The grand shopping festival will continue till December 23 featuring both local and international exhibitors and is expected to attract more than 80,000 visitors over eight days.

Shoppers will be treated to an extensive and wide variety of merchandise and services including home appliances, apparel, footwear, accessories, cosmetics, consumer electronics, toys, baby products and other exciting items such as Christmas decorations.

In keeping with the organizer’s motto “getting bigger and better”, this 26th edition of the Colombo Shopping Festival is planned to be the best and biggest one with hundreds of local and international vendors showcasing their goods and services. Striving to create an experience that shoppers will never forget and create a shoppers’ paradise that exceeds expectations, Aitken Spence Conventions and Exhibitions invites everyone to head over to the Colombo Shopping Festival this year and see the wonders on offer. The event is an excellent chance to buy seasonal gifts and experience the great, festive atmosphere as we approach Christmas and the New Year.

The Colombo Shopping Festival features an exciting and stimulating Kiddies Play Area with a pool and endless entertainment so that whole families can enjoy some fabulous shopping.

A Christmas Raffle Draw is also conducted during the event and many sought after and expensive gifts are given away to the lucky winners with Grand Prizes being handed out every day of the Colombo Shopping Festival.

The event features many different vendors under one roof and provides shoppers with the opportunity to get their hands on everything they need to have the best Christmas and New Year ever at the most affordable prices.

Aitken Spence Conventions & Exhibitions, the event management arm of Aitken Spence PLC, is one of Sri Lanka’s leading and most experienced professional exhibition and conference organizers and offers a wide range of expert Meetings, Incentive visits, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) services on par with international standards to both local and overseas clients.