As a pioneer department of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, by understanding the current ground realities and the expectations of the corporate sector, as well as the nation, the Department of Marketing Management of Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce created a smooth platform in order to fill up the unfilled gaps of the Sri Lankan higher education system by taking the challenge of giving a shared practical business experience to the University undergraduates of Sri Lanka in the form of an inter university marketing competition on Saturday, the 07th of November, 2015 at Concord Grand Hotel, Dehiwala
“Imminent Marketer 2015”, the ‘Voyage for ultimate supremacy’ was held accordingly with the participation of 10 island wide state and private universities, which included a series of marketing tasks, followed by an awarding ceremony, where the winning teams and the participants were awarded with trophies and certificates respectively.
The Vice Chancellor of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof: Sampath Amaratunge, the Head of Department of Marketing Management, Dr.(Mrs)Asoka Malkanthie, the Country Manager of Godrej Sri Lanka, Mr.Anuragh Jein and several other guests attended this event making the day much more valuable to all the participants as well as to the organizers of the event.
At the end of the day University of Uwa Wellassa won the championship of the overall competition and, the first runners up and the second runners up awards were shared with University of Ruhuna and University of Wayamba respectively. Eastern University of Sri Lanka emerged as the Best Communicating Team of the contest while, University of Uwa Wellassa won the award for the Best Visualizing Team. The Best presenter award was owned by K.M.U.D.Wijesingha of University of Ruhuna for his ultra exceptional presentation skills shown throughout the competition.
The awarding Ceremony also was glorified by superb entertainment sessions with dancing, singing and percussion items performed by J’pura Marketiers, and at the end of the day everyone including the sponsors, Judges, Academic panel and the participants concluded the day at Imminent Marketer 2015, the Voyage for Ultimate Supremacy with heartfelt contentment and pleasure.