Coinciding with World Micro-Small and Medium Scale Business Day, the Enterprise Banking unit of People’s Bank, recently organised a trade fair called ‘Biz Fair 2023’ at the third floor of their Head Office, Colombo 02. In addition, the Bank also introduced a special loan scheme to assist Micro and SME entrepreneurs under the name “People’s Power”.
This fair was held with the participation of over 40 entrepreneurs who benefitted from the ‘People’s Spark’ entrepreneurship development program along with other business clients. The exhibition consisted of stalls promoting clothes, confectionery items, dairy products, spices and related products, organic fertiliser, electrical items, ornamental jewellery, sweets, Ladies and Gents shoes and much more. This Biz fair commenced with the patronage of the People’s Bank Chairman Sujeewa Rajapakse and Acting Chief Executive Officer/ General Manager Clive Fonseka. Senior Deputy General Manager (Overseas Customer Services) Rohan Pathirage, Deputy General Manager (Enterprise Banking) Wickrama Narayana and other members of the corporate and executive management.
In addition, the branch network of People’s Bank across the entire island held 22 trade fairs.