SUMMARY OF OVERALL AWARDS
The Exporter of the Year Award is an esteemed recognition that honors the outstanding achievements of companies in the field of export during the PEA year.
Net Foreign Exchange Earner of the Year award recognizes the outstanding contributions of the export companies in generating the net foreign exchange earnings in the PEA year.
Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand of the Year award, a distinguished accolade that celebrates the remarkable success and recognition of Sri Lankan registered indigenous Brands on the global stage.
Market Diversified Exporter of the Year award, an esteemed recognition that applauds the exceptional achievements of individuals, companies, and organizations in diversifying their export markets.
The Presidential Export Awards (PEA) stands as the pinnacle of recognition bestowed by Hon. President of Sri Lanka upon exporters who have made exceptional contributions to the country's export sector and economic advancement.
Initiated in the year 1981, the Presidential Export Awards (PEA) organized annually by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) to recognize and salute the exporters for the excellence performance in the respective financial year. The awards symbolize the national recognition of the exporters, particularly in non-traditional products and services.
The award winners are evaluated based on their performances during the financial year considered for awarding in terms of Export turnover, Export Proceed repatriation, Net-foreign exchange earnings, market diversification, product diversification, Value addition, Innovations, Sustainable efforts in exports etc.
Selection of the award winners will be done by an eminent Panel of Judges headed by the retired Judge of Supreme Court. Award winners are selected under two categories as Overall Awards and Product/Services sector Awards. Further, Merit Certificates will be awarded for deserving sectors as approved by the Panel of Judges considering the performance of the applicants.
Award winners are presented with a prestigious PEA trophy and a certificate and could enjoy the privilege to use the "PEA logo" as a marketing tool for three years.
The SLEDB extends an invitation to Sri Lankan exporters to submit their applications for consideration as recipients of the 25th Presidential Export Awards -2023 for the financial years 2021/22 and 2022/23.
How to Apply?
The applicant companies are required to apply for the awards online for each financial year.
After submitting the duly completed online application, companies are requested to download and print a copy of the application and forward it along with all the relevant documents to the Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer, EDB on or before Monday, 07th August 2023.