The Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF), the multi-faceted gateway to the North, that brings together some of Sri Lanka’s favourite brands and services opened yesterday.
Aptly named “The Gateway to the North”, the event is the meeting hotspot for traders and business, both local and international. The one-stop-shop for businesses in the rapidly developing Northern peninsula, the trade fair will host close to 350 stalls on a wide range of products and services.The expo is organized and managed annually in January by Lanka Exhibition & Conference Services (Pvt) Ltd (LECS) in association with the Chamber of Commerce & Industries of Yarlpanam (CCIY) with the support of the Jaffna Municipal Council, the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau and International Business Council. The Ministry of Industry & Commerce, and the National Chamber of Exporters are endorsing this event.
Attracting over 60,000 visitors each year, the event has over 2,500 products on discount with entertainment and opportunities for all age groups. An amusement park with a children’s play area, a wide range of food and beverages and an hourly raffle draw with exciting prizes. The tenth edition of the exhibition will feature consumer favourite brands in the construction industry, hospitality industry, food, beverage and packing industry, automobile industry, ICT industry, financial services, apparel & textile, agriculture, consumer goods and many others.