“The Battle of Brain Champs”
The pioneer in Marketing education in Sri Lanka, SLIM, is back again with the epic quiz competition for spirited young marketers in the local fraternity. The SLIM Marketers Quiz 2019, held for the second consecutive year, will take place on September 19 at the Marino Beach Colombo under the theme, ‘The Battle of Brain Champs’. The programme was designed by SLIM to test its participants’ wider knowledge and recalling ability on multiple subjects such as marketing, strategy, branding, and general knowledge, among other allied topics. The quiz is conducted with the aim of promoting and educating young marketers about the latest developments and future trends in marketing strategies and practices.
The SLIM Marketers Quiz will be conducted as a table contest comprising five rounds made up of 10 questions with topics related to marketing such as Marketing Essentials & Concepts, Consumer Behavior & Brand Fundamentals, International Marketing & Economics, Business Highlights & Strategic Thoughts, and General Knowledge & International Affairs.
The competition is exclusively open to organizations or associations of the corporate sector, with teams comprising a maximum of five members. The overall winner of the quiz would be awarded a trophy and a generous prize of Rs. 100,000/-, while the 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive trophies, and cash prizes of Rs. 50,000/- and Rs. 30,000/- respectively.
Suranjith Swaris, the President of SLIM stated, “SLIM has always campaigned for high professional standards, greater recognition for the profession and marketing excellence in Sri Lanka through education, training and development. Hence, once again SLIM provides a platform for enthusiastic marketers to level up in their field, to explore their strengths, and prove themselves in the corporate battle field as eminent marketers”. He further said, “As the National body for marketing, SLIM has always remained proactive in adding value to the marketers in the country. SLIM continues to enhance the marketing fraternity in the country by introducing novel concepts while being on par with international education systems.”
Sanath Senanayake, CEO/Executive Director of SLIM noted “SLIM, as the foremost mentoring institute in marketing in the country, presents the Marketers Quiz 2019 as an opportunity for professional marketers to make their mark in the local fraternity. Those interested are required to register their 5 member team for the SLIM Marketers Quiz 2019, by contacting Anne on 0703 334 494”.
SLIM is the national body of marketing in Sri Lanka, and has been promoting marketing excellence and elevating the status of marketing since 1970. It is a member of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL), the Organisation of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA), the Federation of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL). Internationally it is affiliated with the Asia Marketing Federation (AMF) as the member of its board of Management. SLIM also has received the ISO 9001:2015 certification in recognition of its superior quality management system and the ISO 29990:2010 for Learning Service Provider (LSP), providing non-formal education and training services. SLIM Organises national level events & forums such as Ignite 2020, NASCO, Brand Excellence, Peoples Awards, SLIM Digis, Effie Awards and Gamata Marketing.