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Service Marketing redefined at Corporate Dialogue 2017 with Prof. Parasuraman in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Understanding the significance and the unfilled gap prevailing in Service Marketing in Sri Lanka, The Department of Marketing Management of University of Kelaniya in collaboration with The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) organized “Corporate Dialogue 2017 – The Industry Forum of the Year” headed by Prof. A. Parasuraman – the world renowned Service Marketing Guru who co-founded the SERVQUAL model highly used in Service Marketing worldwide on 26th of January, 2017 at Galle Face Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The forum was organized in line with the International Conference on Advanced Marketing (ICAM 2017) held on 26-27 January, 2017. This is for the very first time that this living legend in Service Marketing visited Sri Lanka, and it this special forum comprised of several insights to meet the unmet expectations of clients regardless of the type of industry.

Together with Prof. A. Parasuraman, Mr. Sulaiman Salim bin Al-Kaabi – CEO of Etisalat Telecommunication Company, Mr. Love Yadev, CEO of Amana Global and Mr. Ravi Bamunusinghe, Managing Director of Research Consultancy Bureau also contributed as forum panelists and, this was moderated by Mr. Ravi Jayawardena – CEO, Sales and Marketing of Maliban Biscuits, Sri Lanka. More than 150 attendees took part in this forum representing various business organizations in Sri Lanka.



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