SLASSCOM is the national chamber for the IT/BPM industry in Sri Lanka. We act as the catalyst of growth for the Sri Lankan IT and BPM industry by facilitating trade and business, propagation of education and employment, encouraging research and innovation, and by supporting the creation of a forward thinking and progressive national policy framework. Member organisations of SLASSCOM account for approximately 90% of the IT/BPM industry export revenue.
Sri Lanka is emerging as a global destination of choice for knowledge solutions. Sri Lanka is ranked among the Top 15 Global Outsourcing destinations by AT Kearney and ranked among Top 20 Emerging Cities by Global Services Magazine. Sri Lanka has won the ‘Outsourcing Destination of the Year’ accolade awarded by the National Outsourcing Association UK successively in 2013 and 2014. Sri Lanka’s knowledge services industry is the fifth largest export earner for Sri Lanka in 2018 and is currently estimated to be USD 1.2 billion with over 80,000 employees engaged in the industry. The knowledge solutions industry has been identified as a thrust industry by the government within the National Export Strategy (NES) and targets USD 5 billion of exports while creating 200,000 new jobs and 1,000 startups by 2022.
Island of Ingenuity is a collective of the knowledge services industry in Sri Lanka, whose ethos is to provide inventive solutions through proactive and flexible customer engagement. It is endorsed by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board, Sri Lanka Board of Investment, Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies, Information & Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka, Federation of Information Technology of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Electronic Manufacturers and Exporters Association. Visit the IOI homapge – www.islandofingenuity.com