Business Today, recognised the TOP 30 best performing corporates in Sri Lanka for the financial year 2016-2017, thus acknowledging the contribution of the private sector to the country’s economy. Marking the 20th anniversary of the awards that commenced in 1997, Business Today introduced Business Today Passionate, a new category to honour pioneering individuals who have transformed their respective sectors and have ventured out into the international market. The Award ceremony was held under the patronage of Chief Guest, Hon Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and Prof Maithree Wickramasinghe. The occasion was blessed by the presence of Venerable Galboda Gnanissara Thero, Chief Incumbent of the Gangaramaya Temple.
The concept, design and song selection for the event was by Glenda Parthipan with the support of the BT Options team.