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Sri Lanka Shortlisted as the Offshoring Destination of the Year


Sri Lanka is realizing its potential in the IT, BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and KPO (Knowledge Services Outsourcing) industry where many international awards/rankings are being presented to the country in recognition of the growth. Marking another milestone in the progression of the offshoring industry, National Association for Outsourcing (NOA) has shortlisted Sri Lanka for the award of Offshoring Destination of the Year. This award is to be delivered during its prestigious award ceremony – NOA Awards – 2013.

The NOA operates as a not-for-profit trade association and aims to promote best practices in outsourcing, lobbying government and regulators, and provide research and information to companies and managers using outsourcing. Now in its tenth year, and firmly established as the awards all outsourcers want to win, the NOA Awards recognises the success of an organisation’s outsourcing projects and contracts. Anybody that is somebody in our industry competes to be crowned champion.  For more information, please visit: http://www.noa.co.uk/noa-awards/

IT/BPO/KPO industry in Sri Lanka has been recognized for its potential by many other international organizations. A.T. Kearney Global Services Location Index has ranked Sri Lanka as one of the top 25 offshoring destination while identifying it to be a ‘hidden gem’ with a great potential in the niche segment; Financial Accounting outsourcing.  IT/BPO/KPO industry of Sri Lanka currently produces USD 600 million exports revenue while employing 60,000 employees across verticals. Among the positive sentiments, IT/BPO/KPO industry of Sri Lanka aims to achieve USD 1 billion export revenue and generate 80,000 jobs by 2016.



Hajara is a former Program Officer at SLASSCOM (Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies) and an MBA candidate of Staffordshire University - UK. She holds a BA (Hons) in Business Administration (First Class) from Staffordshire University - UK and currently pursuing studies on CIMA Strategic Level. Hajara is dreaming of a Sri Lanka with IT/BPM industry as the number one industry and she can be followed on Twitter via @hajara_. Views are personal.


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