established in 2002

Sri Lanka Association of Professional Conference, Exhibition & Event Organisers (SLAPCEO) was established in 2002 with a view of developing the MICE industry in Sri Lanka.

Today SLAPCEO is the only Association in Sri Lanka that represents the MICE industry and the only recognized body by the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau.

SLAPCEO follows a stringent process in selecting its membership to ensure a high degree of professionalism is maintained within the society and same is passed on to the betterment of the industry.


To lead Sri Lankan MICE industry in creating a brand that sets us apart in the region for MICE Tourism


Infusing passion and innovation with practical in-depth training to equip and inspire MICE Ambassadors at multiple levels in Sri Lanka.


SLAPCEO members are committed to a continuous quality assessment process throughout their membership.

Scope of the Association

The scope of SLAPCEO association is to bring the private sector stakeholders of the MICE industry and to create a platform where industry objectives are driven. Along with that to assist the government sector MICE stakeholders; Government Ministries, Authorities and Departments and particularly with Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB), Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, as well as Sri Lankan Airlines in policy making and contribute to the Human resource and Infrastructure development.


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