Tokyo Cement Group celebrates its partners at the 2023 Dealer Convention

Tokyo Cement Group rewarded their top performing dealers at the 2023 Annual Dealer
Convention inclusive of a unique excursion experience and a gala award ceremony, organized
in two segments at the Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury Hotel. At this year’s event, the
Company took their top dealers sailing along the Port City Marina aboard a catamaran, giving
them a view of the picturesque Colombo city skyline during sunset. The awards night was
complete with a star-studded entertainment line-up befitting the outstanding performance of the
dealer partners.
City Hardware & Stores – Jaffna, Ancheneyer Cement & Hardware Dealer – Batticaloa, National
Trading Stores – Kurunegala, Shanmugam Stores – Kilinochchi, and Emerald Hardware –
Uduppiddy were crowned Top Performers, amongst a total of 162 winners from ten categories at
the Tokyo Cement Group 2023 Dealer Convention. Held under the auspices of the executive
management of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC, including the Managing Director – Mr.
S.R. Gnanam, Group COO – Mr. M. Thayananthan, Consultant Director – Mr. Christopher
Fernando, General Manager Group Marketing – Mr. Dashantha Udawatta, and Marketing
Director – Mr. Billy Walpola, the event brought together Tokyo Cement dealers and distributors
from across the island to recognize their outstanding accomplishments during the previous year.
The event highlighted the support extended by the Dealers of Tokyo Cement to maintain
business momentum amidst turbulent market conditions in 2022. The Managing Director, Mr.
S.R. Gnanam offered his felicitations to the sales network for their unwavering confidence that
enabled Tokyo Cement to maintain its industry leadership as the country’s No.1 cement
manufacturer despite the unprecedented business disruptions faced during the period. Speaking
of the tough economic conditions the country is experiencing, Mr. Gnanam reiterated Tokyo
Cement’s commitment to support its sales network to weather the situation with greater
The Annual Dealer Convention is the primary event organised by the Tokyo Cement Group to
recognise its trade channel. The event is a celebration of the longstanding partnership between
the company and its vast sales and distribution network that has grown from strength to strength
over the last four decades. As a truly homegrown company that is intrinsic to Sri Lanka’s
progress, Tokyo Cement Group has pledged to enrich our national economy through local value
creation, in which the Company’s dealer network plays a crucial role. Together with the sales
network, Tokyo Cement Group has established its prestigious set of brand names that include;
TOKYO SUPERMIX Ready Mixed Concrete, and the innovative range of products starting with
reliable household names that have transformed the local construction industry.
Having earned its reputation as the most trusted supplier of high-quality cement, concrete and
cement-based innovative products, Tokyo Cement Group has reaffirmed its position as the
leading partner in Nation-building.

Top Category Winners receiving their awards from Mr. S.R. Gnanam, Managing Director of Tokyo
Cement Group

City Hardware &
Stores – Jaffna

Ancheneyer Cement
& Hardware Dealer –

National Trading
Stores – Kurunegala

Shanmugam Stores
– Kilinochchi

Emerald Hardware –

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