Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel unveils its truly mobile event web-casting platform “m-Event”, with the recently held Regional Project Management Conference 2012, in Colombo. The Conference themed “Accelerate National Development through Best Practices of Project Management” was hosted by the Project Management Institute-Sri Lanka Chapter, aimed at promoting best practices of Project Management as Sri Lanka is well poised to embark on many large and complex projects with the dawn of the post-war development era. The National Mobile Telecom Service Provider and the exclusive communications partner of the Conference, Mobitel, having realized the importance of this timely event extended its fullest support by webcasting the Key note speeches all over the world via internet using Mobitel’s novel product m-Event which enabled thousands of professionals around the world to participate virtually.
mEvent facilitates event organizers with a fully fledged web-casting platform which includes services such as event scheduling, creating list of invitees, composing and sending invitations. Such email invitations contain the web link for the selected Invitees to access and watch the event live as and when it happens. In addition to web-casting, m-Event allows event organizers and invitees to watch the event, as recorded, within a pre-specified period of time. m-Event provides the convenience of virtually participating at the event live from wherever they are for those who are interested but unable to physically attend the event.
Marking the launch of m-Event, the CEO of Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel and the Founder Chairman of PMI-Sri Lanka Chapter, Mr. Lalith De Silva stated “I believe that promoting best practices of Project management can help to bring out business benefits from projects of any nature, magnitude and complexity. This will have a significant and positive impact on national economy and society at large. I am delighted to see PMI Sri Lanka chapter organizing such an important event and I am so happy that mEvent platform was able to capture the audience beyond the conference hall and provide access to a global audience. I am certain that mEvent will help many event organizers to effectively manage webcasting of their events to their own audiences conveniently.”