Image Ministry of Indigenous Medicine and the Department of Ayurveda, Sri Lanka, is organizing the 'Ayurveda 2009'- the biggest international exhibition and symposium on indigenous healthcare in Sri Lanka at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo from May 23 – 25 2009.

The three-day exhibition & symposium will be an excellent opportunity to showcasing and promoting ayurvedic products and services to a large number of participants, exhibitors and visitors from the SAARC region, other Asian countries and the Europe. Further, exhibitors will have maximum exposure, publicity for their products and services with ample opportunities to interact with foreign and Sri Lankan clients. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the indigenous healthcare products, services and treatment methods practiced in Sri Lanka and other countries.

Ayurveda 2009 will be an ideal venue for foreign investors,, exhibitors to showcase their products and services, manufacturers of Ayurvedic, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy products, manufacturers of medical equipment, hospitals, exporters & importers of ayurvedic products, professionals, herbal, cosmetics, to promote nature friendly health food, herbal drinks and provide a common platform for buyers and sellers to meet each other, according to H M Wijeratne, consul general of Sri Lanka.

The exhibits can include ayurveda hospitals and clinics, educational institutes, manufacturers of beauty products, herbal food and beverage companies, manufactures of lab equipment, resorts and health spas.

The Ayurveda Drug Manufacturers Association (ADMA) is organizing a presentation to help Indian companies participate in the international event, stated JSD Pani, president, Karnataka Indian Medicine Manufacturers Association (KIMMA).