'SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise' hosted a Partner Forum recently, to recognise and reward SME Solution Partners and sign agreements strengthening their mutual relationship, with the aim of helping small businesses scale and grow with ICT specific products and services. The forum comprised of two key segments, namely the awards ceremony and the signing of contracts with selected partners for the next two years. The SME Solution Partnership operation was introduced to develop a strong value preposition, empowering 'SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise' to win competitive SME solution business deals. Begun in 2019, the SME vendor partnership operation initially contracted 27 Partners. The SME Solution partner operation has enabled 'SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise' to gain a leading market position as the one stop total solution provider in the SME segment. Which enabled SME customers to continue their business operation during pandemic and several national level projects. Speaking about the event, SLT CEO Janaka Abeysinghe said, “Today marks a significant milestone for 'SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise', as we recognise our local solution partners. 'SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise' excels in integrated solution offerings. However, we recognise the importance of building a solid partner ecosystem to develop a coherent value proposition for SMEs. The awards are in recognition of their contribution to unlocking greater opportunities in the SME market, as we gain a stronger foothold to support small companies leverage their potential.” During the Forum, 'SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise' renewed and signed contracts with selected partners at the event including Fentons, Finco Technologies, Metropolitan Communications, PWJ Lanka, Smartcom, Ceylon Innovations, Advancement Technologies, SALA Enterprises, Sri Lanka Telecom Digital Services, Sri Lanka Telecom Services, Vista Solutions, Secvision, Softlogic Retail and Bartleet IT who were contracted for the next two years. The agreements covered a wide range of solution categories including unified communication, networking and infrastructure, surveillance, cabling, business software and web development etc. The Partner Recognition Awards ceremony held under the theme ‘Joining Forces ‘22’ concluded on a high note. Partners were presented awarded based on pre-determined criteria. Accolades were awarded to the ‘Best Partner’ with Hayleys Fentons winning Gold, Finco Technologies receiving Silver and the Runner-up Bronze prize presented to Advanced Network Technologies. 'SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise' bestowed four (04) ‘Best Contributor awards to Metropolitan Technologies for Quality of Service, Hayleys Fentons for Service Presence, Advanced Network Technologies for Innovative Solutions and Finco Technologies for Success Rate. The ‘Most Supportive & Agile Partner’ was presented to Sala Enterprises. Individual Awards were conferred for the ‘Best Coordination of Solution Operation’ to Nalaka Warusaithana from Hayleys Fentons who received a plaque and gift pack, Nalin Perera, Vista Solutions received the Runner Up and awarded a plaque and gift pack, while Danushka Gangoda- Sri Lanka Telecom Digital Services was awarded the 2nd Runner up with a plaque and gift pack.