About Us

We are Avant Premiere, a collective of industry professionals and creatives with a common passion for creating extraordinary experiences. We have been translating fascinating ideas into reality since 2012. We are proud to have established our position and repute as one of Sri Lanka’s leading event planning companies and creative agencies with communication expertise. We have helped clients meet the growing demand for impactful, impressionable and long-term engagement in a rapidly evolving corporate landscape.

Vision

To be Sri Lanka’s leading creative partner for unique event experiences and impactful communication.

Mission

To set the benchmark for event management and communication services in Sri Lanka, and provide reliable, responsible, resourceful and unparalleled services that contribute to our clients’ success, with negligible ecological impact.

Core Purpose

To create opportunities for people to engage and connect in order to build community and to take the events and communication culture in Sri Lanka to a phenomenal height.

Our Collective

We’ve assembled a creatively-led group of industry professionals who invest time in listening to client needs in order to ensure client satisfaction, goes hand-in-hand with any successfully executed creative project. We listen because that’s the secret to our success as a company and as a team, encouraging new ideas, opinions and communication to build an inclusive, collaborative culture that truly works.

director

Melka
Nisansala

She brings great expertise on end-to-end event management as the CEO of Avant Premiere she leads the finance and administration for the organisation and is an integral part of planning and implementing in the events department.

Having worked with the Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau handling government matters, public affairs and events, she has 15+ year’s event management experience from handling large and medium, local and international, physical and hybrid events. She is very well connected to the event industry of Sri Lanka and will always ensure the success of any event. She has been trained by the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau for MICE events. She is a member of the Sri Lanka Association of Professional Conference, Exhibition and Events.

Head of Events & Graphic Designing

Yoshitha Malinda Banduwansha

He is an innovative professional with 12+ years of hands-on experience in devising creative design projects, AV production, concept creation, graphic design, visual conceptualization, and 400+ successfully managed events. Equipped with the ability to think outside-the box, build mutually beneficial long-term relationships with vendors and entertainers, escalate brand awareness through the utilization of skills and experience gained in the creative industry.

Digital Marketing Manager

Yugasingam
Vijayasingam

Championing marketing, branding and advertising strategy in the digital, commerce, online, and social media spaces. With a track record of driving year-over-year increased growth, he has consistently delivered impressive returns on investment and boosted revenue for companies. In addition to his expertise in these areas.

He is also skilled at developing and implementing effective marketing campaigns and initiatives, analyzing market trends and consumer behavior, and working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and success.

Finance & Admin Manager

Rohana
Bandara

He is a detail-oriented and organized professional, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. In his current role as a Financial and Administrative manager, he is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate processing of payroll for his company’s employees.

He works closely with the finance team to ensure that all payroll-related expenses are accurately recorded and accounted for, and he regularly reviews and updates payroll policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

3D Animator/Motion graphic designer

Asanka
Denipitiya

He is a highly skilled, creative graphic designer with over 05 years of experience in the field. He has a passion for design and a talent for creating visually stunning and effective graphics for a wide range of clients.

Asanka’s extensive experience has allowed him to develop a strong portfolio of work, showcasing his ability to design for a variety of mediums, including print, web, and mobile. He is skilled in a range of design and editing tools, and has a deep understanding of color theory, typography, and layout. He is known for his ability to take raw footage and turn it into polished, elegent videos that entertain, inform, and inspire.

Finance and Administration Executive

Sajini
Shehana

She is a graduate of Management in Business Administration working with us to collaborate the team efforts of Human Resources and Finances. As our Executive Finance and Administrative official she handles internal and external affairs of Avant Premiere- allowing the team to work to their full creative potential by catering to our financial needs and supporting in management and team coordination.

financial consultant

Steve
Schubert

A team-oriented finance professional with 35+ years of progressive experience in both manufacturing and service industries of leading conglomerates. With hands on experience in implementing several accounting platforms such as MYOB, QuickBooks, Tally, Fidelio and SAP, Steve leverages analytical research with technical knowledge and persuasive skills to help drive ROI by fine tuning budgeting, forecasting and finance processes.

HR Consultant

Shermi
Herath

She is a director at a leading Technical Training and Consulting organization specialized in the Manufacturing and Operation industry in Sri Lanka. She is coming with a strong background in HR and Training with 12+ years of experience in Human resource managerial capacity in UAE, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

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Responsibility

We are a company committed to operating a responsible business, and continue to reduce our footprint by working in a resource efficient manner, from using as many sustainable materials as possible to reusing, recycling and donating. We aim to align ourselves with like-minded clients and suppliers as we continue our journey towards becoming a sustainable business.

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