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The Smart Media cheat sheet

25 years of focusing solely on annual reports

Business in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe

Over 100 integrated reports

1999 – first online HTML annual report

2013 – first video annual report

*Including 94 awards, with 25 Golds and 7 Grands, at the International ARC Awards for clients in one year and 3-time Platinum Achievement Award winner for the company that won the highest number of awards in a year

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Reliable annual reports in unreliable times

“Annual Report 2020” was held at the BMICH and was attended by over 100 hundred annual report preparers. The interactive presentation by Raja Senanayake, the Chief Officer – Smart Academy...

Smart Media’s interactive website is launched in Arabic

Smart Media’s revamped, interactive website is launched in Arabic. At the heart of the website is ‘Ideal Annual Report’ - a music video that brings to life the thrills and spills of creating an annual report....

Staying safe with open doors

As we navigate the challenges brought on by the ‘new normal’ that so many of us face , we are driven by two main priorities: keeping our team and their families safe while giving of our utmost to help clients to continue producing trailblazing and timely annual reports...

Smart Media leads interactive seminar at a workshop organised by the GCC BDI in Riyadh

Smart Media The Annual Report Company participated in the Sustainability, Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Workshop...

Smart Media appointed Training Foundation Partner for Integrated Reporting

Capacity building for integrated reporting is now available in a number of countries in the Middle East...

Promoting investment through effective annual reports

As part of Mainstreaming Integrated Reporting in the Middle East...

Smart Media: ‘Publications Partner’ at the 10th MEIRA annual conference and award ceremony 2018

Organised by the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA)...

Spotlight Presentation by
Dr. Kannangara at the MENA Roadshow 2018

Dr. Vijith Kannangara, Chairman of Smart Media the Annual Report Company was invited to speak...

Mainstreaming Integrated Reporting - An Interview

In December 2017, Dr Vijith Kannangara, Chairman of Smart Media The Annual Report Company joined...

Mainstreaming Integrated Reporting in the Middle East - Radio Interview

Listeners tuned in to Dubai Eye’s Business Breakfast on 12th Dec 2017 were given a brief introduction to Integrated...

Smart Integrated Reporting Methodology in the Spotlight

In the early 2000s Smart Media redefined corporate reporting standards by publishing...

Smart Media sponsors IR Magazine Awards & Conference in Singapore

On the 4th of December 2015, Smart Media The Annual Report Company sponsored The IR Magazine Awards...

Smart Media - Exclusive Sponsor of The 7th Middle East Investor Relations Society Awards

The 7th Middle East Investor Relations Society Conference and Awards...

Smart Media sets a new record at the International ARC Awards

On the 26th of September 2013, Smart Media The Annual Report Company clinched the Platinum Achievement Award...

Smart Media is a certified carbon neutral company

Since 2012, Smart Media The Annual Report Company has been completely carbon neutral under Scopes 1 and 2 as well as selected sources under...

Smart Annual Reports: An Interview

The Reporting Times, a trade publication released by the Centre for Corporate Reporting in Germany...

Global Entrepolis @Singapore sponsored by Smart Media

Heralding its entry into Singapore, Smart Media The Annual Report Company became a sponsor of the Global Entrepolis@Singapore Business Leader’s Summit...

Chairman of Smart Media delivers keynote speech at the exhibition of Best Annual Reports of the World 2012

At the convention preceding the exhibition of the Best Annual Reports of the World...

Smart Media presents Asia’s first integrated annual report

Smart Media produced Asia’s first integrated annual report which was presented at the International Integrated Reporting Conference of the Confederation...

Yet another Red Dot Design Award for Smart Media

Smart Media won its third Red Dot in 2012, for the People’s Bank annual report in celebration of their golden anniversary in 2011...

Partnering with MEIRA

With its proven international delivery model and the requisite support on the ground, Smart Media The Annual Report Company’s business...

Digital-first: Smarter annual reports

As people walk through their neighbourhoods each day, consciously or unconsciously, they tend to check if favourite local stores are re-opening or remaining open...

Hayleys Limited Annual Report 1988/89

Our first printed annual report preceded our formal incorporation into Smart Media The Annual Report Company. The report briefly captures the beginnings of the Sri Lankan multinational and diversified conglomerate while providing a comprehensive analysis of performance in the Chairman’s letter.

Commercial Bank Annual Report 1996

The report’s cover features an albatross navigating the skies in different climes. Similarly, the report conveys how the Bank steered ahead despite facing numerous challenges. The comprehensive Chairman’s letter details the operating environment while communicating the Bank’s strategic direction. The Managing Director’s review is well-detailed and focuses on all areas of the Bank’s performance.

National Savings Bank (NSB) Annual Report 1995

The earliest report produced for NSB included a detailed report of the Board of Directors which provided an overview of the Bank’s performance. More recently, we communicated the Bank’s ‘unique story’ in an integrated annual report trilogy which conveyed the impact the Bank has had on the nation and its people.

Sri Lanka Telecom – 1999

Our first online annual report dates back to 1999 – for our client Sri Lanka Telecom, a blue chip company and the national ICT solutions provider.

Commercial Bank – 2006

One of the leading private sector banks in Sri Lanka, Commercial Bank, requested an online HTML annual report in addition to the printed annual report. We were happy to comply.

Sri Lanka Telecom – 2008

For this online annual report we won Silver for our client at the International ARC Awards – widely considered the Oscars of the annual reporting world.

Bank of Ceylon – 2009

The online annual report for Bank of Ceylon, a major Government-owned commercial bank of Sri Lanka, consists of customised content for each stakeholder group.

QFCRA – 2011

For our client, Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, we won Gold at the International ARC Awards for the online, mobile and video annual reports.

DPL 2012/13

DPL focuses on meeting the demand for household and industrial gloves in developed and emerging markets worldwide. We produced the first video annual report for this client and its online annual report won Silver at the International ARC Awards.

Hayleys PLC - 2012/13

The video annual report of this client (one of the largest and most diversified conglomerates in Sri Lanka), illustrates the Smart Integrated Reporting MethodologyTM.

Hayleys PLC – 2013/14

We won two awards for this client at the International ARC Awards: Bronze for the mobile annual report, and Silver for the online annual report and video.

DIMO – 2013

For this leading purveyor of automobiles and automobile solutions in Sri Lanka, we won Gold for the online annual report and video, and Silver for the mobile annual report.