Co-Load Maldives is awarded the #GOLD100 award by Corporate Maldives for the second year in a row. This Gala is one of the most prestigious award given to 100 leading business entities in the Maldives. Gold 100 Gala was hosted by Corporate Maldives as an exclusive invite-only business-networking event. This award was received by our Managing Director, Mr. Abbas Mohamed on 22nd of February 2018 at Bandos Island Resort and Spa. Upon receiving this prestigious award for being selected in the exclusive 100 leading businesses we humbly appreciate the recognition from Corporate Maldives. Co-load has been rising and conquering different and daring ventures for 32 years making it a remarkable platform for aspiring workers who are up for a challenge. Moreover, Co-load has also been proudly practicing good ethics and practices consistently throughout these years while taking bold paths and challenges. While Color Bank has been one of Co-loads most sustained ventures, Co-load has been one of the firsts to introduce franchise retailing into the Maldivian retail market. With the inauguration of Ace Hardware and Home Centre in the Maldives, which is the world’s largest hardware retail cooperative, Co-load stands as a valiant business in the retail industry today. Apart from these, Maldives Business School is a sister Company of Co-load Maldives, giving a platform to create business academics to enrich the workforce of the Maldivian economy. Given these as the facts and that these facts been the biggest reason for its success, we take pride and joy in thanking our loyal and energetic team and our loyal customers for the inspiring guidance and support throughout the years.  Thank you #CorporateMaldives and Thank you #Co-load team and our loyal customers.
Ace Hardware and Color Bank handed over the prizes to the lucky winners of ‘Enme Salhi Roadha Sale’ Lucky draw and ‘Like and Comment Contest’.
Ace Hardware and Color Bank handed over the prizes to the lucky winners of the Ramadan Promotions, Enme Salhi Roadha Sale and Like and Comment Contest on 11th July 2017 during a small ceremony held at the main office of Ace Hardware and Home Centre. The prizes were handed over by the General Manager – Trade of Co-load Maldives Pvt. Ltd. Mohamed Haany and the Assistant Marketing Manager of Co-load Maldives Pvt. Ltd. Reena Shafeeg.
During this ceremony, the winner of Enme Salhi Roadha Sale grand lucky draw, Muzna Adnan was handed over the cash prize of MVR 300,000. Followed by this, the lucky winner of Like and Comment Contest, was handed over the prize of two return tickets to Bangkok with two nights’ accommodation.
Enme Salhi Roadha Sale was one of the biggest promotions held by Ace Hardware and Color Bank for the month of Ramadan from 20th April to 30th June. Similar to last year, this year also the grand cash prize of MVR 300,000 was presented to the winner of Enme Salhi Roadha Sale lucky draw. The winner, Muzna Adnan was ecstatic about being the lucky winner of such a grand cash prize and mentioned that she is a regular customer of Ace Hardware and she received several lucky draw coupons during the promotional period due to repeated purchases. Enme Salhi Roadha Sale promotion was particularly popular amongst customers of both Ace Hardware and Color Bank.
In addition to this, the lucky winner of our social media based promotion, Like and Comment Contest, Shiara Shameem was also handed over the prize of two return tickets to Bangkok with two nights’ accommodation. Similar to last year, this promotion was highly talked about and shared amongst the social media followers of both Ace Hardware and Color Bank. The official Facebook post of Like and Comment promotion received over 3700 likes within a very short time period.
With promotions such as this, our main purpose is to acknowledge and reward the continuous support of our loyal customers and we aim to bring even more exciting and engaging promotions for our customers in the near future.
Ace Hardware and Color Bank announced the lucky winners of the Ramadan promotions, Enme Salhi Roadha Sale lucky draw and Like and Comment Contest.
Enme Salhi Roadha Sale promotion was run from 20th April until 30th June. Throughout the promotional period, for every MVR 299.99 worth spending from either stores of Ace Hardware or Color Bank, customers received a coupon to participate in the grand lucky draw with a winning cash prize of MVR 300,000. The lucky draw winner was selected and announced on 1st of July at 9:00pm during a live broadcast by VTV Channel. The lucky winner of this grand cash prize of MVR 300,000 was Muzna Adnan. This announcement was also aired live on the official Facebook page of Ace Hardware and Home Centre.
In addition to Enme Salhi Roadha Sale lucky draw, the winner of one of the social media based promotions, Like and Comment Contest was also recently selected and announced. Like and Comment Contest was a promotion run through Facebook from 1st May until 30th June. To participate in this promotion, customers were simply required to like and comment on a specific Facebook post with the hashtag, #EnmeSalhiRoadhaSale. The winner of this promotion is to win two return tickets to Bangkok with two nights accommodation by Voyages Maldives Pvt Ltd. Amongst the participants, the winner was selected at midnight on 30th June via lucky draw. The lucky winner to get this amazing opportunity to travel to Bangkok was Shiya, and this was announced on the official Facebook page of Ace Hardware shortly after selection. This promotion was particularly popular amongst a lot of customers and the Facebook post for this promotion received over 3.6K likes within a short duration.
The winners of both Enme Salhi Roadha Sale lucky draw and Like and Comment Contest will be handed over their respective prizes very soon. The announcement of the winners for both of these promotions were highly anticipated by our customers due to the popularity of these promotions.
Bank  & Ace Hardware launches ‘Like and Comment Contest’
Ace Hardware and Color Bank has launched a promotion known as ‘Like and Comment Contest’ on one of the most popular social media networks, Facebook. This promotion will run from 1st May 2017 until 30th June 2017. To participate in this promotion, customers are simply required to like and also comment on the ‘Like and Comment’ Facebook post with the hashtag #EnmeSalhiRoadhaSale. This post can be found on the official Facebook page of Ace Hardware and Home Centre Maldives along with the official page of Color Bank. The lucky winner of this promotion will win two return tickets to Bangkok with two nights accommodation by Voyages Maldives Pvt Ltd. Followed by the end of this promotion, the winner will be selected and announced on 1st of July.
The ‘Like and Comment Contest’ is also a social media promotion launched specially for the month of Ramadan. This promotion is launched specially to give our customers the opportunity to travel to a beautiful destination just in time for Eid Holidays. With promotions such as this, our aim is to continuously reward and appreciate our loyal customer base. We hope to bring even more exciting and engaging promotions to our customers in the near future.
“Enme Salhi Roadha
Sale” Ramadan Promotion 2017
Just like the previous years, once again Ace Hardware and Color Bank has jointly launched their Ramadan Promotion, “Enme Salhi Roadha Sale 2017”. This promotion will be run from 20th April 2017 until 30th June 2017. During this promotional period, customers of both Ace Hardware and Color Bank will receive very special discount offers going upto 90% from selected products. Moreover, for every MVR 299.99 worth spending from either stores of Ace Hardware and Color Bank, customers will receive a coupon to participate in our lucky draw. At the end of this promotional period, one very lucky winner will receive the grand cash prize of MVR 300,000.
Furthermore, different exciting promotional activities will be carried out through the official Facebook pages of both Ace Hardware and Color Bank. Customers who participate in these promotions will have the opportunity to win many valuable prizes such as products of America’s Number 1 home appliance brand, “Hamilton Beach”. Products belonging to this brand and also many new products of other well-known brands will be available with special prizes throughout the promotional period.
Ace Hardware and Color Bank has jointly carried out Ramadan Promotions in the previous years as well with greatly discounted products and exciting prizes. This year also we hope to provide such special offers to our customers and with their continuing support, we will be coming up with new and exciting promotions in the near future.
Krylon and Rust-Oleum Spray Paint demonstration event held by Color Bank
Color Bank successfully held a demonstration event for the spray paint
range of two of their finest brands, Krylon and Rust-Oleum.
This event was held on Saturday, 8th April 2017 at Artificial Beach stage area. During this event, customers were given information on the different spray paint varieties carried by the brands, Krylon and Rust-Oleum. Several items decorated by using these spray paints were also displayed in a nice setting as to give customers a clearer idea on how these products can be used. Moreover, throughout the event customers were also given opportunity to personally test out different spray paints. In addition to this, a chalk board made from the spray paints were displayed so that kids can enjoy doing artwork and drawings.
Treats and pop-corn were also offered to the customers who joined us and participated in the event. This event was particularly successful as we were able to provide information about Kylon and Rust-Oleum spray paints as well as give customers an enjoyable experience in the process. With the success of this event, we are hoping to further hold more exciting and engaging activities for our customers in the near future.
Co-Load Maldives Pvt Ltd held has
honored its top performing employees, including awards for Employees of the
Year. This event was held to appreciate and celebrate the success and
achievements of the Company.
The Awards were conferred on employees at Co-Load Annual Staff Event, held at Hotel Jen on 30th March 2017. The awards were presented by the Managing Director, Abbas Mohamed, by Director, Asima Ali and General Manager, Mohamed Haany.
Staff who have excelled were recognized in the categories of “Best Sales Associate”, “Best Employee in Retail Administration” and “Best Helper”. Ms. Zeena Afeef, Head of Inventory was selected as the Best Employee in Retail Administration, Ms. Balino Chris was selected as “Best Sales Associate” while Mr. Mofizul Miah was selected as the “Best Helper”.
Certificates were also given away for employees who completed Customer Service training programs in the year 2016.
Commenting on the Staff Awards Managing Director, Abbas Mohamed said “Employees are the biggest strength in the company and I would like to congratulate those staff who received awards. And I would like to express my appreciation to all our staff for their hard work and commitment”.
The Annual Staff ceremony represents one component of Co-Load Maldives Pvt Ltd focused human resources strategy. At this year’s event, Co-load also marked for the first time the loyal service of its long serving employees with special mementos.
Co-Load Maldives Pvt Ltd is one of the leading 100 company’s in Maldives which operates the Paint pioneer store – Color Bank and manages the US number one Home Improvement & Hardware Franchise – ACE Hardware.
Co-Load Maldives Pvt. Ltd. holds Staff Annual trip in Malahini Kuda Bandos. All staff of the two retail stores ACE Hardware & Color Bank operated by Co-Load Maldives joined the trip.
At Co-Load, we recognize the importance of fun company outings for team building. From sports to other team building activities, our team thrives when we are able to take a temporary break from the workday in order to genuinely enjoy each other’s company.
Participants departs to Sikkens Automotive paint training
2016 held at Jakarta, Indonesia’s Training Facility. The participants consisted
of two Color Bank employees, and a total of 7 customers from local bodyshops and
Resorts both. Among the 7 customers 2 of them was fully sponsored by Color Bank
as to show gratitude for them being the top two customers in the previous year.
In this year’s training, participants will be shown how painting is carried out in high-end body shops, the new technologies of painting, in depth information about Sikkens Automotive paint also they’ll be taught the methods and best practices to follow in order to be efficient and minimize wastage.
Color Bank holds Akzo Nobel’s premium
automotive paint brand Sikkens Automotive Paint Seminar 2016 at STELCO Seminar Hall.
Senior officials of Co – Load Maldives Pvt. Ltd. (the company which operates Color Bank) as well as the Sales Manager and an Automotive Paint Specialist of Akzo Nobel’s Regional Office Attended the Seminar.
Extensive information about Sikkens automotive paint and a new innovative paint matching technology which will be used by Color Bank stores was given at the Seminar which was participated by locals Resorts and Body shops. Also a new automotive paint brand which is to be launched next year by Color Bank was introduced to the participants.
Certificates was given to participants of Sikkens Paint Technical Training which was held last year by General Manager – Trade of Co – Load Maldives Pvt. Ltd.