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17 CPD Hours

 “Today’s investment in Enterprise Development is Tomorrow’s Security of Supply”
The ABSA Enterprise Supplier Development expo will provide both the public and private sector with the opportunity to showcase their leading verified Black Owned Suppliers.


BIG BUSINESS - SHOWCASE Showcase your very own verified black owned business as part of your Enterprise Development Programme. The expo affords black owned SMME’s highly rated by their clients, with an excellent opportunity to be discovered by other Big Businesses attending the event.

HOSTED BLACK OWNED SMME’s Over 400 verified black owned business from across sectors will be exhibiting. Self funded SMME options are available. 

SELF FUNDED SMME'S We offer “Self-funded SMME” packages available on request. Contact patience@smartprocurement.net for more info.

PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONALS / BUYERS Procurement professionals have the opportunity to SOURCE from over 400 of these highly rated SMME’s in order to meet your preferential procurement and supplier development needs!

SUPPLIER MATCHUP SESSIONS Attend industry specific Matchup ' sessions, where all buyers and sellers in your specific industry will meet in one place at one time! 

BUYER BUS PROGRAMME Organisations looking to “BUS” your BUYERS to visit the expo can join our VIP VISITOR programme, with preferential registration and refreshments. Contact marketing@smartprocurement.co.za for more information.

KNOWLEDGE HUBS Attend the Knowledge Hub expo workshops covering key topics for all SMME's and new businesses. Pre-registration is essential. Contact marketing@smartprocurement.co.za for more info now!

Utilize theses innovative sessions to build your network and access new markets.

Absa Knowledge Hub 1 Agenda

09:00What do the new BEE Codes mean for your business?
          Yuneal Padayachy

          Deputy Director: B-BBEE Procurement Transformation & Verification
          Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment
          Special Economic Zones & Economic Transformation
          The DTI

09:30 How to expand your business through new market development
          Malcolm Farrell 


10:00 Doing business in Africa
          Langa Madonko

          Managing Partner
          Zala Capital

10:30 Negotiation & Contract fundamentals
          Monisha Prem

          MPREM Inc.

11:00 Growing revenue through a culture of customer service
          Thato Moraba

          Independent Management Consultant & Founding Director
          Avohs Transformation Solutions

11:30 Small Business Incentives and Compliance
          Jaunene Nell

          Ops Manager Branch office Engagement
          SARS Randburg

12:00 Pricing strategies & tactics for SMMEs

12:30 The changing face of Business Funding
          Julia Kupka

          Programme Manager

13:00 Building Supplier Resilience in a recession
          Steve Sutton

          MD & CEO
          Business Doctors Africa

13:45 Contract fundamentals for SMMEs: What you need to know
          Mr. Xavier Greyling

          Managing Director
          XG Consult

14:15 Demystifying the Procurement Process. Practical advice on how to respond to RFP requests
          Elmarie Goosen

          CEO & Owner
          On Purpose

15:00 Money Mastery: Your journey to financial freedom
          Molefe Pooe

          Managing Director

Absa Knowledge Hub 2 Agenda

09:00 How to do business with Government
          Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS, MBA)
          Chief Executive
          TK Global Experts

10:00 How to do business with Sun International
          Simon Gardner
          Supply Development Manager
          Sun International

10:30 How to do business with ArcelorMittal
          Laurelle Zamisa

          Manager: Compliance at ArcelorMittal South Africa
          ArcelorMittal South Africa

11:00 How to do business with CBRE
          Conrad Milles
          Group Account & Operations Lead – South Africa & Kenya

11:30 How to do business with Hollard
          David Petersen
          Head: Claims Procurement & Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD)

12:00 How to do business with SAB
          Matti Motsumi
          Regional Supplier Development Manager
          AB InBev Africa

12:30 How to do business with Absa
          Cornelia Olivier
          Head of Corporate Services Sourcing

13:00How to do business with Scaw Metals
          Hugo Du Rand
          Head of Group Supply Chain
          Scaw South Africa

13:30 How to do business with General Electric
          Anbanathan Govender

          Senior Materials Planning & Execution Staff Manager
          General Electric

14:00 How to do business with Emerald Casino
          Hlware Mahlatji

          Enterprise & Supplier Co-Ordinator
          Emerald Resort & Casino

15:30 How to do business with Servest
          John Sleep
          Group Procurement Director

On Floor Complimentary Procurement training | 20 September 2017

Presenter: Ernie Claasen, Facilitator, Commerce Edge

09:00 BONUS SESSION: The art of sales for procurement professionals

10:00 Introduction to Negotiating: top tricks and tips
11:00 Ethical considerations for buyers
12:00 Break
13:00 Introduction to supplier relationship management: What you need to know
15:00 Introduction to leadership in Procurement

Sector Specific Supplier Matchup sessions | 20 September 2017

09:00 - 10:00 Construction, Engineering, Facilities, Logistics
10:30 - 11:30 Manufacturing / Agribusiness / Agri processing
12:00 - 13:00 Services & Retail
13:30 - 14:30 ICT
15:00 - 16:00 Resources- Petrochemical/ Energy/ Mining

NOTICE: Registration on Governments Central Supplier Database:

It is important to note that all suppliers who wants to do business with the State must be registered on the Central Supplier Database as mandated by the National Treasury.

Gauteng Provincial Treasury will be registering suppliers on the CSD.

Suppliers are requested to come with the following required information in order to be registered on the CSD:

  • Supplier type, identification number, supplier name, trading name and country of origin;
  • Supplier contact (Preferred contact person, preferred communication method, email address, cell phone number, telephone number);
  • Supplier address (Country, province, municipality, city, suburb, ward and postal code);
  • Bank account information;
  • Supplier tax information;
  • Ownership information (Name and identification number of directors/ members);
  • Association to any other suppliers (Branch, consortium member etc.); and Commodities the supplier can supply.
A valid email address, identity number, cell phone number and bank account details are mandatory in order to register on the CSD







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Buyers from corporate South Africa looking for verified black owned business to source from:

  • Preferential procurement
  • Enterprise Development Managers
  • Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • BEE Managers
  • Supplier Development
  • Category Managers
  • Buyers
  • Hosted black owned businesses


Choose from a selection of customised participation options:

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  • Gold
  • Session Sponsor
  • Host the Cocktail/ Luncheon
  • Enterprise Development Partners
  • Exhibition Stands
  • Name Tags
  • Inserts/Gifts

"Satisfied - good response & potential business opportunities"
Brenda Chetty, Key Accounts Manager, Altech Autopage



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