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 “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

09:00 How to expand your business through new market development
09:30 What do the new BEE Codes mean for your business?
10:00 Doing business in Africa
10:30 Negotiating Skills
11:00 Growing revenue through a culture of customer service
11:30 Small Business Incentives and Compliance
12:00 Pricing strategies & tactics for SMMEs
12:30 The changing face of Business Funding
13:00 Building Supplier Resilience in a recession
13:45 Contract fundamentals for SMMEs: What you need to know
14:15 Demystifying the Procurement Process. Practical advice on how to respond to RFP requests
15:00 Money Mastery: Your journey to financial freedom

Absa Knowledge Hub 2 Agenda

09:00 How to do business with Government
10:00 How to do business with Sun International
10:30 How to do business with ArcelorMittal
11:00 How to do business with CBRE
11:30 How to do business with Hollard
12:00 How to do business with ABI
12:30 How to do business with Absa
13:00 How to do business with Scaw Metals
13:30 How to do business with General Electric
14:00 How to do business with Emerald Casino
14:30 How to do business with Denel
15:30 How to do business with Servest

On Floor Complimentary Procurement training | 20 September 2017

Presenter: Ernie Claasen, Facilitator, Commerce Edge

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Host Enterprise Development Partner

 

Partners

 

Exhibitors

 
 

Affiliate Partners

 
 

Media Partner

 
 

WHO VISITS 

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

PACKAGES

Choose from a selection of customised participation options:

  • Diamond
  • Platinum
  • 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

 

 

Host City Partner

 

Title Sponsors

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