CIPS Africa will collaborate with Smart Procurement World in what will be a unique definitive conference for the South African procurement supply chain profession. The event will be hosted at Gallagher Convention Centre, 10-12 September 2013.
For CIPS, this event will be the third event in the calendar year, aimed at serving the development of the procurement and supply profession. First up will be the CIPS Pan Africa Conference in Ghana, on 21 – 22 May 2013. This will be followed on 7th June 2013, by the CIPS Annual Dinner and Awards, which will include the inaugural State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum (SOEPF) public procurement awards, branded as the All About Public Procurement Awards (AAPP Awards) at the Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.
Delegates attending Smart Procurement World 2013 can look forward to the CIPS Africa Pan Africa Conferene Ghana highlights, which will be incorporated into the top quality programme.
To answer the question: What's in it for me? Attendees will see the following benefits:
• Taking up a unique opportunity to gain fresh insight into various procurement and supply management topics, with guidance from expert speakers, procurement professionals and business leaders.
• Raising your profile and developing new contacts during networking events
• Meeting international suppliers and discovering their innovative products and services atthe exhibition.
CIPS Africa members will enjoy the same member benefits and discounts as in previous years.
For more information visit www.smartprocurementworld.com)