KennethBrown.jpgThe Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Africa continues to support Smart Procurement World as South Africa’s definitive procurement and supply chain forum.

As part of leadership, Smart Procurement World has launched the Western Cape event: the regional event will give delegates a chance to develop new contacts in the industry and raise their profiles and fresh insight into hot procurement and supply chain topics.

Going into Africa

CIPS Africa continues to make its mark into Africa. As part of the dynamic plan to grow the CIPS sub-Saharan community, the professional body will be hosting the CIPS Pan African Conference in Lusaka, Zambia on 29 & 30 July 2014 at the InterContinental in Lusaka. Download the brochure for more information.
 

At the Zambian event you will have the opportunity to:

NETWORK with over 400 peers and procurement professionals.
SELECT between different industry and business speakers, who will discuss the topics important to you and how they affect your career.
LEARN from the industry pioneers. This is your industry conference, tailored around you and your career development.
MEET leading procurement and supply chain practitioners.

The procurement and supply profession is constantly evolving with trends influencing the profession. Top line contributor; innovation of the supply base; skills and talent; technology; collaboration; SRM; and procurement as an embedded function in business, will all be covered at the Zambian and Western Cape conferences.

Network with leaders of tomorrow

As a procurement and supply chain professional, your event calendar is set! Make sure you mark off the following dates:

5 -7 March 2014 Smart Procurement World Western Cape 2014
29 – 30 July 2014 CIPS Pan African Conference
9 -11 September 2014 Smart Procurement World 2014

Hope to see you at these events!

André Coetzee
Managing Director
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Africa