The Western Cape Smart Procurement World Expo
Opportunity for businesses to attend the
Western Cape Smart Procurement World Expo
Purpose of this initiative
As part of extending its service offering to businesses in the Western Cape, the Department of Economic Development and Tourism’s Enterprise Development unit envisages affording businesses an opportunity to exhibit their offerings at a reduced cost at the Western Cape Smart Procurement World Expo. The Expo is scheduled to take place from 15-17 May 2018 at the Grand West Entertainment World.
Background on the Expo
The annual Western Cape Smart Procurement World Expo is the ultimate procurement, inbound supply chain conference and expo in Africa. It provides an opportunity for professional development and updates in supply chain management. Smart Procurement World is the ideal independent business-generating event.
This is an exhibition where you meet sourcing, procurement, purchasing and buying professionals from government and the private sector. The Western Cape Smart Procurement World Expo offers easy access to procurement professionals ensuring that you can learn more about their requirements to meet their needs.
Support to businesses
The Department aims to support qualifying businesses by contributing to the exhibition costs. The Department will not provide assistance for the transportation of items/goods to and from the venue.
It will be expected from the selected businesses that an amount of only R1 000 be paid directly to the organisers of the event by 31 March 2018 on confirmation that your application for assistance has been successful. Refunds will not be considered after 30 April 2018.
Download the application form here
To apply, enterprises must be/have:
- The business must be more than 50% black owned.
- Trading for a minimum of eighteen (18) months with proof of trade via management accounts and/or annual financial statements.
- Based in the geographic boundary of the Western Cape.
- A valid tax clearance certificate (or proof of tax compliance).
- The legal age to own an enterprise.
- Involved in the full-time operations and management of the entity.
- Must have a viable product/service.
Terms and conditions
Please see the application form for more details.
Odette Daries: Enterprise Development | Odette.Daries@westerncape.gov.za | Tel: 021 483 9114