One of the big challenges for small business is connecting with the right industry players to help you get your operation to the next level.
The 6th Annual Smart Procurement World Conference in Cape Town is taking place from April 8 - 10 at GrandWest and it is an ideal platform for business owners to meet those with buying power who sign off on big tenders that could be the difference between a small business sinking or swimming.
The conference has three key elements including a brand new one to help black-owned transformative businesses network with the right professionals.
Smart Procurement World's COO, Debbie Tagg talks to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies about the event.
It's about local economic development.— Debbie Tagg, COO - Smart Procurement World
It focuses on educating business in a local area to find out what corporates buy and how the tender process works.
We create a link into procurement.— Debbie Tagg, COO - Smart Procurement World
It does provide an opportunity for micro businesses at the free open day, though the main focus is on upscaling existing going concerns.
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Take a listen to what is on offer below: