2019 CATEGORIES


The Newcomer Award

To acknowledge companies that have recently initiated Supplier Development and show merit in design thinking, innovation and commitment.

The collaboration Award

Acknowledging companies who recognise the importance of industry relationships and cross-sector collaboration for the benefit of the wider ecosystem.

The Nation-Builder Award

To acknowledge initiatives that are achieving exceptional results in supporting and growing non-traditional suppliers in one or more of the following areas: youth; black women; rural areas/areas with few alternative opportunities; and scarce skills not readily available in South Africa.

The Impact Award 

To acknowledge companies whose Supplier Development initiatives have impacted substantially on the value chain and are effective in the return on investment /efficiency of impact and/or scale of impact.

The Small Supplier and Local Manufacturing Award – in partnership with seda

Acknowledging companies who have developed an ecosystem of small suppliers, manufacturers or value-add services and products from the local industry.

The Overall Winner

To acknowledge companies that stand out as overall leaders in the Supplier Development arena.


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