Is your company passionate about building a better South Africa and an inclusive economy? Does your supplier development initiative support and develop SMEs in your supply chain?

We invite you to participate in the inaugural ABSA Business Day Supplier Development Awards, where we recognize and celebrate businesses committed to building thriving, inclusive and transformed supply chains.

This is YOUR time – to be recognised, share your expertise and help shape our collective future.

new awards categories

We have refined the categories to make them more appealing, especially for applicants that are just beginning on this journey.

NOTE: Applicants do not select a category. The judges will determine which category you are best suited to based on your application.

1. Newcomer Award: Companies that have recently initiated Supplier Development.

2. Innovation Award: Companies whose innovative approach or groundbreaking methods are changing the game in Supplier Development.

3. Youth Award: Companies whose Supplier Development initiatives focus on the youth.

4. Impact Award: Companies with the greatest impact through Supplier Development.

5. Overall Winner:  Companies that stand out as overall leaders in the Supplier Development arena.


The Event will take place on 24 May 2018