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Mar 18, 2013

CIPS to organize Pan African Conference and exhibition in Ghana


The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), the world’ largest independent professional body representing the procurement and supply profession will on 21st - 22nd May 2013 organize its annual Pan African Conference in Accra.

A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency said this year’s landmark gathering is expected to bring together corporate executives, financial controllers and directors, public sector decision makers as well as supply chain, logistics and procurement practitioners from all sectors of African economy.

The event shall be on the theme:“The strategic role of professional procurement in the development of Africa”

Mr Andre Coetzee, the Managing Director of CIPS Africa, said “the call for value adding professionalism from the procurement fraternity has never being greater. It is a fact that through well trained, qualified and fit for the job procurement professionals, organizations and society as a whole can sustainably achieve   significant economic growth and development”.

It said each delegate shall receive a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshment and lunch, delegates pack and entrance to networking session as well as an opportunity for non-members to win a one year free CIPS membership.

It said there would be an exhibition which would run concurrently with the conference and companies or individuals who wish to exhibit to the Pan African audience would pay between 0 or 0 per exhibition stand to showcase their array of products and services to a continental wide audience.

Source: GNA