Corporate Partner Packages 2018

Association with SAPICS is a valuable way to promote your organisation’s commitment to the development of the Supply Chain Profession. Corporate packages can be tailor made to suit your company requirements and ensure that individuals within your organisation get advantage from the benefits of membership whilst ensuring your corporate brand is promoted by SAPICS through the year.

Option 1 – Core Partner Package: R15,000 excl. VAT

This package includes:

1 Delegate registration to SAPICS Annual Conference 2018

1 SAPICS/APICS Joint Membership for 2018 (info available in standard inclusions below)

Option 2 – Standard Partner Package: R30,000 excl. VAT

This package includes:

1 Delegate registration to SAPICS Annual Conference 2018 (info available in standard inclusions below)

1 Seat at Supply Chain Management Masterclass 2018

Based on the success of the Executive Summit and a growing demand for further development initiatives from SAPICS, SAPICS intends to host a Supply Chain Managers (SCM) Masterclass.  The Masterclass will leverage the content, professional experts and proven approach of the Executive Summit, but will be applied at a practitioner level.  It is proposed that the masterclass will take place in Johannesburg and will replace the regional conferences.  The event is planned for early September to take the place of the Gauteng regional conference and smaller versions of this event will be held in Cape Town and Durban.

3 SAPICS/APICS Joint Memberships for 2018 (info available in standard inclusions below)

Option 3 – Premium Partner Package: R50,000 excl. VAT

This package includes:

1 Delegate registration to SAPICS Annual Conference 2018 (info available in standard inclusions below)

1 Seat at SAPICS Executive Summit 2018

As a Premium Partner one seat at the Supply Chain Executive Summit will be available. (Attendees must be approved by the organising committee prior to invitation).  The selected individual will join a select delegation of Supply Chain leaders who will meet to raise the impact of the Supply Chain in driving economic growth, shaping business strategy and delivering superior returns.  Delegates will take away the following key opportunities:

  • Access an influential and enabling network of fellow professionals
  • Improve their understanding of the factors impacting supply chain management today and into the future
  • Stimulate ideas to harness opportunities from disruptive technologies and new competitors
  • Open their mind to the potential the supply chain discipline has to shape, lead and enable growth
  • Equip them with ideas, concepts, models and tools to improve your ability to drive growth

The invited individuals can expect a highly stimulating event leveraging the experience and knowledge of multiple experts and thought leaders from around the world.  Discussions will be facilitated to provoke constructive debate, stimulate new ideas and provide a platform for sharing learnings.  This event will take place on the Saturday prior to the annual conference and will be held in Cape Town.

2 Seats at the Supply Chain Practitioners Simulated Global Challenge (TFC)

This opportunity gives 2 people the chance to enter into the Fresh Connection Global Challenge and match their supply chain skills against the best in the world.  In 2017 a team from Aerosud, South Africa, found themselves in Lisbon, Portugal at the finals where they ended up 5th in the world!  The Fresh Connection is one of the world’s best web-based supply chain management training simulation.  This professional tool provides real-life insight into the complexities and interdependencies of supply chain operating under uncertain and volatile market conditions – all in a risk free environment.  The Global Challenge is a spectacular, virtual, international competition at the highest level of supply chain talent, networking and cultural interaction.  Individuals on regional winning teams could find themselves at the Global Challenge Final in Milan, Italy in September 2018!

5 SAPICS/APICS Joint Memberships for 2018 (info available in standard inclusions below)

All packages include (standard inclusions):

  • Website and Social Media Branding throughout 2018
  • Complimentary attendance at Professional Development Events per the event calendar. (a maximum of 5 people may attend per organisation and space may be limited depending on time of registration)
  • Access to member rates to register for:
    • SAPICS Annual Conference  |  SAPICS events where member rates are published

SAPICS/APICS Joint Membership Benefits include:

  • Receive regular and informative communications from SAPICS
  • A complimentary electronic copy of the APICS Dictionary – 15th Edition
  • Opportunities to participate in APICS webinars – visit
  • APICS Journal, Magazine and Electronic Discussion lists
  • Use of APICS Resources section of the website
  • 7 points earned per year towards an individual’s CPIM, CSCP and CLTD maintenance programme
  • Quarterly journal with member articles from APICS
  • Discounted registration fees for APICS CPIM, CSCP and CLTD examination fees
  • Access for free to all SAPICS professional development events per the SAPICS Event Calendar. This Calendar is updated throughout the year with exciting site visits and breakfast presentations
  • Discounted registration fees to attend all SAPICS public workshops throughout the year
  • The opportunity to vote at the SAPICS AGM
  • The opportunity to be nominated to serve on SAPICS leadership committees
  • Discounted registration fees to attend regional events in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Gauteng and Western Cape throughout the year (where applicable)
  • Discounted registration fees to attend allied Associations’ events where negotiated by SAPICS
  • Discounted member registration fees to all SAPICS partner events that bear a charge where negotiated by SAPICS
  • New Features:
    • APICS Digital Library: access nearly 400 tools, templates and whitepapers
    • APICS Frameworks: Optimize company performance with access to the well-known standards for supply chain management operations
    • SCORmark Benchmark Tools: Measure your performance and make well-informed decisions to advance your supply chain with access to the SCORmark Manufacturing and Distribution reports

Group Discounts :

Memberships are available for employees at the following group discounts on the published membership fees (depending on the category of membership selected) – discounts are available if members are booked by one central administrator at the same time and paid for at the same time.

  • 5 – 9 members 5% off published membership fee
  • 10 – 29 members 10% off published membership fee
  • 30 + members 15% off published membership fee

Custom Make Your Package :

We recognise that each organisation is unique and may have different requirements to those in the standard corporate package. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss and create a corporate Partner Package which suits your corporate requirements. Please contact Tonya Lamb – or Elaine Stewart –

Please note: Any employee making use of the benefits of the corporate package must fall under that specific companies VAT number.