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South Africa: Social Media in the Bid and Proposal World
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South Africa: Social Media in the Bid and Proposal World

When: 3/23/2011
From 17h30 until 20h30
Where: PD Naidoo
25 Scott Street
South Africa
Contact: Izane Cloete-Hamilton

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Please join us to learn how SOCIAL MEDIA can help professionals grow

Why be involved? Don’t get left behind!

More and more people and businesses are developing an active social media presence. Are you still wondering about the tangible benefits? An area that comes to mind immediately, is relationships. More than a broadcast tool, social media offers a unique opportunity to network online and build your business or professional profile as well as exchange knowledge.

This aligns with what the APMP SA chapter wishes to achieve in South Africa. The bid and proposal profession is gaining recognition and growing rapidly in South Africa. This is your chance to hear how social media has helped the procurement industry and learn how it can help us in the bid/proposal industry. Don’t get left behind, make sure you’re in the loop.

"Remember that communities are networks of people; your online community should be grounded in building and sustaining a network of relationships over time."
Bill Johnston, Head of Global Community, Dell


Date: Wednesday, 23rd March 2011
Time: 17h30 until 20h30
Speaker: Francois Naudé, Entrepreneur and Consultant in Purchasing & Supply and Social Media B2B applications.
Topic: Social Media in the bid and proposal world
Why do you need to be in the loop? How can it help you.
Cost: R100 (APMP members) or R250 (non-members) Members who bring 2 paying guests will attend free!
Venue: PD Naidoo, 25 Scott Street, Waverley, (on the opposite side of the highway at Melrose Arch), Johannesburg (map will be supplied on registration)
RSVP: Izane Cloete-Hamilton (Events) on


17h30 Arrival and registration
18h00 Welcome, introduction and APMP update by APMP Chairperson, Sandy Pullinger
18h10 Francois Naudé presents topic
19h30 Drinks, snacks and networking

About the Speaker

Francois NaudéOur speaker, Francois Naudé founded MarketSqr in 2010. Their main aim is to utilize Social Media to improve relationships in the purchasing and supply processes. This enables them to support electronic procurement initiatives and to promote supply chain knowledge to a larger network of participants.

To register please email your name, company name, VAT number, contact numbers and email address to

Seating is limited so please book a.s.a.p.
- The APMP SA reserves the right to cancel or postpone this event. Payments will be refunded if it becomes necessary to cancel.

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