Join us for the Insider Track workshop showcasing 2021 winners.

Hosted by Catherine Wijnberg, Fetola’s CEO, this workshop will feature two case studies from the SME winners of the Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards.

Optimise this opportunity to network with industry specialists and supplier development professionals, and learn from their experience and expertise. Engage, learn and be inspired!

How did a young rural farmer go from farm hand to leading an agricultural export business?

A partnership between Distell and Stellar Wines pooled their combined resources to set up a new and flourishing SME. This case study tells the story of a young rural farmer who accepted the challenge to pivot from farmer to business leader, managing the technical operations and business of Stellar Agri and the corporates that made this possible.

Mining business grows exponentially into Africa during Covid.

MB Resources, an emerging contract mining and consulting SME, owned by engineer Lerato Lelaka, was nominated by finalist Exarro, to win the small supplier growth award. Their exponential growth of over 300% since inception was possible through Exxaro’s pandemic funding and minerals succession programmes to catalyse initiatives, especially black women owned SMEs, in mining communities and labour sending areas. Hear how these programmes and this partnership created this astounding success story.

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