Enterprise and Supplier Development Application

Since the new democracy, Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) has been adopted as an initiative of the South African Government aimed at promoting economic transformation in order to enable meaningful participation of black people in the economy.

Sun International is committed to growing small to medium businesses (SMEs) in South Africa using the B-BBEE strategy. B-BBEE encourages the right to equality, increased employment, even income distribution, the economic unity of the nation, access to services and protection of the common marketplace.

If you are a registered Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment supplier, meet the requirements for a qualifying Enterprise & Supplier Development Beneficiary, and believe that your product or service will add value to Sun International, we invite you to apply to become a beneficiary of our E&SD programme.

If you would like to apply by filling in a PDF form and emailing it through to us, please download and fill in the PDF form below and email it to our Procurement team at:

Qualification for E&SD Assistance

To qualify as a potential beneficiary of our Enterprise & Supplier Development programme , suppliers must meet the following requirements as stated in the CoGP:

  • Your company or enterprise is greater than or equal to 51% black-owned EME with a valid B-BBEE Affidavit; and/or
  • Your company or enterprise is greater than or equal to 51% black-owned QSE with a valid B-BBEE Affidavit.

In addition to the above, as a potential E&SD supplier you are required to:

  • Provide a product or service directly related to Sun International’s supply chain
  • Have been trading for a minimum of two years
  • Demonstrate the ability to become sustainable during the contractual period
  • Demonstrate the capacity to repay all business loans within the contractual period
  • Demonstrate the capacity to promote job creation through efficient application of development assistance
  • Sun International will only enter into agreements with B-BBEE suppliers where regular supplier opportunity exists for the full contractual period

Benefits of Joining the Sun International E&SD Programme

As part of Sun International’s Enterprise & Supplier Development programme, your company may receive:

  • A thorough implementation plan aimed at the long-term sustainability of your business
  • Business development services as part of the development plan
  • The opportunity to receive training and develop relevant skills
  • Mentorship and coaching from business experts 
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the output or products provided to Sun International
  • Opportunities for access to market within Sun International properties
  • Extended business networking opportunities
  • Inclusion in any of our supplier activities or events which are relevant to your business
  • Exposure through ongoing support from Sun International
  • A minimum three-year development agreement with Sun International
  • A minimum three-year supply agreement with Sun International (Supplier Development only)

How to Apply to Sun International’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme

If you would like to apply to be considered for Sun International’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme and your South African company meets the standards set out by the dti Codes of Good Practice, complete the online Enterprise and Supplier Development application form which will be submitted to the Supply Development Manager for review.

Our Commitment to Prospective E&SD Partners

As an applicant to Sun International’s E&SD Programme, we guarantee:

  • A structured approach to the review and supplier selection process
  • Integrity and transparency in the way we assess applications