IMBUMBA TENDERS connects entrepreneurs and SMME’s with procurement opportunities in public and private sector, financial support and skills development to enable SMME’s to be competitiveness and thus grow entrepreneurial culture in South Africa and create the much needed jobs.

While you’re busy running your business, we’ll help you grow it. Imbumba Business Association brings tenders, business leads and new opportunities directly to you from all levels of government and private sector companies throughout South Africa.

We aim to be the fastest growing service that opens procurement opportunities and training to SMME’s. We are dedicated to the success of small and medium enterprises in South Africa.

 Our mission is to link entrepreneurs with procurement opportunities.

 Facilitate project funding for contracts, purchase orders and tenders.

 Organise business linkages and matchmaking environment between private sector, public entities and local SMME’s.

 Advocate for SMME equal access to government & private sector procurement opportunities.

 Educate and empower SMME’s in business principles including in the area of tendering, procurement and access to funding.

 Encourage private sector SMME procurement through strategies that promote procuring local products and services.

 Promote and facilitate small Business-to-Business procurement through sub-contracting.


Know more about the IBA Services.

  1. Tender Notification Service
  • Instant email notification of New Tenders, RFQ’s, RFP’s, RFI’s and ESD Opportunities.
  • Subscribe to unlimited tender categories.
  • Access to Tender/Project Funding for Contracts, Purchase Orders and Private Sector Contracts.
  • Unlimited access to IMBUMBA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION website 24/7.
  • Exclusive access to member’s only events.
  • Sub-contracting and Joint Venture Opportunities.
  1. In-house and Webinars – Tender Training Workshop, Decoding B-BBEE Workshop and Local Production & Content Workshop (Information sent)
  2. Tender Training Instruction Manual
  3. Project / Tender Funding
  4. Local Content Consultations
  5. Local Content Instruction Manual
  6. Joint Venture Agreement
  7. Consortium Agreement
  8. Sub-contracting Agreement
  9. Tender Consultations
  10. Completed Standard Bidding Documents (SBD)

Create an atmosphere where members of IBA businesses and other small local businesses can strive for excellence in their businesses including taking the lead in the creating new business opportunities nationally that will lead to socioeconomic benefits for the local communities. A transformed economy that is led by black owned, small, medium and large business that are seen as drivers of economic growth and job creation. Act as a voice for and represent the views of the members across the country irrespective of nationality, culture, gender, age, religion, or political affiliation. Promote the interests of businesses in all local municipal areas.

The IBA advances the interests of black business in the economy by: Foster, promote and facilitate an environment in which local business can interact and work together in collaboration for mutual benefit. To promote ethical, legal, socially conscious, and environmentally friendly business practices amongst our members. Encourage networking and information sharing amongst our members, in order to nurture business relationships. Attract investment, new business, and to support business development and entrepreneurial activity. Provide meetings and events that will provide professional development and networking opportunities for members and others. To engage and collaborate with main contractors and local government in matters which affect the development of SME’s. To engage and collaborate with business organisations elsewhere as well as other local civic organisations to enhance local conditions for economic activity.

Behave with honesty, integrity and transparency. Have a shared commitment to social and economic development in South Africa and to the broad aspirations embodied in the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, African Agenda 2063 and the National Development Plan. Use the business voice to promote SA domestically and internationally. Have a shared view that black and women economic empowerment is necessary to transform and make the economy grow and create sustainable jobs. Embrace diversity and equal opportunity. Promote good governance and ethical standards. Promote the building of capacity, skill and lifelong learning. Have a willingness to change, adapt and constantly seek better options for growth. Work in partnership and collaborating with stakeholders. Embrace the market economy and responsible corporate citizenship.

Principle Driven
Democratic and Inclusive

Want to work with us or talk about a Membership Plan?