10 – 15 September 2019

PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort – Arabuko Hall.

International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) World Summit is an established annual global forum which serves as a platform for exchange of knowledge and experiences among procurement and supply chain management professionals.  IFPSM comprises of 48 professional bodies from across the globe.  Last year the Summit was held in Helsinki Finland, previously it was held in Barcelona, and Taiwan. This is the first time for Africa to host the IFPSM World Summit.

Sustainable Procurement and Supply Chain Practices for the 21st Century

This year’s theme looks at how sustainable procurement and supply chain activities are being integrated into processes to achieve value for money, improve organizational efficiency, eliminate waste, and achieve competitive advantage. The topical areas delve further into the strategic role played by procurement and supply chain functions to deliver sustainable development through contemporary purchasing practices and technology.

Summit Fees

  • Registration Fee Per Person USD 720 + 16% VAT or Ksh. 72,000.00 + 16% VAT

  • Discounted Registration Fee Per Person for 10 or more delegates USD 700 + 16% VAT or Ksh. 70,000.00 + 16% VAT

Included in the summit fees: Summit registration; Morning and afternoon tea and refreshments on each summit day; Buffet lunches on each summit day; Evening Networking Cocktail with local Coastal entertainment on the 12th September; Bottled drinking water-morning and afternoon sessions, writing material – pen and writing pad.

Negotiated Hotel Rates at PrideInn Paradise Resort:

  • Single occupancy - bed, breakfast and dinner USD 100 / Kes 10,000.00

  • Single occupancy - bed and breakfast USD 95 / Kes 9,500.00

  • Double occupancy - bed, breakfast and dinner USD 150 / Kes 15,000.00

  • Double Occupancy - bed, and breakfast USD 130 / Kes 13,000.00

To book your room at PrideInn Paradise Resort please contact:

  • Sammy Ogweno: +254 723634669 / 756634669 / or

  • Diana Musiga: +254 710317680 /

Book by 31st July to take advantage of the negotiated rates. Hotel booking deadline at PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort has been extended to 31st July 2019 at the discounted rates. The hotel cannot guarantee room after this date and higher rates will apply past the deadline.

Alternative Hotels for Accommodation

  1. Mombasa Continental Resort, distance to the conference venue 1 km
    Contact: Mildred +254705474461,
    Prices: USD 75 single occupancy room, USD 100 double occupancy room

  2. Serena Beach Resort & Spa, distance to the conference venue 0,75 km
    Contact: Emily +254732125000,
    Prices: USD 165 single occupancy room, USD 280 double occupancy room

  3. Travellers Beach Hotel, distance to the conference venue 3,3 km
    Contact: Hillary +254718500146,
    Prices: USD 80 single occupancy room, USD 120 double occupancy room

  4. Nigtingale Apartments, distance to the conference venue 0,95 km
    Contact: Anne +254722722084,
    Prices: USD 50 single occupancy room, USD 89 double occupancy room

Summit Registration
Daily registration at the venue will take place as follows:
10th September: 12:00-17:00
11th September: 8:00-11:00
12th-13th September: 9:00-9:30

Summit Activities

11 Sept: Business Networking Forums
The Summit presents a unique opportunity for international delegates to explore the vast business opportunities available in the region.  Exhibitions and business match-making meetings have been organized to run concurrently with the Summit. Delegates will be able to interact and forge business alliances with multi-sector industries represented.

11 Sept: Haller Park Tour
As an extension of the lecture on ‘Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Projects’, an educational tour has been organized at Haller Park. The park is an initiative by Bamburi Cement, (a subsidiary of Lafarge Holcim- a global leader in building materials industry) to sustainably utilize its lands and rehabilitate the quarries. The park is host to a variety of wildlife, various animal species, rare and endangered vegetation.
Haller Park Fee: Educational tour to Haller Park @ Ksh. 2,500.00 / USD 25
For inquiries on Haller Park, please contact Edith on: or tel: +254 721 244828

12 Sept: Welcome Networking Cocktail
Network with professionals from across the globe and enjoy the best of Kenya’s Coastal cuisine with local entertainment.
*Included in Summit registration fee

13 Sept: Farewell Dinner
A dinner has been organized for all delegates at Fort Jesus.  This is a historical site built 400 years ago by the Portuguese as a stronghold at the entrance of the sheltered harbor which became the gateway to Africa.  Dinner will be served at the inner courtyard and delegates treated to a brief sound and light show of the fortress’s history.
Dinner Fee: Dinner at Fort Jesus and Sound & light Show @ USD 90 / Ksh. 9,000.00
For inquires on networking dinner please contact Edith on: or tel: +254 721 244828

14-15 Sept: My Safari
Afternoon and early morning game drive through the wild at Amboseli National Park. The park is famous for its big five, great scenic beauty, and the landscape dominated by the towering Mount Kilimanjaro. Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season, making it a famous tourist destination.

Accommodation is limited as September is high season for tourists. Single rooms are currently full for the Safari accommodation. Delegates wishing to attend the Safari can only be accommodated on double rooms. Delegates are requested to secure their bookings by making payments by 10th August 2019.

Safari Fee:

  • Safari - 1.5 day tour per person in shared accommodation (double room) USD 500 / Ksh. 50,000.00

  • Safari - 1.5 day tour per person in single room USD 650 / Ksh. 65,400.00

For inquiries on safari, please contact Edith on: or tel: +254 721 244828

International delegates attending both the Summit and Safari/Tour should schedule their flights to arrive in Mombasa through Moi International Airport on or before Tuesday 10th Sept 2019; and depart from Nairobi through Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Sunday 15th Sept 2019 after 21:00hrs. For inquiries on Safari, and to organize for hotel accommodation in Nairobi after the Safari, contact Arfa Hussein on telephone: +254 720 958566 or email

General Information

Visa Requirements

Delegates are advised to check with their high commission or consulate offices on visa requirements for entry to Kenya. Delegates can also confirm and apply for visas through Kenya Immigration website and sign up as a visitor.

Airport Transfers

  • Ask your hotel to arrange for your pick-up from airport on arrival

  • Alternatively, visit the official airport yellow Taxi desk upon arrival to procure your transport services to your hotel

Mombasa City
Mombasa is Kenya’s second largest and oldest city located on the East Coast region, along the Indian Ocean. The City is a major economic trade center and a regional gateway due to its seaport.  Mombasa is also a popular tourism destination.  The weather in Mombasa in September is mostly hot and temperatures range between 21 °C /69.8 °F - 30°C/86°F.  Delegates are encouraged to bring along light clothing.

Summit Dress Code
The dress code for the entire Summit is business/smart casual. Respective national attire can be worn during the farewell dinner.

Environmental Controls

  • In an effort to promote sustainable environment, the Government of Kenya banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags for commercial and house holding packaging.  Delegates are advised to avoid carrying any plastic bags.

  • Smoking is prohibited in most public places in Kenya. Some areas have however been designated as smoking sections.  Delegates wishing to smoke can be guided to such areas upon request.

Health Information

Proof of yellow fever vaccination is required from travelers coming from countries with risk of yellow fever. A list of countries required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination certificates upon arrival into the country is provided on this website:
Delegates are advised to review and confirm from the list on need for yellow fever vaccination.

Health Insurance

Delegates are advised to purchase travel medical insurance to cater for any medical emergencies that may arise during travel and the Summit.