Memberships

On behalf of the Association of B-BBEE Professionals (ABP), we extend a warm welcome to you!

KINDLY COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED FIELDS as we NEED ALL INFORMATION when we REPORT to South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

We appreciate your interest in ABP and hope you share our enthusiasm about your membership and confident you will make a valuable contribution to the BEE Industry.


The Economic Empowerment Professional (EEP) designation is a nationally recognised designation only awarded to the Individual Members - BEE Professionals practicing in the field either as BEE Verification Professionals, BEE Consulting Professionals and Corporate Transformation Managers and Practitioners affirming their astute knowledge and skills in the understanding and application of the Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE. The designation is awarded to experienced persons who have also successfully completed the B-BBEE Management Development Program (MDP) which is a post graduate programme offered by UNISA and Wits Business Enterprise.


You will be issued an ABP membership certificate upon confirmation of full payment of invoice. Your membership entitles you use the ABP logo in your letterheads where applicable and also to be invited to all ABP events, workshops, AGMs, etc.

ABP Membership fees are 15% VAT exclusive

ABP Webinar / Training Workshop fees are 15% VAT inclusive

PLEASE NOTE THAT WEBINAR FEES ARE A SEPARATE, PAYABLE FEE AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN ABP MEMBERSHIP FEES


Please note that continued membership with ABP will remain solely at the discretion of the Board.

EAP Targets, Industry Norms and elective AGM voting rights are only available for current ABP Members in good standing.

ABP has a Technical Committee who is only able to assist current Members technical@abp.org.za

ABP does NOT accredit any BEE Verification Agencies (kindly contact SANAS directly)


Due to the compliance requirements of the "Protection of Personal Information Act", as set by government, we are required by law to have on file the latest signed membership application forms. The POPI Act has come into effect on the 1st of July 2020, but a 12-month grace period has been given to become POPI-compliant by the 1st of July 2021.


Though we do welcome all enquiries ABP receives, kindly note that we are only able to assist current ABP Members.

If our current ABP (or former ABVA) logo appears on a certificate and the company DOES NOT reflect on the list below, they are NOT current members of ABP. Former ABVA / ABP members to refrain from using the ABVA / ABP logo or implying continued association. In addition, we ask that current ABP Members, who may be aware of same, please come forward and inform us. This is to assist us in ensuring the integrity of the Association and its current Members. If a name does not appear on the Member list, then they are NOT a CURRENT Member in good standing.

"Without prejudice to any of ABP rights and at the sole discretion of the ABP Board, ABP reserves the right to refuse, cancel, terminate, suspend, withdraw, rescind or modify membership of any party or parties to ABP membership"

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Association Of B-BBEE Professionals (ABP) | Great news! ABP are pleased to announce a 0% increase of fees to Members for 2022 / 2023 for any membership applications (new and renewal's) received on or before 31 March 2023.


ABP membership is 12-month, full calendar year, 01 January - 31 December (current Member renewal after 31 March will be subject to pay full fee until 31 December).

(NEW MEMBERS ONLY PAY PRO-RATED FEES WHEN JOINING ANYTIME THROUGHOUT THE YEAR) PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL PRO-RATED INVOICE IS ISSUED.

By joining ABP, you hereby give full permission that ABP is allowed to record any / all virtual online ABP-related events.

If no formal written confirmation has been provided to ABP about renewing / not renewal even after receiving reminders about renewal date latest being 31 March, it will be assumed that you no longer wish to remain an ABP Member and will therefore be removed from the mailing list, the website, all ABP social media including LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Facebook, X (formerly known as Twitter) until a written confirmation has been received that you will be renewing membership.

Complete, sign and upload / return

ABP-Disciplinary-Code-V4-10-June-2021-new-logo.pdf

0 min – 45 min – 0 CPD

45 min – 90 min – 1 CPD

90 min – 120 min – 2 CPD

Board of Directors

(elected as at Wednesday 29 June 2022 - 2024)

M. E. Rameetse (Chairperson) • N. M. Mannde (Deputy Chairperson)

S. D. Grau • L. Loibner-Smuts • T. Masombuka • T. P. Morapedi • Z. F. Ngwenya • C.A. Singh • Y. Venter

  • Corporate Company (Generic)
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 10,500

    Corporate Company (Generic)

    This is a 12-month membership is for Employers of Practicing Professionals i.e. Transformation Managers etc dealing with B-BBEE Corporate membership includes 2 individuals. Additional member fee R2, 000.00 per annum

    R10, 500.00 VAT excl​

    As per the General Generic CoGP and Sector Charters

    ABP membership is 12-month, full calendar year, 01 January - 31 December (current Member renewal after 31 March will be subject to pay full fee until 31 December).

    Complete, sign and upload / return

    ABP-Disciplinary-Code-V4-10-June-2021-new-logo.pdf

    KINDLY COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED FIELDS as we NEED ALL INFORMATION when we REPORT to South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

    (NEW MEMBERS ONLY PAY PRO-RATED FEES WHEN JOINING ANYTIME THROUGHOUT THE YEAR) PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL PRO-RATED INVOICE IS ISSUED.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WEBINAR FEES ARE A SEPARATE, PAYABLE FEE AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN ABP MEMBERSHIP FEES

    By joining ABP, you hereby give full permission that ABP is allowed to record any / all virtual online ABP-related events.

    "Without prejudice to any of ABP rights and at the sole discretion of the ABP Board, ABP reserves the right to refuse, cancel, terminate, suspend, withdraw, rescind or modify membership of any party or parties to ABP membership"

    The Economic Empowerment Professional (EEP) designation is a nationally recognised designation only awarded to the Individual Members - BEE Professionals practicing in the field either as BEE Verification Professionals, BEE Consulting Professionals and Corporate Transformation Managers and Practitioners affirming their astute knowledge and skills in the understanding and application of the Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE. The designation is awarded to experienced persons who have also successfully completed the B-BBEE Management Development Program (MDP) which is a post graduate programme offered by UNISA and Wits Business Enterprise.

    By joining ABP as a BEE Professional (done B-BBEE MDP) to get our Economic Empowerment Professionals (EEP) designation, you hereby give ABP permission to upload you onto the SAQA National Learners' Records Database (NLRD) database

    If no formal written confirmation has been provided to ABP about renewing / not renewal even after receiving reminders about renewal date latest being 31 March, it will be assumed that you no longer wish to remain an ABP Member and will therefore be removed from the mailing list, the website, all ABP social media including LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Facebook, X (formerly known as Twitter) until a written confirmation has been received that you will be renewing membership.

    UNISA B-BBEE MDP

    Wits B-BBEE MDP

    Apply for SANAS Accreditation

    0 min – 45 min – 0 CPD

    45 min – 90 min – 1 CPD

    90 min – 120 min – 2 CPD

    Board of Directors

    (elected as at Wednesday 29 June 2022 - 2024)

     M. E. Rameetse (Chairperson) • N. M. Mannde (Deputy Chairperson)

    S. D. Grau • L. Loibner-Smuts • T. Masombuka • T. P. Morapedi • Z. F. Ngwenya • C.A. Singh • Y. Venter

  • Corporate Company QSE, EME & Start-up
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 6,000

    Verification Agencies and BEE Advisory Practices / Consulting Firms

    Corporate membership includes 2 individuals. Additional member fee R2, 000.00 per annum

    R6, 000.00 VAT excl

    As per the General Generic CoGP and Sector Charters

    ABP membership is 12-month, full calendar year, 01 January - 31 December (current Member renewal after 31 March will be subject to pay full fee until 31 December).

    Complete, sign and upload / return

    ABP-Disciplinary-Code-V4-10-June-2021-new-logo.pdf

    KINDLY COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED FIELDS as we NEED ALL INFORMATION when we REPORT to South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

    (NEW MEMBERS ONLY PAY PRO-RATED FEES WHEN JOINING ANYTIME THROUGHOUT THE YEAR) PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL PRO-RATED INVOICE IS ISSUED.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WEBINAR FEES ARE A SEPARATE, PAYABLE FEE AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN ABP MEMBERSHIP FEES

    By joining ABP, you hereby give full permission that ABP is allowed to record any / all virtual online ABP-related events.

    "Without prejudice to any of ABP rights and at the sole discretion of the ABP Board, ABP reserves the right to refuse, cancel, terminate, suspend, withdraw, rescind or modify membership of any party or parties to ABP membership"

    The Economic Empowerment Professional (EEP) designation is a nationally recognised designation only awarded to the Individual Members - BEE Professionals practicing in the field either as BEE Verification Professionals, BEE Consulting Professionals and Corporate Transformation Managers and Practitioners affirming their astute knowledge and skills in the understanding and application of the Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE. The designation is awarded to experienced persons who have also successfully completed the B-BBEE Management Development Program (MDP) which is a post graduate programme offered by UNISA and Wits Business Enterprise.

    By joining ABPas a BEE Professional (done B-BBEE MDP) to get our Economic Empowerment Professionals (EEP) designation, you hereby give ABP permission to upload you onto the SAQA National Learners' Records Database (NLRD) database

    If no formal written confirmation has been provided to ABP about renewing / not renewal even after receiving reminders about renewal date latest being 31 March, it will be assumed that you no longer wish to remain an ABP Member and will therefore be removed from the mailing list, the website, all ABP social media including LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Facebook, X (formerly known as Twitter) until a written confirmation has been received that you will be renewing membership.

    UNISA B-BBEE MDP

    Wits B-BBEE MDP

    Apply for SANAS Accreditation

    0 min – 45 min – 0 CPD

    45 min – 90 min – 1 CPD

    90 min – 120 min – 2 CPD

    Board of Directors

    (elected as at Wednesday 29 June 2022 - 2024)

     M. E. Rameetse (Chairperson) • N. M. Mannde (Deputy Chairperson)

    S. D. Grau • L. Loibner-Smuts • T. Masombuka • T. P. Morapedi • Z. F. Ngwenya • C.A. Singh • Y. Venter

  • Verification Agencies and BEE Advisory Practices / Consulting Firms Practice membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 3,937.50

    Verification Agencies and BEE Advisory Practices / Consulting Firms

    R3, 937.50 VAT excl

    This is a 12-month membership for Verification Agencies and BEE Advisory Practices / Consulting Firms

    "Without prejudice to any of ABP rights and at the sole discretion of the ABP Board, ABP reserves the right to refuse, cancel, terminate, suspend, withdraw, rescind or modify membership of any party or parties to ABP membership"

    KINDLY COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED FIELDS as we NEED ALL INFORMATION when we REPORT to South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

    Complete, sign and upload / return

    ABP-Disciplinary-Code-V4-10-June-2021-new-logo.pdf

    ABP membership is 12-month, full calendar year, 01 January - 31 December (current Member renewal after 31 March will be subject to pay full fee until 31 December).

    (NEW MEMBERS ONLY PAY PRO-RATED FEES WHEN JOINING ANYTIME THROUGHOUT THE YEAR) PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL PRO-RATED INVOICE IS ISSUED.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WEBINAR FEES ARE A SEPARATE, PAYABLE FEE AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN ABP MEMBERSHIP FEES

    The Economic Empowerment Professional (EEP) designation is a nationally recognised designation only awarded to the Individual Members - BEE Professionals practicing in the field either as BEE Verification Professionals, BEE Consulting Professionals and Corporate Transformation Managers and Practitioners affirming their astute knowledge and skills in the understanding and application of the Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE. The designation is awarded to experienced persons who have also successfully completed the B-BBEE Management Development Program (MDP) which is a post graduate programme offered by UNISA and Wits Business Enterprise.

    By joining ABPas a BEE Professional (done B-BBEE MDP) to get our Economic Empowerment Professionals (EEP) designation, you hereby give ABP permission to upload you onto the SAQA National Learners' Records Database (NLRD) database

    If no formal written confirmation has been provided to ABP about renewing / not renewal even after receiving reminders about renewal date latest being 31 March, it will be assumed that you no longer wish to remain an ABP Member and will therefore be removed from the mailing list, the website, all ABP social media including LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Facebook, X (formerly known as Twitter) until a written confirmation has been received that you will be renewing membership.

    UNISA B-BBEE MDP

    Wits B-BBEE MDP

    Apply for SANAS Accreditation

    0 min – 45 min – 0 CPD

    45 min – 90 min – 1 CPD

    90 min – 120 min – 2 CPD

    Board of Directors

    (elected as at Wednesday 29 June 2022 - 2024)

     M. E. Rameetse (Chairperson) • N. M. Mannde (Deputy Chairperson)

    S. D. Grau • L. Loibner-Smuts • T. Masombuka • T. P. Morapedi • Z. F. Ngwenya • C.A. Singh • Y. Venter


    Membership Refund Policy

    TBC

    No Refunds

    No Transferring of Membership

    ABP membership is 12-month, full calendar year, 01 January - 31 December (current Member renewal after 31 March will be subject to pay full fee until 31 December).

    (NEW MEMBERS ONLY PAY PRO-RATED FEES WHEN JOINING ANYTIME THROUGHOUT THE YEAR) PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL PRO-RATED INVOICE IS ISSUED.

    By joining ABP, you hereby give full permission that ABP is allowed to record any / all virtual online ABP-related events.