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We pride ourselves in the company we keep. To maximise your listing with the Essential Group we offer platforms for Suppliers to accelerate growth within our Membership and Growth Solutions businesses. We’ve removed the typical barriers to entry to list with a credible, national group, by considering your listing as a partnership for mutual growth. The Essential Group has a unique and vast Retail Membership base and a Growth Solutions business, for infrastructure, that encompasses rural and urban geographies throughout Southern Africa.

Trade Day Stand

Once every two years, Essential members come together to share a national, world class trading platform. As a preferred supplier you’re given the opportunity to exhibit your products and services directly to your customers, ensuring successful trading and enhanced relationship building

Contractor Golf Day

Embrace the opportunity to build relationships with members’ contractor base of customers, while promoting your company’s services and products.

Member's Golf Day

Enjoy some time in nature, while strengthening relationships with our members.

Introduction Video

Introduce your company to Essential members with a 30 second video, presented in a powerful digital format.

Promotional Videos

Showcase your promotional products with a 30 second video, presented in a powerful digital format.

Supplier Directory

Suppliers are listed in a booklet, giving members easy access to supplier information, including regions of supply, contact details, rep’s details, KVIs, etc.

Supplier Questionaire

This cleverly generated questionnaire helps suppliers GROW within the Essential member base. It contains business related questions and is sent to Essential Group members. With this information in hand, suppliers can grow their market share, member loyalty, and service levels, ensuring greater success.


Our incredible online trading platform enables preferred suppliers to expand their ranges and product offering. This gives both B2B and B2C suppliers the opportunity to compete in a digitised, post COVID-19 world.


Online banners offer advanced branding opportunities, allowing you to gain brand exposure on our online platforms, i.e. website, e-commerce site, etc.

Site66 Affiliation

At our state-of-the-art facility, you’ll enjoy branding, training, and exposure opportunities on one of the busiest streets in Johannesburg

Become a supplier.

As social animals, wild dogs work together from birth to ensure the longevity of the pack. From raising pups to hunting and caring for elders – they do it all together. At Essential Group we take this approach to supplier development. Why wouldn’t you want to be a part of that? Let us help you accelerate your growth and expand your market share.

Become an Essential Supplier!