The Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) was established in 1997 as a department in the South African Medical Association (SAMA). In 2000, FPD was registered as a separate legal entity (Registration Number: 2000/002641/07). The South African Medical Association, a non-profit company, has a 90% shareholding, while the remainder of the shares are employee-owned.
About FPD Conference & Special Events Department
As one of very few conference managements companies in South Africa that operates solely on a professional management fee structure, we always commit FPD to serving the client’s best interest and to significantly reduce the operational cost of hosting the conferences by negotiating the best fees from service providers such as venues, accommodation establishments, audio visual suppliers etc. often below nett rates.
Our model differs substantially from the traditional PCO services and is unique in South Africa.
We support organizations on a strategic level and an operational level.
There are no hidden commissions.
- Previous chairs interview : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5T-Mrhcg6o