FAQ 179341
How do I compose a message in a Sourcing Event/Questionnaire?

How do I contact the buyer about a sourcing event that I am participating in?
How do I compose a message in a sourcing Event/ questionnaire?


If you have any questions regarding the content of an event that you are participating in, you can contact the project owner by sending an event message. There are two ways to send a message from a sourcing event. The first way to send a message is:

  1. Access the event/ questionnaire from the Proposals page.
  2. Click Event Messages.
  3. Click Compose Message.
  4. Enter your message.
  5. Click Send.

The second way to compose a message within an event is:

  1. Once in the Sourcing Event, locate the Checklist.
  2. Click Submit Response.
  3. Click Compose Message.
  4. Enter your message and attach any files your need to.
  5. Click Send.
Additional Information

The buyer must configure the event to allow messages between the buyer project team and event participants. If the buyer does not allow messages, it is not possible to compose new messages or reply to existing ones.

Please note that SAP Ariba Customer Support does not provide contact information for buyers.

Applies To

SAP Ariba Sourcing
SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite
SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle & Performance

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