Business Wales Marketing Contract 2017
This project is a procurement exercise to appoint an agency for marketing, media and strategy to support the aims of the Business Wales service.
United Kingdom-Cardiff: Marketing services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Telephone: +44 3000628864
NUTS code: UKLInternet address(es):Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=enAddress of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Business Wales Marketing.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
This project is a procurement exercise to appoint an agency for marketing, media and strategy to support the aims of the Business Wales service and to support the development of a refreshed identity and marketing approach for Business Wales and the delivery of a dedicated campaign. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.
Please note that consortia bids are encouraged for this tender exercise. Please refer towww.wales.gov.uk/jointbidding for advice and assistance on joint bidding.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This Invitation to Tender Document (ITT) has been prepared on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, in order to establish a contract for the Welsh Government’s Business Wales Service marketing, media and strategy to support the Business Wales and Entrepreneurship service aims over the term of Government and to support the development of a refreshed identity and marketing approach for Business Wales and Entrepreneurship and the delivery of a dedicated campaign. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Extension up to 2 years, on an annual basis. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The value stated in this Contract Notice is the maximum anticipation value for the full potential contract period of 4 years (i.e. the 2 year initial term plus the up to 2 years optional extension period on an annual basis). This contract is part funded by European funds and is therefore subject to the continued availability of those funds.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As included in the procurement documents.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
— The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.
— Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User
performing the Registration.
— The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.
— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.
— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.
— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.
— Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click ‘Forgot your password?’
— Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.
— If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.
— Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.
— Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).
— Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the
Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.
— Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 14:00
How To Find The ITT:
— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’
— The e-tender references for this contract are: project_34950, itt_58709
— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest
button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.
— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the
— Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly — Please do not contact the named
person at the top of this notice.
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=59136
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s
economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental
considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
The Client has decided to take a non core approach to Community Benefits, this means that the Community Benefits proposal that you
return as part of this tender process will not be evaluated and scored.
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Telephone: +44 3000628864Internet address:http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: