Marketing Communications and Events Programme

Marketing Communications and Events Programme

Cornwall Development Company is seeking to procure a broad scale marketing, communications and events.

United Kingdom-Truro: Marketing services

2016/S 058-097061

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cornwall Council
New County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro
TR1 3AY
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Jon Carlyon
Telephone: +44 1872322029
E-mail: jcarlyon@cornwall.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK30Internet address(es):Main address: www.cornwall.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Cornwall Council
County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro
TR1 3AY
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Jon Carlyon
Telephone: +44 1872322029
E-mail: jcarlyon@cornwall.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK30Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Cornwall Development Company Ltd is a local authority company controlled by Cornwall Council.

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Outreach Programme for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub — 2016 to 2018.

Reference number: CS/C 35/2015

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79342000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Cornwall Development Company (CDC) has been contracted to establish and operate the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub service as part of the European Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Growth Hub will encourage and support businesses to grow, innovate and invest through a 1-stop service for information and guidance on and access to business support provision.

Cornwall Development Company is seeking to procure a broad scale marketing, communications and events. Outreach Programme in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly which, as its primary objective, will seek to identify new growth and growth (potential) businesses that have not previously engaged with publicly-funded business support providers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 215 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79900000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK30
Main site or place of performance:

The county of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Growth Hub Outreach Programme will focus specifically on reaching out to areas of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly which have been under-represented through take-up of business support products and services in previous programmes. The aim being to increase the level of penetration across the area to achieve a much higher and more balanced uptake of business support services.

The Programme will also engage with other business organisations and networks and intermediaries to access new growth and growth potential clients. Target beneficiaries will be start-ups, micro businesses and SMEs, including social enterprises, throughout the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership area.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Creativity and campaign ideas / Weighting: 30 %
Quality criterion – Name: Knowledge and understanding of the project / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Knowledge and understanding of target audiences / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Demonstration of how the programme meets the required time scales / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Depth and relevance of issue and obstacle analysis / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Experience in B2B marketing in a domestic market / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Quality, range and relevance of media contacts / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion – Name: Knowledge and understanding of EU funded projects and regulations / Weighting: 5 %
Price – Weighting: 0 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 215 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub, of which the Outreach Programme forms a part, is funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Not applicable.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/04/2016
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/04/2016
Local time: 09:30
Place:

Cornwall Council, New County Hall, Truro, TR1 3AY.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cornwall Council
New County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro
TR1 3AY
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1872322029
E-mail: jcarlyon@cornwall.gov.ukInternet address:http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Cornwall Council
New County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro
TR1 3AY
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1872322029
E-mail: jcarlyon@cornwall.gov.ukInternet address:http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Cornwall Council
New County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro
TR1 3AY
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1872322029
E-mail: jcarlyon@cornwall.gov.ukInternet address:http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/03/2016

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