News Agency Services for Glasgow 2014

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News Agency Services for Glasgow 2014

Glasgow 2014 is seeking to engage the services of a specialist supplier (Tenderer) with proven capability in providing a Games News Service (GNS) turn-key solution at an international multi-sport event.

UK-Glasgow: news-agency services

2012/S 193-317890

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Glasgow 2014 Ltd
Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street
For the attention of: Joanne Owens
G1 1LH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3020140485
E-mail: joanne.owens@glasgow2014.com
Fax: +44 3020140001

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.glasgow2014.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13463

Further information can be obtained from: Glasgow 2014 Ltd
Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street
For the attention of: Joanne Owens
G1 1LH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3020140485
E-mail: joanne.owens@glasgow2014.com
Fax: +44 3020140001
Internet address: www.glasgow2014.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Glasgow 2014 Ltd
Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street
For the attention of: Joanne Owens
G1 1LH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3020140485
E-mail: joanne.owens@glasgow2014.com
Fax: +44 3020140001
Internet address: www.glasgow2014.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Recreation, culture and religion
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Games News Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Glasgow.
NUTS code UKM34

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Glasgow 2014 is seeking to engage the services of a specialist supplier (Tenderer) with proven capability in providing a Games News Service (GNS) turn-key solution at an international multi-sport event.
Note: The authority has indicated that they are using the PCS-Tender Module to carry out this procurement process. To access the PCS-Tender Module and record your interest in this notice please visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk.

If you are not already registered with the PCS-Tender Module registration will be required.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92400000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Glasgow 2014 is seeking to engage the services of a specialist supplier (Tenderer) with proven capability in providing a Games News Service (GNS) turn-key solution at an international multi-sport event. Developing, establishing and maintaining a timely, comprehensive and accurate news service which is a centrally controlled and managed operation that seamlessly integrates with Press Operations and Media Communications is imperative. In addition, the GNS will provide accurate athlete biographies, past performance statistical and historical sport information/data in agreed format.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 750 000 and 800 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with Glasgow 201 Ltd on all matters relating to the contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect to the obligations and liabilities relating to the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Non Disclosure Agreements NDAs.
Signed NDAs, should be scanned and uploaded along iwth the PQQ documentation, if the Non-Disclosure agreement has not been submitted, the OC may deselect the Contractor.
Original versions must be returned, FAO: Joanne Owens, Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH no later than 5.11.2012.
NDA’s received after the closing time, will be accepted, provided that, a scanned copy of the signed original, has been uploaded into our eSourcing portal, along with the PQQ response. Please ensure that you give yourself enough time to read and understand the agreements prior to submission.
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and click the link to register.

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2.
Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on.
The relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) – You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3.
Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer.
And seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If.
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You require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details of the requirements for economic and financial capacity are detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Full details of the requirements for economic and financial capacity are detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details of the requirements for technical capacity are detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Full details of the requirements for technical capacity are detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Selection criteria as stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

G2014/PRS/JM/0001
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.11.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

21.1.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
(SC Ref:241269).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Head of Procurement
Commonwealth House 32 Albion Street
G1 1LH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3020140000
Internet address: www.glasgow2014.com
Fax: +44 3020140001

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Head of Procurement
Commonwealth House 32 Albion Street
G1 1LH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3020140000
Internet address: www.glasgow2014.com
Fax: +44 3020140001

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Head of Procurement
Commonwealth House 32 Albion Street
G1 1LH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3020140000
Internet address: www.glasgow2014.com
Fax: +44 3020140001

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.10.2012

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