BBC Marketing Print Tender

Print requirements are either for internal communication or external promotion.

Marketing Print

Contract summary



  • Printing services – 79810000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

2 November 2022

Closing date

2 December 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 March 2023

Contract end date

28 February 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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The print requirements are either for internal communication or external promotion. The print requirements also include low volume despatch and design capacity in the event the BBC needs to create basic designs or modify/update artwork.

The terms “Print Partner” and the “Supplier” are used interchangeably in this Section.

The main print requirements are made up of:

– BBC Annual Report and Accounts

– Prospero Magazine and Summary Report

– Pension Pay Slips letter

– Annual printing of the Proms Guides, Proms Programmes, and programmes for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and BBC Singers

– BBC Internal Calendars

– BBC Countryfile Calendar

– BBC Corporate Branded Stationery – Business Cards, Compliment slips, Letter headed paper, BBC Branded envelopes

– BBC Manual Purchase Order Pads

– BBC Props Return Pads

– BBC Facilities Fee Pads and Supporting Artist Forms

– Miscellaneous Marketing Print – usually campaign led.


More information


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How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Kevin Waters


Broadcasting House, Portland Place