Conference Management Contract – Teach First National Conference

Conference Management Contract – Teach First National Conference

Teach First seeks a provider for our National Summer Institute in 2017 and 2018, including arena, meeting rooms, accommodation and catering.

Teach First National Conference 2017 and 2018


Contract summary


Education, Other Services

Location of contract

North East,North West,Yorkshire and The Humber,East Midlands,West Midlands,East of England,London,South East,South West,Wales

Value of contract (£)


Published date

04 July 2016

Closing date

12 August 2016

Contract start date

01 June 2017

Contract end date

01 September 2018


Teach First seeks a provider for our National Summer Institute in 2017 and 2018, including arena, meeting rooms, accommodation and catering. The services are detailed in the Invitation to Bid and Specification documents. Teach First recruits and develops outstanding classroom leaders in schools in challenging circumstances through our 2 year Leadership Development Programme (LDP). More information can be found on our website: An important element of the LDP is the National Summer Institute. This is a 1-week, residential, educational course which forms the final week of our intensive summer training programme prior to participants commencing in schools. The dates for the events are: 29 July 2017 to 5 August 2017 28 July 2018 to 4 August 2018 The current projected delegate numbers (not confirmed) for the National Summer Institute 2017 and 2018 are between 2,720 and 3,535 including participants, speakers and support staff. As part of the National Summer Institute, Teach First also deliver the 2-day ‘Impact Conference’ event. For 2017, Teach First is exploring the possibility of a larger flagship event currently being referred to as ‘Challenge 17’. The current projected numbers for ‘Challenge 17’ are 6,000 (but could be as high as 8,000). These numbers include the delegates listed above. The dates for this event are: 31 July & 1 August 2017 – Impact Conference/Challenge 17 2018 dates are TBC – Impact Conference The successful bidder will be expected to deliver the services and activity under the following key areas: – Supply of accommodation facilities – Supply of catering services – Supply of teaching Rooms – Supply of large capacity event space – Supply of conference support & venue amenities Interested parties should complete the attached pre-qualification questionnaire and submit it to Teach First via email to: Providers who meet these minimum criteria will be provided with the Invitation to Bid (ITB) and associated documentation. Please note that any information shared in connection with this tender process is strictly private and confidential to Teach First and is being provided to you in confidence. It may not be used by you for any purpose other than the submission of a bid under this tender and must not be copied, reproduced or shared any further (either externally with a third party or internally within your organisation, save as strictly required for the above purposes). We make no representations or guarantees about the accuracy or completeness of this information; and we accept no liability for it. The copyright in it is owned by Teach First. The closing date for submission of bids is 13.00 on 12 August 2016. It is intended to complete the procurement exercise by 16 September 2016 including signature of contracts. Queries may be directed via email to:

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