Event Management Services for Ride Leicester Festival

Event Management Services for Ride Leicester Festival

Key services will include but not limited to the planning, preparation and implementation of the two events including the responsibility in drafting an Event Management Plan.

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Provision of Event Management Services for Ride Leicester Festival – Castle Classic cycle race and Sky Ride Leicester
Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 19/05/2014
Est. End Date: 31/08/2014

Description

Leicester City Council (LCC) wishes to procure the services of a suitably qualified and experienced Event Management Organisation to aid the staging of the 2014 Ride Leicester Festival consisting of the Castle Classic cycle race planned for Sunday August 17th and Sky Ride Leicester mass participation family cycle ride planned for Sunday August 24th

Key services will include but not limited to the planning, preparation and implementation of the two events including the responsibility in drafting an Event Management Plan.

Ride Leicester Cycling Festival has been held in the city since 2005. Sky Ride Leicester is delivered as part of the British Cycling/Sky partnership and has been hosted in Leicester since 2009. The event is likely to attract up to 14,000 participating family cyclists of all ages and abilities.

In 2013, Leicester City Council and British Cycling added the ‘Castle Classic’ cycle race to the Ride Leicester Festival programme. This year the cycle race will form part of the British Cycling Elite Road Series and will be supplemented by an event programme that includes a challenge sportive and an introductory level triathlon event. It is anticipated that the race programme will attract a participant audience of 700 and up to 5,000 spectators. The Elite level cycle race will also be televised.

The deadline to request documentation, which is available via the Council’s Electronic Tendering System, is 15:00pm on 30th April 2014.

To access the documentation please click the “apply online” button at the bottom right of this advert. This will take you to the EasMidsTenders portal, where you need to ‘View Opportunities’ to identify the contract and register interest.
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Events,
CPV codes 00000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

30 April 2014

13 days

Submission Return By

30 April 2014

13 days

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Surinder Kahlon, Tel No: 0116 454 4022
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,
Leicester LE1 6ZG