Quality Edge Magazine Tender

Quality Edge Magazine Tender

Working alongside the VisitEngland editor, VisitEngland requires one or more suppliers to handle the various elements of the magazine production for a maximum of three years, with annual renewal at each year-end, subject to funding being available. Reference number: Ref. 432/814

Deadline date: 09/03/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value: £100,000 – £500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Inner London,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Visit Britain

 

Description of the contract

VisitEngland’s Business Development team produces an industry-facing magazine, ‘Quality Edge’, now in its eighth year, which is mailed twice a year to VisitEngland’s 20,000 approx. quality-assessed accommodation providers and visitor attractions plus tourism professionals. The 52-page perfect bound magazine has a ABC audited circulation figure of 19,322, based on the period from July 2010 to June 2011. Working alongside the VisitEngland editor, VisitEngland requires one or more suppliers to handle the various elements of the magazine production for a maximum of three years, with annual renewal at each year-end, subject to funding being available. The successful companies/individuals will be expected to be available to start work on edition number 15 soon after appointment, as the target publication date for the next edition is mid-July 2012 and for edition 16 mid-January 2013

 

Documents

 

Classification of the contract

22200000 Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines

22213000 Magazines

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 27

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 21/03/2012 – 21/03/2015

 

Who to contact

Contact name As above

Address 1 Palace Street, Victoria, London, London, SW1E 5HX

Telephone 02075781054

Extension number:

Fax

Email procurement@visitbritain.org

Web address

 

How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: SW9F9B6N73. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 09/03/2012 12:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com. Response Address: