Supply Exhibition Stand Builds for International Events – Pre-Market Testing

Supply Exhibition Stand Builds for International Events – Pre-Market Testing

We are seeking to understand from the market the capacity to deliver new stand builds for the annual exhibitions we attend.

United Kingdom-London: Exhibition stands

2020/S 088-211133

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: British Tourist Authority
Postal address: 151 Buckingham Palace Road
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: SW1W 9SZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Matias Di Pasquale
Telephone: +44 75781067
I.2)Information about joint procurement


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Pre-Market Testing for the Provision of Exhibition Stand Builds for International Events

Reference number: BTA1284

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

VisitBritain is only seeking organisations to express an interest in the service delivery as part of this market testing exercise and provide any feedback that they may have at this time. This PIN does not constitute a commitment by VisitBritain to undertake a procurement exercise in the future.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 680 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Due to Covid-19, we are seeking to understand from the market the capacity to deliver new stand builds for the annual exhibitions we attend and any associated risks based on the level of uncertainty in the supply market. We are currently planning to attend the below events in 2021-2024: MeetEngland/Business events – IMEX US, IMEX Frankfurt, and IBTM. And B2B trade — ITB-Berlin. We require a new stand design for the MeetEngland project that would be used across the 3 global exhibitions and 1 new stand design for VisitBritain (VB) at ITB which is held in Berlin. VB requests that organisations who express and interest in this requirement register their interest via the Delta eSourcing portal and review the ‘Outline Specification’ document. On reviewing this document, interested suppliers are then required to complete and return the market testing questionnaire no later than 12 noon on Friday 22nd May 2020 via the Delta eSourcing portal.

II.2.14)Additional information

A response to this PIN does not guarantee any invitation to participate in this market testing or any future tender process that VisitBritain may conduct. VisitBritain is not liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any party participating in this market testing including (but not limited to) the preparation of responses and subsequent submissions.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-202054-PRO-16492394

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: