Tender for Venue Finding and Support Services
The Student Loans Company is issuing this invitation to tender in respect of the provision of conference events business.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Hotel meeting and conference services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
100 Bothwell Street
Contact person: Jamie Hamilton
NUTS code: UKM82
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Conference and Events Business — Venue Finding and Support Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Student Loans Company is issuing this invitation to tender (ITT) in respect of the provision of conference events business — Venue finding and support services.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
SLC produces a number of seminars and conferences annually aimed at Education Providers who are both customers and suppliers to SLC, and their supplied services are critical to SLC delivery of services.
The seminar programme’s main functions are
i) to educate, equip and enable education providers to deliver these mandatory supplied services in time and quality,
ii) that education providers understand the SLC / Customer interface and take actions in support of our customer service outcomes,
iii) SLC fulfil ministers wishes for assuring all HEPs are prepared for changes in policy and finding arrangements.
Our programme includes:
— Training Sessions,
— New Provider Events,
— Further Education Seminars,
— Higher Education Provider Seminars,
— Product Launch Events,
The SLC Events Department within the Partner Services division require the services of an Independent Venue Finding Service with additional services including; audio visual support to support evening events, team building experts, themed event experts including room dressing, and supplier management of evening event specialist services.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
SLC option to extend for up to an additional 3 years.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Bidders may submit an alternative response and project plan, suitably costed, with an alternative completion date clearly identified. Variant responses must clearly be marked “variant bid”. A standard response must be provided at the same time in order for a variant response to be considered.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As per terms and conditions documents attached.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
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.
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GO Reference: GO-201872-PRO-12718398
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: