Published date: 2 November 2019

Last edited date: 8 February 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.



Closing: 22 November 2019

Contract summary

Industry

  • Event services - 79952000

Location of contract

London

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

BIP437878796

Published date

2 November 2019

Closing date

22 November 2019

Contract start date

1 October 2021

Contract end date

30 September 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

Text to be corrected in the original notice:
Place of text to be modified: II.2.14)
Instead of: FThe purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to:
• Provide advance notice that DCMS is to consider undertaking a tendering exercise to set up a new contract to support the department in the delivery of State Ceremonial occasions and other Royal events
• Understand the market interest in this procurement
• Identify suppliers who would like to participate in a market engagement exercise. The market engagement exercise will provide an opportunity for supplier to engage with the Authority and to inform the department's approach, structure and requirements for the services.

To this end, the Authority invites interested parties to email: ceremonials-procurement@culture.gov.uk to confirm attendance at an Information Briefing on 26 November 2019 from 9:20am - 14:00pm at the Authority's offices in London.
The deadline for registration to the Information Briefing is by midday on 20 November 2019. Please note that all attendees will be required to sign a Non disclosure Agreement, a copy of which will be available on registration.

Further to this Information Briefing the Authority will provide potential bidders the opportunity to review an outline of the scope of services and provide feedback via a market sounding questionnaire.
Participation in this consultation exercise is entirely voluntary and will not affect the ability of any interested party to express and interest in response to any subsequent call for competition. Further, any participation will: (i) Not in itself constitute a formal expression of interest for the purposes of any subsequent procurement; and (ii) Will also be at the tenderer's own expense.
Read: The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to:
• Provide advance notice that DCMS is to consider undertaking a tendering exercise to set up a new contract to support the department in the delivery of State Ceremonial occasions and other Royal events
• Understand the market interest in this procurement
• Identify suppliers who would like to participate in a market engagement exercise. The market engagement exercise will provide an opportunity for supplier to engage with the Authority and to inform the department's approach, structure and requirements for the services.
Further to the Information Briefing on the 26 .11.2019 the Authority is providing potential bidders the opportunity to review an outline of the services required for the ceremonial event management and provide feedback via a market sounding questionnaire. The Authority is seeking responses to the questionnaire by midday on 03.03.2020.

These documents can be accessed via the Authority's eSourcing Portal and completed questionnaires submitted via the online link provided.
To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/536C99D76J
Other additional information: Participation in this consultation exercis


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About the buyer

Address

Floor 4
100 Parliament Street
LONDON
SW1A 2BQ
UK

Telephone

+442072116000

Email

commercial@culture.gov.uk