Cft 1471654 — Intertradeireland — Event Management Services And Pr

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
InterTradeIreland
Old Gasworks Business Park, Kilmorey Street
Newry
BT34 2DE
United Kingdom
E-mail: breidge.o'kane@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.intertradeireland.com/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/topics/procurement

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

CFT 1471654 — InterTradeIreland — Event Management Services and PR

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79952000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Client wishes to appoint a Contractor(s) to provide event management and public relations services to the Body and to support the delivery of its programme of events. This Contract will be subdivided into 2 lots: Lot 1 — Delivery of events and public relations in Ireland Lot 2 – Delivery of events and public relations in Northern Ireland This Contract will be awarded on the basis of the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT). Tenderers may bid and be awarded one or more of the Lots. It is anticipated the Contract(s) will commence on date of award for a duration of 1 year. The client may at any time before the completion of the Contract period to invite the Contractor(s) to agree to extend for two further periods of up to 12 months each commencing from the termination date of the original Contract Period subject to available budget and, satisfactory performance reviews.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 924 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Delivery of Events and Public Relations in Ireland

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79416000
79416100
79416200
79951000
79950000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Client wishes to appoint a Contractor(s) to provide event management and public relations services to the Body and to support the delivery of its programme of events. This Contract will be subdivided into two lots:

Lot 1 — Delivery of events and public relations in Ireland,

Lot 2 — Delivery of events and public relations in Northern Ireland This Contract will be awarded on the basis of the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Tenderers may bid and be awarded one or more of the Lots. It is anticipated the Contract(s) will commence on date of award for a duration of 1 year. The client may at any time before the completion of the Contract period to invite the Contractor(s) to agree to extend for 2 further periods of up to 12 months each commencing from the termination date of the original Contract Period subject to available budget and, satisfactory performance reviews.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 615 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 12
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The pricing strategy applied and the setting of cost/profit margins are a commercial decision for economic operators when submitting a bid for this competition.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Delivery of events and public relations in Northern Ireland

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79416000
79416100
79416200
79951000
79950000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Client wishes to appoint a Contractor(s) to provide event management and public relations services to the Body and to support the delivery of its programme of events. This Contract will be subdivided into two lots:

Lot 1 — Delivery of events and public relations in Ireland,

Lot 2 — Delivery of events and public relations in Northern Ireland This Contract will be awarded on the basis of the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Tenderers may bid and be awarded one or more of the Lots. It is anticipated the Contract(s) will commence on date of award for a duration of 1 year. The client may at any time before the completion of the Contract period to invite the Contractor(s) to agree to extend for two further periods of up to 12 months each commencing from the termination date of the original Contract Period subject to available budget and, satisfactory performance reviews.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 309 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 12
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The pricing strategy applied and the setting of cost/profit margins are a commercial decision for economic operators when submitting a bid for this competition.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 02/08/2018
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures.
Befast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/06/2018