Public Sector Network Tender Alert


401714-2012: UK-Swansea: Advertising and marketing services

This procurement process is for the tender and award of a new Framework Agreement for the supply of Media Agency services to the public sector in Wales.
This procurement exercise is being conducted by Value Wales, which is a division of the Welsh Government. As a consequence of the Government of Wales Act 2006, the contracting party will be “the Welsh Ministers”.
Further information on Value Wales can be accessed at the link below:
The Agreement will be for a period of four years and includes Break Clauses allowing the Welsh Government to terminate the Agreement at its absolute discretion at the end of years two and three.
The anticipated start date is the 1st April 2013.
The Agreement will cover the supply of the following services:-
- Media Buying and publication of adverts/notices
- Creative Campaigns
- Specialist Recruitment Advertising
The Welsh Government, on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, will be conducting this procurement exercise through the etenderwales portal
Tender documents and other information must be downloaded from and returned through this portal.
If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution helpdesk is available on:
Email: Phone: 0800 368 4850
Full information in accessing the portal is found in Section VI.3.
The resulting Framework Agreement will be managed using the eContract Management module within etenderwales.
Community Benefits apply to this contract, Further details: At return of tender as part of the tender response, potential bidders are asked to submit a Method Statement in the form of a Community Benefits Plan setting out how they will deliver ‘community benefits' through the life of the Agreement. The Community Benefits Method Statement will not be evaluated or scored as part of the tender process. However, the successful Agency(s) will be expected to deliver and report on the subsequent delivery of Community Benefits detailed in their Method Statement. Suppliers successfully delivering community benefits will be encouraged to develop case studies and share best practice in support of those new to the process.

Ref: C92/2011/12,


Welsh Ministers
Welsh Government, Value Wales
Contact point(s): Please use the messaging portal on etenderwales for queries regarding the requirements of the Agreement. If you are seeking support in using etenderwales please email the bravosolution helpdesk at
SA6 8AH Swansea
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Further information can be obtained from: Contact point(s): See VI.3
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Contact point(s): See VI.3
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Contact point(s): See VI.3

Contract value: No contract value provided

Published: 19 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 30 Jan 2013