Public Sector Network Tender Alert


12557-2013: UK-London: Miscellaneous business and business-related services

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) intends to procure a prime contractor to deliver and manage a significant proportion of UKTIs HQ led Overseas and UK Events and Missions programme for 2013 to 2015.

Ref: PR120085 TED62-2012-002264.,


The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills
1 Victoria Street
Contact point(s): Major Projects Procurement
For the attention of: Kirsty Madden
SW1H 0ET London
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: UKTI will move to a consolidated third party delivery model through a prime contractor in order to meet UKTIs stretching targets of increasing the number of customers attending events by 25 percent year on year through the design and delivery of innovative and market leading events that drive improved quality scores and value to UKTI customers at a lower programme cost per service delivery.The successful bidder will be responsible for delivering a significant proportion of projected services to UK customers through the UKTI HQ Trade Development Event and Missions programme in the UK and Overseas. This programme encompasses a diverse and bespoke range of inward missions, outward missions, UK sector events and overseas sector events and is estimated at c400 events per year. The remaining customer services will be delivered through the UKTI in-house events teams through existing procurement processes.The successful bidder will additionally provide a Programme Office that will supply robust financial control, MI, calendaring, measurement and financial reporting for 100 percent of the Events and Missions programme, with UKTI providing the required inputs from the Events and Missions that they deliver.Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 6 000 000 and 8 500 000 GBP

Published: 15 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 20 Feb 2013