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Title: Business Wales Marketing
OCID: ocds-kuma6s-059136
Published by: Welsh Government
Authority ID: AA0007
Publication Date: 30/01/2017
Deadline Date: 01/03/2017
Deadline Time: 14:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: This project is a procurement exercise to appoint an agency for marketing, media and strategy to support the aims of the Business Wales service and to support the development of a refreshed identity and marketing approach for Business Wales and the delivery of a dedicated campaign.Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.
Please note that consortia bids are encouraged for this tender exercise. Please refer to www.wales.gov.uk/jointbidding for advice and assistance on joint bidding
CPV: 79342000, 79340000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Welsh Government

Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park

Cardiff

CF10 3NQ

UK

Telephone: +44 3000628864

E-mail: cpsprocurementadvice@wales.gsi.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


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

Business Wales Marketing

Reference number: C204/2016/2017

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79342000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

This project is a procurement exercise to appoint an agency for marketing, media and strategy to support the aims of the Business Wales service and to support the development of a refreshed identity and marketing approach for Business Wales and the delivery of a dedicated campaign.Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.

Please note that consortia bids are encouraged for this tender exercise. Please refer to www.wales.gov.uk/jointbidding for advice and assistance on joint bidding

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79340000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This Invitation to Tender Document (ITT) has been prepared on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, in order to establish a contract for the Welsh Government’s Business Wales Service marketing, media and strategy to support the Business Wales and Entrepreneurship service aims over the term of Government and to support the development of a refreshed identity and marketing approach for Business Wales and Entrepreneurship and the delivery of a dedicated campaign. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 80

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00  GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Extension up to 2 years, on an annual basis. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Identification of the project:

Business Wales - Funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

II.2.14) Additional information

The value stated in this Contract Notice is the maximum anticipation value for the full potential contract period of 4 years (i.e the 2 year initial term plus the up to 2 years optional extension period on an annual basis). This contract is part funded by European funds and is therefore subject to the continued availability of those funds.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As included in the procurement documents.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/02/2017

Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27/02/2017

Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

E-Tender Information:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

- The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

- Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User

performing the Registration.

- The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

- On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

- The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

- In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

- Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”

- Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.

- If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.

- Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.

- Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

- Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the

Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

- Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2pm

How To Find The ITT:

- Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’

- The e-tender references for this contract are: project_34950, itt_58709

- Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest

button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

- You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the

‘Attachments’ area.

- Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named

person at the top of this notice.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=59136

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s

economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental

considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

The Client has decided to take a non core approach to Community Benefits, this means that the Community Benefits proposal that you

return as part of this tender process will not be evaluated and scored.

(WA Ref:59136)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Welsh Government

Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park

Cardiff

CF10 3NQ

UK

Telephone: +44 3000628864

Internet address(es)

URL: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

26/01/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
30/01/2017 09:51Notice date(s) changed

IV.2.2) Time limit
Old date: 27/02/2017 14:00
New date: 01/03/2017 14:00

Change of deadline date
Main Contact: cpsprocurementadvice@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
79340000Advertising and marketing servicesMarket and economic research; polling and statistics
79342000Marketing servicesAdvertising and marketing services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
100UK - All
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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