GB-London: VB472 Gala Dinner Event Agency

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1. Title: GB-London: VB472 Gala Dinner Event Agency
2. Awarding Authority:
Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3BT, United Kingdom
Tel. 02075781054, Email:, URL:
Contact: Sarah Carpenter, Attn: Sarah Carpenter
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Advertising Services.

4. Description: Event services. ExploreGB is our annual flagship event bringing together UK tourism products such as accommodation providers, destinations, retail companies, attractions, and transport providers to meet and do business with international tour operators and travel agents as well as members of the international media.
ExploreGB takes place over two days and is comprised of a workshop of pre-scheduled, one-to-one meetings and a gala dinner on the evening of the first day. All delegates are in attendance at the dinner as well as additional invited guests and VIPs.
ExploreGB 2017 will be the third edition of this event. The event was previously held in Liverpool (ACC / Anglican Cathedral) and Ascot (racecourse).
This proposal is to seek an event agency which can assist in the management of the gala dinner for ExploreGB.
5. CPV Codes:
79952000 - Event services.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: LONDON,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: VB742
9. Awarded to:

Equinox Design Limited
Equinox Park, 100 Jack Lane, Leeds, LS10 1BN, United Kingdom
Tel. 020 7578 1266, Email:, URL:
Contact: Sarah Carpenter, Attn: Sarah Carpenter
Value Cost: 120,000
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 15/11/2016
11. Number of Tenders Received: 7
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 21/11/2016
Period of Work End date: 02/10/2017
Award Criteria: