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UK-Glasgow: Hotel meeting and conference services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Student Loans Company Limited
100 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7JD, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1412063000, Email:
Contact: Joan Mccluskey
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKM82

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Financial Services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Conference & Events Business - Venue Finding & Support Services
Reference number: 2017-SLC-274

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
55120000 - Hotel meeting and conference services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: Provision of conference events business - venue finding & support services.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,500,000


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKM82 - Glasgow City

Main site or place of performance:
Glasgow City

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: SLC produces a number of seminars and conferences annually aimed at Education Providers who are both customers and suppliers to SLC, and their supplied services are critical to SLC delivery of services.

The seminar programme's main functions are educate, equip and enable education providers to deliver these mandatory supplied services in time and quality.
ii.that education providers understand the SLC/Customer interface and take actions in support of our customer service outcomes.
iii.SLC fulfil ministers wishes for assuring all HEPs are prepared for changes in policy and finding arrangements.

Our programme includes:

┐Training Sessions
┐New Provider Events
┐Further Education Seminars
┐Higher Education Provider Seminars
┐Product Launch Events

The SLC Events Department within the Partner Services division require the services of an Independent Venue Finding Service with additional services including; audio visual support to support evening events, team building experts, themed event experts including room dressing, and supplier management of evening event specialist services.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Delivery of Requirements / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Implementation Plan / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Resources / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Contract Management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Business Continuity / Weighting: 5

Cost criterion - Name: Total Solution Costs / Weighting: 30

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:Initial contract is for 2 years, with SLCs option to extend for up to an additional 3 years.

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: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2018/S 125-285665

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 2017-SLC-274-7
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Conference & Events Business - Venue Finding & Support Services

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 07/01/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 9

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Conference Business Agency Ltd t/a CBA Events, 06767073
Kinniside, Portinscale, Keswick, CA12 5RW, United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 1,500,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
High Court Of Justice
London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 16/01/2019

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