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Invitation to Tender for Event Management Services Ref T18042.

GC Business Growth Hub wishes to appoint a company to provide event management services and consultancy advice to deliver Venturefest North West 2019 - including the provision of full onsite management before, during and after the event.

Venturefest North West is an event run by GC Business Growth Hub, working with regional partners Cheshire & Warrington Growth Hub, Cumbria Growth Hub, Liverpool City Region's Local Growth Hub, and Boost, Lancashire's Business Growth Hub.
Venturefest brings together the region's innovators, entrepreneurs and investors and has been held for the past 5 years. This year's event attracted over 1,000 people and further details of the event can be found at

The Venturefest 2019 event will held in November 2019 and the event management activity will be delivered from January to December 2019

Additional Events
From time to time the successful company may be asked to provide event management services for other GC Business Growth Hub events during 2019-21.

Duration and Budget

The contract period will be for a three-year period commencing on 2nd January 2019.

The likely value of activity for Venturefest 2019 under this framework will be between £30,000 and a maximum of £50,000 excluding VAT. The total maximum value of this procurement will not exceed £150,000 excluding VAT.

Deadline for Receipt of Tender : Tenders must be submitted in the required format and be returned by 1.00pm, Tuesday 4th December 2018.

ITT Documents: You are required to make your ITT submission via The Growth Company In-tend e-tendering platform. You are required to complete a basic registration as a supplier on the In-tend Supplier Platform at the following web address:

Please note that all mandatory fields (highlighted in yellow on the In-Tend Portal) must be completed in order to register your organisation.

Once registered, you must log into the system, express your interest in the opportunity on In-Tend and automatically download the ITT documentation. Your ITT submission will be made on the In-tend Portal.

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