Ministry of Defence agency to launch three-year events deal

The UK Hydrographic Office, an agency of the Ministry of Defence, is setting up a three-year framework agreement for its events and conference work.

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office will set up a new events framework agreement from February 2013
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office will set up a new events framework agreement from February 2013

Up to four agencies will be appointed to the event and business conference design management framework, which will begin on 1 February 2013 and run to 31 January 2016.

Admiralty Holdings is the holding company for UKHO, which produces charts and publications for the Royal Navy.

Spend over the previous year was around £300,000, and annual events are likely to include two distributor conferences, internal events, and exhibitions.

Agencies on the previous three-year agreement included CT-Live and World Events.

Interested agencies must register on UKHO’s e-procurement website Pro-contract and requirements include:

Sophisticated delegate management system

  • Demonstrate clear proof of return of investment (ROI)
  • Undertake venue selection
  • Undertake negotiation
  • Provide production, stage setting, lighting and supporting technology

The deadline is 9 January 2013.

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