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UK-Birmingham: Television broadcast transmission services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: No
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: Yes
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
The Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Ltd
One Brindley Place, Brindley Place, Birmingham, B1 2JB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7951735849, Email:
Contact: Pamela Kelsall
Main Address:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent: electronically via -- to the abovementioned address
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:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Host Broadcasting Services
Reference number:
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
64228100 - Television broadcast transmission services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
Provision of Host Broadcaster TV Production Services for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
II.1.5) Estimated total value: Not Provided
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKG3 - West Midlands
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
71 Commonwealth nations and territories are expected to participate in the XXII Commonwealth Games, which is one of the world┐s largest multi-sport events, bringing together over 4,000 of the world┐s elite athletes every 4 years, in an 11-day festival of sport and culture. Events will take place from 27 July to 7 August 2022 in venues across Birmingham and the West Midlands and London┐s Olympic velodrome will also be utilised.

The principle role of the Host Broadcasting Services supplier is producing and distributing high quality TV and radio coverage of the Games to Rights Holding Broadcasters (RHBs) and on to a global audience. The supplier will develop detailed production plans and requirements for each sport and deliver the International TV and Radio feeds and multi-channel service (a combination of a selection of live and delayed content) to RHBs. Amongst other content, coverage will also include victory ceremonies and presentations, daily highlights and news feeds.
II.2.5) Award Criteria :
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimate value
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 0.01 - GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration: between 27/01/2020 and 30/09/2022
This contract is subject to renewal : NO
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted : NO
II.2.11) Information about options
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

II.3) Estimated Date of publication
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information

III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:
Not Provided
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
Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - Not Provided
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
Not Provided
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used - NO
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.5) Scheduled date for start of award procedures: Not Provided

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional Information:
1) The Authority is providing potential bidders the opportunity to review an Outline Specification and draft Commercial Principles for Host Broadcasting Services for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth games and provide feedback via a Pre-Market Engagement Questionnaire. The Authority is seeking responses to the questionnaire by midday on 12 July 2019.

These documents can be accessed via the Authority's eSourcing Portal and completed questionnaires must be submitted via the eSourcing Portal.

2) Please be advised that the estimated value of this requirement cannot be derived until the completion of the pre-market engagement activities.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2019610-PRO-14979813 TKR-2019610-PRO-14979812

VI.4) Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:

Royal Courts of Justice
London, WC1A 2LL, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Royal Courts of Justice
London, WC1A 2LL, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 10/06/2019

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