Local Media Direct Buying Solutions
Main contract details
The Isle of Wight Council (“the Authority”) invites Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (“Potential Suppliers”) to be part of the Authority’s Approved Supplier List (ASL) (Framework Agreement) for the provision of Local Media Direct Buying Solutions for the Isle of Wight Council.
This procurement follows the OPEN PROCEDURE under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. This procurement is being called an Approved Supplier List but is being set up utilising the structure of a framework agreement in accordance with regulation 33 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
The Services under this ASL will include the Authority’s printed Official Notices and also General Advertising requirements which may be in print, display, digital or radio advertising.
Please note: The Authority requires a direct relationship with each local media supplier.
This opportunity is divided into two lots.
Lot 1- Official Notices - Estimated spend £37,000 per annum
Official Notices are a statutory requirement for the Authority to inform the public and must be in print in the Authority area of the Isle of Wight. Official Notices can cover anything from Planning, Licencing, Disposal of assets, Councillor Allowances, etc. The number and size of notices each week can vary.
Lot 2 - General Advertising - Estimated spend £90,000 per annum
General Advertising is a non-statutory process to inform residents of the Isle of Wight about Council services, recruitment, and other activities.
This lot will be for various Media Advertising Services and includes:
• Outdoor including Billboards/Buses/Other Outdoor display sites, etc.
• Other media advertising services including Full Campaign options and combined packages, etc.
The term of the Approved Supplier List Agreement shall be 1 March 2022 until 29 February 2024 with the option to extend for up to 24 months a further one year plus one year at the sole discretion of the Authority.
Potential Suppliers should note that this is a non-exclusive Approved Supplier List and that no guarantee can be given with regard to the volume or value of work under either of the lots/Media Advertising Services.
The closing date for receipt of Tenders is 14:00Hrs on 4 January 2022.
Expression of interest window
From 17/11/2021 14:05 to 04/01/2022 14:00
Isle of Wight