Welcome Back Fund Events Management ERDF
Main contract details
Salford City Council is receiving up to £230,000 of funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the Welcome Back Fund project. This funding will be used to support the return to high streets safely and help build back better from the pandemic. It builds on the £50m Reopening High Street Safely Fund (RHSSF) allocated to councils in 2020 and forms part of wider support government is providing to communities and businesses, to protect jobs, support the most vulnerable and ensure no one is left behind as we continue to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and begin to build back better. Salford City Council requires the services of a professional event management company or event management individual to manage a programme of events at key high street areas across the city. The programme of events will support the promotion of key Salford high street areas, with the aim of engaging more footfall to these areas by targeting local residents and attracting them to high street locations. The events programme will run alongside a large communications and public information campaign targeted at a residents, local businesses and visitors. This will be delivered by a creative design agency via a separate brief. ITT submissions must be received back by 5pm on 4th October 2021, including core costs and a costed menu of recommended or additional costs. Successful agencies after the initial evaluation will then be asked to present a developed events programme concept for initial review and evaluation at a pitch interview w/c 11th October 2021. Submissions will be judged on quality of concept, ability to meet the brief, and value for money, including social value.
Expression of interest window
From 09/09/2021 15:30 to 04/10/2021 17:00