Services - 422622-2019

09/09/2019    S173    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Finland-Helsinki: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2019/S 173-422622

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Business Finland Oy
2725690-3
Helsinki
Finland
E-mail: kilpailutukset@businessfinland.fi
NUTS code: FI1B1

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.businessfinland.fi

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: State owned company
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Notice of Suspension Visit Finland Market Services in the Market area Benelux Countries

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Visit Finland market services in the market area

Benelux countries:

(a) the service provider will provide insight and consultation on Visit Finland market.

Strategy, tourism growth programs and country specific business and marketing plans and actively participate in market specific yearly planning together with business Finland/Visit.

Finland market team;

(b) the service provider will provide market intelligence for Visit Finland and Finnish.

Travel trade according to the guidelines and instructions from Visit Finland business.

Intelligence team:

(c) the service provider will develop and maintain relationships with key tourism.

Industry distributors including traditional, OTA (online travel agency), business events sector, and Visit Finland’s PR-company/companies on the market. The service provider will also actively identify new channels of potential business, etc.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FIZZZ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Visit Finland market services in the market area

Benelux countries:

(a) the service provider will provide insight and consultation on Visit Finland market.

Strategy, tourism growth programs and country specific business and marketing plans and actively participate in market specific yearly planning together with business Finland/Visit.

Finland market team;

(b) the service provider will provide market intelligence for Visit Finland and Finnish.

Travel trade according to the guidelines and instructions from Visit Finland business.

Intelligence team:

(c) the service provider will develop and maintain relationships with key tourism.

Industry distributors including traditional, OTA (online travel agency), business events sector, and Visit Finland’s PR-company/companies on the market. The service provider will also actively identify new channels of potential business, etc.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Market knowledge / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Interview / Weighting: 25
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 087-209168
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Title:

Visit Finland Market Services in the Market Area Benelux Countries

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The decision of the Business Finland’s yearly budget is yet to be made, as well as new politics and coming policies are causing uncertainty. Because of the situation, the need for the service and the content of the service needed is unclear. Therefore Business Finland Oy is now suspending the procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Markkinaoikeus
Radanrakentajantie 5
Helsinki
00520
Finland
Telephone: +358 295643300
E-mail: markkinaoikeus@oikeus.fi
Fax: +358 295643314

Internet address: http://www.oikeus.fi/markkinaoikeus

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/09/2019