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Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre - Operator Services


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 19660446
Tender Name : Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre - Operator Services
Reference # :
Open Date : Thursday, 3 May 2018 4:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 13 July 2018 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 80000000 - Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
  • 80141900 - Trade shows and exhibits
  • 90000000 - Travel and Food and Lodging and Entertainment Services
  • 90101600 - Banquet and catering services
  • 90111600 - Meeting facilities
  • 90141500 - Professional sporting events
  • 94000000 - Organizations and Clubs
  • 95000000 - Land and Buildings and Structures and Thoroughfares
  • International
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Jenna Serfontein
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : Level 8, HSBC Tower, 62 Worcester Boulevard. Christchurch 8013
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address : NEW ZEALAND

Ōtākaro Limited is seeking proposals for the management and operation (including sales and marketing) of the new Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre (CCEC) from suitably experienced and qualified international convention centre operators. The CCEC construction is scheduled for completion in the first quarter 2020 and is designed to be flexible and responsive to every event requirement, catering for groups of 200 to 2000 delegates.

The CCEC will be a boutique, premium, international meetings and events venue in the heart of New Zealand’s South Island. This world-class facility is set in the centre of the central business district (CBD) in prime position beside the Ōtākaro Avon River. Christchurch’s compact and dynamic CBD features modern retail, accommodation, dining, business, leisure and transport hubs, only 15 minutes from the international airport.

The Successful Respondent will be expected to provide, or manage the provision of, all Services consistent with the management and operation of an industry leading convention and exhibition centre including:
• sales and marketing;
• customer service;
• event planning and management;
• food and beverage;
• technical, audio visual services;
• (soft) property maintenance and repair;
• cleaning;
• security; and
• co-ordination with relevant government agencies, industry bodies and relevant service providers to provide a cohesive and integrated service proposition.


RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded to:

  • AEG (NZ) Limited

Award Date: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Friday, 12 October 2018 5:30 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)