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Consultancy – Lead generation, pre-qualification and short-listing of foreign companies for the Caribbean Investment Summit 2015

Consultancy – Lead generation, pre-qualification and short-listing of foreign companies for the Caribbean Investment Summit 2015

Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), invites proposals from qualified contractors to provide consultancy services for the generation of leads, pre-qualification and short-listing of foreign companies, identified as potential investors in the Caribbean and the securing of their participation in meetings with CAIPA members, in particular the Caribbean Investment Summit, which is scheduled for June 25, 2015 in London. Contractors are invited to submit a technical and financial proposal.

The proposed consultancy is being undertaken in the context of the 10th European Development Fund Regional Private Sector Development Programme.

The assignment is detailed in the attached Terms of Reference (TOR), Annex 1. Consultants (firms/individuals) are being asked to present proposals.

All proposals are to be addressed to:

Executive Director
c/o: Mr. Chris McNair
Caribbean Export Development Agency
1st Floor Baobab Tower
Warrens
St. Michael
BARBADOS

Proposals may be sent via mail to the address noted above in Section 5, or by email to the attention of Mr. Christopher McNair at: cmcnair@carib-export.com copied to shudson@carib-export.com Please note that if you submit a proposal by email and do not receive a return response from Caribbean Export, you must contact the Agency prior to the deadline to ensure receipt of your email.

The deadline for all submissions is 01 April 2015 at 4:30 pm (AST). Late submissions will not be accepted. The timelines in Appendix 1: Terms of Reference, Section 7, are adjustable.

All questions regarding the terms of reference should be sent by email to cmcnair@carib-export.com copied to shudson@carib-export.com Or telephone 246 436 0578246 436 0578 (Chris McNair) and 809-531-6565809-531-6565 (Suzette Hudson).

The Consultant will be supervised by the Executive Director, Caribbean Export Development Agency (or his/her nominee) who will have responsibility for overseeing the Consultancy and compliance with the scope of work. The Consultant will work closely with the members of the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA).

The successful consultant will be required to enter into a Contract with Caribbean Export Development Agency.

A proposal will not be considered unless it complies with the conditions set out in this notice.

Caribbean Export Development Agency does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any proposal submitted.

Interested persons are asked to download the full terms of reference here.