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2020 World Circular Economy Forum

Solicitation number 7410144

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/10/15 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date



    The amendment 003 is raise to answer questions from the industry and modify the point 5.2.2 Technical Evaluation.


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    The amendment 001 is raise to answer questions from the industry and modify the point 5.2.2 Technical Evaluation and the Annex B-Basis of Payment.



    In 2020, Canada is host to the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF). The WCEF is an initiative of Finland and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra that brings together business leaders, policymakers and experts to present the world’s best circular economy solutions. The WCEF accelerates the global transition towards a circular economy in order to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The first WCEF was organized in Helsinki in 2017.

    Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is responsible for coordinating all logistical aspects of the overall planning, program and logistics operation. It is expected that the number of participant will be near 2000.


    Rental of a venue for the 2020 World Circular Economy Forum to be held in September 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

    Period of the Contract

    The period of the Contract is from contract award to October 2nd, 2020 inclusive.

    Security Requirement

    Contractors and all staff members requiring access to the premises of the Global Affairs office and / or the various secure sites must first obtain an accreditation. These individuals will be required to submit personal information on an appropriate accreditation website provided to them by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). This information will be shared with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for criminal record checks and to conduct a credit check. The normal time for such an audit is usually between 5 to 10 business days after the request.
    Her Majesty has the right to establish security clearance requirements in her sole discretion. These requirements may include the requirement to complete a personal history form, to provide fingerprints and to be subject to an ad hoc investigation.

    For more details on this subject, please contact

    Evaluation and selection

    A bid must comply with all mandatory and point-rated requirements of the bid solicitation to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the highest score will be will be recommended for award of a contract.

    An evaluation team composed of a majority of representatives of Canada will evaluate the proposals.

    Trade Agreements

    "The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)."


    All enquiries regarding this requirement must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority:

    Audrey Paquin

    Email :

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
    Contracting authority
    Paquin, Audrey
    125 Sussex Drive
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0G2

    Buying organization(s)

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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