Cornwall news G7 Summit in Cornwall to be run by events agency 300 miles away UK news
PremierLeague-News.Com - Cornwall - The Cabinet Office has verified that no Cornish companies submitted bids to stage the event which brings world leaders to Carbis Bay in Cornwall from June 11 to 13
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! An events agency based more than 300 miles away has been given the job to stage the G7 Summit in Cornwall next month. Identity, an events agency based in Eastbourne, East Sussex, won the tender to organise the meeting of leaders from the seven largest advanced economies in the world at Carbis Bay on June 11 to 13. Following a competitive application process, the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office appointed Identity to deliver the three-day global summit, much of which will be held at the Carbis Bay Hotel and Estate, as well as St Ives and Falmouth. A Cabinet Office spokesperson told CornwallLive that the tender for the production company was fully open and transparent in line with Government procurement regulations, and that no Cornish companies submitted bids. You can stay up to date on the top news and events near you with CornwallLive’s FREE newsletters – enter your email address at the top of the page. Michael Gietzen, managing director for Identity, told the Eastbourne Herald regarding winning the G7 Suummit contract: “This will be the largest multilateral summit that the UK will host following its departure from the EU and, indeed, the UK’s first international in-person event since the pandemic lock-down.” Janet Dodd, director of live events at Identity, added “We are honoured to have been chosen and trusted to deliver this very important and prestigious event.
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The past year has seen Identity ranked 25th place in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 league table of the fastest-growing companies in the UK and gained a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Cabiner Office spokesperson said: "The production company being used to support the summit was recruited through a fully transparent, fair and open competition via the Crown Commercial Services (CCS), which was publicly advertised on the Government's tendering website. No Cornish production companies submitted tenders for the contract.
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"Our agreement with the production company includes a requirement to use Cornwall-based contractors wherever possible. So far we have appointed 14 Cornish companies to support the summit with everything from designing the G7 website to creating bespoke furniture for leaders' meetings and supplying food and drink. We look forward to announcing further Cornish suppliers in due course."
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