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12 Jun 2018

The International 470 Class Association invites tenders from suitable individuals and organisations for the provision of photography services for the Hempel Sailing World Championships 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark.

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2018 Aarhus Sailing World Championships

The Hempel Sailing World Championships is the quadrennial World Championships for all Olympic Classes taking place from 30 July-12 August 2018. Sailors from over 100 nations will be racing in the waters of the Bay of Aarhus for World Championship medals and the chance to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The Championship takes place on the Docklands, at the exact spot where the Vikings founded Aarhus, and the new world class sailing centre is the venue for 14 days.

The International 470 Class requires an Event Photographer on site in Aarhus from 31 July to 10 August 2018 inclusive.

Interested parties are invited to review the ‘Event Photographer Tender Brief’ (available on request to office@470.org) and submit their proposal by 1800 hours Central European Time on Monday 26 June 2018. Tender proposals shall address the key requirements outlined in the “Event Photography Tender Brief” and also include proposed costs for photographic fee, travel, accommodation, daily sustenance and any other anticipated expenses. If the tenderer is a single operator, outline of a contingency plan should he/she become unavailable shall be included in the tender proposal in order to demonstrate that the required services will be delivered.

Please ensure that your proposal includes a statement outlining your capacity and ability to deliver on the ‘Event Photographer Tender Brief’, including information on similar contracts you have successfully delivered and examples of previous work.

Please note that late tenders may not be accepted. While the 470 Class reserves the right to contact potential event photographers during the tender evaluation process, it is strongly recommended that all tender put forward their best offer as part of their proposal.

Tenders will be evaluated against the following criteria:

  • Quality of proposed work
  • Production and delivery timelines
  • Cost
  • Creativity of service
  • Flexibility of service
  • Track record or profile in the sport

Please note that this is an open tender process.

Tender proposals must be received by email to office@470.org by 1800 hours Central European Time on Monday 26 June 2018.

Any questions in relation to the Event Photographer Tender may be emailed to office@470.org. A copy of the 'Event Photographer Tender Brief' and proposed Event Photographer contract will be provided upon email request to office@470.org