Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
SHINE A SPOTLIGHT ON YOUR ORGANIZATION
Expressions of interest are being accepted until 21 October, 2016
Hosting the TPO World Conference and Awards is an effective way to shine a spotlight on the organization and its important contribution to economic growth in the country by assisting companies to expand internationally.Thank you for your interest in hosting the 12th Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Network World Conference and Awards. By presenting a bid to host the next event, you will be bidding for an opportunity to showcase your organization and your country. Organizing the TPO Network World Conference and Awards can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Before you decide to place a bid to host the 2018 Conference, please carefully review the bidding guidelines which contain important information including the:
This information package has been prepared to ensure interested TPOs are informed of the roles and responsibilities of the host and the main issues to consider before placing a bid.
2018 Conference - Bidding package:Bidding Guidelines_Hosting 2018_TPO Network World Conference and Awards.pdfP12_5BriefingNoteITCLegalStatus7Sep12Abbrev.pdfSAMPLE MoU_TPOConference&Awards.pdfSTAI_342Conf.pdfStep 1_ExpressionofInterest_Form.docStep 2_CertificateofAgreement_Form.doc
Bids by eligible TPOs will be presented on 24 November 2016 in a dedicated plenary session during the 2016 Conference. ITC welcomes all expressions of interest from TPOs wishing to host the 2018 TPO Network Conference. Submitting a bid is done in three steps: 1) Registering an Expression of Interest with ITC, 2) Confirming your eligibility by submitting the Certificate of Agreement, and 3) Preparing and submitting the bid.
STEP 1: REGISTERING AN EXPRESSION OF INTEREST WITH ITC
Please complete the Expression of Interest form and e-mail, fax or post it to the contact addresses below.
The deadline for submitting this form to ITC is 21 October 2016.
ITC will acknowledge receipt of the expressions of interest and confirm the first stage of the candidate’s eligibility following submission.
Please note: It may not be possible to consider a TPO’s bid if the Expression of Interest is submitted after 21 October 2016 due to the scheduling needs of the conference programme.
STEP 2: CONFIRMING YOUR ELIGIBILITY
Please email or fax the signed Certificate of Agreement to the contact addresses below.
The deadline for submitting the signed certificate is 11 November 2016. It may also be submitted earlier with the Expression of Interest if preferred.
ITC will acknowledge receipt of the certificate and confirm the candidate’s eligibility to bid for the 2018 TPO Network World Conference.
Please note: In the event acknowledgement from the responsible host government representative cannot be obtained before 21 October 2016 please inform ITC when submitting the Expression of Interest.
STEP 3: PREPARING AND SUBMITTING THE BID
Please prepare a five-to-eight minute presentation to be delivered during the dedicated plenary session 24 November 2016. This presentation can be in the form of a video, multimedia or PowerPoint, etc. Past bidders have shown videos showcasing their TPOs and supported the presentation with a brief discussion describing what the TPO would provide to participants if it were selected. Please email the presentation material to ITC by 14 November 2016.
Information on past events is available at the TPO Network website. To access the legal documentation regarding hosting the conference and the two forms to be submitted to register your expression of interest to bid please visit our website.
Mr. Imamo Ben Mohamed Imamo
Ms. Ann Penistan
Tel: +41 22 730 0247
Fax: +41 22 730 0576 / 0249
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Registration opens for the 2016 TPO Network World Conference
For more information, please email us at: tponetwork[at]intracen.org