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CALL FOR EVENT PROPOSALS – DURATION APRIL 2024 TO MARCH 2025

Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) invites the submission of event proposals for the 2024/25 Financial year. The Entity seeks to invest in events that generate significant immediate and long-term tourism economic value chain benefits that align with LTA’s strategic objectives.

Events are organised activities at a particular venue that highlight the unique characteristics of a certain tourism attraction with the aim of highlighting or marketing a particular destination. This call for proposals aims to provide financial and non-financial support to tourism events and festivals that supports the promotion of the following six (6) unique tourism clusters of the province:

1. Family & Recreation
2. Sport and Wildlife
3. Culture and Heritage
4. Special Interest
5. Business & Events
6. Safari and Hunting

EVALUATION CRITERIA

All proposals submitted will be evaluated against the criteria below in a fair and consistent manner:

• Increase travel and or visitation to all Municipalities,
• Villages, Townships and Small Towns;
• Attract visitors, stimulate local economies and create employment for citizens of Limpopo
• Align to Local Economic Development Interventions;
• Promote the use of Heritage Sites, State Owned, Youth or Women-owned facilities.
• Promote geographic spread and historically disadvantaged citizens and or areas;
• Promote multiple stakeholder collaboration and partnerships.
• Contribution towards the project by the event organiser (financial and/or non-financial);
• Participate in the Entity’s information gathering for research purposes.

ELIGIBILITY

• The Call for Proposals is open to all tax-compliant South African organisations and enterprises with an independent legal status, i.e., those registered with CIPC as a Non-Profit Company, a Private Company (Pty) Ltd and or Co-operatives.
• No beneficiary will be awarded more than one tourism event hosting support simultaneously within a financial year.
• Preference will be given to projects that are co-financed or part-financed or have any other form of partnership, depending on the total budget and the scale of the project. Proof of such commitment must be provided.
• The Entity will consider applications for support from members or professionals who require support for events that are aligned with the Entity’ strategic objectives.
• Submitted proposals should be a maximum of 10 pages, excluding compliance documents.
• The Entity will consider applications that are received on or before the closing date of 19th April 2024.

ADMINISTRATIVE CRITERIA

The following will lead to automatic disqualification:

• Incomplete documents, dishonest and inaccurate information. Incomplete documents will not be considered.
• Failure to disclose any conflicts of interest.
• The project timeframe falls outside the stated timeframes and the Limpopo’s boundaries; and

COMPLIANCE DOCUMENTS

The following must be included in your submission:
• Valid Tax PIN and or Certificate.
• Certified ID copies of shareholders or directors; and
• Detailed company profile with three relevant references.

CLOSING DATE

Event proposals must be submitted by email to collinsm@golimpopo.com closing date extended from the 5th April 2024 to the 19th April 2024.
Enquiries relating to the Call for Events Proposals may be directed to Events@golimpopo.com
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