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Vivid Sydney 2023-2024 (and option for 2025) Festival Director Services - RFT-10051831

RFT ID RFT-10051831
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 26-Jul-2022
Closes 12-Aug-2022 5:00pm
Covered Procurement Yes
Category (based on UNSPSC)
80000000 - Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
Agency Destination NSW (former Tourism NSW)

Agency Address
GPO Box 7050, Sydney NSW 2001

Contact Person
Julie Turpie
Phone: 02 9931 1313

Tender Details

Destination NSW

Destination NSW is the lead agency, champion and voice for the visitor economy within the NSW Government. 

Spearheading a whole-of-government approach to visitor economy growth, Destination NSW is responsible for leading the delivery of the NSW Visitor Economy Strategy 2030 in partnership with government and industry. Destination NSW influences and shapes the visitor economy through strategic research, policy and thought leadership, stakeholder engagement and consultation, commercial partnerships and investment in visitor experiences, business support, marketing and events.

Investing in a world-class events calendar to maximise economic and social benefits and position NSW as the events capital of the Asia Pacific, is a key strategic pillar of the Visitor Economy Strategy 2030.

Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere and the largest event in Australia, is owned, managed and produced by Destination NSW. Vivid Sydney has been integral in positioning Sydney as the creative capital of the Asia-Pacific and, instrumental in driving visitation to Sydney and stimulating the city’s visitor economy. For more information visit: In 2023, Destination NSW will introduce Vivid Food into the festival program. 

Destination NSW seeks a contractor to provide Vivid Sydney Festival Director services (2023 and 2024 with a one year option for 2025). The contractor will report to the General Manager, Events, Destination NSW. This is a contract of engagement and not a position of employment. Any response must be all inclusive of costs,  personal contributions and other expenses.


NSW Regions: South East Sydney

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

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Additional Details / Instructions


Address for Lodgement

Electronically via the NSW Government eTendering

Covered Procurement Details

  • The Procurement (Enforceable Procurement Provisions) Direction 2019 applies to this procurement
  • A government agency may conduct negotiations with suppliers regarding the procurement

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