BIDDING PROCESS FOR WMC 2026
Phase 1: Interest phase
13 September 2023: Release of the expression of Interest Phase. This first phase of the bid process is an interest phase and does not represent a commitment to the bid.
o The ITTF will then reach out to all bidders who have expressed interest to learn more about them and their bid, and explain more about the WMC and the rest of the bidding process.
15 October 2023: Close of Phase 1
o Bids not submitted in Phase 1 shall not be eligible for Phase 2.
Please send the Expression of Interest Form to José Bentes at firstname.lastname@example.org
Phase 2: Bid phase - Commitment to bid
By 16 October 2023: ITTF to release detailed bid documents
15 December 2023: Detailed bids are due and a commitment to bid will be required
15 December 2023: Close of Phase 2
Phase 3: Selection phase
16 December 2023 to 15 January 2024: Evaluation and inspections shall be held during this period by the Selection Committee.
16 to 25 February: Presentation of the final bids at the ITTF WTTTC Finals 2024 in Busan, Korea Republic, and Host Allocation