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Chicago State University
RFP #1014JCC
Request for Proposal: Audio Equipment Provider
Award InfoPublished Thursday July 1, 2010
Awarded to:
Vendor: Sound of Authority, Chicago, IL
Amount: $654,503.15
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
Sound of Authority has proposed a system that meets all of the criteria that the university outlined in the RFP and provides us the most flexibility, range of coverage, and cost benefit long-term. The other two proposals only included a 16 channel mixer. Sound of Authority is providing a 48 channel mixer.
The buyer for this procurement is now Bernice Hopkins, (773) 995-3875.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday April 14, 2010
The due date for this bid is May 4, 2010 at 11:00 A.M.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday April 13, 2010
This is for audio Equipment Providers, consultant services are not needed.
First published Friday, April 9, 2010
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Tuesday May 4, 2010:

Cook Administration Building, Room 111
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598

The Board of Trustees of Chicago State University is seeking an audio company, who specializes in consulting, design, and audio engineering; that will enhance the current system—bringing the audio capabilities to a minimum concert level. Said company must have a competent design team approach which will enable it to work hand in hand with designated professionals that will install the most advanced audio systems for the new Emil and Patricia A. Jones Convocation Center.
There is a mandatory pre-bid meeting which will be held at Chicago State University, Emil and Patricia A. Jones Convocation Center Room 101, 9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL on April 27, 2010 at 10:00AM. All prospective bidders are required to attend. All representatives must be in the room no later than 10:15am and must stay for the entire meeting and site visit. If the contractor is late or leaves before the completion of the meeting, the contractor will not be considered attending the pre-bid meeting.

For additional information, contact:
Nate Tindall
Chicago State University
Cook Administration Building, Rm. 111
9501 South King Drive
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
Phone: (773) 995-2424
Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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