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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
Request for Proposal: Mobile/Portable Event Furniture
Award Info Published Tuesday May 15, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Mity-Lite, Inc., Orem, UT
Amount: An estimated $2,000,000
An estimated start date of 5/15/2018 through 12/31/2022

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $2,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 7
The buyer for this procurement is now Graham LaMontagne, (217) 300-6452.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Geno Marchizza.
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 Tuesday March 7, 2017
Addendum 1 denotes a correction to "Attachment E" and question and answers from the Pre-Proposal Conference Call. This addendum does not change the opening date or time.
First published Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 12:00 PM, Tuesday April 18, 2017:

E&I Cooperative Service, Inc.
Contract Department
2 Jericho Plaza
Suite 309
Jericho, NY 11753

The Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) is publishing this notice to provide additional procurement opportunity to vendors registered in the Public Higher Education Bulletin and to allow participation in the award subject to subsequent approval by the CPO.
Specifications and proposal forms may be obtained at the aforementioned office, by contacting the E&I Contracts Department, Helga Stroel-Pedisich at 631-630-8300 or at
PLEASE NOTE: Responses will be accepted until 1:00pm EST 12:00pm CST on April 18, 2017
In compliance with the requirements of the Illinois Procurement Code for competitive sealed proposals (30 ILCS 500/20-15), IPHEC is posting information regarding this RFP. Specific details regarding this RFP can be accessed at

For additional information, contact:
Kayci Puckett
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9177
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.

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

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • AttachmentB-SupplierQuestionnaireRFP683325.xlsx (111 KB)
  • AttachmentE-PricingTemplateRFP683325.xls (27 KB)
  • MobilePortableEventFurnitureRFP683325.pdf (909 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • RFP683325Addendum1.pdf (543 KB)
  • RFP683325PublicBidderNotice.pdf (598 KB)