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Northern Illinois University
RFP #BCM23735

Request for Proposal: Media Buying Services

Award Info Published Monday June 22, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Kivvit, LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $6,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2022
Renewals:
3 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $9,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 5
Comments:
Kivvit has met the BEP goal of 20 percent with Paco Communications dba/Paco Collective and the Veteran goal of 3 percent with Rocket Productions, Inc. BEP information contained in attached file BEPMediaBuyingVenSummary.pdf
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.
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 February 19, 2020
Addendum 2 has been issued. This addendum contains vendor questions and University responses. This addendum must be signed and returned with proposal to recognize and acknowledge receipt.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday February 11, 2020
Please note the following: Pages 30-31 titled Additional Northern Illinois University Certifications are hereby replaced with the Northern Illinois University Certifications form (NIU 2-28-18 V.1). The replacement updates the certification to most recent version and allows for only one certification form to be required. The addendum must be signed and returned with Proposal to recognize and acknowledge receipt. A list of vendors is provided which represent attendees of the Pre-Submission Conference Call conducted on 2/4/2020.
First published Monday, January 27, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Monday February 24, 2020:
At the following address:
Procurement Services & Contract Management
590 College Avenue
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Media Buying Services

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Brian Murphy
Procurement Services & Contract Management
590 College Avenue
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-6138
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Carla Carreno
Submit 6 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.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • Addendum2RFPBCM23735.docx (40 KB)
  • BCM23735Addendum1.docx (48 KB)
  • BCM23735RFPMediaBuyingServices.docx (226 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BEPMediaBuyingVenSummary.pdf (71 KB)
  • BEPUtilizationPlanRFPBCM23735.doc (147 KB)
  • Certifications_NIU_2-28-18v1.docx (30 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • RFPBCM23735Openingform.pdf (35 KB)