Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Request for Proposal: Athletic and Special Event Ticketing System
Due to the short time of the start date of this project, it is in the best interest of the University to cancel this solicitation. We will be posting a new Request for Proposal later this year.
First published Monday, May 11, 2015
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday June 1, 2015:
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
Southern Illinois University Carbondale would like to enter into an agreement in which the vendor will provide computerized ticketing services for athletic events, specific concerts, family shows, and other special events produced, promoted, scheduled, or sponsored by the SIU Athletics Department , SIU Arena, Shyrock Auditorium and McLeod Theater
A pre-submission conference will be held May 18,2015 at 2:00PM. The call-in number is 877-937-7966, passcode 1398794. Questions regarding technical requirements will not be answered during this call and should be submitted as directed in section 1.4. This teleconference is to discuss State of Illinois requirements for submission of the solicitation only. Please have the solicitation document available for reference purposes. Attendance is highly recommended.
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For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 5 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. Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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.