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University of Illinois System
RFP #9SNC2201

Request for Proposal: State of IL Government Representation & Marketing

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Friday November 12, 2021
RFP 9SNC2201 has been canceled. The RFP will be re-solicited under 9SNC2204. All potential vendors are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-submission conference for 9SNC2204.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday October 21, 2021
Amendment 2 is being published to (I.)make changes to the solicitation documents, and (II.) provide responses to questions posed in relation to solicitation # 9SNC2201 for State of Illinois Government Representation and Marketing Services. These responses may change requirements as originally published in the solicitation, so this amendment requires Respondents to acknowledge this amendment with your bid.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday September 23, 2021
Amendment 1 is being published to 1) provide modifications to the solicitation document, and 2) provide responses to questions posed by potential respondents. Amendment 1 should be signed and returned with your technical proposal showing acknowledgement of the changes stated in the amendment.
First published Monday, September 13, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Wednesday October 27, 2021:
At the following address:
System Purchasing and Support Services
Electronic Bidding ONLY
Hard-Copy Proposals will not be accepted
Champaign, IL 00000
via Electronic Bidding
The University seeks bids from qualified bidders to provide State of Illinois Government Representation and Marketing Services.
As described in Section 1.5 of the RFP, a pre-submission teleconference will be held Thursday, September 16, 2021, at 2:00 PM Central Time. Although it is not mandatory to attend, potential respondents are strongly recommended to attend. Please have a copy of the RFP available on the call. The University will review the RFP and highlight statutory requirements for submitting a proposal that can be evaluated. See the RFP document for call-in information.
As described in the solicitation, Section 1.4, questions must be received no later than October 14, 2021, at 5:00 PM Central Time. Questions received prior to Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 12:00 PM Central Time will be responded to on the pre-submission teleconference. All questions should be submitted to Sarah Chronister via e-mail (e-mail provided in the RFP document).

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Sarah Chronister
507 East Green Street
Suite 501
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9921
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
Submit 1 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 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 5 percent BEP 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
  • 9SNC2201Amendment1092321.pdf (171 KB)
  • 9SNC2201Amendment2.pdf (171 KB)
  • E-BiddingVendorInstructions.pdf (315 KB)
  • RFP9SNC2201GovernmentRepresentationandMarketing.docx (152 KB)