University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: The Westin Hotel Chicago River North, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $65,000
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, October 1, 2012
The University awarded a contract for 2014 International Conference on Epidemiology.
The 2014 International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational
Health (EPICOH) will be hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health on June 30, 2014 thru July 3, 2014 at the Westin Hotel Chicago River North. The conference is being totally funded by registration fees and support from a federal grant.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because
the procurement expenditures are for events or activities for which the use of specific vendors is mandated or identified by the sponsor of the event or activity, provided that the sponsor is providing a majority of the funding for the event or activity.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.