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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago

Request for Proposal: Exclusive Beverage Pouring Rights Partnership

Award Info Published Thursday November 19, 2020

Bottling Group, LLC dba Pepsi Beverages CompanyChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $2,341,350
  • BEP [20% / $468,270]
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 11/30/2020 through 11/29/2030
  • Renewals: None

Unsuccessful respondents (2)



3 total

1 successful respondent

2 unsuccessful respondents

3 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Ingrid Worrell, (312) 996-2839

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Lee Saulter

Commission Revenues for a 10-year period:
� Management and License Revenue: $1,985,000.00 Estimated
� Vending Commissions: $1,874,976.00 Estimated (50% of Net Revenue)
� Sponsorship: $700,000.00 Estimated
� Marketing & Advertising Revenue: $150,000.00 Estimated

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 May 20, 2020
Addendum #1: The RFP Due Date has been changed to June 3, 2020.
E-Bidding Opening Date dial-in information is provided.
Clarification questions and answers are provided.
First published Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Wednesday June 3, 2020:
At the following address:
Electionic Submittals Only
No Physical Response Accepted
Register From Main Screen Under
E-Bidding Tab
E-Bidding, IL 00000
via Electronic Bidding
The University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a single beverage company to provide a high quality pouring right partnership and vending services beginning upon contract execution.

A Pre-Submission Webex Conference Call is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CST.
The Call in number: To join by phone from a mobile device (attendees only):+1-312-535-8110 United States Toll (Chicago).
Code: Meeting number (access code): 803 525 169 Meeting password: paQj2GD3hd3.

Prospective respondents if attending the pre-proposal conference call must respond to Ingrid Worrell at: on or before, May 12, 2020.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ingrid Worrell
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2839
FAX: (312) 996-3135
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
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.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
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.
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
  • RFPIJW065ExclusivePouringRights.pdf (10 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • Addendum1CopyofUIC2018FSVVolumebyCOF.xlsx (240 KB)
  • IJW065AddendumNo1.pdf (618 KB)