University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: City of Omaha Convention Hotel Corp/Hilton Omaha, Omaha, NE
An estimated start date of 5/18/2014 through 5/26/2014
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, June 5, 2014
The University awarded a contract for hotel lodging/services.
Hotel lodging/services for the University of Illinois baseball team during the 2014 Big 10 baseball tournament.
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. Big 10 conference assigns lodging to each University participating in the tournament.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.