University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: David Spelman dba DS Productions, Ocian Grove, NJ
Amount: An estimated $295,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2029
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, May 16, 2019
The University awarded a contract for programming consulting services.
David Spelman will consult on planning, programming, and marketing strategies for ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, hosted biennially at Krannert Center; and aid in identifying exceptional individual artists for presentation in Krannert Center's guest artist performance series to maintain Festival continuity during non-Festival years.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for athletic, artistic or musical services, performances, events, or productions by or for a public institution of higher education. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(4)) athletic, artistic or musical services, performances, events, or productions by or for a public institution of higher education. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(4))
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.