University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Invitation for Bid: Media Advertising for the University of Illinois
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Vendor: CBS DBA WBBM TV, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $484,500
An estimated start date of 4/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Total number of vendors responded 3
Number of Unsuccessful Vendors 1 (Response was received after 200pm deadline)
oThe name or names of the certified Business Enterprise Program (BEP) firms identified in the vendors submitted utilization plan - NA
oThe amount and percentage of business proposed to be conducted by businesses owned by BEP vendors as reflected in each utilization plan - NA
oThe name or names of the certified Veteran Business Program (VBP) firms identified in the vendors submitted utilization plan - NA
oThe amount and percentage of business proposed to be conducted by businesses owned by VBP vendors as reflected in each utilization plan - NA
oThe total number of VBP vendors that submitted responses - NA
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Bridget McHatton.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, February 3, 2020
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday February 20, 2020:
At the following address:
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
The university is seeking affordable advertising opportunities on the local news in the Chicago media market. These news sponsorships MUST be on the 6 & 10pm local news broadcast, Monday-Friday, with a :30 commercial during the broadcast, sponsored segment with a minimum :05 billboard and logo recognition in the live-broadcast graphics.
Please note the pre-submission conference scheduled on February 7, 2020 at 9:00 am (Local Time). Please see section 1.5 for additional information.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
There is a 3 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
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.