University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Request for Proposal: Reputation Management
KIVVIT, LLCChicago, IL
- Amount: An estimated $230,000
- Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
- Renewals: 2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals:
- APS & Associates (subcontractor)
BEP [5% / $11,500]
Unsuccessful respondents (6)
1 successful respondent
6 unsuccessful respondents
5 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses
Buyer for this procurement: Ryan Johnson, (217) 244-7922
Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato
State purchasing officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment 3: This amendment is to answer FINAL vendor questions.
Amendment 2: This amendment is extend the RFP opening date to 4/8/2021 and to answer additional questions.
Amendment 1: This amendment is to answer vendor questions.
First published Thursday, March 11, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday April 8, 2021:
At the following address:
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820-0000
The Gies College of Business is seeking proposals from qualified firms ("Vendors") specializing in higher education strategic enrollment marketing in order to raise the visibility and stature of Gies College of Business with peer deans, alumni, prospects, and the national and international business press. The qualified firm will develop strategies and execution (as needed) to successfully position the Gies College of Business as an innovative educator with world-class thought leadership on the future of business education.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
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 3 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.