SUMMARY OF EVENT MANAGEMENT AND EVENT ARCHITECT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Good Land Committee and The Democratic National Convention Committee are dedicated to delivering a world class Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in July 2020. To accomplish this goal, The Good Land Committee, or Host Committee, is publishing a Request For Proposal (RFP) for an Event Management Vendor and an Event Architect Vendor.
The Democratic National Convention will bring over 50,000 people from all fifty states and around the world to Milwaukee. In order to plan and successfully execute the event, The Good Land Committee, through the RFP process is seeking capable and qualified vendors to submit proposals for all major Scopes of Work to assist in the planning and execution of the event. Prior to submitting a proposal all bidders must create a profile for themselves and/or their company in the 2020 Democratic National Convention Vendor Directory at milwaukee2020.myconnxion.com.
Below are brief summaries of the services being requested. To receive the RFP please fill out a request form to receive a non-disclosure agreement. The RFP will be transmitted after a signed agreement is received.
The Event Management vendor will serve as the project management and strategic planning entity for convention build out and execution. This vendor will oversee compliance with labor agreements, budget management for overall project including work done by subcontractors and other vendors, and development and management of a master project schedule. The Event Management vendor should have demonstrated experience managing large, complex, and dynamic projects that involve event management as well as construction management expertise.
The Event Architect will oversee interior and exterior space allocation and overlay services, ensure building occupancy and fire code requirements are maintained as spaces are designed, and manage all engineers as required. The Event Architect will also be responsible for all design drawings in the project scope and facilitating necessary permits.
All bidders submitting proposals for Event Management and Event Architect services will be evaluated based on a set of criteria that will include but not be limited to:
Company age and track record of successful business dealings
Resume of successfully completed projects within the last 3-5 years
Company standing with local, state and federal governing authorities
Capability and capacity to execute the project within the projected critical path timeline
Company financial stability
It is the policy of the DNCC and Host Committee to provide equal opportunity to all business enterprises to participate in all aspects of the Buyer’s contracting and purchasing programs without regard to race, color, ethnic identity, sex, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, economic status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. This RFP is an essential part of the DNCC and Host Committee’s effort to provide equal information and access to all segments of the community to participate in the contracting and purchasing opportunities for the Convention.
Each vendor is advised to thoroughly read the full RFP prior to providing a submission. Incomplete or nonresponsive proposals are subject to being rejected from consideration. Any questions about the RFP should be submitted to Hall_RFP@milwaukee2020.com.
To receive the RFP please fill out a request form by clicking the button below to receive a non-disclosure agreement.
The RFP will be transmitted after a signed agreement is received.