DIA Business Announcement — Business Opportunities
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The Department of Aviation for the City and County of Denver is requesting proposals for the purposes of selecting a firm(s) to provide federal lobbying advice, recommendations and support services in a timely manner to assist Denver International Airport (DEN) in determining its policy positions.

Proposal Submittal Location:

Proposals must be addressed and forwarded to the following location: Peggi Watkins, Business Management Services (Procurement), Administration Office Building (AOB), Room 8810, Denver International Airport, 8500 Pena Boulevard, Denver, Colorado 80249-6340.

Proposers must submit one (1) hard copy of the proposal, including all the Required Forms. In addition, Proposers must submit two (two) electronic copies (on flash drives) of the proposal, including all Required Forms. Both forms of submittals (hard copy and electronic versions) shall be prepared in accordance with the RFPs Instructions to Proposers.

Proposals Due:

All proposals must be sealed and identified as to content and be received by the above-named Denver International Airport (DEN) Office not later than 2:00 PM, MDT on SEPTEMBER 15, 2017. Proposals received after this time will be rejected by the City and returned to the Proposer unopened. Proposals shall be valid for ninety (90) days after the deadline for delivering the proposal.

Pre-Proposal Conference:

A Pre-Proposal Conference is scheduled for 10:00 AM MDT on AUGUST 24, 2017 in the Airport Office Building (AOB) 9th Floor Tokyo NRT Conference Room. Please meet before 10:00 AM on the 24th in the AOB reception area, which is just to the left of the Level 6 TSA Security Screening area/bridge to the A Gates. From the AOB reception area, you will be escorted to the Conference Room.

At this conference, City representatives will answer questions regarding this RFP, including any written questions submitted to the City prior to the conference. The City will not answer any telephone inquiries about this RFP.

Written questions are due no later than 2:00 PM, MDT on AUGUST 30, 2017 and shall be submitted to the attention of Peggi Watkins at the following email address: [email protected] in WORD format or in the body of an email (no PDFs please). All questions and answers will be posted on the DEN Contract Procurement website for this RFP at http://business.flydenver.com/bizops/rfp.asp following the deadline for submittal of questions.

In the event the City desires further information or clarification of the proposals received, the City may, at its option, elect to interview one or more of the Proposers.

Minority Business Enterprise and Women Business Enterprise Participation:

This project has been reviewed by the Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO), and it has been determined that it is not subject to the DSBO ordinance and, therefore, will not have an M/WBE goal assigned to it.

While the work performed under this contract is not subject to the DSBO Ordinance, the Director of DSBO encourages all participants in City projects to seek independent partnerships with SBEs, MBEs, WBEs and other business enterprises in supply chain activities, prime / sub-contractor partnerships and joint ventures for all contracts and purchase orders.

Published in: The Daily Journal

August 11, 14 and 15, 2017