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RFP Marketing and Event Management Services

City of Highland Park, Illinois

Request for Proposals

Marketing and Event Management Services

Date of Issuance:  Monday, October 14, 2019

RFP Due Date: Friday, November 1 at 12:00 PM

The City of Highland Park, Illinois, requests proposals from qualified applicants for the provision of marketing, public relations, event development, production, and management services for Special Service Area Number 17 in the Ravinia District for three consecutive automatically renewable one-year terms, which coincide with the term of the SSA, for an annual amount not to exceed $44,250, including expenses.

For the purpose of this Request for Proposals ("RFP") and the anticipated agreement, "City" means the City of Highland Park; "Services" means marketing, public relations, event development, production, and management services, as more fully described in this RFP; "SSA" means Special Service Area Number 17; "RD" means the Ravinia District; and the "TIF District" means the Ravinia District Tax Increment Financing District.

The selected applicant will be invited to enter into an agreement with the City, in a form to be provided by the City ("Agreement"). The City Council has the ultimate authority to approve any proposal and to authorize execution of an Agreement. Award of an Agreement in response to this RFP is contingent entirely on approval of the extension of SSA 17, which is scheduled to be considered by the City Council on November 25, 2019.

Proposers are encouraged to register with Carolyn Hersch by emailing their contact information to

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