September 28, 2023

🔒 First RFPs issued for 2024 RNC

The native host committee for the 2024 Republican Nationwide Conference is looking for distributors to supply common contracting, transportation administration and credential companies for the occasion happening July 15-18, 2024 in downtown Milwaukee.

This preliminary spherical of requests for proposals was introduced Thursday by the nonpartisan, nonprofit MKE 2024 Host Committee. companies can discover the primary three RFPs — and all future RFPs — posted on the committee’s web site.

Proposals for common contracting, transportation administration and credential companies are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11. As soon as submitted, they are going to be reviewed, evaluated and scored by a committee of members appointed by the native host committee and the RNC’s committee on preparations. Finalists will probably be notified and invited to take part in interviews upon preliminary evaluation and scoring of all proposals, in keeping with a information launch.

“The Milwaukee 2024 Host Committee is receiving nice suggestions from the enterprise neighborhood of companions who wish to do work across the Republican conference,” stated Alison Prange, chief working officer of the MKE 2024 Host Committee. “As we proceed to maneuver nearer to the conference, the wants of delegates, the RNC, and the Host Committee will solely proceed to develop.”

The RFP web page on the host committee’s web site contains primary descriptions of every obtainable contract:

  • The credential companies contractor is liable for the design, manufacturing, packaging and supply of credentials for the conference.
  • The transportation administration contractor is liable for all features of transportation operations, logistics, site visitors administration and automobile/fleet administration associated to the conference.
  • The final contractor is liable for pulling all permits, aiding with the planning, estimating, build-out and execution of the conference. That features the transformation and restoration of Fiserv Discussion board, the Baird Middle and different venues.

The primary RFPs come as native companies put together to capitalize on the $250 million financial influence anticipated from the 2024 RNC, which is anticipated to deliver greater than 45,000 guests to Milwaukee. The function of the MKE 2024 Host Committee is connecting these native companies with convention-related enterprise alternatives. To that finish, it is going to host a “Conference Accomplice Honest” on Aug. 23, whereas celebration delegates and officers are on the town for the primary presidential main debate and summer season assembly. As much as 300 distributors can register now for a sales space on the truthful to market their companies and merchandise to potential RNC-related enterprise purchasers, together with delegates, state celebration representatives, donors, nationwide media organizations and different organizations.

Companies considering conference alternatives, together with the companion truthful and RFPs, can join by means of the MKE 2024 Host Committee’s Vendor Connection portal.