Business Opportunities – Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Business Opportunities

Tuesday, September 26 2017

Available Opportunities

  It is our policy to provide local vendors with business opportunities in an effort to enhance the growth of small and emerging businesses in our geographical region.


C-1363 Procurement of Electric Stand-up Patroller Vehicle

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) is a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana. New Orleans Public Facility Management, Inc. (“NOPFMI”) is a quasi-public body that is charged with the responsibility of managing the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center-New Orleans (“ENMCCNO”) on a day-to-day basis. The Authority is requesting sealed bids for the C-1363 Procurement of Electric Stand-up Patroller Vehicle  Sealed Bids will be received at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130 until Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at which time bids received on time and the correct will be considered for contract award. All bids must be submitted to Ms. Chanel M. Labat-Contract Manager. Bidders may submit bids electronically at purchasing.mccno.com. Bids will not be accepted after said time and date.  A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Purchasing Department Conference Room. Specifications and Bid Documents may be obtained online at purchasing.mccno.com or by contacting the Contract Department (504) 582-3562. Bidders may obtain Specifications and Bid Documents in person, by first class mail, or by courier services.  In employing first class mail or by courier service, Bidders must arrange directly with the courier for pickup, delivery, and payment of all associated costs. All Bids must be submitted in a sealed, opaque envelope, to the Contract Department of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Each Bid must be accompanied by one (1) certified check, cashier’s check, or a good and solvent Bid Bond acceptable to the Owner. The Bid Bond/Security shall be in an amount of five percent (5%) of the total aggregate amount of the Base and any additive Alternate Bids for which the Bid is submitted, drawn in favor of the Owner. The Successful Bidder’s Bid Bond/Security will be retained until he has signed the Contract. A contract shall be awarded to the Bidder whose Bid Price is complete and responsive to all terms and conditions outlined in the Bid Documents, without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders are advised that request for copies of the Bid Documents shall not be accepted within two (2) calendar days prior to the Bid Delivery date indicated above.  Bid Documents may be obtained between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, holidays not included.

C-1363 Bid Documents Procurement

C-1363 Procurement Exhibits


C-1364 Procurement of Portable Power Speakers 

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) is a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana.  New Orleans Public Facility Management, Inc. (“NOPFMI”) is a quasi-public body that is charged with the responsibility of managing the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center-New Orleans (“ENMCCNO”) on a day-to-day basis. The Authority is requesting sealed bids for the Procurement of Portable Power Speakers.   Sealed Bids will be received at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130 until Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at which time bids received on time and the correct will be considered for contract award. All bids must be submitted to Ms. Chanel M. Labat-Contract Manager.  Bidders may submit bids electronically at purchasing.mccno.com. Bids will not be accepted after said time and date.  A  Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in Purchasing Department Conference Room. Specifications and Bid Documents may be obtained online at purchasing.mccno.com or by contacting the Contract Department (504) 582-3562. Bidders may obtain Specifications and Bid Documents in person, by first class mail, or by courier services.  In employing first class mail or by courier service, Bidders must arrange directly with the courier for pickup, delivery, and payment of all associated costs. All Bids must be submitted in a sealed, opaque envelope, to the Contract Department of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Each Bid must be accompanied by one (1) certified check, cashier’s check, or a good and solvent Bid Bond acceptable to the Owner. The Bid Bond/Security shall be in an amount of five percent (5%) of the total aggregate amount of the Base and any additive Alternate Bids for which the Bid is submitted, drawn in favor of the Owner. The Successful Bidder’s Bid Bond/Security will be retained until he has signed the Contract. A contract shall be awarded to the Bidder whose Bid Price is complete and responsive to all terms and conditions outlined in the Bid Documents, without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders are advised that request for copies of the Bid Documents shall not be accepted within two (2) calendar days prior to the Bid Delivery date indicated above.  Bid Documents may be obtained between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, holidays not included.

C-1364 Bid Documents

C-1364 Exhibits


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANY    

An Addendum has been added to this Proposal

Responses for RFP have been changed to September 26, 2017 at 10:00 am

The Board of Commissioners of Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”) is seeking responses to this request for proposal (“RFP”) in order to provide comprehensive facility and management services.

The Authority is a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana which, both directly and through oversight of a quasi-public corporation, New Orleans Public Facility Management, Inc. (“NOPFMI”) is responsible for the operation and management of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans (“MCCNO”).  MCCNO is a world-class exhibition facility with over three million square feet of meeting space, including 1.1 million square feet of continuous exhibit space, located in downtown New Orleans.  MCXCNO is the sixth largest convention facility in the United States and consistently ranks in the top ten of facilities in attendance and bookings.

All responses must be presented no later than 10:00 am (CDT) on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. If your organization would like to receive a RFP document, please email Alita G. Caparotta, Vice President of Finance and Administration at acaparotta@mccno.com with the following information: contact name, firm name, email address, telephone number and firm address.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (“RFP”) SMALL AND EMERGING BUSINESS PROGRAM CONSULTANT.

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“THE AUTHORITY”) is a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana.  New Orleans Public Facility Management, Inc. (“NOPFMI”) is a quasi-public body that is charged with the responsibility of managing the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center-New Orleans (“ENMCCNO”) on a day-to-day basis.  NOPFMI and the AUTHORITY are referred to herein collectively as “OWNER”.  As such, the OWNER is performing its due diligence in requesting proposals for this project and is not subject to or regulated by the Louisiana Procurement Code, LSA-R.S 39: 1551 et seq.  The OWNER is also not governed by LSA:R.S. 39:1481 et seq. or the corresponding rules and regulations; thus the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center- New Orleans may reject any and all responses after receipt or withdraw this request for proposal at any time prior to or after receipt of responses. Should no responses be received, the Ernest N. Morial Convention- New Orleans will negotiate a private contract.

The OWNER is seeking a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for Small and Emerging Program Development Consultant.  All responses are due by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017.  Please contact the Contracts Department if you are interested in receiving a copy of the RFP and Exhibit Documents via email at:  contracts@mccno.com or by phone at 504-582-3562.

 


C-1367 Procurement of Individual Wifi Gateways  (An Addendum has been issued)

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) is a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana. New Orleans Public Facility Management, Inc. (“NOPFMI”) is a quasi-public body that is charged with the responsibility of managing the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center-New Orleans (“ENMCCNO”) on a day-to-day basis. The Authority is requesting sealed bids for the C-1367 Procurement of Individual Wifi Gateways.  Sealed Bids will be received at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130 until Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at which time bids received on time and at the correct location will be considered for contract award. All bids must be submitted to Ms. Chanel M. Labat-Contract Manager. Bidders may submit bids electronically at purchasing.mccno.com. Bids will not be accepted after said time and date.  A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Purchasing Department Conference Room. Specifications and Bid Documents may be obtained online at purchasing.mccno.com or by contacting the Contract Department (504) 582-3562. Bidders may obtain Specifications and Bid Documents in person, by first class mail, or by courier services.  In employing first class mail or by courier service, Bidders must arrange directly with the courier for pickup, delivery, and payment of all associated costs. All Bids must be submitted in a sealed, opaque envelope, to the Contract Department of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Each Bid must be accompanied by one (1) certified check, cashier’s check, or a good and solvent Bid Bond acceptable to the Owner. The Bid Bond/Security shall be in an amount of five percent (5%) of the total aggregate amount of the Base and any additive Alternate Bids for which the Bid is submitted, drawn in favor of the Owner. The Successful Bidder’s Bid Bond/Security will be retained until he has signed the Contract. A contract shall be awarded to the Bidder whose Bid Price is complete and responsive to all terms and conditions outlined in the Bid Documents, without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders are advised that request for copies of the Bid Documents shall not be accepted within two (2) calendar days prior to the Bid Delivery date indicated above.  Bid Documents may be obtained between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, holidays not included.

C-1367 Bid Documents

C-1367 Exhibits

C-1367 Addendum No.1


 


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The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority and New Orleans Public Facility Management, Inc. encourage the acquisition of goods and services from small businesses in our community. A Small Business as it is used in these Documents means a business entity that has a Small Entrepreneurship (SE)/Hudson Initiative Certification from the department of Louisiana Economic Development. If your business has a current Small Entrepreneurship/Hudson Initiative certification, please include a copy with your submittal. If your business is not currently certified and is interested in certification, please visit the Louisiana Economic Development website at https://smallbiz.louisianaeconomicdevelopment.com/Account/Login.


 Please find a map to the Pre-Bid and Opening Bid meeting rooms   MCCNO Bid Meeting Map  (subject to change with out notice)



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