Contract No. P-11060

Northerly Island Event Venue - Management and Operation

Specification Number: P-11060
Title: Northerly Island Event Venue - Management and Operation

The CPD is soliciting proposals for the management and operation of the event venue at Northerly Island ("venue"). The venue sits on an eight (8) acre footprint at the north end of Northerly Island and is a multi-use, year round, open air facility. The current capacity holds approximately 8,000 people.

Operational responsibilities at the venue will include: (i) the general upkeep and custodial services; (ii) routine preventative maintenance; and (iii) any necessary repairs.

Management responsibilities will include: (i) booking and scheduling events; (ii) box office, tickets, and attendance; (iii) capital management, planning, and improvements; (iv) concession and retail services; (v) parking and traffic management; (vi) security and crowd control; (vii) administrative services; (viii) marketing; (ix) office operations; (x) personnel; (xi) records and audits; and (xii) vendor management and procurement.


Specification Number: P-11060
Title: Northerly Island Event Venue - Management and Operation
Event DateBid StatusDetails
01/27/2012 In Review

Evaluation Committee met at Northerly Island to discuss the proposal and decisions for award. 

01/24/2012 In Review

Next Evaluation Committee meeting scheduled for Friday, January 27. 

01/23/2012 In Review

Evaluation Committee met and discussed results from the oral presentation and additional information received from the proposer. 

More questions arose from the meeting and additional questions were sent to the proposer for clarification. 

01/19/2012 In Review

Requested information from proposer received and distributed to the Evaluation Committee. 

01/13/2012 In Review

Oral presentation by the proposer.  Evaluation Committee requested additional information from proposer for review. 

01/12/2012 In Review

Evaluation Committee meeting to discuss initial review of proposal.

12/20/2011 In Review

First Evaluation Committee Meeting. 

Confidentiality agreements signed by all members of the committee.  Proposal distributed for review. 

12/19/2011 In Review

Proposals were due to the Department of Purchasing by 3:00 P.M., C.S.T.

One (1) proposal received from Live Nation Chicago, Inc.

Department of Purchasing reviewing the proposal for responsiveness.

12/02/2011 Open

Questions Due, in writing, no later than 5:00 P.M., C.S.T.

11/29/2011 Open

The pre-submittal meeting was held at 11:00 a.m. in the lower level conference room. Eight people from five firms attended the meeting.

Specification Number: P-11060
Title: Northerly Island Event Venue - Management and Operation
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Spec. No.: P-11060
Date: 12/19/2011 3:00:00 PM
Title: Northerly Island Event Venue - Management and Operation
Bid Deposit: None
Addendum: 1
Purchasing Contact: Trish Melchert
Awardee(s): Live Nation Chicago, Inc.

Proposal Register

ProposerDate And Time
Live Nation Chicago, Inc.12/19/2011 12:15:00 PM

Note: Proposals are subject to review for completeness, accurary, and compliance with all terms and conditions in the specifications.


Firm NameCategory
Live Nation Chicago, Inc.