Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for Corporate Sponsorship Consultant

Deadline for Proposals: Wednesday, July 31 at 4pm, CST

Taste of Chicago Concert at the Petrillo Music Shell

The City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events seeks proposals from qualified firms to provide corporate sponsorship consulting services.

A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on July 8, 2019 at 2pm Central Standard Time, at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., 4th Floor Conference Room, Chicago, IL 60602. Attendance is Non-Mandatory, but encouraged.

In order to receive notice of clarifications and addenda, Bidders that download the Bid Documents must register as a Bid Document holder below:





Copies of the Bid Documents can also be obtained by contacting JT Schwimer, DCASE Contract Administrator at 312.742.3849 or

Proposals must be received No Later Than 4pm, Central Standard Time on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 to:

Mark Kelly, Commissioner
Attention: JT Schwimer, Contracts Administrator
Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St., Room 400
Chicago, IL 60602

Above details are subject to change. Please register as a Bid Holder to ensure notification of any changes.

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