Developing and Managing RFPs

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

1001 Centennial Way, Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48917

Event Type

Early Bird Pricing (Ends Thursday September 15): $180 members/$270 non-members
Regular Pricing: $200 members/$300 non-members

Get an in-depth review of the Request for Proposals (RFP) process that includes the development of the RFP through the evaluation of proposals and the award of the contract. Understand when to use RFP versus an Invitation for Bid (IFB), how to write specifications, manage the process, selection and roles and responsibilities of the evaluation team. Learn how to evaluate and rate proposals and prices, how to conduct interviews/demonstrations, negotiating with bidders, as well as finalizing the subsequent agreement and administering the contract.

R = Purchasing Officer

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Those in need of overnight accommodations for this event can book through three hotel options: Crowne Plaza Lansing West, Fairfield Inn & Suites Lansing West, or Homewood Suites by Hilton.

For Crowne Plaza, please contact them at 517.323.7100 and ask for the MELG rate. It will be the following:

  • Standard King or Double @ $104.00 (includes breakfast voucher)
  • Deluxe King/Corner King @ $124.00 (includes breakfast voucher)

For Fairfield Inn & Suites, attendees can book online at this link – Book Your Group/Corporate Rate | Marriott International.

Homewood Suites by Hilton: Book Here | Group Code MSB

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