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Tourism Conference

Join us at the 2019 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference.

2020 Tourism Conference

Bid, Proposal, or Grant Opportunity Event Name: Conf: 2020 Explore MN Tourism Conference 

View this event in the State SWIFT System 

Event submittal deadline date: 03/14/2019 3:00PM CDT

Description: THIS IS A FORMAL EVENT/REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. Non electronic and E-mail responses WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The response must be submitted through the SWIFT Supplier Portal no later than the date and time called for in the Event.

PURPOSE. The purpose of the Solicitation is to receive responses and award a contract with a vendor(s) for the 2020 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference (Conference). The Conference is scheduled for March 2-4, 2020. Tourism anticipates approximately 350 attendees at the Conference. The number of attendees is an estimate only. The State does not guarantee a minimum number of lodging rooms or meals. Prices listed on the pricing pages are firm and shall not be adjusted if the number of attendees falls below the estimate. Limitations on geographic location: The southern half of the Central Region of MN, including the counties of Benton, Douglas, Grant, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pope, Sherburne, Stearns, Stevens, and Todd (see attached Exhibit 1). 

CONTRACT TERM. The Contract Term will be from the date of contract execution through April 30, 2020. 

SUBMITTING QUESTIONS. The deadline for submitting questions is March 7, 2019, at 4:30 PM Central Time. Questions must be submitted in writing to Elizabeth Randa at All questions received by the cutoff date and time will be responded to via an addendum. 

SWIFT HELP DESK. Responders needing help with registration or assistance navigating the SWIFT system may contact the Vendor Assistance Helpdesk at 651.201.8100 Option 1. 

Tourism Conference Event Details

Attachment A

Exhibit 1

Price Schedule

Terms and Conditions

Workforce Certification

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