Conference Support Services for NIST Sites

Agency: Department of Commerce
State: Federal
Level of Government: Federal
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Opps ID: NBD00159109314877347
Posted Date: Oct 3, 2017
Due Date: Oct 16, 2017
Solicitation No: SB1341-17-RQ-1053
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 14, 2017 1:19 pm Modified: Oct 03, 2017 10:33 am Track Changes
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recognizes the value of conferences that are relevant to its mission and to the public interest. Conferences permit individuals and organizations to engage in a variety of activities that are critical to the development and implementation of NIST programs and play an important role in fulfilling NIST's mission.

Conferences are an effective way to bring together various groups of people to share information, educate the scientific community and the public, work with state and local government partners, and/or learn from non-governmental stakeholders.

Conference planning at NIST has been centralized within the Conference Program, part of the NIST/Public & Business Affairs Office. The Program supports NIST Laboratories and Major Programs at NIST sites in Gaithersburg, MD, Boulder, CO, and Charleston, SC, by providing professional conference planning and conference-related support services in a cost-effective manner and in accordance with all Government rules and regulations.

The objective of this procurement is to establish one or more indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide conference support services for NIST.

The Contractor shall perform specific work, in accordance with task orders issued. Task orders shall identify the specific work required and may combine cost and no cost line items. Work shall be directly related to one or more of the specific requirements identified in the statement of work. Task orders shall be issued on a firm fixed price basis. Fair opportunity shall be utilized when awarding task orders.

The NAICS code for this requirement is 541611 with a small business size standard of $15.0 million. Simplified acquisition procedures shall be utilized under the authority of FAR Part 13.5 Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items. This requirement is 100% set-aside for Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) small business concerns. Award of multiple indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts is anticipated.

The competitive Request for Quotation (RFQ), amendments, and all questions and answers related to this procurement shall be made available via the Internet at HTTP://WWW.FEDBIZOPPS.GOV under RFQ number

Potential quoters shall be responsible for obtaining this solicitation and related amendments, if any, from after the solicitation has been posted. It is, and will continue to be, the responsibility of each potential quoter to monitor for any amendments or other information related to the solicitation.

Any communications regarding this acquisition must be made in writing and forwarded via email to, and shall identify the solicitation number, company name, company address, as well as point of contact email address and phone number.

NIST anticipates posting the solicitation on September 18, 2017.

The above referenced solicitation is hereby amended to respond to questions submitted and extend the due date for quotations.

Reference the attached document for amendment details.

The above referenced solicitation is hereby amended to provide responses to two outstanding questions, and incorporate a revised version of the statement of work for Mock Task Order Number 1.

Reference the attached document for amendment details.

The due date and time for quotations remains unchanged from Amendment 001.

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Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
September 18, 2017
ISSUED_RFQ.pdf (3,505.69 Kb)
Description: Request for Quotation
Description: Mock Task Order #1
Description: Mock Task Order #2
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
October 3, 2017
Amendment_001.pdf (1,556.28 Kb)
Description: Amendment 001
Amendment 2
Posted Date:
October 3, 2017
Amendment_002.pdf (1,866.03 Kb)
Description: Amendment 002
Contracting Office Address :
100 Bureau Drive, Building 301
Room B130
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1410
United States
Place of Performance :
Contractor's Site

United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Carol A. Wood
Phone: 301-975-8172
Fax: 301-975-6273
Secondary Point of Contact :
Carol A. Wood
Phone: 301-975-8172
Fax: 301-975-6273

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