Exclusive Procurement Meetings: Hilton Worldwide CDA RFP for Hotel Services

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 9:00am -5:00pm

You are invited to register for exclusive 1:1 procurement meetings with Hilton Worldwide. Meetings will be held between 9:00AM-5:00PM. Please select a time slot during this time. You are only asked to attend during your meeting window and businesses may only register for one session.

In response to a Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) RFP, Hilton Worldwide seeks to meet with prospective City of Chicago Certified suppliers to fulfill specific commodities for hotel operator management services at Chicago O’Hare International Airport hotels.

Review the commodities here.

Please note:  In order for your meeting to be confirmed, you will need to complete your business profile. The  profile form can be accessed by clicking on the link below. https://thewbdc.typeform.com/to/Upg4E6

The form should be submitted no later than Friday, January 13th. Upon receipt, a confirmation will be sent indicating that your meeting has been scheduled.

Complete your profile and register here for an appointment window to meet with Hilton buyers.

Only businesses providing the requested commodities will be considered. Please review the following information before submitting your appointment request. Space is very limited for this event.

Please note: This is not a construction project. 

Registration Criteria:

  1. Businesses must be City of Chicago certified by the RFP submission date- Feb 6, 2017
  2. A profile must be completed and submitted

Attendee Information:

  • Please be prepared for a brief (15 min.) interview with Hilton buyers.
  • The requirements of the RFP include participation by City of Chicago M/WBE and/or ACDBE certified suppliers.
  • Selection of an appointment window is not a guaranteed reservation.
  • Participating businesses may bring up to three (3) representatives.  Please register one person and include any additional attendees on your business profile.

Procurement Event FAQs

What materials and company information may I bring into the event?
Attendees may bring collateral; hard copy or digital.  A/V equipment will not be available onsite. Wi-Fi will be available.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact the Women’s Business Development Center for any event related questions:
Freida Curry: 312.853.3477 Ext. 530 | fcurry@wbdc.org

For procurement or RFP related questions, please contact:
Fred Lona, Hilton Worldwide | Fred.Lona@hilton.com

Why do I need to complete a profile?
A company profile is required for participation and will be shared with Hilton Worldwide representatives.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
Yes. Please be sure to include the names of all attendees (up to three) from your business on the profile you submit.