2021 BSC Operator RFP Announcement

Los Angeles BusinessSource Center (LABSC) Operators
Request for Proposals (RFP)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:   Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:00pm (PDT)
Proposers' Conference RSVP Deadline:   Wednesday, August 11
Notice of Intent Deadline:   Monday, August 16
Technical Assistance Request Deadline:   Monday, August 23

EWDD is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced organizations and institutions to provide training, instruction, access to capital, technical assistance and consulting to clients of the City's Los Angeles BusinessSource Center (LABSC) system. The proposed LABSC main office, alternate and satellite locations, and services must be located within the boundaries of the City of Los Angeles.

The full RFP and all related documents and forms may be downloaded through the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network (LABAVN).
**Registration is required for access**

review the Guide to Register a New Account on LABAVN for further assistance

Mandatory Proposers' Conference Webinar
A virtual proposers’ conference is scheduled for Thursday, August 12 to review the RFP document, discuss requirements and answer questions. Staff will not provide assistance regarding a proposer’s specific individual submission. All prospective proposers are required to register for the conference online. Conference attendence is mandatory.

Register by: Wednesday, August 11 at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqc-iopzktE93jflN-ZSV5UjTUuxR2tbHi
Conference Date: Thursday, August 12, 2021, from 10:00am - 12:00pm (PDT)

The City does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities. To request an accommodation for the proposers’ conference, contact EWDD by calling 213-744-9351 at least 72 hours in advance. Hearing-impaired persons requiring assistive devices at the conference can communicate their request by dialing 711 for Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS).

Mandatory Notice of Intent to Submit Proposal
In order to more efficiently manage the number of potential respondents to this RFP, submission of the Notice of Intent to Submit Proposal is mandatory. The form must be submitted online to the web address below.

Notice of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 16, 2021 by 5:00pm (PDT)
submit electronically on: https://cloud.bmisw.com/labscrfp

Technical Assistance
Technical assistance is open beginning August 2 through August 23. All technical assistance questions must be submitted by e-mail only. Please identify the page and section pertaining to the question subject matter.

To ensure fair and consistent distribution of information, all questions will be answered by Q&A documents regularly posted to LABAVN.org. No individual answers will be given.

Deadline to Submit Questions: Monday, August 23, 2021
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