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SOL-OAA-13-000056 Grand Challenge for Development: Saving Lives at Birth

Solicitation Number: SOL-OAA-13-000056
Agency: Agency for International Development
Office: Washington D.C.
Location: USAID/Washington
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Added: Apr 30, 2013 2:29 pm
Subject: SOL-OAA-13-000056 Grand Challenge for Development: Saving Lives at Birth

The NAICS Code for this procurement is 531120

The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID's) Bureau for Global Health intends to award a purchase order to Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA) for meeting and exhibit space, audio-visual support and food at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC under the authority of the FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The contractor shall provide conference space, exhibit space, food and audio-visual support between July 28-31, 2013 for USAID's Development XChange for up to 150 of attendees plus exhibitors.

Every year 350,000 mothers and 4 million children die during childbirth leading to the creation of the Grand Challenge for Development: Saving Lives at Birth. This is the third round of the challenge. By bringing together leading innovators, development experts, and potential funders, the Development XChange encourages an interactive setting to help meet this developmental challenge.

NO SOLICITATION OR REQUEST FOR QUOTE (RFQ) IS AVAILABLE. Based on market research, this is the only known venue able to host an event with the necessary space and availability of dates. Notwithstanding, any firm who believes it is capable of meeting these requirements may submit a response, which if received within 10 calendar days will be considered. Responses to this posting must be submitted in writing. A determination not to compete the proposed purchase order based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. All questions and/or responses should be directed in writing via e-mail to Mr. Emmanuel Wilson, at Please include your name, point of contact, e-mail address, area code and telephone number, and size of business.

This notice does not obligate USAID to award a contract nor does it commit the Government to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of any response. In addition, final award cannot be made until funds have been fully appropriated, allocated, and committed and internal USAID procedures have been completed.

This notice can be viewed and downloaded from the Internet at USAID bears no responsibility for data errors resulting from transmission or conversion processes.
Further, be aware that amendments to notices are occasionally issued and will be posted on the same Internet site from which you downloaded the information. You are therefore advised to regularly check the above Internet site for amendments.


Emmanuel Wilson,
Contracting Officer

Contracting Office Address

U.S. Agency for International Development
Office of Acquisition & Assistance
Federal Center Plaza, SA-44 Rm 566-D
301 4th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20546

Place of Performance

Washington, DC

Primary Point of Contact

Office of Acquisition and Assistance:


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Posted Date:
April 30, 2013
Description: SOL-OAA-13-000056 Grand Challenge for Development: Saving Lives at Birth
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Room 7.10-006
Washington, District of Columbia 20523
United States
District of Columbia
United States
Emmanuel A. Wilson,
Contracting Officer
Michael Douglas,
Contracting Officer