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Catering, Special Events, And Trade Shows - Philadelphia Cruise Terminal

The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) hereby invites the submission of qualifications by catering and special event firms with extensive experience in conducting catered events, special events, and trade shows. On behalf of the Port of Philadelphia and Camden (a department of the DRPA) and the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal (PCT), DRPA wishes to engage the services of a catering and special event firm to conduct catered events, special events and trade shows at the PCT, as well as aggressively market and promote the PCT for these purposes. The firm will be required to meet minimum event and revenue thresholds, as well as provide evidence of marketing expenditures. Interested firms should submit six (6) copies of a written Statement of Qualifications to the DRPA no later than 4:00PM on Friday, December 21, 2007. Submissions must be addressed to Howard Korsen. Manager, Contract Administration, 7th floor, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, P. O. Box 1949, Camden, NJ 08101-1949. The Statement shall describe, in three (3) pages or less, the firm’s qualifications and pertinent experience, specifically identifying similar types of projects which were successfully completed. The mailing envelope containing the Statement of Qualifications shall be labeled “Statement of Qualifications - PCT Catering, Special Events and Trade Shows.” Statements of qualification will not be accepted via facsimile or electronic transmission. The Delaware River Port Authority is firmly committed to providing equal employment and business opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or non-job related disability. In that regard, the Authority will affirmatively assure that for any contract entered into in connection with this project, qualified and certified minority business enterprises (MBEs) and women owned business enterprises (WBEs) will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be discriminated against on grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or non-job related disability. This public advertisement constitutes the Delaware River Port Authority’s formal solicitation to determine the interest of qualified catering and special event firms in the aforementioned project.

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