RFQ Opportunities for Canada 150+

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In 2017, Vancouver will stage a once-in- a-lifetime event to commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial. Canada 150+ will reflect Vancouver and Canada’s diverse Indigenous history, celebrate our shared future, and provide an opportunity to come together, learn, and connect through an array of cultural activities, the centrepiece of which will be a nine-day festival in downtown Vancouver from Saturday July 22 - Sunday July 30, 2017 called The Drum Is Calling.

As a City of Reconciliation, Vancouver is engaging communities under the umbrella title Strengthening Our Relations to animate Vancouver’s downtown cultural district with a vibrant, interactive program of traditional and contemporary Indigenous performance, arts and crafts, culture, fashion, feasts, music, and multi-media to reflect on our shared history and inspire all Canadians to re-imagine Canada’s next 150 years. A commitment to creating opportunities for First
Nations, Indigenous and allied businesses, organizations, artisans, and artists has been layered onto our producing standards for procurement and programming by the City of Vancouver.

Where feasible, vendors, suppliers and service providers for the City’s Canada 150+ Experience will align with a project purpose to strengthen relations between the City of Vancouver and the
Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations (Host Nations), as well as Urban Aboriginal, Métis and diverse cultural communities.

This commitment to inclusion of Indigenous and allied businesses is a performance metric and measurement action which lays the foundation for future social and cultural procurement policies to
serve Vancouver’s Action Plans as a City of Reconciliation, Greenest City, and as a Healthy City for all.

MNBC is very excited to be working with the City of Vancouver for the Commemoration of Canada's 150+ celebration.  MNBC through it's relationship with the City of Vancouver has been provided a number of great opportunities for our Métis people in the province on a variety of projects.  As a result, we are pleased to pass on the following opportunities:

RFQ to potential photography and video production vendors in the Métis Nation.  (Deadline for submissions is March 13th by 5 pm)

RFQ Notice for photography services (PDF Download

PDF - RFQ for Photography services

RFQ Notice for video production services (PDF Download)

PDF - RFQ for Videography services

In addition to the RFQ for photography and videography services there are 13 bidding opportunities for Métis, First Nation, Aboriginal communities and allied businesses from the production company for Canada 150+ "Brand Live".   

For all categories for the "Drum Is Calling Festival ": 

PDF-RFQ for AV_Supplimentary

PDF-RFQ for Catering

PDF-RFQ for Event_Merchandising

PDF-RFQ for Furniture

PDF-RFQ for Graphic Design

PDF-RFQ for Heavy Equipment

PDF-RFQ for Princting Accreditation

PDF-RFQ for Printing_Signage

PDF-RFQ for Security

PDF-RFQ for Tenting

PDF-RFQ for Waste Management

Proponent Questions (clarifying requirements) due by Monday February 27, 2017 by 5 pm 

Proponent Submissions due by Monday March 13, 2017 by 5 pm