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Bid Title: RFQ - Festival Production @ Avon Performance Pavilion & Possibility Plaza
Category: Professional Services
Status: Open

Description:
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS & CONCEPTS
FOR
PRODUCTION OF ONE OR MORE
FESTIVALS OR SPECIAL EVENTS
AT THE
AVON PERFORMANCE PAVILION - HARRY A. NOTTINGHAM PARK
AND/OR AT
POSSIBILITY PLAZA & THE MAIN STREET MALL


The Town of Avon, Colorado, invites all qualified event production businesses and/or individuals to submit a statement of qualifications and proposal concepts to produce and host a special event or festival in Avon, Colorado in 2016, 2017 and/or 2018. The Town prefers festivals or events which are 2 -3 days, but will consider a one day festival or event, as well.

GENERAL BACKGROUND
Avon is centrally located in the heart of the Vail Valley and is the entryway to world renowned Beaver Creek Resort. Eight miles west of Vail on the I-70 corridor, Avon is an unpretentious, small-town that connects the shared values of both its residents and visitors creating a one-of-a-kind place to visit, work, grow a business, raise a family and play in a spectacular outdoor setting. With 6,500 year-round residents, plus another 3,500 part-time residents, Avon offers those looking for vibrant and inspiring Rocky Mountain experiences a comfortable community to recreate and enjoy the vast and rich cultural offerings of the region.

GENERAL INFORMATION
The Town of Avon is interested in seeding and supporting special events and festivals at its recently completed Performance Pavilion (Pavilion) located at Nottingham Park and/or Possibility Plaza and the Main Street Mall (P/MSM) located in the Town’s central core. It is the Town’s desire that one or more special events or festivals evolve into signature events which Avon will become known for outside of the Vail Valley.

The objectives of special events and festivals in the Town of Avon are:
• Enhance the cultural fabric of the community
• Provide economic vitality to the Town
• Produce high quality events
• Forecast a horizon for growth and notoriety
• Support the goal of producer profitability within 3-years
• Becomes over time, synonymous with “Avon” and is of signature quality

The full Request for Qualifications as well as supporting documentation can be found below.

Publication Date/Time:
10/16/2015 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Contracted
Contact Person:
Danita Dempsey, Director of Festivals & Special Events
Town of Avon
ddempsey@avon.org
(970) 748-4032
Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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