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the City of Orlando and Events Center Development, LCC construct the
Amway Center, there are opportunities for contracts that extend beyond
the construction. On April
22, the City will release a Request for Proposal (RFP) for qualified
Janitorial Service companies for the housekeeping and event cleaning
services at the new Amway Center as well as the Florida Citrus Bowl and
the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre.
Nationwide, there are a small number of firms that specialize in
providing janitorial and housekeeping services to large facilities such
as the Amway Center, the Florida Citrus Bowl and the Bob Carr Performing
Arts Centre. As part of the City’s construction of the new Community
Venues, the BLUEPRINT was developed to ensure contracting opportunities
for small and local companies.
One of the elements of the RFP for janitorial services will be that the
selected firm partners with small, local and women and minority-owned
companies that can meet the diverse needs of patrons attending sporting
events, concerts, banquets, community events, family shows and other
In order to provide additional opportunities for local, minority
and women-owned companies to be a part of the Janitorial Services team,
the City of Orlando will be hosting a community forum for these
businesses to meet with the national Janitorial Service providers who
may be bidding on this proposal.
In addition to the Janitorial Services RFP, this meeting will now
also include the RFP for Peer Group Security Services at the new Amway
Center. The City of Orlando is seeking qualified firms to provide Peer
Group Security Services at the Orlando Venues. Through the use of peer
group security, the successful Proposer will provide for and assure the
safety of members of the public and performers before, during and after
scheduled performances along with providing customer service functions
For information on both of the Security
and Janitorial RFPs, you are encouraged to attend the April 21 meeting.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 21,
2010 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Varsity Club, 1
Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, FL 32805