Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Space for Annual Small Business Sysposium

By SpaceRef Editor
August 13, 2010
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Synopsis – Aug 13, 2010

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNH10347741
Posted Date: Aug 13, 2010
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Aug 13, 2010
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Aug 18, 2010
Current Response Date: Aug 18, 2010
Classification Code: X — Lease or rental of facilities
NAICS Code: 721110 – Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


NASA/HQ has a requirement for NASA Headquarters (HQ), Office of Small Business Programs(OSBP) a annual conference to provide opportunities for small businesses to learn about NASA’s future plans for space, technology and Earth Science programs and initiatives. The NASA 3RD Annual Small Business Symposium and Awards Ceremony, November 28, 2010 – December 2, 2010,to be held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. This event will gather about 300 to 400 participants in a single location. The location must be able to provide audio and visual capabilities that can adequately allow for every participant to see the presentation and hear the presenters while sitting in a single event location. Meal function space to accommodate 300 to 400. Sleeping room nights (269) to accommodate overnight attendees with Room type option of King or Two Queens/Doubles. The event must take place in Washington, DC, MD,VA . MUST be metro accessible; within a one to two block walk. Other Requirements: Prefer all events meeting space on one level in same area. Location must accommodate Day One: (1) Continental Breakfast; (1) Morning Beverage Break; (1) Lunch; (1) Afternoon Beverage Break ; Day Two: (1) Continental Breakfast; (1) Morning Beverage Break; (1) Lunch. This Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center has dramatic expansion and now offers 449 guest rooms and close to 40,000 square feet of Washington, DC area event space. Adjacent to the area’s Metro system, the hotel offers Easy access to Rockville, MD Washington, DC and Northern Virginia. With a 23,500 sq ft ballroom, a 130-seat amphitheater, innovative catering menus, and impeccable hotel rooms and amenities

The authority is only one responsible source 10U.S.C.2304(c)(1).

NASA/HQ intends to issue a Purchase Order to The Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

This procurement is being conducted under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP).

Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 4:30 p.m. local time on August 18, 2010. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.

Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The installation Ombudsman is Christopher Jedrey, Mail Stop: NASA HQ 4J82, at (202) 358-2100 phone 202-358-2826 fax or ombuds “Before consulting with any ombudsman,interested parties must try to resolve their concern with the contract specialist or the contracting officer.DO NOT CALL THE OMBUDSMAN FOR SOLICITATION REQUESTS/INFORMATION”

Point of Contact

Name: Felecia L. London
Title: Simplified Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 301-286-4112
Fax: 301-286-0356

Name: Sandra P. Bruce
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 301-286-3936
Fax: 301-286-0357

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