Invitation to Bid

ITB- Network Infrastructure Equipment

The NAA is seeking bids from companies that provide network infrastructure equipment.  The objective of this Invitation for Bid is to identify the vendor that can offer the highest quality service, at a reasonable monetary rate to the NAA, in that order of priority.  Any vendor wishing to participate in this Invitation to Bid (ITB) must adhere to the specifications outlined in this document.

The NAA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any formalities or irregularities, in the best interest of the Authority.  The NAA is not liable for any costs incurred by the responding parties.

Bids should be delivered to the City of Naples Airport Authority, 160 Aviation Drive North, Naples, FL  34104, by 12:00 PM on June 30, 2021.  Bid will be awarded on June 30, 2021.  The Purchase Agreement will be effective July 6, 2021.

NOTE:  Written questions can be emailed to kwarriner@flynaples.com no later than June 25, 2021.

The NAA recognizes fair and open competition as a basic tenet of public procurement.  Respondents doing business with the Authority are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, handicap, age or sex.  The NAA has a progressive Disadvantaged, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Program in place and encourages Disadvantaged, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to participate in its IFB process.

All responding parties are required to make all efforts reasonably necessary to ensure that Disadvantaged, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises have a full and fair opportunity to compete for this contract.

Information pertaining to the DBE/MBE/WBE Certification requirements can be obtained by calling the NAA DBE Liaison Officer, Mr. Kerry Keith, at 239-643-0733.

PROSPECTIVE RESPONDENTS SHALL NOT CONTACT ANY NAPLES AIRPORT AUTHORITY OFFICIALS OR STAFF REGARDING THIS INVITATION TO BID OTHER THAN THE SPECIFIED CONTACT PERSON LISTED IN THE IFB.