Long Beach RFP: Launch, Do, Grow

The City of Long Beach seeks to make it easier for first-time entrepreneurs to launch, do business, and grow in Long Beach. Based on a previous call for information, the City has now launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite proposals to help first-time entrepreneurs open a business in Long Beach, as well as proposals of how the city can better communicate with the business community.

The deadline for submissions is 4:00 p.m. PST on August 25, 2016.

RFP Scope

The RFP contains three related scopes of work (Scope A, Scope B, Scope C). Bidders are welcome to respond to one, two, or all three scopes of work.

A. Business Navigators: How can the City help first-time entrepreneurs navigate the various processes required to open a business in Long Beach?

B. Business Communication: How can the city better communicate these steps to the business community?

C. Sparking a Culture of Entrepreneurship: How can the City of Long Beach catalyze a local ecosystem that supports the innovation economy? 

Apply Now

Register with Planet Bids here to view the RFP (CM16-098: Launch, Do, Grow) and submit your proposal.

The pre-bid conference will take place on Thursday, July 28th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. PST.