FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I register with Planet Bids for free?
To register with Planet Bids for free, please connect via the Long Beach Portal using this link: https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=15810
Can I participate in the challenge if I have an international company?
Yes. Long Beach encourages international participation in the challenge. If you are an international company and do not have a US affiliate, when prompted to provide your IRS Reporting Name, input your company’s name. Then, when prompted to provide an FEI/Tax ID number, input the last nine digits of your company’s phone number.
What should I include in my submission?
Your submission should include responses to the 7 questions outlined in the Request for Information. Any additional information that is pertinent to the challenge can also be included in your submission.
Can I talk to someone to find out more?
For questions regarding this RFI, submit all inquiries via email to Philippa Parry at firstname.lastname@example.org and carbon copy (cc) Heidi Wiersma at Heidi.Wiersma@longbeach.gov.
Questions must be submitted by Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 5:00 pm Pacific Time, in order to be guaranteed a response before the RFI submission due date.