Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Site selection timeline

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This is the timeline for the 2008 Democratic National Convention site selection:

January 13, 2006Deadline for cities to respond to an invitation to bid for the 2008 Convention
February 2006A formal Request for Proposal (RFP), containing detailed specifications for hosting the 2008 Convention, is sent to interested cities
May 2006Deadline for interested cities to submit formal responses to the RFP
Summer 2006Site visits
Late summer 2006Finalists named
Late Fall 2006/Winter 2007Announcement of 2008 Convention Host City

I would expect 10-20 cities to show their interest by January 13 in hosting the convention, with 5-10 cities formally responding to the RFP.