Invitation to Bid – Request for Proposals

The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) is requesting proposals for contracted services to assist with connecting Downtown Bridgeport business owners to DSSD and Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce services, available resources, and to identify needs the respective organizations might address.

Interested parties may download the Scope of Services from our website here, or request a printed copy by contacting the offices of the DSSD: 938 Broad Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604. Call us on (203) 908-3622 or send an email here. Responses are due by no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021.

Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District: The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) serves the vibrant and diverse businesses within the 30 blocks in of our heart-shaped neighborhood. Our role at the Bridgeport DSSD is to support the needs of growing businesses in the district, from keeping the Downtown clean and friendly, connecting them to city resources to offering free marketing and advertising, and everything in between. Throughout the year we deliver sanitation services, our friendly team of Ambassadors keep the district clean and safe, we promote the district through the dynamic Colorful Bridgeport campaign, and produce community events including the Downtown Farmers Market. Contact Lauren Coakley Vincent at or (203) 908-3622 and learn more at

Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce: The collective goal of Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) Chamber of Commerce Affiliates is to advance the BRBC mission to grow the regional economy by offering targeted legislative, networking and business development events to the community of businesses we serve. An affiliate of the BRBC, the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce (BCC) acts as a resource with its members to promote, assist and advocate for small business. The BCC is a strong supporter of all economic development efforts and sustainability initiatives in Bridgeport. Contact Dan Onofrio at or (203) 335-3800 and learn more at