Steve’s breakdown: Louisiana Department of Economic Development timeline.
- RFP advertised in newspapers and post to LaPac: March 22, 2017
- Deadline for receipt for written inquiries: April 7, 2017
- Deadline to answer written inquiries: April 21, 2017
- Deadline for receipt of proposals: May 15, 2017
- Presentations & Discussions (if agency deems it applicable) May 26, 2017
- Notice of Intent to award announcement to Contractor, and 14-day protest period begins, on or about June 12, 2017
- Contract execution, on or about: June 30, 2017
Steve’s breakdown: In a state like North Dakota where there aren’t enough agencies with all the services required to handle a statewide campaign using many media outlets, out-of-state agencies do have a chance. Responses to the RFP are due April 24th and all the documents you need are at this link.
BISMARCK, ND: The Office of Attorney General – Lottery Division is soliciting proposals from qualified companies to select a full-service advertising agency
TUCSON, AZ: The Office of Marketing & Brand Management creates print ads, radio and TV spots and is increasingly using online media. We require a media buying firm with extensive knowledge and experience within Arizona and throughout the Southwest and with knowledge and expertise in online advertising. Currently the
Steve’s breakdown: They say the RFI is out so get on the horn. Phone: (+45) 3327 3300 firstname.lastname@example.org
COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Agencies have received RFIs for the brief, which involves the brewer’s whole portfolio, including Somersby cider and Tuborg beer, as well as the eponymous brand.
The business is currently handled by OMD. Carlsberg most recently called a review in 2013, when the account was reportedly worth £100m.
Carlsberg has enlisted Ebiquity to lead the process and
Steve’s breakdown: That’s Pricewaterhouse Coopers for those who didn’t know about the name change. Sounds like John Sviokla is the lead contact for the review and he’s probably available at John.Sviokla@us.pwc.com.
NEW YORK, NY: Like Accenture and Deloitte, the international professional services firm PwC (formerly Pricewaterhouse Coopers) has begun competing directly with ad agencies for business in recent years.
All related work takes place within the consultancy, which is best known for financial advice but also includes a CMO
Steve’s breakdown: Back in October, we said these guys look ripe for an advertising review. Well, it’s here along with a PR review.
Read on for a very thorough brief about the reviews.
EDISON, NJ: Wholesale delivery startup Boxed has issued two RFPs seeking a PR and digital AOR, respectively.
Boxed began its search this month, approaching specific small or mid-size firms the company knows well, then extending the search this week. Boxed CMO Jackson
Steve’s breakdown: That’s West Point to you soldier! They’ve already moved the due date on this once. It’s February 7th now. Here’s the link to all the documentation you’ll need: Army
WEST POINT, NY: United States Military Academy
- Vendor shall serve up ads to top public high schools in top 20 metro Designated Marketing Areas (DMA’s) e.g., New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, et al., for two 3-month periods:
These ads will:
- Provide USMA with between
Steve’s breakdown: This review is well on its way but because it’s about vetting multiple agencies, there might be time to get in there. Check out the RFP at this link: UVA
CHARLOTTESCILLE, VA: The University of Virginia has cast an RFP to create a set of vetted PR agencies and media firms to use as needs arise.
UVA previously worked with PR firms on an ad-hoc basis but now seeks to create its own roster of
Steve’s breakdown: Everything you need for this pitch is at this link: Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Good luck!
LITTLE ROCK, AR: The goal of this RFQ is to identify a partner which can work in close collaboration with ADPT (which includes the State Parks Division and the Tourism Division) to develop, implement, and continually optimize a comprehensive and integrated marketing program that aggressively promotes the State of Arkansas as a year-round travel
Steve’s breakdown: Come and get it y’all!
COLUMBIA, MD: The Board of Trustees of Howard Community College invites proposals from qualified firms to assist with the development of
Steve’s breakdown: This account includes Creative, Advertising, Marketing, Communication, Image and Brand Services for 8 hospitals. Proposals are due February 10, 2017 and the RFP can be found at this link: RFP
VALHALLA, NY: The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly
Steve’s breakdown: Is the Army just going through he motions of an RFP process or is this really a thing? I mean, they haven’t changed agencies in a while so this could be IT. The main page to all the documents for this account review is at this link: ARMY
WASHINGTON, DC: The Request for Proposal (RFP) W9124D-16-R-0046 for the U.S. Army Marketing and Advertising Program Acquisition is hereby released. Please review the attached solicitation and
RICHMOND, VA: The Contractor should provide all marketing and analytical services necessary for the effective operation of the Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office including, but not limited to, the development and execution of a fully integrated marketing and branding program for the Virginia wine industry.
A. Contractor requirements include:
Steve’s breakdown: The contact on this is Rick Rogers at 217-524-8148 & email@example.com. Proposals are due January 19, 2017. Loving’ the miniAbe campaign that’s featured.
CHICAGO, IL: The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Office of Tourism (IOT) is seeking a public relations agency to assist the Office of Tourism in the planning and execution of public relations programs and activities that promote Illinois as a business location and leisure tourism destination. The public
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