The Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) has issued a Request for Proposal #VTC 18-034 to enter into an agreement with a qualified creative and paid media agency or agencies to provide creative marketing and paid media advertising services for the Virginia Tourism Corporation. Sealed proposals are due not later than 4 p.m. EST on November 16, 2017. Full details are contained in the Request for Proposal. A MANDATORY pre-proposal conference/teleconference will be held 10 a.m. EDT, October 25, 2017, and requires pre-registration by 4 p.m. EDT, October 23, 2017. All parties interested in submitting a proposal are required to attend either in person or via teleconference. Proposals will only be accepted from those Offerors who are represented at this pre-proposal conference/teleconference. See details in the RFP for pre-registration instructions.
Please be sure to read the eVA registration requirements immediately as you are required to be eVA registered by the proposal due date in order to submit at proposal. See Section X, Item V. in the RFP for details.
Also, points will be allotted during the evaluation process for Offerors who are certified by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (VDSBSD) as a small business or to Offerors who submit a plan for subcontracting with Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity-certified small businesses during the contract. See Section VI, B. 11. And Section VI, C. 11. in the RFP. All Offerors and proposed subcontractors must be certified by the proposal due date and time and complete the form required in the RFP in order to be awarded the available points. Go to https://sbsd.virginia.gov to determine if you qualify for certification and to apply.
Should your firm be interested in submitting a proposal, the Request for Proposal #VTC 18-034 may be downloaded from the VTC website at https://www.vatc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/CreativeAndMediaAOR2018RFP.pdf.
All inquiries regarding the RFP should be sent via email to CreativeAndMediaAOR2018RFP@virginia.org or by contacting Terry Minor at (804) 545-5523.