RFP 2016-03 - Public Relations Services




April 27, 2016

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (“FCEDA”), an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is initiating a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to obtain the services of a bidder or bidders to perform public relations and related services.

These services include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepare and implement a domestic and international public relations program that promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center to companies that want to expand or locate on the U.S. east coast; strategies and tactics could include media outreach and social media tactics; work with the FCEDA to prepare and coordinate a comprehensive communications plan that includes public relations, advertising and related services for various audiences; work with the FCEDA to promote the benefits of economic development to various audiences; position the FCEDA as a catalyst for economic growth in accordance with the specifications set forth in Request for Proposal (“RFP”) No. 2016-03

Bidders or their authorized representatives are expected to fully inform themselves as to the conditions, requirements and specifications of this RFP prior to submitting bids.

A pre-bid proposal webinar to explain the RFP will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Join the meeting at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/297147157 via any desktop computer, tablet or smartphone. Attendance at the conference is strongly urged for all prospective bidders.

RESPONSES DUE:              

On or before May 31, 2016 - No later than 2 p.m.,  Eastern Time


Flor Morrobel
Procurement Manager
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
8300 Boone Boulevard, Suite 450
Tysons Corner, Virginia  22182-2633, USA
Tel: 1 (703) 790-0600

Responses (five separately-bound copies in binders) must be submitted via first-class mail, air courier delivery or in person. Email or fax submissions will not be acceptedQuestions regarding the RFP are due May 13, 2016. Responses to questions submitted will be posted on our website Friday, May 20, 2016, by close of business.                 

Responses received at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority after the date and time stated herein shall not be accepted and shall be returned to the offeror. You may download the necessary RFP documents below by clicking on each linked document individually:

Questions regarding the RFP may be directed to Ms. Flor Morrobel via email only at fmorrobel@fceda.org. Please check the FCEDA website periodically for changes and/or updates to this RFP