Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority Seeks Advertising Agency Proposals

December 6, 2021

The purpose of this request for proposals is to enter into an agreement with a qualified consulting firm to recommend, assist and/or implement marketing campaigns and components for Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA).

SCHEDULE / TIMELINE
Seattle Southside RTA will attempt to follow this timetable, which should result in a final selection by February 18, 2022:
Issue RFP……………………………………………………………………….…………....12/06/2021
Deadline for Submittal of Proposal……………………………..……………………………1/10/2022
Preliminary Selection of Candidates………...……………………………………………….1/20/2022
Interviews with RTA Staff……………..………………………………………….…......…2/7-2/11/2022
Notify Chosen Contractor, provided RTA Staff has no additional questions…….…..……2/18/2022
Effective Date of New Contract…………………………….…Executed within 30 days of notification
 

QUESTIONS
Potential bidders may submit questions and requests for clarification via email to Ashley Comar at Ashley@SeattleSouthside.com. Please submit questions no later than December 13, 2021. Responses will be provided by December 20, 2021.

The deadline for submitting questions has passed. The submitted questions and responses can be viewed here.

Point of clarification: The RFP mentions a contract length of longer than one year. Your proposed budget for the media spend, visual identity update, creative development, etc. should be for the first year of the agreement: March-December 2022. The budget for 2023 is yet to be determined.

Agency RFP Details

Submit proposals to Marketing@SeattleSouthside.com

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