Request for Proposals

Marketing, Communications and Creative Services

Visit North Carolina, a division of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina Inc. (EDPNC), is inviting proposals for the state's marketing, communications and creative services needs for the fiscal years of 2023 to 2028.

Business functions open for bid include:

  • Creative/ Media/ Brand Identity
  • Social Media
  • Website Development
  • Marketing Co-Op Program
  • Public Relations
  • Trade Industry Relations/ Marketing (Film NC)
  • Consumer Marketing and Industry Engagement (Outdoor NC Initiative)

Proposal Timeline:

Official issuance of RFPDecember 15
Deadline for questionsDecember 23
Deadline for proposalsJanuary 25
PresentationsFebruary 16-17

Direct all inquiries concerning this RFP by email to Visit NC’s review consultant, Chris Cavanaugh of Magellan Strategy Group, at   with the following in the SUBJECT line: Visit NC Marketing Communications Services RFP 2023.

NOTE: Questions concerning the specifications in this Request for Proposals will be received until close of business Friday, December 23, 2022.

No telephone or in-person conversations with Visit NC and Magellan Strategy Group staff, related to this RFP, shall be allowed between December 15, 2022, and the awarding of this contract. All inquiries, questions, or comments must be submitted by email.

Proposals will be sealed and publicly opened on January 26, 2023 at 9:00 AM at the offices of Visit NC, located at 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1200, Raleigh, NC. Methods of evaluation shall be as described in this RFP.

A summary of all questions and answers will be posted here as an addendum, located under the RFP being modified.

See below for the request for proposals (RFP)

2023-2028 VisitNC Marketing Communications Services RFP_FINAL.pdf
2023 Visit NC Marketing Communications RFP Questions and Responses.pdf