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Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
RFP #IPHEC2201

Request for Proposal: Creative Services for Marketing and Promotion

Award Info Published Thursday December 23, 2021

88 Brand PartnersChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Communication Strategies Group, Inc dba CS-Effect (subcontractor)
    BEP [13% / $650,000]

AdCo Advertising Agency, IncPeoria, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Arthur Agency, Inc.Carbondale, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Flowers Communications Group, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [13% / $650,000]

Avidity Technologies, IncMokena, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

BuendiaHayes Design LLCGlen Ellyn, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Carbon3Sixty, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Central States Media/Management, Inc.Peoria, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

DCC Marketing, LLCDecatur, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

eBizUniverse IncSchaumburg, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Enrollment Marketing Solutions, IncPalatine, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Gilmore Marketing Concepts, IncElgin, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Hubbard Radio Chicago, LLCChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Big Picture Marketing, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [13% / $650,000]

Jasculca/Terman & Associates, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Futurehaus LLC (subcontractor)
    BEP [13% / $650,000]
  • Radio Link Media, LLC (subcontractor)
    BEP [13% / $650,000]
  • Synergy Creative (subcontractor)
    BEP [13% / $650,000]

M. Harris & Co.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul (OKRP)Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • Montenegro, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [3% / $150,000]

On The Job Consulting, Inc (PIxo)Urbana, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Perceptive Visions, Inc.Mahomet, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Precise Requirements, LLCOak Park, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Simple Truth Communication Partners, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

SocialDeviant, LLCChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Strategic & Creative Marketing, IncAurora, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Surface 51Champaign, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

  • On the Job Consulting, Inc. (Pixo) (subcontractor)
    BEP [15% / $750,000]

TechServ CorporationLisle, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Tricia Koning Photography, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
  • BEP [100% / $5,000,000]
All dollar amounts are estimates only
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
  • This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Unsuccessful respondents (3)

Summary

Respondents

27 total

24 successful respondents

3 unsuccessful respondents

17 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Graham LaMontagne, (217) 300-6452

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Geno Marchizza

Comments:
BEP percentages and dollars are estimates based on individual letters of intent.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday October 20, 2021
Please see Addendum 2 for information about attending the virtual RFP opening. Attendance is NOT required.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday September 22, 2021
Please review Addendum 1, which covers questions and answers covered during and after the Pre-submission call.
First published Monday, August 30, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday October 21, 2021:
At the following address:
IPHEC
Attn Graham LaMontagne
1817 S. Neil St., Suite 212
M/C 364
Champaign, IL 61820
via Electronic Bidding
IPHEC is seeking proposals from qualified firms (Respondents) to work closely with the university marketing teams for creative services to be utilized in marketing and promotion. This RFP is for creative services only, not advertising placement.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Graham LaMontagne
Phone: (217) 300-6452
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 13 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • FormA.docx (102 KB)
  • FormB.pdf (1 MB)
  • IPHEC2201Addendum1.pdf (227 KB)
  • IPHEC2201Addendum2.pdf (58 KB)
  • IPHEC2201CreativeServicesforMarketingandPromotion.pdf (521 KB)
  • UtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)