Corporate Communications RFP Issued By University Health
University Health’s brand efforts over the past six years have significantly elevated brand image, preference and market share. Our employee and community events have played a large role in this achievement and are an important part of our overall brand strategy. University Health is requesting proposals from individuals and/or companies with extensive knowledge and experience working on internal and external events including set-up, signage, representing the brand to members of the public, as well as setting up, demonstrating, disassembling and maintaining large inflatables. Selected vendor must also have experience with managing supply levels and distribution of promotional incentive items.
The Bexar County Hospital District d/b/a University Health, herein after ‘University Health,’ is a political subdivision of the State of Texas, and is a nationally-recognized academic medical center owned by the people of Bexar County and by law is a tax-exempt entity. University Health is San Antonio’s only Magnet healthcare organization. Magnet is a designation of the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center and is the “gold standard” of excellence in patient care. Accredited by The Joint Commission, University Health serves as the primary teaching locations for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and is in the top one percent of the country for going “paperless” with electronic medical records. Since 2008, University Health has been included among the American Hospital Association’s list of the 100 Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems. Clinical locations include University Hospital, a 700 plus occupied bed acute care hospital and South Texas’ Lead Level I trauma center; 23 clinics throughout Bexar County providing primary, specialty, and preventive health services; and four outpatient dialysis centers. Subsidiary organizations of University Health include Community First Health Plans, a nonprofit HMO, and University Medicine Associates, a nonprofit physician practice. Learn more online at www.UniversityHealthSystem.com. Procurement opportunities may currently be found in the San Antonio Express-News. Construction/architectural engineering projects are usually advertised in the Sunday edition. Online Procurement opportunities are a
Scope of Work:
We are looking for a very proactive vendor to partner with our Corporate Communications &
Marketing team. The Vendor can expect to assist with up to 50 internal and external events each
year. Additionally, this vendor will help to manage University Health’s promotional incentive
items storage locations, including keeping track of stock levels, pulling items for use and
delivering items to other locations. This vendor will be responsible for University Health’s
large inflatable brain and heart. These expensive items require careful set-up and take down to
ensure they are appropriately preserved and maintained.
Due Date: October 22, 2021
University Health – Business Center
Procurement Services Department – Latrisha Brown
5800 Farinon Drive
San Antonio, TX 78249
Relevant agencies to consider include Finn partners and Prosek Partners.