Creative RFP Issued By Meeker Chamber of Commerce
Meeker Chamber of Commerce (Owner) is soliciting graphic design services for the 2021 Meeker Community Directory. Designer will be responsible for layout and design of the booklet as a whole. Owner will sell ads, furnish editorial, pictures and logos as needed.
The Town of Meeker is located along the famed White River near the base of the iconic Flat Tops Wilderness in Northwestern Colorado’s Rio Blanco County, an area made up of 75% managed by US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the State of Colorado. The massive amount of public land offers many opportunities to residents, business owners, and visitors, and features the Flat Tops Wilderness, White River National Forest, Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway. According to Field and Stream Magazine, the White River Valley in which the Town is located area has earned the title, “One of America’s Best Wild Places.” The Town of Meeker–population 2,242–is located 100 miles northeast of Grand Junction and 225 miles west of Denver.
Visitors can explore world-class hiking, biking, and motorized recreation trails. Limitless fishing and water activities can be found on one of the many streams, lakes, reservoirs and the White River. Additional recreation offerings include hunting, camping, snowmobiling, and more! Meeker, Colorado is your year-round destination for tourism, including an extensive line-up of events and culture. Come experience the truly unique town of Meeker!
WHERE IS MEEKER?
The Town of Meeker–population 2,242–is located 100 miles northeast of Grand Junction and 225 miles west of Denver in Rio Blanco County.
TRAVELING TO MEEKER BY CAR
Traveling by car, Meeker is approximately 3 hours 45 minutes west of Denver and 4 hours 45 minutes east of Salt Lake City. Grand Junction is 1 hour 40 minutes southwest of Meeker.
TRAVELING TO MEEKER BY AIR
Both Salt Lake City and Denver have international airports, with the closer regional airport located in Grand Junction and Hayden. Meeker has an airport (EEO) used generally for small private planes and medical and firefighting services. Rental cars are available through Northwest Auto at 970-878-5026.
Scope of Work:
2021 Meeker Community Directory:
1. Full Color
2. Approx. 48 page, self cover, 60#, saddle stitch, gloss finish
3. Approximate dimensions 5.875” x 9”
4. PDF version for digital upload, with hyperlinks on ads
Action Completion Date Design
Service proposals due November 17, 2020, 12pm (noon)
Selection of Designer November 20, 2020
Project begins November 23, 2020
Ad sales complete January 15, 2021 (to be completed by MCOC staff)
Design Concept Review January 25, 2021
1 st draft to MCOC February 1, 2021
2 nd draft to MCOC (includes all ads) February 8, 2021
Final draft to MCOC February 15, 2021
Final draft to the printer February 22, 2021
NOTE: The gathering of ads may adjust this schedule.
Final schedule to be determined in January. General Terms: Meeker Chamber of Commerce (MCOC) shall provide existing logos, photography and editorial. MCOC will be responsible for all ad sales. All designs, photographs, artwork, or other media used in the production of this graphic design project shall remain and /or become the property of the Meeker Chamber of Commerce. All final graphic files for work completed shall become the property of the Meeker Chamber of Commerce. Graphic designer will work with the printing company selected by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce.
The selection committee will choose a designer based upon the following criteria:
Category Points Awarded 1 – Proposal price 0-30 2 – Evidence of creative ability, capacity, skill 0-30 3 – Evidence of ability to deliver in specific timeframe 0-25 4 – client references 0-15
November 17, 2020, 12pm MST
Stephanie Kobald, Executive Director Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Meeker Chamber of Commerce 710 Market St, P.O. Box 869 Meeker, Colorado 81641 (970) 878-5510
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