The Marketing Master Contracts are individual master contracts — already in place — for marketing services between the State of Vermont (through the Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Office of the Chief Marketing Officer) and a select group of marketing firms. These individual firms were awarded a master contract following a full competitive bid and selection process.
The Marketing Master Contracts allow state entities to obtain marketing services from these firms without having to go through an additional full RFP process for each project. In addition to saving administrative time, the contracts were negotiated at a state level and include a uniform set of established rates.
The Chief Marketing Office administers three sets of Marketing Master Contracts: