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Posted Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

Request Launched for Proposals on How to Market Beautiful and Business Friendly Morris County

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) has issued a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide consulting services to market Morris County’s treasures, from park systems to business-friendly public policies, to entice commercial interest in the region.

Photo of downtown Morristown“Morris County is a great place to live, work and visit, offering something for everyone. A Forbes Top 10 county, Morris County has a Gross Regional Product of $53 billion, is home to hundreds of corporate headquarters and a business community as whole that employs more than 300,000 people, boasts a wide variety of communities, and offers fine arts and entertainment and a parks system second to none,” said Meghan Hunscher,​ President & CEO of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation.

“We are looking for a partner or partners who can take this jewel and tell its story in a way that draws businesses looking to relocate and valuing a highly educated and trained workforce as well as people, whether they are interested in moving here or just visiting for a day or a week,” she added.

The RFP seeks vendors willing and able to effectively offer:

  • Marketing expertise, including traditional, digital and Search Engine Optimization to assist with strategy for marketing and promoting Morris County;
  • Social media services, including photography, videos and graphic artwork capability;
  • Production of short videos showcasing Morris County’s strengths; and
  • Public relations services.

Vendors may apply for any or all of the services requested, indicating whether they would partner with other companies or professionals and/or utilize subcontractors.

Drew University Gateway photoThe MCEDC, through funding approved by the Morris County Board of Freeholders, will award contracts to the responsible and eligible vendor or vendors whose proposal is responsive to the RFP and is deemed by the MCEDC to be the most advantageous to and in the best interest of the MCEDC, according to the request. A lowest bid is a consideration but not the determining factor. The evaluation will identify those proposals which offer the best combination of expertise and value.

Service providers interested in submitting a proposal can find the RFP at the MCEDC website.

All proposals must be received by 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, January 12, 2021.

About the Morris County Chamber of Commerce 

The Morris County Chamber of Commerce has more than 700 member organizations that range from entrepreneurs and small businesses to large corporations and Fortune 500 companies. The chamber’s mission is to collaboratively advance the interests of its members to champion a thriving business and community environment. The chamber’s many events, meetings and seminars provide a platform for its members to connect, collaborate, learn and succeed. The chamber is dedicated to the advancement of Morris County’s businesses and community by providing services, information and advocacy to support the success of its member organizations. They are headquartered in Florham Park.


MCEDC Contact:                                                                Media Contact:

Meghan Hunscher, President                                              Christopher Reardon

Morris County Chamber of Commerce                              Reardon Communications Group

Tel: 973.210.6081                                                                   Tel: 908.229.4674

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