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The COMET Marketing RFP (UPDATED 09/12/18)

posted by Tiffany James
August 9, 2018


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)   (Postpone due date until October 2, 2018 because of Hurricane Florence)

The RFP seeks a prime contractor to provide the scope of services requested herein. The prime contractor shall provide and pay for all materials, tools, equipment, labor and professional and non-professional services, and shall perform all other acts and supply all other things necessary, to fully and properly perform and complete the work. The contractor must act as the prime contractor and assume full responsibility for any subcontractor’s performance. The contractor will be considered the sole point of contact with regard to all situations, including payment of all charges and the meeting of all other requirements.

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority d/b/a The COMET (referred to as either The COMET or the Authority) will accept proposals from qualified persons or firms marketing professionals. The contract to resulting from this RFP shall be known as the “Marketing Services” contract.

All proposals must be submitted by September 18, 2018. Please reference the RFP document(s) for submission requirements. The COMET encourages the use of recycled paper, and where practicable, printed on both sides, for all submittals.

All proposal responses should be mailed or delivered to:

The COMET Administrative Offices

ATTN: Virginia Goodson—Procurement Officer

Virginia Goodson <>

3613 Lucius Rd.

Columbia, SC 29201

For a copy of the RFP, please contact Ms. Virginia Goodson, Procurement Officer, at A copy of the RFP is also posted on The COMET website. Please include your name, contact information (e-mail and mailing addresses, telephone number), including how you want to receive a copy of the RFP, and the name of the organization you are representing.

The COMET Marketing RFP

The COMET Marketing Services RFP Addendum 1 (002)

The COMET Marketing Services RFP Addendum 2

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