R--Advertising and Integrated Marketing Solutions (AIMS)
General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) | Published August 4, 2015
NOTICE: GSA is moving to one Professional Services Schedule (PSS).
New offers for GSA Schedules 520 (FABS), 541 (AIMS), 738II (Language), 871 (PES), 874 (MOBIS), 874V (Logistics), and 899 (Environmental) are no longer being solicited or accepted. As of refresh 20, offers must be submitted under the Solicitation Number FCO00CORP0000C for the Consolidated (00CORP) Schedule.
The FCO00CORP0000C solicitation can be accessed from www.fbo.gov.
NOTICE: The GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program has experienced a significant and sustained increase in new offers over the past several years. Due to the large number of new offers currently in process, it may take up to 12 months or longer before an offer is evaluated. Historically, GSA's practice was to evaluate offers in the order in which they were received. GSA now processes offers in the manner that is determined to be most effective, considering strategic or tactical priorities, customer requirements, available personnel resources, complexity and/or quality of the offers received, and other factors of relevance to the MAS program.
Notice is hereby provided that the Standing Solicitation for Multiple Award Schedule 541: Advertising and Integrated Marketing Solutions (AIMS) has been refreshed. This new solicitation number 7FCB-H2-07-0541-B, Refresh #21, posted on August 04, 2015 will replace solicitation number 7FCB-H2-07-0541-B, Refresh #20, posted on April 29, 2015 and includes updated clauses and provisions.
Interested parties may access the solicitation at: https://www.fbo.gov/. The solicitation is entitled Schedule 541: Advertising and Integrated Marketing Solutions (AIMS).
The Special Item Numbers (SINs) in the solicitation include:
541-1 Advertising Services
541-2 Public Relations Services
541-3 Web Based Marketing Services
541-4A Market Research and Analysis
541-4B Video/Film Production
541-4C Exhibit Design and Implementation Services
541-4D Conference, Events and Tradeshow Planning Services
541-4E Commercial Photography Services
541-4F Commercial Art and Graphic Design Services
541-4G Challenges and Competitions Services
541-5 Integrated Marketing Services
541-99 Introduction of New Services
541-1000 Other Direct Costs (ODCs)
Ten (10) NAICS Codes are listed under this solicitation: 512110 Motion Picture and Video Production, 541430 Graphic Design Services, 541511 Custom Computer Programming Services, 541613 Marketing Consulting Services, 541810 Advertising Agencies, 541820 Public Relations Agencies, 541850 Display Advertising, 541910 Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling, 541922 Commercial Photography and 561920 Convention and Trade Show Organizers.
The basic solicitation includes clauses, which are applicable to the solicitation/resultant contract. The basic solicitation has multiple attachments pertaining to various aspects of the solicitation. Offerors must complete and return all exhibits or attachments applicable to the services, which they intend to offer.
This is a standing solicitation with no closing date for receipt of offers. This solicitation will remain in effect until it is replaced by another refreshed solicitation. The Federal Supply Schedule period is continuous and will contain contracts with periods that commence on the date of award (DOA) and expire five years (exclusive of any options) from the DOA unless further extended pursuant to any option to extend the term of the contract, or cancelled sooner. This solicitation contains an option clause, Option to Extend the Term of the Contract (Evergreen), which allows the Government to extend the contract three additional five-year periods, not to exceed a total of twenty years. All contracts will be indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contracts with a $2,500 guaranteed minimum for the contract period. All contracts to be awarded include Industrial Funding Fee provisions. The Trade Agreements clause applies to this solicitation.