Brand USA promotes and provides full and open competition in awarding contracts to support our operations and marketing efforts. Each year, we enter into a wide variety of contracts for services and goods. If you have the passion and talent to help us promote the United States as an exciting and diverse travel destination, we invite you to participate in this process.

Brand USA is committed to including diverse firms as an important part of its sourcing and procurement activities. In furtherance and support of this goal, we encourage minority, women, and locally owned firms to pursue business opportunities with us.

Brand USA uses three primary methods to seek, source, and select supplier partners: Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs), and Requests for Quotes (RFQs). Current RFPs and RFIs are listed below.

***UPDATE: Please refer to the revised schedule for notice of intent to award contract date change.

The Regional Director, Canada, will report to the Vice President, Global Trade Development, (based in Washington, DC), and be responsible for helping to ensure that Brand USA’s Annual Strategic Plan is achieved.  This individual will assist in the development and execution of a Canada Strategy plan focused on driving visitation and revenue to the United States.  This position will ensure that a strategic plan for effectuating Brand USA’s goals in market is developed and successfully implemented.

***UPDATE: Please note that until further notice the Global Trade Show Services RFP has been suspended.

Brand USA is seeking a global trade show pavilion organizer (the “Organizer”) that can provide Brand USA and other potential pavilion exhibitors (approved by Brand USA) global trade show management services. The services will include the negotiation and management of sufficient pavilion space within the trade shows of Brand USA’s choosing, booth design, build, and management, and post-show reporting. The Organizer will be expected to contract for the entire pavilion space with the trade show entity (e.g., Reed Exhibitions). There is no guarantee of non-Brand USA participation in any pavilion, though Brand USA will be able to provide historical information for planning purposes. The Organizer will not have the right to use the Brand USA Pavilion name at shows not expressly identified and authorized by Brand USA.

The purpose of this RFP is to identify the appropriate travel trade marketing representation firm to represent Brand USA’s travel trade interests in Italy and Spain. The selected Representation Firm is asked to identify a Strategic Director within their agency who will be considered Brand USA’s in-market expert, with the purpose of helping to build and maintain top-of-mind awareness of the USA as a premier travel destination in order to increase international visitation, spend, and market share for the United States. As an extension of the Brand USA team in market, the Strategic Director will ensure all in-market activity represents Brand USA in ways that support the organization’s strategies and mission, while protecting and preserving our integrity and brand.

The purpose of this RFP is to identify the appropriate travel trade marketing representation firm to represent Brand USA’s travel trade interests in France and Benelux.  The selected Representation Firm is asked to identify a Strategic Director within their agency who will be considered Brand USA’s in-market expert, with the purpose of helping to build and maintain top-of-mind awareness of the USA as a premier travel destination in order to increase international visitation, spend, and market share for the United States.  As an extension of the Brand USA team in market, the Strategic Director will ensure all in-market activity represents Brand USA in ways that support the organization’s strategies and mission, while protecting and preserving our integrity and brand.  

The purpose of this RFP is to identify the appropriate travel trade marketing representation firm to represent Brand USA’s travel trade interests in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The selected Representation Firm is asked to identify a Strategic Director, and potential other staffers, within their agency who will be considered Brand USA’s in-market expert, with the purpose of helping to build and maintain top-of-mind awareness of the USA as a premier travel destination in order to increase international visitation, spend, and market share for the United States. The Strategic Director will ensure all in-market activity represents Brand USA in ways that support the organization’s strategies and mission, while protecting and preserving our integrity and brand.

***UPDATE: Please refer to the revised schedule for proposal deadline date change.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to identify a global experiential marketing agency of record. The selected firm will be responsible for supporting Brand USA’s global experiential activation and event-marketing efforts, which are different from Brand USA’s global trade show activation. Current and upcoming markets include (but are not be limited to) Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, the Scandinavian Region, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. 

***UPDATE: Please refer to the revised schedule for date changes. 

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to identify the appropriate vendor to assist the Global Trade Development team in the development of global strategic planning and execution, to include specific programming, and standard operating procedures.

The purpose of this RFP is to select a systems integrator that will enable Brand USA to further make use of its current Salesforce instance and the currently connected applications.  In addition to common CRM functionality, the successful bidder will demonstrate how it can support Brand USA’s operational complexities to automate processes and workflows in a user-friendly manner.  The successful bidder will also be able to take a holistic look at Brand USA’s systems ecosystem and issue software recommendations based on their expertise.

The purpose of this RFP is to identify the appropriate integrated travel marketing and public relations firm (Representation Firm) to represent Brand USA’s interests in Japan.  The selected Representation Firm will be considered Brand USA’s in-market expert, with the purpose of helping to build and maintain top-of-mind awareness of the USA as a premier travel destination to increase international visitation, spend, and market share for the United States.  As an extension of the Brand USA team in market, the Representation Firm will ensure all in-market activity represents Brand USA in ways that support the organization’s strategies and mission, while protecting and preserving our integrity and brand.  


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