Marketing and Communications Services

Clemson University has a contract in place for multiple vendors to provide Marketing and Communications Agencies, Consultants or Individuals who can assist with projects and services.

Services include all of the descriptions listed on the Summary Pricing Sheet as quoted by responsive bidders.

The maximum Hourly Rate pricing table reflects the pricing each firm is contracted for.  If there is no price for a specific classification, that firm may NOT be used for that service.

How to Utilize this Contract
Upon identification of a need for service, the appropriate Public Affairs Office representative(s) may contact any of the awarded vendors listed on this contract.  The rate sheet below summarizes the vendor’s contract, Not To Exceed (NTE) pricing. You may contact one vendor or multiple vendors to obtain quotes if time permits.

A “bundled” price for longer-term or more complex projects may be negotiated under terms of this agreement provided the price reflects a discount of the hourly rate and does not exceed $5,000 per month or $20,000 total.

If there is a description that is not listed on this sheet that you have a need for, you may discuss with any of the firms on the contract to see if they can provide the service.  If so, please contact procurement to have it officially added to the list of descriptions.  The hourly rate for any new description cannot exceed $100.

After deciding on a vendor, you may verbally authorize them to start work, however, before work is complete, a Purchase Order must be issued in buyWays so that the vendor can Invoice accordingly.

Any related questions/changes regarding this contract, please notify Lori Brierre or

Additional Information below:

Listings of Responsive Bidders:
1)  Davis Public Relations & Marketing LLC
P O Box 50076
Columbia, S.C. 29250
Mrs. Kelly Davis  eMail:

2)  EM2 Design, Inc.
260 Howard  Street NE
Suite #3, Atlanta, GA   30317
Chris Martin eMail:

3)  Impressions Media Services, Inc.
1204 B East Washington Street
Greenville, S.C., 29601
Mrs. Kate Nichols  eMail:

4)  Jackson Marketing Group
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2440
Atlanta, GA  30328
Bryan Hanson  eMail:

5)  Riggs Partners, Inc.
750 Meeting  Street
West Columbia, S.C., 29619
803-799-5972 Ext. 1
Teresa Coles  eMail:

6)  TouchPoint Communications, LLC
1483 Diamond Blvd.
Mount Pleasant, S.C., 29466
Colleen Troy  eMail:

7)  Zuri Creative  Services
5960 Fairview Road, Suite 400
Charlotte, N.C., 29210
Qiana Fountain  eMail:

8)  VIP Marketing & Adverstising
8761 Dorchester Road
N. Charleston, S.C., 29420
Shavuna Elliott

9)  Showcase Marketing
1200 Woodruff Road
Greenville, S.C., 29607
Geoff Wasserman   Geoff@createlaunch/

10) Jim Reel Design
7 Merimac Court
Greenville, S.C., 29609

11)  Complete Public Relations
104 Renaissane Circle
Mauldin, S.C., 29622

12)  Beacon Technologies, Inc.
164b Thatcher  Road
Greensboro, N.C., 27409

13)  Fourth Quadrant, Inc. (DBA Merge)
411 University Ridge, Ste. 225
Greenville, SC  29601
Matt McFadden   email:

14) Hughes Agency LLC
104 South Main Street – Suite 110
Greenville, S.C., 29601
Elise Nichols eMail:

15) Edward Capital, Inc.
10 Ridgeway Avenue
Asheville, N.C., 28806
Edward Moreadith  email:

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