How to choose an agency
You’ve been asked to create a poster, brochure or video for your department. Where do you begin?
First of all we recommend you complete our Creative Brief and send this off to at least three of the suppliers in the relevant category (Design, Photography or Video). When you receive your quotes/proposals we recommend the following ‘next steps'.
Conducting a mini-competition between suppliers is a good way to ensure that you receive the best value for money and that your creative work goes to the most qualified agency for the job. This allows you to request quotes and submissions from all agencies in the appropriate lot (for example ‘video’) to get a better idea of which supplier will be the most appropriate for your project.
For ERDF Projects, please refer to the ERDF Buyer's Guide on the Procurement Buyer's Guide.
When comparing agencies after receiving quotes and submissions, we recommend that your selection is based on the following criteria: