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GSA Supply Schedule Price List for Advertising, Public Relations, Market Research, and Exhibits.

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Authorized Federal Supply Schedule Price List

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Schedule Title: Professional Services Schedule (PSS)
Contract Number: GS-23F-0161S

For more information on ordering from Federal Supply Schedules, click on FSS Schedules at fss.gsa.gov.

Contract Period: April 24, 2006 to April 23, 2021. This includes Contract Modification eModId 7QWX29NA to exercise CCN's second option period, with one 5-year option period remaining. CCN's contract has been audited twice by GSA and both times received "Exceptional" ratings (the highest rating).


Creative Communications Network, Inc.

26554 Waterview Drive
Warsaw, MO 65355
Telephone: 816-407-9194
Toll-Free: 877-410-3551
Fax: 206-350-2273
www.ccnmarketing.com

Contract Administrator
Mr. Ronald E. Butler
26554 Waterview Drive
Warsaw, MO 65355-4349
Telephone: 816-407-9194
Toll-Free: 877-410-3551
Fax: 206-350-2273
Email: ronccn@gmail.com

Business Size: Women Owned, Disadvantaged, Small Business


Customer Information Page

1a.

  • SIN 541-1 Advertising Services
  • SIN 541-1RC Disaster Purchasing Program
  • SIN 541-2 Public Relations Services
  • SIN 541-2RC Disaster Purchasing Program
  • SIN 541-4A Market Research and Analysis
  • SIN 541-4ARC Disaster Purchasing Program
  • SIN 541-4C Exhibit Design and Implementation Services
  • SIN 541-4CRC Disaster Purchasing Program
  • SIN 541-4F Commercial Art and Graphic Design Services
  • SIN 541-4FRC Disaster Purchasing Program
  • SIN 541-1000 Other Direct Costs
  • SIN 541-1000RC Disaster Purchasing Program

1b. See Attachment 1 for pricing of Tasks.

1c. See Attachment 1.
SCA Applicability Statement
The Service Contract Act (SCA) is applicable to this contract as it applies to the entire Schedule and all services provided. While no specific labor categories have been identified as being subject to SCA due to exemptions for professional employees (FAR 22.1101, 22.1102 and 29 CFR 541.300), this contract still maintains the provisions and protections for SCA eligible labor categories. If and/or when the contractor adds SCA labor categories/employees to the contract through the modification process, the contractor must inform the Contracting Officer and establish a SCA matrix identifying the GSA labor category titles, the occupational code, SCA labor category titles and the applicable wage determination number. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the contract..

2. Maximum order: $1,000,000 per SIN.

3. Minimum order: $100

4. Geographic coverage: (delivery area): Domestic, 50 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, US Territories and 2A CONUS Port, or Consolidation Points for Orders Received from Overseas.

5. Point of Production (city, county, and state, or foreign country): Warsaw (Benton County), MO 65355

6. Discount from list prices or statement of net prices: Prices shown are net and discounts are inclusive.

7. Quantity discounts: Not Applicable.

8. Prompt Payment terms: Net 30 days.

9a. Notification whether Government purchase cards are accepted at or below the micro-purchase threshold: Yes.

9b. Notification whether Government purchase cards are accepted or not accepted above the micro-purchase threshold: Yes.

10. Foreign items: Not applicable.

11a. Time of delivery: To be negotiated at the task order level.

11b. Expedited delivery: Items available for expedited delivery are noted in this price list.

11c. Overnight and 2-day delivery: Overnight delivery is available. Customers may contact the contractor's Contract Administrator for rates for overnight and 2-day delivery.

11d. Urgent Requirements: See contract clause 1-FSS-014-B. Agencies can contact the contractor's Contract Administrator to obtain faster delivery.

12. F.O.B. points(s): Destination.

13a. Ordering Address:
Creative Communications Network, Inc.
26554 Waterview Drive
Warsaw, MO 65355-4349

13b. Ordering Procedures: For supplies and services, the ordering procedures, information on blanket purchase agreements (BPA's), and a sample BPA can be found at the GSA/FSS schedule home page (fss.gsa.gov/schedules).

14. Payment Address:
Creative Communications Network, Inc.
26554 Waterview Drive
Warsaw, MO 65355-4349

15. Standard Commercial Warranty.

16. Export packaging charges: Not applicable.

17. Terms and conditions of Government purchase card acceptance (any thresholds above the micro purchase level): Not applicable.

18. Terms and conditions of rental, maintenance and repair: Not applicable.

19. Terms and conditions of installation: Not applicable.

20. Terms and conditions of repair parts: Not applicable.

20a. Terms and conditions for any other services: Not applicable.

21. List of services and distribution points: Not applicable.

22. List of participating dealers: Not applicable.

23. Preventive maintenance: Not applicable.

24a. Special attributes such as environmental attributes: CCN uses recycled-content paper whenever possible or requested. Commercial printers CCN uses (for flyers, brochures, etc.) are asked to use soy-based ink.

24b. If applicable, indicate that Section 508 compliance information is available on Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) supplies and services and show where full details can be found: Not applicable. CCN can provide 508 compliance as required.

25. Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number: 79-541-9209

26. Notification regarding registration in System for Award Management (SAM) database: Creative Communications Network, Inc. is actively registered in SAM, which replaced the Central Contract Registration (CCR) database and Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA).

Awarded Contract Price List

541-1 Advertising Services

Task Price: Creative Communications Network, Inc. net GSA task pricing per hour for Advertising Services may be quoted using hourly direct labor rates. Please refer to the table of Hourly Direct Labor Rates below. Tasks under 541-1 include all services and Other Direct Costs (ODC's) necessary that are directly related to the service being contracted. This typically includes planning, liaison with agency, creative concept, copy, design, production of final art for advertising in print, broadcast, online or social media. Broadcast or print media analysis, planning and buying also are provided on a labor basis, with costs of broadcast time and print space billed net as ODCs. The price is inclusive of the Industrial Funding Fee of 0.75%. Lower hourly prices may be quoted.

541-2 Public Relations Services

Task Price: Creative Communications Network, Inc. net GSA task pricing per hour for Public Relations Services may be quoted using hourly direct labor rates. Please refer to the table of Hourly Direct Labor Rates below. Tasks under 541-2 include all services and Other Direct Costs (ODC's) necessary that are directly related to the service being contracted. This typically includes planning, liaison with agency, strategic concept, media analysis and planning, media list development, copywriting, clearances, placement in print or broadcast media, online or in social media. Tracking of placements and distribution other than electronic are billed net as ODCs. The price is inclusive of the Industrial Funding Fee of 0.75%. Lower hourly prices may be quoted.

541-4A Market Research and Analysis

Task Price: Creative Communications Network, Inc. net GSA task pricing per hour for Market Research and Analysis Services may be quoted using hourly direct labor rates. Please refer to the table of Hourly Direct Labor Rates below. Tasks under 541-4A include all services and Other Direct Costs (ODC's) necessary that are directly related to the service being contracted. This typically includes planning, liaison with agency, project background research, writing of interview or polling script, recruiting of subjects (focus group or one-on-one interviews), audio and video taping, analysis and findings report, presentation of findings. Booking expenses for meeting rooms, snacks and stipends (if allowed) for research participants are billed net as ODCs. The price is inclusive of the Industrial Funding Fee of 0.75%. Lower hourly prices may be quoted.

541-4C Exhibit Design and Implementation Services

Task Price: Creative Communications Network, Inc. net GSA task pricing per hour for Exhibit Design and Implementation Services may be quoted using hourly direct labor rates. Please refer to the table of Hourly Direct Labor Rates below. Tasks under 541-4C include all services and Other Direct Costs (ODC's) necessary that are directly related to the service being contracted. This typically includes planning, liaison with agency and show(s) where exhibit will be used, special photography or illustrations, design and production of "mural" or detachable exhibit graphics for backwall displays, kiosks, cabinetry, etc., ancillary foamcore signage and visuals. Purchase of stock images, carpentry, rental/purchase of exhibit space and exhibit furnishings, carpet, Internet service, electrical, drayage, etc., are billed net as ODCs. The price is inclusive of the Industrial Funding Fee of 0.75%. Lower prices may be quoted.

541-4F Commercial Art and Graphic Design Services

Task Price: Creative Communications Network, Inc. net GSA task pricing per hour for Commercial Art and Graphic Design Services may be quoted using hourly direct labor rates. Please refer to the table of Hourly Direct Labor Rates below. Tasks under 541-4F include all services and Other Direct Costs (ODC's) necessary that are directly related to the service being contracted. This typically includes planning, liaison with agency, creative concept, copy, design, production of final art for such graphics as logos and identity (branding) or for thematic graphics for use in brochures, exhibits, advertising, direct mail, online and social media. Design and production services for books also may be included in 541-04F tasks. Costs of printing, binding and shipping are billed net as ODCs. The price is inclusive of the Industrial Funding Fee of 0.75%. Lower prices may be quoted.

541-1000 Other Direct Costs.

Attachment 1

Hourly Direct Labor Rates Effective July 31, 2013:

CCN Direct Labor Categories
Including discount from commercial rates

GSA Net Price

Unit/ Issue

1. Senior Account Planner/Manager

$88.86

Hour

2. Senior Public Relations Director/Counsel/Writer

$88.86

Hour

3. Senior Creative Director

$108.61

Hour

4. Senior Market Research Director

$108.61

Hour

5. Senior Media Analyst/Buyer

$83.92

Hour

6. Senior New Media/Web Developer

$78.99

Hour

7. Public Relations Manager/Writer

$83.92

Hour

8. Market Research Associate

$39.49

Hour

9. Associate Media Analyst

$69.11

Hour

10. Art Director

$69.11

Hour

11. Account/Traffic Manager

$39.49

Hour

12. Account Financial Manager

$49.37

Hour

541-1000 Other Direct Costs

CCN ODC's

GSA Net Price (with/IFF)

Unit/ Issue

  1. Refrigerator Magnets

$768.92

2,625 pieces

  2. Exhibit Graphics

$509.28

3 panels and header/proofs

  3. Printing Letters (1 page)

$116.95

1,200 letters

  4. Letterhead & Envelopes Printing

$1,711.83

5,000 pieces

  5. Brochures Printing

$1,768.26

5,000 pieces

  6. Postcards Printing

$589.42

550 pieces

  7. Tabletop Exhibit

$1,029.48

1 exhibit

  8. Direct Mail Postage & Handling

$588.72

671 pieces

  9. Professional Photography

$1,813.60

4 CD ROMs

10. Meeting Registration

$151.13

1 delegate

11. News Media List Compilation, News Release Distribution, Print and Broadcast Monitoring

$1,511.25

Quarterly

12. Radio Public Service Announcements Production and Distribution

$16,876.57

One 30-second spot and
one 60-second spot distributed to 280 radio stations

13. Printing of Direct Mail Postcards

$1,982.87

3,425 postcards

14. Production and Distribution of
3-column News Feature

$3,073.04

One news feature to print media in two states



Labor Category Descriptions

1. SENIOR ACCOUNT PLANNER/MANAGER
Minimum/General Experience: Fifteen years of increasing responsibility in accomplishing strategic communications and business planning, strategic analysis, problem solving, project(s) management, or account administration.

Functional Responsibility: Research client needs and issues, develop marketing communications strategic plans, and select/manage staff working on the project(s). Budget development and financial management for accounts and individual projects. Overall planning and program execution. Market research management. Liaison with client. Management of government paperwork, reports, and follow-up. Quality control of all aspects or programs.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in communications, journalism, marketing, fine arts, management, business, or related discipline or equivalent years of relevant professional experience or education.

2. SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR/COUNSEL/WRITER
Minimum/General Experience: Fifteen years of increasing responsibility in development and execution of strategic public relations plans; account development and management;. writing of plans and elements of their tactical execution, including backgrounders, white papers, media kit components, news releases, feature stories, brochures and other collateral materials; media relations, and client liaison.

Functional Responsibility: Research client public relations needs and issues, develop public relations strategic plans, select and manage staff working on the project(s). Budget development and management. Planning and program execution. Liaison with client and account management staff. Writing of public relations program components, placement of news releases and feature stories, market research management. Photography and/or supervision of photography and graphics. Quality control of public relations projects.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in public relations, journalism, communications, marketing or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

3. SENIOR CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Minimum/General Experience: Fifteen years of increasing responsibility in development and execution of strategic communications and graphics creative concepts and designs; layout and production of graphics and communications collateral materials such as print advertising, brochures, sales aids, flyers, exhibit display materials, billboard advertising; and supervision of graphics staff and suppliers.

Functional Responsibility: Research, develop and produce creative communications concepts and designs in coordination with account managers and clients. Select and manage graphics staff and suppliers working on projects, including artists and photographers. Graphics budget development and management. Liaison with client. Research and sourcing of graphics images. Quality control of graphics projects.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in fine arts, graphics design, or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

4. SENIOR MARKET RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Minimum/General Experience: Fifteen years of increasing responsibility in development, execution, and data analysis of strategic market research programs, analysis and reporting, including a variety of qualitative and quantitative studies and combinations of the two disciplines, and supervision of research staff and suppliers.

Functional Responsibility: Research, develop, execute, and analyze/report strategic market research qualitative and quantitative projects, including focus group interviews, one-on-one interviews, tele-groups, triads and dyads, executive interviewing, opportunity sessions, customer satisfaction audits, and cross-functional sessions. Training and supervision of moderators and interviewers. Development of recommendations to address strategic needs and issues revealed by the research. Presentation of findings to client. Research budget development and management. Liaison with client and account management staff. Quality control of research projects.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in market research or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education, with emphasis on statistical analysis and marketing.

5. SENIOR MEDIA ANALYST/BUYER
Minimum/General Experience: Fifteen years of increasing responsibility in media analysis in coordination with an overall strategic marketing communications plan; development and execution of strategic media planning, recommendations, and schedules; negotiation and buying of media; tracking and reporting of media placements; supervision of associate media planners and buyers.

Functional Responsibility: Research, develop and produce media analysis, plans, and recommendations, and schedules as part of a strategic marketing communications plan. Negotiate and buy print and broadcast media. Track, document, and report media placements. Selection and supervision of associate media planners and buyers working on projects. Media budget development and management. Liaison with client and account staff. Quality control of media analysis and placement programs.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in advertising, media or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

6. SENIOR NEW MEDIA/WEB DEVELOPER
Minimum/General Experience: Fifteen years of increasing responsibility in development and execution of Internet and New Media (CD-ROM, DVD) concepts and components of a strategic marketing communications program; text and graphics creative development and production; software research, sourcing, and deployment; and supervision of New Media and Internet staff and suppliers.

Functional Responsibility: Research, develop and produce Internet-based or New Media creative communications concepts and content in coordination with account managers and clients. Select and manage Internet development staff and suppliers working on projects. Sourcing of images and other content. Internet and New Media budget development and management. Liaison with client. Quality control of Internet and New Media projects.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in fine arts, graphics design, journalism, or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education, with emphasis on Internet structure and software.

7. PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER/WRITER
Minimum/General Experience: Eight years of increasing responsibility in development and execution of strategic public relations plans, management and writing of elements of their tactical execution, including backgrounders, white papers, media kit components, news releases, feature stories, brochures and other collateral materials, media relations, and client liaison.

Functional Responsibility: Research, develop, and execute components of public relations strategic plans. Budget development and management. Liaison with client and account management staff. Writing of public relations program components, placement of news releases and feature stories. Photography and/or supervision of photography and graphics. Quality control of public relations projects.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in public relations, journalism, communications, marketing or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

8. MARKET RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Minimum/General Experience: Five years of market research project development and execution; interviewing or data analysis of strategic market research programs, including a variety of qualitative and quantitative studies and combinations of the two disciplines.

Functional Responsibility: Planning, facilities and suppliers sourcing prior to implementation of research projects. Interviewing of market research respondents. Collating, writing, and proofing of market research results and reports. Assistance in executing strategic market research qualitative and quantitative projects, including focus group interviews, one-on-one interviews, tele-groups, executive interviewing, opportunity sessions, customer satisfaction audits, and cross-functional sessions. Liaison with account management staff. Quality control of research projects.

Minimum Education: Associate degree in market research or related discipline or training/certification as an interviewer or market research technician, or equivalent years of professional experience or education, with emphasis on statistical analysis and market research.

9. ASSOCIATE MEDIA ANALYST/BUYER
Minimum/General Experience: Five years of increasing responsibility in media analysis in coordination with an overall strategic marketing communications plan; development and execution of strategic media planning, recommendations, and schedules; negotiation and buying of media; tracking and reporting of media placements.

Functional Responsibility: Develop and produce media analysis, plans, and recommendations, and schedules as part of a strategic marketing communications plan. Negotiate and buy print and broadcast media. Track, document, and report media placements. Liaison with account staff. Quality control of media analysis and placement programs.

Minimum Education: B.A./B.S. degree in advertising, media or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

10. ART DIRECTOR
Minimum/General Experience: Five years of increasing responsibility in development and execution of strategic communications and graphics creative concepts and designs; layout and production of graphics and communications collateral materials such as print advertising, brochures, sales aids, flyers, exhibit display materials, billboard advertising; and supervision of graphics staff and suppliers.

Functional Responsibility: Research, develop and produce creative communications designs and layouts in coordination with the Creative Director. Select and manage graphics. Provide desktop publishing and PhotoShop services. Liaison with account management staff and the managing Creative Director. Research and sourcing of graphics images. Quality control of graphics projects.

Minimum Education: B.S./B.A. degree in fine arts, graphics design, or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

11. ACCOUNT/TRAFFIC MANAGER
Minimum/General Experience: Five years of increasing responsibility in coordinating project details, administrative assistance, and traffic management of projects from inception to delivery through an advertising or public relations agency.

Functional Responsibility: Initiate project paperwork and tracking. Liaison with account management staff and suppliers involved in project. Monitor and report on project status. Source and manage suppliers as needed. Cataloging and maintaining files pertaining to projects and their components. Manage scheduling and deadline compliance of project components. Quality control of suppliers and traffic flow. Administrative assistance as needed.

Minimum Education: B.A./B.S. degree in advertising, public relations, graphics production or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

12. ACCOUNT FINANCIAL MANAGER
Minimum/General Experience: Five years of increasing responsibility in accounting and bookkeeping, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, and other modules of bookkeeping, with emphasis on service industries such as advertising and public relations agencies.

Functional Responsibility: Set up new client accounts in the bookkeeping system. Enter payables, receivables and adjustments under direction of accounting managers. Track and report on costs related to projects and clients. Assist in generating invoices promptly and paying suppliers promptly. Liaison with account management staff and suppliers involved in project. Monitor and report on project financial status. Maintain accounting files. Accounting administrative assistance as needed.

Minimum Education: B.A./B.S. degree in accounting or related discipline or equivalent years of professional experience or education.

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