The purpose of this request for proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from qualified organizations for event management and marketing, media relations, outreach and communications. The scope of services includes responsibility for all tasks including conceptualizing, managing and executing events, as well as bringing innovation and creativity. EVENT MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING ICBA wishes to invite proposals from companies/contractors with a proven experience and a strong track record in event/conference production and management. The firm must demonstrate knowledge of, and extensive experience in planning, organizing and efficiently managing major international events for International non-profit organizations or similar entities, with a satisfactory record of integrity and business ethics. MEDIA RELATIONS, OUTREACH & COMMUNICATIONS ICBA is seeking to contract a suitably qualified and experienced PR/communications firm with a proven and specific experience of providing media relations, outreach and communications services to international agricultural research organizations. The firm must demonstrate competence and experience in all areas of expertise required by the scope of services, including but not limited to: community outreach, social media management, brand/identity creation, public relations, message development and delivery, event communication and prioritizing multi-phased communication campaigns.