Government Contract | Kansas
International Development Representative

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00003402721

Bid Title: International Development Representative

Agency Bid No. Title: EVT0009028

Received Date: 02/15/2023

Close Date: 03/14/2023

Purchase Type: Term: 04/30/2028

Delivery Point: Various Locations, Kansas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 02/21/2022


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Kansas Department of Commerce is seeking an experienced consultant or consultancy to serve as an authorizedinvestment representative for Kansas in Japan. One of the missions of the International Division is to attract foreign directinvestment (FDI) to Kansas. Japan is an important market for Kansas, traditionally ranking as one of the states topsources of FDI. This contract is being established to provide the Division the ability to enhance the states internationalbusiness recruitment efforts and increase the amount of FDI by having in-country representation in Japan. Therepresentative will be expected to contribute to the growth of the states economy through the attraction of foreign directinvestment to Kansas and the creation of quality jobs, thus increasing the opportunities for economic prosperity for allKansans. Marketing Opportunities: Developing programs in coordination with Commerces International Divisionto attract potential investors to Kansas by representing the state at targeted trade shows and events;identifying and connecting with Japanese companies in key target sectors, and promoting advantages ofa Kansas location for companies planning for expansion in the U.S. market. Marketing initiatives willinclude communicating with potential investors to provide them information on the Kansas economy andbusiness advantages. Business Networking: maintaining regular contact with key government officials, industry associations,business communities, SelectUSA/U.S. Department of Commerce, chambers of commerce and otherorganizations that will further the states investment goals and objectives of the region. International Business Development Mission Support: organizing in-country visits and providinglogistics support for Kansas officials to meet with potential business investors and participate ininvestment seminars, targeted trade shows and events. The service includes but not be limited toarranging meeting schedule and events, providing orientation and briefing materials, arranging hotel andground transportation, and an interpreter if needed, and participating in mission activities.

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Product Codes: 96179, 96153

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Kansas - Department of Administration

State: Kansas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Bonnie Edwards 900 SW Jackson St., Room 451 South, Topeka, Kansas, 66612

Phone: 785-296-3125

Fax: 785-296-7240




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