Request for Proposals

The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority (VCEDA) hereby invites proposals from qualified individuals or firms for each of the following:  (1) targeted economic development lead generation services, including corporate research, telemarketing, and appointment setting services; (2) marketing ambassadors to help promote the VCEDA region for economic development; and (3) marketing and public relations consulting to support economic development.  Factors that will be used in evaluating proposals include: prior economic development experience, prior experience in providing similar services, knowledge of the VCEDA region, and overall experience and capacity to perform the services sought to be procured.  A numerical scoring system will not be used. This Request for Proposals is specifically subject to the VCEDA Solicitation Terms and Conditions, which are available at, and are incorporated herein by reference.  Those interested in submitting proposals must do so by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, September 6, 2019, in writing, to the following address:  VCEDA, P.O. Box 1060, 527 E. Main Street, Lebanon, VA 24266.  For further information please call (276) 889-0381.

Solicitation Terms and Conditions (PDF file)





Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority 

P.O. Box 1060
527 East Main Street
Lebanon, Virginia 24266
Phone: 1-800-735-9999


Southwest Virginia's e-Region is marketed by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority - VCEDA - a regional economic development organization created by Virginia's General Assembly in 1988 to enhance and diversify the economic base of the seven-county, one-city, coal-producing region in southwestern Virginia.  Since its creation, VCEDA has helped create more than 20,000 jobs.