RFP for Photography Services

Addendum – April 3, 2024
Deadline extended to Wednesday, April 10, 2024


The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership (the “Partnership”) is a not-for-profit corporation, established under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code for the purpose of promoting and developing industry, commerce, and economic development in St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis, creating high-quality business and employment opportunities, and enhancing the quality of life by advancing long-term, diversified growth throughout the St. Louis region.

The St. Louis Center for International Relations d/b/a World Trade Center Saint Louis (“WTC”) is a non-profit charitable organization organized for the purpose, among others, to promote international cooperation through job creation, new investment, exchanges, and development in the areas of economics, commerce, education, technology, and culture, and the advancement of international business growth and economic development opportunities.

The Partnership and WTC issue this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for photography services at corporate events and community activities. This contract will be on an as-needed basis for an approximately six (6)-month period, from April 1, 2024, to September 30, 2024.

Scope of Services

The Partnership and WTC are requesting bids for photography services:

  • Photography is needed for corporate events and community activities; events may be small or large.
  • The types of pictures needed are of speakers, panelists, attendees, group shots, and backgrounds.
  • There are several events each month where photography is needed.
  • The duration of each event may be several hours.
  • Pictures must be high resolution and in formats suitable for commercial printing, websites, and social media.
  • Pictures (and rights to pictures) become property of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and the World Trade Center St. Louis.
  • Pictures must be delivered within 24 hours of the event or the next business day.
  • Due to the frequency and short notice of events, bids should include a retainer fee.

The approximate timeframe for services needed is April 1, 2024, to September 30, 2024.

See the full RFP here.

Submission of Proposals

To be considered, proposals must be received no later than Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at 5:00 PM CST.

Electronic proposals should be sent by email to [email protected]

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
ATTN: Kristin Lappin
120 S. Central, Suite 200
Clayton, Missouri 63105