Information for Communications and Print Service Providers
The Communications Procurement Policy protects and promotes the use of fair, transparent and competitive communications procurement practices used by the Government of Saskatchewan.
1. Communication Procurement Policy
The Government of Saskatchewan Communications Procurement Policy directs communications and print procurement for government and its Crown corporations and agencies. The policy was implemented in November 2008. A one-year review resulted in further changes that were approved by Cabinet in October 2010.
In addition to the Communications Procurement Policy, tenders are also subject to:
2. Communications Services Business Classifications
Agency of Record
1.1 Advertising Agency
1.2 Media Buying
Primary Research & Analysis
2.1 Qualitative – In-person
2.2 Qualitative – Online
2.3 Quantitative – In-person
2.4 Quantitative – Online
3.1 Strategy, Information Architecture, Analytics Consulting, and UX
3.2 Web Design & Development
3.3 Mobile/Social Service Development
3.4 Full Service Interactive Agencies
4.1 Television Commercial Production
4.2 Video Production
4.3 Post Production
4.4 Sound Production
4.6 Media Duplication
Design & Desktop Publishing
6.1 Graphic Design
6.2 Desktop Publishing
8.1 Event Planning and Experiential Marketing
9.1 Marketing strategy
9.3 Social Media/Online Community Management
10.1 Communications Strategy
10.2 Media Training
11.1 Print & Broadcast Media Monitoring
3. Print Services Business Classifications
A list of Print Services Business Classifications is available on the Publications Centre in printable PDF format.
4. Registration Forms
When applying to become a registered supplier with our office, please submit your completed supplier registration package, which includes the registration form and three completed references forms. In order to be registered in multiple business classes, we require three completed references per sub category. Once we have received your completed package, we will review your application and be in touch. Please email your completed packages to email@example.com.
Agency of Record
If you are currently a supplier and need to update your registration, please complete the registration update form. If you are adding services, please include three references per sub category. It is important to keep your supplier record up to date to ensure you are not missing out on tender opportunities. Please email your complete update form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Tender Summary Reports
Below is a link to tenders awarded by Communications Services. These reports are a summary of only bidding suppliers. Typically, five or more suppliers are invited on each tender. If you have a question about a particular summary or tender, please email email@example.com.