Massive government tender sees 30 agencies added to roster

Ministry of Communications and Information has appointed 30 agencies, content creators and media owners to be added to its agency roster. A total of 33 organisations pitched for the tender. According to Gebiz, those contracted will be responsible for creative conceptualisation, planning, execution and media buying services for whole-of-government (WOG) communication campaigns for the whole year, with an option to extend for two more years.

Here are some of the companies and organisations which made the cut:

Media owners

  • Mediacorp
  • SGAG Media
  • Singapore Press Holdings
  • Singapore Telecommunications Limited


  • Asatsu-Dk Singapore
  • Avenueone
  • Briq
  • Cubic Communications
  • Dentsu Singapore
  • Formul8
  • Goodfellas Consultancy
  • Grey Group
  • I.M Communications
  • Lins Advertising & Marketing
  • Mandate Communications
  • Ogilvy & Mather (Singapore)
  • Siliconplus Communications
  • Splash Productions
  • Starlight Advertising
  • Xod Box
  • Zoo Communications (Singapore)


  • GroupM Singapore
  • IPG Mediabrands (Singapore)
  • Starcom Media Worldwide
  • ZenithOptimedia


  • IH Singapore
  • Tribal Worldwide
  • White Space Digital


  • Visual Studio Singapore

Content creators

  • Night Owl Cinematics

Organisations that also pitched for the tender include Golden Village Pictures, Grid and Syndacast.

MCI's Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) and Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) merged effective October 2016, to form the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA). The new IMDA will develop and regulate the converging infocomm (ICT) and media sectors and will implement the Infocomm Media 2025 plan.

MCI recently appointed the chairman and board members to new IMDA and the Government Technology Agency (GovTech). The IMDA board will be headed by Chan Yeng Kit, permanent secretary (defence) as chairman. Meanwhile, Ng Chee Khern, permanent secretary (defence development), will spearhead the GovTech board as the chairman.