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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 2:03 pm 
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For those of you who may not subscribe to the e-letter, the following message posted today at 2:00 EST

Gordon Maltby, who has served as publisher of Porsche 356 Registry magazine for the past 25 years, has recently informed the Board of Trustees of his intention to retire at the end of 2018, although he may assist for a limited period of time in the transition to a new publisher/editor.
Solicitation of interest for publication of Porsche 356 Registry Magazine
Porsche 356 Registry magazine is a full color, bi-monthly publication of 76 pages distributed in the United States and 38 other countries to about 7000 members. Approximately 90% of editorial content is provided by volunteer members of the Porsche 356 Registry.
The Board of Trustees is seeking interested parties (“Applicants”), both individuals and organizations, interested in providing a proposal for turnkey production of Porsche 356 Registry magazine. We are interested in a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship that serves our members. The initial contract term is envisioned to be 12 months, renewable for additional 12-month terms.
Applicants must complete an Expression Of Interest (EOI) questionnaire (see attached) by June 1, 2018. EOI questionnaires will be evaluated to determine qualified bidders. The Board expects to issue a formal Request For Proposals (RFP) to qualified bidders by June 15, 2018.
Applicants should include team members with a record of involvement in the Porsche 356 community, an expert understanding of the cars and Porsche’s history, and familiarity with the interests of the members of the Porsche 356 Registry. Applicants should also include team members with expertise in all aspects of magazine publishing, including both editorial responsibilities and the full range of publishing tasks.
Applicants should submit the EOI with supporting documents by the deadline via email to both Curt Dansby ( and Jim Johnston ( The Porsche 356 Registry may modify this search process at any time. All submissions by Applicants are the property of the Porsche 356 Registry, which has no duty of confidentiality unless otherwise provided in writing. All costs of submission are borne by the applicants.
Expression of Interest Questionnaire – Due June 1, 2018

• Provide name of the organization wishing to be included in bidders list.
• How is it organized? (LLC, Individual, etc. and location)
• When was it established?
• Provide a paragraph or two about the organizations’ relevant experience and credentials.
• Who are the key members of the organization?
• What are their areas of expertise and roles?
• Provide a paragraph or two about their relevant credentials.
• Attach relevant documentation, such as resumes.
• Are you willing to furnish a Performance Bond as a condition of contract award?
• Given the specialized areas of expertise required to edit and produce this magazine, as well as necessary pace of the application process, teaming with individuals outside of your organization may be necessary. Describe any needed or anticipated arrangements for securing such expertise.
• Provide recommendations concerning agreement structure, including length of contract, renewability, payment terms, and guarantees.

Terms and Conditions

I understand that this EOI submission is the property of the Porsche 356 Registry, which is under no obligation to:

• Reimburse any expenses associated with this EOI or an RFP submission
• Provide a response to any Applicant
• Conform to the process listed above
• Award a contract to any organization responding to the RFP

I agree to the terms of this EOI

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