The aim of the project, which is part funded by European Convergence money and Cornwall Council, is to promote Cornwall as a business location to both UK and international audiences.
Staff are currently being recruited to the project, and design and PR teams are expected to be in place by next February.
A design consultancy is being sought to work across a range of print and digital platforms as part of an initial two-and-a-half year contract worth £220 000-£420 000.
CDC expects to invite five-to-eight consultancies to tender, and the deadline for applications is 26 October.
For more information visit www.ted.europa.eu , tender number 2009/S 182-262267.
Cornwall is currently hosting the Designs of the Time Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly programme, being delivered by the Design Council, Cornwall Council and University College Falmouth.