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Empowered Ideas is a Nationally Recognized Holistic Marketing Firm for Mental Health Organizations, Government Agencies, Nonprofits, & SMB Businesses

"We're Passionate About Empowering Tomorrow's Success Stories — From Small Businesses, to Mental & Public Health, to Nonprofit Organizations"

 

— James Wong & Virginia Johnson
Co-Founders, Empowered Ideas & Fuquay Coworking

Services for Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

As fellow entrepreneurs, the Empowered Ideas team understands the struggles and challenges that business owners face. We're passionate about helping our clients succeed in realizing their entrepreneurial passions.

Conference & Event Management

Experts at planning, marketing and managing professional conferences of all sizes. We alleviate the stress of managing venues, catering, registration, marketing and conference technology.

Nonprofits, Coalitions, & Government Agencies

With a coast-to-coast client portfolio, we've enabled local and national nonprofit coalitions and government agencies to re-invent and sustain themselves to better serve their communities.

Speaking Engagements

James Wong & Virginia Johnson are passionate seasoned instructors. They are both award-winning nationally recognized speakers, and frequently travel throughout the U.S. speaking on various marketing and organizational development related topics.

Website Development

Our team of experts can optimize your existing site to better capture the attention of your consumers. If you don’t have a website, we can easily develop a website which will properly represent your business in the global marketplace.

Business Printing Services

Through partnerships with local and national commercial printing facilities, we are able to offer small businesses the same volume discounts that large businesses and corporations enjoy, even if you have low volume projects.

 

 


 

 

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Communications Training for the North Carolina Technical Training and Assistance Center (NC TTAC)

Communications Training for the North Carolina Technical Training and Assistance Center (NC TTAC)

The Empowered Ideas Team is proud to wrap up a 2-day Communications Campaign Training for the North Carolina Technical Training & Assistance Center (NC TTAC). The 40+ participants represented communities and coalitions from all over North Carolina. Nationally recognized trainers included James Wong & Virginia Johnson from NC (Empowered Ideas), and Stacey Stottler from Illinois.

2016 Annual Holiday Party at Fuquay Coworking by Empowered Ideas

2016 Annual Holiday Party at Fuquay Coworking by Empowered Ideas

Annual #HolidayParty & Game Night at #FuquayCoworking. While not everyone could attend due to travel and other family events, we're grateful for those who could. It's truly our members that make Fuquay Coworking such a tight knit and collaborative environment…

Empowered Ideas Keynotes the Public Relations Society of America (NC Chapter) Annual Meeting

Empowered Ideas Keynotes the Public Relations Society of America (NC Chapter) Annual Meeting

Congrats to our Co-Founder, James Wong (Empowered Ideas & Fuquay Coworking), on a well received Keynote presentation this morning for the North Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (NCPRSA). Mr. Wong's presentation, entitled "Community Management 2.NEXT: Building…

Empowered Ideas and Fuquay Coworking Invited by Chamber of Commerce to Join in Fuquay-Varina’s Christmas Parade

Empowered Ideas and Fuquay Coworking Invited by Chamber of Commerce to Join in Fuquay-Varina’s Christmas Parade

Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade Ruck (3.1 Miles), in support of the FV Chamber of Commerce. The Fuquay Coworking Team helped pass out candy and fliers for the NEW FV App, available on iOS & Android. Special thanks to Lauren Wong, James…

Did You Know? InnovateFV Hosts Regular Business Development Workshops in Fuquay-Varina, NC

Did You Know? InnovateFV Hosts Regular Business Development Workshops in Fuquay-Varina, NC

DID YOU KNOW? Innovate Fuquay-Varina has been hosting regular monthly business development workshops since August? These *optional* workshops are designed to assist individuals and businesses planning to participate in the InnovateFV: A 52-Hour Startup & Business Growth Weekend, Jan. 27-29th,…

Empowered Ideas Co-Founders Present at the Eastern Area Health Education Centers (EAHEC)

Empowered Ideas Co-Founders Present at the Eastern Area Health Education Centers (EAHEC)

The Empowered Ideas Team is presenting two different marketing sessions at the Eastern AHEC State-of-the-Art Conference in Greenville, NC today. Co-Founders Virginia Johnson, CSAPC and James Wong were invited to once again present at this year's Conference. Workshops included: Marketing Your Programs, and Using Social Media & Digital Analytics in Outcome Reporting.

Empowered Ideas Works with Several Communities in WA State on Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

Empowered Ideas Works with Several Communities in WA State on Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

The Empowered Ideas Team was invited to work with several Youth Prevention Clubs in Washington State this week, including the White Swan Dream Makers (White Swan, WA) and the A.C. Davis C.C.A.N. Navigators in Yakima, WA. Our team worked with these youth leaders on their club's branding, marketing, and communications strategies around substance abuse prevention, suicide prevention, anti-bullying, and several other mental health and wellness initiatives within their communities.

Empowered Ideas Provides “Sustainability Through Marketing & Branding” Training Through NCCI to North Carolina Coalitions

Empowered Ideas Provides “Sustainability Through Marketing & Branding” Training Through NCCI to North Carolina Coalitions

Empowered Ideas Provides "Sustainability Through Marketing & Branding" Training Through NCCI to North Carolina Coalitions. "We're proud of the accomplishments each of these Coalitions have made throughout the program, and we look forward to staying in touch with them as…

Empowered Ideas Hosts Webinar as Part of the U.S. President’s “NITT Plan” Under SAMHSA

Empowered Ideas Hosts Webinar as Part of the U.S. President’s “NITT Plan” Under SAMHSA

The Empowered Ideas team is honored to present a webinar today as part of the U.S. President's "NITT" Plan, a signature initiative under #SAMHSA. Over 130 #MentalHealth professionals and communities were in attendance, including several communities we've recently visited!

Empowered Ideas Assists in Re-Branding Efforts (PROJECT AWARE) in Colorado

Empowered Ideas Assists in Re-Branding Efforts (PROJECT AWARE) in Colorado

The Empowered Ideas Team is honored to work with three Communities in Colorado on their PROJECT AWARE initiatives. We worked with Community Leaders and assisted them in re-branding and optimizing their collaboration into a much more cohesive organization. In fact,…

Empowered Ideas Attends the American Dental Association’s 2015 Conference, “America’s Dental Meeting”

Empowered Ideas Attends the American Dental Association’s 2015 Conference, “America’s Dental Meeting”

The Empowered Ideas Team met with clients in Washington, D.C. to attend the ADA 2015 Conference & Show, "America's Dental Meeting."

2015 APNC Spring Conference Managed by Empowered Ideas

2015 APNC Spring Conference Managed by Empowered Ideas

Empowered Ideas is honored to provide event management and marketing services for the 2015 APNC Spring Conference, hosted by the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC), this week at the Crowne Plaza Golf and Tennis Resort in beautiful Asheville, NC. We’re excited to have 175 attendees and 26 exhibitors at this year’s 3-Day Spring Conference.   Who … Continued

2015 NCFADS “Winter School” Conference

2015 NCFADS “Winter School” Conference

Empowered Ideas is honored to provide event marketing services for the 2015 NCFADS "Winter School" Conference, hosted by the North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS), this week at the Embassy Suites in Greensboro, NC.

Empowered Ideas Hosts NC’s First LinkedIn Live: Members Conference

Empowered Ideas Hosts NC’s First LinkedIn Live: Members Conference

LinkedIn Live Raleigh and Empowered Ideas have been selected by LinkedIn Headquarters to host a LinkedIn LIVE: Members Conference, one of the very first in the United States. The conference is open to all LinkedIn users, new and established users…

Empowered Ideas Hosts August 2014 LinkedIn Live Raleigh at Triangle Rock Club

Empowered Ideas Hosts August 2014 LinkedIn Live Raleigh at Triangle Rock Club

On Tuesday, August 12th, Empowered Ideas hosted a LinkedIn Live Raleigh Business Networking Social at the Triangle Rock Club (North Raleigh) -- over 150 Triangle area business professionals attended the event to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.