February 7, 2020 – Trade Ideas, LLC, an award-winning marketing firm based in New Bern, NC, celebrates its thirteenth year anniversary this month. Since it's founding in February 2007, Trade Ideas has grown to become a well-respected, female owned firm serving over a hundred clients in a variety of industries. It has been nationally recognized by Graphic Design USA for logo and web design, which remains an integral part of the business.
Over the years, Trade Ideas has expanded its service offerings to include social media marketing and event planning, earning a leadership reputation among clients and the industry. With the assistance of it's sister company, Small Batch Gallery + Goods, Trade Ideas has also been recognized as a strategic partner for clients looking for assistance with corporate gifting.
The firm maintains a loyal client base, many of whom have been with the firm since 2007. “One constant throughout our thirteen year history is our dedication to working as a partner with our clients, rather than being referred to as a vendor,” said Shannon LuQuire, Owner. “We take great pride in going the extra mile for all of our clients and providing quality service regardless of the project scope or budget. Whether it’s creating a new logo for a startup business, developing a robust capital campaign for local non-profits, building and maintaining an active online presence or planning engaging community events, we put our heart and soul into everything we do.”
LuQuire is a native of New Bern and moved the office to the historic Dunn Building in 2017 to be more centrally located. “Over the past several years, we have seen a great shift in how companies present themselves to their consumers and we take every opportunity to build awareness by engaging customers in new and exciting ways online, in print and out in the community,” said LuQuire. “We are honored to work with some of the most notable organizations within our community and surrounding areas and do everything we can to grow their community presence even more, many times creating a symbiotic relationship that benefits not only their company, but the community as well." This "trading of ideas" is the basis of the business and is one of the main reasons for its continued success.
In honor of this milestone, Trade Ideas has released a digital portfolio highlighting some of the work created and produced over the last thirteen years. Please preview video below: