Idea Engineering is a full-service marketing agency specializing in communications that create community.

Positive Community Change

These three simple words are the prism through which all of our work shines. They are the rubric that all potential solutions are stress-tested against. Is something positive for the community going to happen as a result of this campaign?
We believe in leaving places better than we found them. We work best with clients that feel the same way. Our goals are focused on moving the needle for our clients and the goals that are important to them – and the communities they are part of.
No one else has the subject expertise and the creative capabilities. I can’t imagine what we would do, as prevention services, without Idea Engineering. I don’t even know who your competitors would be.
Dan Hicks, Manager
Substance Use Services – Prevention, Ventura County Behavioral Health
Idea Engineering did not just try to distill who we “think” we are; you went out and found out who we actually are – and then who we can be. You tapped into the whole community; not many firms know how to do that.
Patricia Keelean, CEO
I always know that I am going to get something better than I imagined, I’m going to get it on time and I’m not going to worry, all the details will be taken care of.
Nicolette Worley Marselian, Director of Marketing
To our friends at Idea Engineering — the praise for Good Health magazine continues to pour in. Thank you so much for all you do, this is a product we are all very proud of!
Jill R. Fonte, Director of Marketing
Sansum Clinic
We’ve got more done in the last 2 months with Idea Engineering than we did in the previous 5 years without.
Peter Jablow, President & CEO
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Ideas that bring people together

We have created campaigns for a wide range of clients in a wide range of fields. Here are some of our specialties.
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Government & Public Health

Great public initiatives still need great communications to reach and engage communities.

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From fairly small to very large, we’ve helped non-profits find their unique voice and proposition.

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We help providers create more trusting relationships with their patients, in sickness and in health.

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Local Business & Corporate

Building brands, building relationships, building communities.

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A sample of our work

Our primary goal is work that delivers results for our clients. Nothing makes us happier than that. Below is a sampling that shows a range of challenges and solutions.
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Turn-Key Campaigns

Idea Engineering’s Turn-Key Campaigns bring together our expert research and best practices – combined with our broad experience in branding, positioning and strategic communications – to develop relevant and effective campaigns on critical issues facing our communities.
Our award-winning team builds complete, customized turn-key campaigns that can be deployed immediately and used in their entirety or as separate building blocks as budget and goals dictate.

The things we do

What are the ingredients of a great campaign? Here’s what we bring to the mix.
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The thinking that happens here

Everything we do is built on solid reasoning. It’s a lot of thinking, based on a lot of experience. Get to know our thoughts.
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Imagine what we can achieve together.

If you believe Idea Engineering is a good fit for you, let's start a conversation.