1. Co Creating Concepts With Creative Consumers 2. Idea Hothouse Workshops 4. Fastscreen Concept Testing 8. Creative Agents Refining Ideas 7. Creative Workshop Games

A specialist idea generation and product innovation agency

Deeper Insights and Trends | Compelling Claims | Winning Product Concepts | Marketing Activation Ideas

Creativity and Innovation

Ideas First® is a specialist idea generation and product innovations agency. We use a range of creative tools and Hothouse™ techniques that are proven to help leading brands generate a pipeline of winning insights, concepts and claims linked to agreed innovation objectives.

All our projects are supported by Zip-Zap Ideas®, our agile online collaboration tool that is used by virtual innovation teams and our global network of Creative Agents, Creative Workshop Facilitators, Trend Scouts, Copy Writers and Artists.  To see our work in action, watch the video or check out our programs for winning innovation.

Our Programs for Winning Ideas

We offer our clients a range of agile innovation programs that can be tailored to generate and identify a pipeline of winning concepts and claims. Projects can be supported by our team of Trend Scouts, Creative Agents and Copy Editors, together with Zip-Zap Ideas®, our powerful online collaboration tool.

1. How To Generate Winning Claims (1)

Winning Ideas and Claims

We help leading brands develop winning ideas and claims with a focused insights-driven approach, supported by Trend Scouts, Creative Agents, Copy Editors and Zip-Zap Ideas®.

2. How To Find Deeper Trends And Insights

Finding Deeper Insights and Trends

Our team of Insight Agents and Trend Scouts use a variety of techniques to gather, refine and identify deeper insights and trends that are linked to agreed innovation objectives.

91. Online Brainstoming In Six Steps

Zip-Zap Ideas® Agile Innovation

Zip-Zap Ideas® is our agile online collaboration tool with advanced features to help innovation teams quickly build and identify winning ideas against a specific business challenge.

3. Concept Development Workshops

Consumer Innovation Labs™

We run 1-day Consumer Innovation Labs™ with Creative-Thinking Consumers to refine and develop ideas and concepts linked to agreed insights and innovation objectives.

4. Virtual Brainstorming Workshop

Online Brainstorming Workshops

Designed for virtual teams, we run fun and interactive online brainstorming workshops using Zip-Zap Ideas® and Zoom®, as we inspire teams to generate and evaluate early Ideas.

5. Creative Agents And Copy Writers

Creative Agents and Copy Editors

Our team of Creative Agents and Copy Editors help leading brands to develop and refine new ideas, claims and concepts prior to fastSCREEN™ concept testing.

6. Fastscreen Concept Testing

fastSCREEN™ Concept Testing

Our fastSCREEN™ panels use Zip-Zap Ideas®, for fast and cost-effective way to screen insights, mini-concepts and claims with target consumers in key global markets.

7. Ideation Workshops

Ideation Hothouse™ Workshops

Our Ideation Hothouse™ workshops inspire cross-functional teams to generate and develop new ideas with support from artists, creative agents and target consumers.

8. Insight Braintsorming Workshop

Fast-Track Insight Brainstorming

We use Zip-Zap Ideas® to run fast-track insight brainstorming projects to quickly identify fresh insights that can be used to inspire winning innovation.

9. Creative Facilitation Training

Creative Facilitation Training

Our creative facilitation training provides delegates with skills, confidence and a "tool-kit" to step-change how they can inspire their own teams to develop new and stronger ideas.