HAVEN is a community branding agency.

We use purpose-driven design and messaging to grow communities. Engaged communities create innovative teams, enhanced services, thriving economic centers and unstoppable brands.

We start with your vision.

[develop + design]

  • Identity Development (naming, logo, style guide)
  • Culture (purpose, vision, values, goals)
  • Strategy (positioning, messaging, marketing plans)

Then we share your story.


  • Managed Marketing Services
  • PR/Media Relations
  • Creative Execution (social, print, digital)

We are community branding mavens.

We partner with visionary leaders.

  • Government
  • Nonprofits
  • B2B Enterprises
  • Healthcare
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[what people say]

[our work]

Inspired partnerships create purpose-driven, proven results.

We partnered with this historic NC town to help unify their downtown area with the rest of their community. Click here to read more about their new cohesive brand for town events and communications collateral.

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We provide strategic marketing and communications work for one of the world-leading manufacturers in truck and Jeep accessories. Click here to learn more about how we helped them transform their marketing automation to improve the customer experience.

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Our team provides comprehensive branding, communications and marketing work for a global leader in bulk material handling and control systems. Click here to learn how we leveraged a newly defined brand story into a 122% increase in monthly sales leads.

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When the need for concise information became paramount during the COVID-19 pandemic, we helped Union County put the human angle into crucial public health information. Click here to learn about three campaigns we developed in response.

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Our team supported Gaston County’s emergency communications through the thick of the COVID-19 emergency. Click here to learn how we helped them build an evergreen public education campaign for the pandemic and beyond.

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We worked with the Gaston County Communications and Economic Development teams to develop a new logo that highlighted their economic opportunities. Click here to learn about the Gaston County logo and the story behind the brand.

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We partnered with Newtown, a unique town in Connecticut, to create a multi-faceted, award-winning rebrand for the city. Click here to read more about the rebranding effort and how our team leverages patented branding processes to build community.

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We partner with Waxhaw, a rural town south of Charlotte, for all of their branding, marketing and communications needs. Click here to read more about the award-winning rebranding we completed in 2018 which provides the backbone for all of Waxhaw’s communications.

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[our impact]

We make Mavens of our peers and partners.

Community branding isn’t just what we do, it’s our commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of the people and the communities we serve. Our ethos as a company is to make mavens of our peers and partners. You might ask “what does that mean?” It means we aren’t happy unless we are sharing our knowledge. For us, success means being considerate and focusing on providing customer-centric solutions. Our BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) is to impact 1M lives through our work and become a global leader in community branding.


Lives Impacted


Brands Created


Brands Impacted

Haven Handbook

Download the Haven Handbook

Not sure where to begin? Start with the Haven Handbook, a branding workbook that will guide you through the branding process.