Extraordinary Gifts for Extraordinary People®

Headquartered in Tampa, Florida CEShoppes® began as a mom-n-pop brick and mortar store that evolved in to so much more!

At CEShoppes® Powered by Proforma, we deliver on the promises we make. Our role is to be your One Source with Infinite Resources. Our business began in 1995 with a passion to create products, offer solutions and execute events. The business plan incorporated the love of developing and managing relationships to provide customer solutions. As our business continued to evolve, we added more products and other websites to fulfill the varying needs of our customers, to offer "Extraordinary Gifts for Extraordinary People®.”  To us, marketing is the entire step of the relationship from making a promise, providing a vision, and executing it to help transform organizations. CEShoppes® Powered by Proforma brings a $500 million organization with more than 500 contracted vendor partners in their network to provide services and products to their clients, and help them grow their sales and reduce costs associated with branding, promotions, marketing and print.

Najla and Duayne Furgason are professionals who take pride in providing quality products, ideas, and customer service to customers to help them grow their businesses and achieve success. Our services include offering graphic communications solutions through promotional products, commercial printing services, multimedia and technology solutions, business documents, direct mail, web and eCommerce capabilities. The Proforma network has more than 750 independent offices worldwide with a plethora of marketing resources.

Meet Najla Furgason

Najla Furgason grew up on the outskirts of Detroit, Michigan. During her school years Najla was the neighborhood organizer always directing projects and events, which she still does today. She always had a clear vision to be an entrepreneur and owned two different businesses at an early age. Her involvement in numerous community organizations allows her to fuel her passion of community engagement and support social causes.

When she met her husband, Duayne (DJ), she shared with him the need to operate her own business thus opening Creative Expressions of Tampa Bay, Inc. She ran the business while DJ continued to work in the telecommunications software industry. Once the business escalated, he joined her fulltime in 2002, and by 2003 the company won the distributor of the year award for major growth in earnings from the previous year. Today the business, CEShoppes® continues to grow through the diversification of products and marketing solutions.

Currently, Najla is organizing the implementation of CEShoppes® new mobile responsive website, that over time will integrate 6 of their web shoppes in to one shopping portal.

Meet Duayne Furgason

After serving in the United States Navy onboard nuclear submarines in the 1980's, Duayne entered the business world involving real estate information systems. He became an early adopter of the web as it became the primary public interface for information by consumers in the 1990's. His knowledge led to creating live technology and web based interfaces for companies with Microsoft and Realtor.com In 2002, DJ made a strategic business move to join his wife in their business. He focused on developing consumer-marketing strategies involving "Intelligent" email marketing, automated follow up systems and search engine optimization (SEO) project management for websites.In 2010 he created Social Media Traffic Consultants and currently creates mobile responsive search engine friendly web sites, E-Company stores and point of presence identity brands for companies. By using internet video marketing, such as YouTube, and social media networking platforms his work can strategically place businesses so they lead in search optimization

Our Team

Everyone takes pride in working in the business, from answering the phones, processing orders, researching products to best fit our customers needs to follow up and updating technology. Even the youngest member of the team knows his way around our web shoppes, and is in charge of adding photos and locating missing pics! We all work as a team in a fun, casual atmosphere!

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