How Great Community Engagement Empowers Your Agency

An effective community engagement plan does many crucial things for your agency, including ensuring that your constituents are informed before decisions are made, projects are resilient against derailment or shut down, and plans are guarded against staff and elected official turnover.

Meghan Ruble

Meghan Ruble

5 days ago

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Closing the Loop – Use the Newsfeed!

As a best-practice method, closing the loop makes your community engagement activities more robust and genuine and can help to drive interaction and engagement with your projects. Learn how to use the EngagementHQ News Feed to close the loop with your participants.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

3 weeks ago

Community Involvement in the City of Longmont: It All Started with RVs

Community members of Longmont noted the increase in recreational vehicles and some were beginning to consider their presence in neighborhoods a nuisance. The city drafted a policy to control it and expected it to be adopted with no issues.  Instead, people poured out to oppose the ordinance.  Learn how the City created a strategic community involvement approach for decision making.

Amanda Nagl

Amanda Nagl

3 weeks ago

Building online trust and connection

Forty engagement practitioners explore how we build, design and manage online engagement projects and formulate an expert tip sheet for designing digital engagement to build trust and connection.

Dan Popping

Dan Popping

3 weeks ago

Building Trust to Engage Your Community

We took a deep dive into trust in government to see how communities view, communicate, and interact with their local governments. We surveyed 750 people from across the country and across demographics.

Casey Earp

Casey Earp

4 weeks ago

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Announcing Bang the Table’s Partnership with Konveio

We’re excited to officially welcome Konveio as our newest Bang the Table partner! This partnership with Konveio introduces a new way to engage around official documents such as city plans, reports and PDF communications. See how Konveio integrates with EngagementHQ.

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

4 weeks ago

New: Display Banners On All Your Project Pages

The ability to display banners on all project pages is here! These banners are an easy and powerful way to display site or project creative across your EngagementHQ site. Now, you can choose which banners to display across your projects, regardless of your theme.

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Ben Funkhouser

1 month ago

New: Share Draft Projects Easily in EngagementHQ

There is now a better way for you to share your draft projects with others. Whether you need feedback, approval, or just another pair of eyes for any reason, this new feature allows you to easily and securely share projects with others. The people you’re sharing with don’t even need a login or special information – just the link you send their way.

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Ben Funkhouser

1 month ago

Beyond Engaging Citizens: Create a Bond of Trust

How do we ensure we are not just using participants as machines to provide feedback, but rather become partners in our decisions? It is important to consider crossing the border of engagement and venturing into the bond of trust.

Stéphanie Beaureguard

Stéphanie Beaureguard

1 month ago

New Survey Tool Featuring Skip & Conditional Logic

We are excited to announce the release of a completely new Survey tool within the EngagementHQ suite. This release includes a totally redesigned and intuitive look from both the administrators and participants’ perspective, as well as some efficiency goodies guaranteed to save you time. Learn about our new Survey tool and how to incorporate skip and conditional logic for better community surveys.

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Ben Funkhouser

1 month ago

Playing Together Pays: Digital Engagement Transforms Parks and Recreation

Parks and recreation facilities are at the heart of community wellbeing. It’s universally acknowledged that successful parks and recreation projects demonstrate a living commitment to the communities that they serve. It therefore follows that these beloved habitats of community life have a duty to place the community at their core.  

Yamini Zerfas

Yamini Zerfas

2 months ago

Staff Pick: City of Launceston – Tomorrow Together

Client: City of Launceston (Tasmania, Australia) Project: Tomorrow Together, A well-designed City Project Details: The City of Launceston recently launched a new engagement campaign titled ‘Tomorrow Together’ and is taking a theme-based approach to engage with their community. Rather than asking for feedback on each individual project, they are currently asking people up-front “what is […]

Dan Popping

Dan Popping

3 months ago

Bang the Table Partners with Granicus

Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services for the public sector, announced a partnership with Bang the Table, the company behind the award-winning community engagement solution, EngagementHQ. The companies have collaborated on an integrated set of solutions that extend a variety of new capabilities and features to Granicus’ local government […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

3 months ago

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