50 Ways to Promote Your Engagement Project

Great consultations require vision, planning, courage, knowledge, teamwork and execution. Getting people to your online engagement project might seem daunting at first, but with a few creative ideas and a trusted strategy, you can bring thousands of eyes to your project, giving your community an easy way to participate, on their time. Here are 50 ways to help promote your engagement project.

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

9 months ago

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How the City of Casey built historic advocacy campaign success

In his recent webinar with Bang the Table, Sid Wynen reveals how the City of Casey crafted and delivered the Commit to Casey advocacy campaign, securing $1 billion and $3.6 billion in direct and indirect funding prior to the Victorian election. Drawing on his extensive experience in community engagement, advocacy, and public policy – and […]

Yamini Zerfas

Yamini Zerfas

10 months ago

Moving Beyond the Survey

Digital engagement offers a convenient way to listen to, and gain feedback from, public and community stakeholders. For meaningful connection to happen, we need to create a safe online place for public debate. A place to exchange ideas A place to learn from other people A place to read and watch videos about important matters […]

Jonathan Bradley

Jonathan Bradley

11 months ago

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Between the spectra: Arnstein’s Ladder plugs the gap of IAP2 spectrum

Adopting Arnstein’s 1969 Ladder of Citizen Participation alongside the current widespread use of the IAP2 spectrum might help governments engage more meaningfully with their citizens, recent research suggests. In Australia – indeed globally – governments increasingly recognise the need to shift toward more inclusive decision making processes. But there remains, what scholars Aaron Davis and […]

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

11 months ago

How taking the conversation online transformed engagement in the City of Kingston, Ontario

Get Involved Kingston, the City of Kingston’s new engagement hub, has seen 6000 registered participants tuning in to have their say on local projects and priorities. Complementing the City’s offline participation opportunities, Get Involved Kingston’s online engagement has further opened up new dimensions in how the community and City staff talk about projects and ideas. […]

Yamini Zerfas

Yamini Zerfas

11 months ago

2018 in Review – Bang the Table

At times, 2018 felt like an apt year for reflection on digital engagement. It would be impossible to overstate the importance of community engagement in the current global climate. And yet, its increasing focus has driven not only deeper engagement with communities and residents but buoyed the dramatic shift toward digital-first engagement.

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

12 months ago

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EHQ Year in Review 2018

Before we launch into what we expect to be a very exciting 2019 for EHQ, it’s worth taking a moment to look back at the year gone by and review some of the updates you might have missed.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

12 months ago

Speak up Fayetteville: Fayetteville’s new public engagement portal has plenty to talk about

Speak Up Fayetteville, the dedicated public engagement site for the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas, keeps the community coming back for more as a one-stop hub for a growing array of projects and involvement opportunities. Linda Deberry, Communications Program Manager, reveals that a centralized engagement tool, a strategic overlapping of projects timed to cross-pollinate participation, and […]

Yamini Zerfas

Yamini Zerfas

1 year ago

Inclusive Strategies for Community Engagement – Designing a Better Public Meeting

I spent the last week traveling through Eastern Canada with Bang the Table’s North American Engagement team and our Co-Founder and Impact Lead, Crispin Butteriss, PhD. We got together to share ideas, plan for the future, and hear a series of presentations on Crispin’s emerging ideas and concepts regarding the practice of digital deliberation and digital first […]

Meghan Ruble

Meghan Ruble

1 year ago

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