Citizen Engagement with the Changing City

In an era of increasing urbanization, twenty-first century city-building exacerbates divisions. Urbanite societies are plagued by poverty and social exclusion – not to mention the insidious corporatization that surrounds the embrace of the Smart City. So how does the future city include all citizens, not just the wealthy elite?

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

10 months ago

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Engage with young people using the ‘Adopt a Councillor’ idea

Presented by Engage 2 Act board member Andrew Coulson, this webinar looks at the ‘Adopt a Councillor’ concept and explores how it works by looking at how the City of Traverse in the United States successfully implemented the program.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

10 months ago

Using surveys and q&a for budget consultations

Surveying your community is a great way to get feedback for your next budget consultations and utilising Q&A can help clarify your communities concerns. In this article we look at how the City of Gold Coast in Australia is using surveys to consult on their 2018 budget and how City of Oshawa in Canada used […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

10 months ago

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Three things to consider when doing a budget consultation

If you’re a local government organisation, it’s highly likely that you will be required to consult on an annual operating budget with your community and ratepayers. This is generally to ensure community members support your levels of spending and that they suitably reflect your communities priorities. Getting budget consultations right can take some perfecting and […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

10 months ago

Global Community Engagement Day Is All About Influencers

It is finally here! Global Community Engagement Day. We thought we would celebrate by doing a company-wide poll of who Bang the Table employees thought were important influencers in the world of community engagement. Though we couldn’t cover all of them, there were a few that really stood out. Becky Hirst – Becky is the President […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

11 months ago

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Open doors to your community with time-based filters

EngagementHQ’s Participant Relationship Management (PRM) tool allows you to use time-based filters to keep your community database current and active. These filters help you keep the door open to your community by actively engaging with new participants and those who’s interest has slipped. In this post, we look at two simple ways you can use […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

11 months ago

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