You've worked tirelessly to enable your community, provided a sense of belonging, and helped people participate fully in community life. Thank you for using EngagementHQ to enact positive change in 2021.
Below is a collection of content that tells the story of the past year at EngagementHQ. Our customers (you) are at the core of that narrative.
P.S - The EngagementHQ team is taking a break from December 24th to January 3rd (and we hope you are too). If you need support during the time, please use our support email, in-app chat or peruse our Helpdesk.
How online engagement connected local government to the community in
“We were blown away that we were actually meeting people where they are. That’s been a big part for our community.”
– Sabrina Martin, Community Engagement Coordinator, City of Baytown
When Baytown, Texas adopted their engagement platform, they quickly found success: 700 survey responses within months and 30,000 visits to Baytown Engage in the first year. Consulting on a variety of projects, from transportation improvements to local arts.
Gore reaches more people with digital-first community engagement
"We saw really strong engagement and qualitative info. Really well-thought-out reasons, feedback, and submissions, not the type you tend to get on social media.”
– Sonia Gerken, Communications and Marketing Manager at Gore District Council
Gore District Council shifted to digital-first community engagement from a purely paper-based approach and rapidly reached more people than ever. Read to learn how Gore found success with EngagementHQ.
10 online community engagement success stories from across the world
Public consultation is essential to minimise late-stage project pushback, collect innovative ideas from residents, and hear from historically marginalised groups. These 10 success stories demonstrate the power and impact of online public engagement.
In-person public meetings will always have their place in community engagement. But, a robust online presence is essential to bring more stakeholders into the conversation. Read to learn the 7 main ingredients of blended public engagement.
Community brainstorming and visioning lead to a better future for all residents — and an online community engagement platform facilitates and simplifies this process. EngagementHQ connects more residents together to ideate and deliberate within a streamlined, secure space. Explore our guide to see how we can help you promote the visioning process in your community.