For developers, local authorities, consultants and community groups.
Pre-Planning Digital Consultation Solutions
Your planning application may be at risk if you can't demonstrate how you've consulted effectively with local stakeholders and communities. An efficient and convenient digital-first approach to your consultation can help you build depth and breath in your process, manage the risks and help build deeper relationships with project stakeholders.
We offer a range of products and services to meet the challenge of your digital first approach to consultation. We design and build affordable consultation websites, provide consultation software plug-ins, offer advice and support to help you meet all the requirements for your public and stakeholder pre-planning consultations.
Our services offer
We can help you brainstorm, identify, map and manage lists of stakeholders you need to engage and consult.
Digital Consultation Design
We'll identify the tools and service support you need to run an effective and efficient digital consultation to meet project or programme budgets and timescales.
Digital Consultation Build & Setup
We'll build your ideal solution, ensuring everything works well together, train and support you and your team in its ongoing use.
We'll help you manage a combination of promotion channels to help you reach your identified stakeholders with your offer to engage.
Engagement, Moderation & Webinar Facilitation
We support teams during live consultations with engagement moderation and webinar facilitation support, ensuring all feedback is captured.
We can help teams make sense of your various types of consultation feedback by pulling all feedback into a single database or spreadsheet and graphing results.
Confers Products for Pre-Planning Consultation Projects
Choose from a range of simple and effective consultation templates to get up and running quickly. Alternatively commission a bespoke and fully branded consultation website to suit your project or programme. Integrate your consultation tools of choice.
A Confers interactive exhibition fits neatly into your existing website, and will powers forum type feedback and integrates with surveys. We train and support consultation organisers in swift and effective use of this software for both public and private stakeholder exhibitions
Project Contact Centre
For larger projects or programmes, a contact centre for your project means you can communicate with all your stakeholders via email, phone or SMS text message, increase the chances of reaching the people you need, and collect feedback directly. A simple CRM keeps track of everyone you have engaged with.
Can we help you?
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