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Strategic planning and support

Communications planning starts with something simple. What are your business and organizational goals? We learn about your needs and develop a communications strategy that addresses them. Is it complicated? Not at all! A strategy should be simple, clear and measurable. We use AI, data-driven insights and analytics tools like Chat GPT-4 and Tableau to ensure we offer the best advice!
After the communications strategy is done, what's next? Making that plan come alive with actions. We develop a fully-costed work plan, and if you need help implementing some of those tactics - be they media relations, writing, events, stakeholder engagement, website - we can help.  

Develop strategic plans 

  • Strategic plans – customized to your business goals and within your budget
  • Risk matrix, situational analysis or SWOT analysis – based on customized research, insights and experience
  • Communication work plans – identify specific activities and tactics in understandable terms that can be implemented effectively
  • Engagement plans – identify the stakeholders and plan your engagement with them
  • Measurement – we can help you develop easy benchmarking and measurement to ensure you are on track through key performance indicator (KPI) workshops or as part of a strategic plan

We can take a brief and develop a plan, or facilitate a workshop to build capacity and work collaboratively with your team. Whatever the planning needs, we can help you.

Implement your plan with our support

You may have done your planning yourself and you need a bit of help, or we've done the plan with you and now you need help with the actions that will get you success. Call us. We can help you with:

  • Stakeholder relations - identify and map out your key stakeholders and begin engaging with them in a meaningful way that meets your goals
  • Consultation - activate a consultation program, starting in pre-consultation phase before you file any permit or certificate application
  • Community relations - plan an office, develop outreach tools such as Newsletters, or host information sessions
  • Profile raising - do you need to get the word out about your organization or program? We can help with speaker tours, thought leadership, and general profile raising
  • Trade shows and conference planning - create opportunities for direct engagement though impactful and meaningful programs
  • Reception planning - a reception is a great way to connect with your stakeholders and audiences
  • Government engagement - develop your presentation deck and organize opportunities to meet with government

Our clients

  • Private sector: Abbotsford Tech District, 7-Eleven, Pacific Northern Gas, FortisBC, Seaspan, Root Evolution, JV Driver, North Coal, CIMTech, SHIFT Clean Energy, Kicking Horse Coffee
  • Industry associations: HeliCat Canada, Surrey Board of Trade, Business Council of BC, Clean Energy BC, Mechanical Contractors of BC, LifeSciencesBC
  • Governments and government agencies: District of Squamish, District of Tofino, City of White Rock, Province of B.C., Ministry of Citizen's Services, UBCM, City of Vancouver, City of Fernie, Tsawwassen First Nation, TransLink, Forest Innovation Investment, Managed Forests Council, Federal Department of Heritage
  • First Nations: Klahoose First Nation, First Nations Fisheries Council, Squamish Nation, Mowachaht, Muchalaht First Nations
  • SUCH sector: Vancouver Island University, UBC Faculty of Medicine, UBC Faculty of Forestry, Greater Victoria School District, Mulgrave School, Vancouver Coast Health, Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver Health Authority, Northern Health Authority, First Nations Health Authority, Quest University, Vancouver College
  • Non-Profits: Resource Works, Employ to Empower