Planning a public engagement requires careful attention to detail and forethought. In fact – we’ve written an entire blog post on why it’s important to make a comprehensive engagement plan before diving into a consultation.
One thing that all engagement plans look towards are a final report – to collate feedback collected, survey results or whatever else you’ve asked the public to weigh in on.
And while wrap up reports can feel like a final step, planning for this report is KEY from the start. If we can’t report well on the engagement, then the results of that work are lost. So – thinking about that report, and how outcomes can be summarized and shared – and for who – is important right from the beginning.
Here are some reasons to think about your final report while planning your engagement:
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