From city planning to public transportation, from school districts to parks and recreation, decision-makers want to hear from real, relevant people potentially impacted by proposed changes -like yourself. They don’t want to hear from trolls or bots!
PlaceSpeak ensures that online engagements are legitimate and produce defensible feedback to inform evidence-based decision making and policy development. Online proof of residency and privacy-by-design combine to build trust in digital governance.
Sign up and choose to be notified about future engagements based on where you live. Connect with your neighbourhood and engage with others nearby. PlaceSpeak empowers you to make a meaningful impact on the communities where you live, work, and play.
Reach decision-makers and have a genuine impact on policies that are shaping your community.
Explore the latest engagement topics in your area and have your say on issues directly affecting your community.
Neighbourhoods is a community-building platform designed to help neighbours connect and engage with one another. Get to know your neighbours, discuss local issues, and discover everything happening in your community.
Keep informed about local news and share information relevant to your neighbourhood.
Create, organize and share upcoming events such as a garage sale or block party.
See who else lives in your neighbourhood and send private messages to one another.
Great neighbourhoods are built through the support of residents
Be part of the action!
Build trust and demonstrate transparency
Unlike closed panel discussions, email or surveys, PlaceSpeak builds instant trust through dynamic, real-time and transparent dialogue among verified users.REQUEST A DEMO
Consult the public, 24/7
- Create engaging discussion forums anytime
- Gain community insights with polls and surveys
- Poll quickly, easily and accurately
Quick, easy and cost effective.
- Reduce costs for physical meeting locations
- Reduce marketing and engagement collateral costs
- Analyze data in familiar formats
Integrate promotional tools
- Access PlaceSpeak's pool of active and verified users
- Activate social sharing and web widgets
- Distribute customizable notification emails
Tap into PlaceSpeak's Civic Network.
PlaceSpeak connects people to place online. Online proof of residency ensures that engagement is location-specific. The citizen-centric model triggers the network effect to increase participation levels.REQUEST A DEMO
Value Proposition: Build Trust in Engagement process. Evidence-based decision making based on location-relevant feedback data.
- Community & transportation planning
- Infrastructure & resource development
- School, community, parks & recreation
- Rezoning & development permits
What others think
"Using PlaceSpeak has allowed us to expand our engagement with the community. The online platform gives the opportunity to take part at a time that is convenient to the user, and when used in combination with an in-person event, engages a larger audience. We appreciate being able to target our engagements within our municipality or throughout our region. The support from the team at PlaceSpeak has been outstanding.”
- Dawn Hadre
Director of Strategy and Engagement, Town of LaSalle
Learn how to build trust in online civic engagement with a live demo.
Request a demo and one of our PlaceSpeak representatives will connect with you and walk you through the platform.
Organizations currently using PlaceSpeak
- Event tools for offline management and engagement
- Public facing topic activity views and connected participants
- Transparent participant requirements
- Keyword tools for better SEO visibility
- Social media feeds embedded into your topic page
- Viewable geographic locations of people connected to your topic
- No hidden costs; no one time setup fees.
- Easy, quick set-up with wiki user guide
- A single engagement
- Content Management System
- Insights and Reports
- Notify current PlaceSpeak users about your engagement
- Unlimited administrators
- Unlimited Moderators
- Short URL
- Advanced insights and visualization tools
- Downloadable reports
All the features contained in our Standard Plan PLUS
- Unlimited engagements
- Organization-wide iFrame
- Neighborhood Integration
All the features contained in our Premium Plan PLUS
We also provide à-la-carte professional services. Services are available on a per topic basis or bundled with an Enterprise package.
- Basic Survey Setup
- Basic Report Preparation
- Topic Moderation
- Training Maximum 4 people
- Basic Topic Page Setup
- Complex Survey Setup
- Detailed Report Analysis
- Report Writing
- Social Media Package
1 blog post, 4 Facebook postings, 20 Tweets
1 PlaceSpeak's customer staff reserves the right to limit the duration of support phone calls to duration of one hour per call. A single support incident may involve multiple calls, emails and off-line help. PlaceSpeak customer support staff are responsible for determining what characterizes a single support incident and communicating this to the customer. PlaceSpeak will make every reasonable efforts to resolve the issue but PlaceSpeak cannot guarantee that every issue will be resolved.