Citizen Engagement you can Trust

A trusted privacy-protected civic network.

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.


Attract more participants

  •   Conduct multiple engagements
  •   Embed website topic tools
  •   Notify participants via email

Stay safe and secure

  •   Digital credentials
  •   Privacy by design
  •   Digital governance trustmark

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

Real time data visualization

  •   Generate real-time Google Analytics reports
  •   Download discussions, surveys, and polls

Do-it-yourself simple

  •   Create a citizen engagement in under 30 mins*
  •   Easily employ robust engagement and feedback tools

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.




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



More reasons to like PlaceSpeak.

PlaceSpeak provides a full spectrum of tools to inform, consult, involve, collaborate and empower:

  •   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



Offers all the features you need to generate your own online engagement topic. Setup and manage a topic page with the basic feature set.
  • No hidden costs; no one time setup fees.
  • Easy, quick set-up with wiki user guide
  • A single engagement
  • Content Management System
  • Surveys
  • Polls
  • Discussions
  • Events
  • Resources
  • Noticeboard
  • Insights and Reports


Offers all the features you need to generate a successful online engagement, with additional Premium features, services and technical support.

    All the features contained in our Standard Plan PLUS

  • Notify current PlaceSpeak users about your engagement
  • Unlimited administrators
  • Unlimited Moderators
  • Short URL
  • Advanced insights and visualization tools
  • Downloadable reports


Use PlaceSpeak organization-wide for multiple engagements leveraging the network effect. Cross-pollinating topics within your organization will grow your participant base.

    All the features contained in our Premium Plan PLUS

  • Unlimited engagements
  • Organization-wide iFrame
  • Neighborhood Integration


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.