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PlaceSpeak recognized as a 2022 Best For The World™ for exceptional impact in Governance

Vancouver, B.C. July 13, 2022 — PlaceSpeak, a location-based public engagement platform, has been named a 2022 Best for the World™ B Corp™ in recognition of its exceptional positive impact in the Governance impact area.  Best for the World is a distinction granted by B Lab to Certified B Corporations (B Corps) whose verified B […]

PlaceSpeak Certified as a B Corporation

PlaceSpeak is pleased to announce that we have officially been approved as a Certified B Corporation™. B Corp Certification is a highly selective and rigorous process; it doesn’t just measure a product or service, but assesses the overall positive impact of the company in five categories: governance, workers, customers, community, and the environment. The B […]

Timeline Feature

PlaceSpeak’s new Timeline feature allows administrators to add milestones to the Overview page of a Topic. Administrators can choose to activate the Timeline feature, or not. Milestones can be auto-generated within different PlaceSpeak tools, such as Events, Polls, and Discussions. Milestones can also be manually customized and added to the Timeline.  From the Timeline tool, […]

Announcing PlaceSpeak Redesign

PlaceSpeak is excited to announce the launch of our PlaceSpeak Redesign after undergoing a major user experience upgrade!  In addition to its new streamlined design, PlaceSpeak has also added new functionality to make it quicker and easier to set up and participate in your consultations!  New Interface: The new user interface has been designed for […]

PlaceSpeak is available Free for COVID-19 Response

Where is COVID-19 impacting your local area?  PlaceSpeak can help you understand the “where” aspects of social distancing, shelter in place, and essential services.  Use PlaceSpeak’s map-based toolkit to help rapidly communicate your situation and obtain location-specific feedback to inform your evidence-based decision-making. For free. Get started now: click on Start a Consultation and we […]

Life in the Time of COVID19

This is an unprecedented time. Public facilities and civic operations have been curtailed or closed. How will the downturn in participation on committees, at Council and at events impact your community? Are you challenged to continue to inform, consult and engage while the world is increasingly social distancing to curtail the spread of the coronavirus […]

Gordon Hardwick appointed President of PlaceSpeak

PlaceSpeak Inc., a leading global provider of online public engagement software-as-a-service, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Hardwick as the organization’s next President. Hardwick brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and an array of experiences in the community engagement space on a local, regional, provincial and national level. He assumed this […]

Your Engagement Toolkit: Resources

We’re kicking off this summer with a fresh new series: What’s In Your Engagement Toolkit? In this series, we will showcase a different engagement tool every week. You will learn:  When to use this tool or feature as part of your online engagement Real-life examples and case studies Best practices to maximize participation and meet […]

Five-Minute Founder: Tech That Enables Civic Engagement for Your Local Community

PlaceSpeak Founder and CEO, Colleen Hardwick, was recently featured on the Five-Minute Founder podcast. In this interview, she shares the story of how she started PlaceSpeak and why she later chose to pursue public office. Listen to the interview here: Tech That Enables Civic Engagement for Your Local Community