Services

We help communities make the best decisions.

 

Our focus is on community economic development in all its different facets. We are particularly knowledgeable about the intersection of entrepreneurship and the growth, identity, and selling of communities and ideas and developing new community changing economic development projects. We help you roll-out and manage your project in a way that doesn’t turn your organization upside down. You are involved every step of the way—there are no surprises. We make sure that you get the biggest bang for your buck.

 

Our clients include: Small to mid-size municipalities; Tourism organizations; Libraries, museums, art galleries, theatres; Arts, culture, heritage organizations; Community groups; Chambers and BIAs; Post-secondary institutions.  Check out our Experience page for profiles of some recent work.

WE ARE

We are community builders, economic developers and advisers using arts, culture and heritage; post-secondary education programs; tourism and entrepreneurship to improve the lives and livelihoods of the residents of the communities we help.

 

Our Services:
  • Downtown revitalization programs
  • Business hubs & incubators
  • Investor and retail recruitment
  • Tourism strategies
  • Conceptualizing and implementing new ideas, concepts, products
  • Feasibility studies
  • Business and operational plans
  • Community consultation and buy-in
WE ARE

Branding a place is different than branding a product or a service. Where a person lives says much about who they are – their history, their beliefs, their family, and their values. We have the expertise and experience to tell your special story through program and service development; marketing and branding; and business and operations planning, in order to distinguish your community in the competition for investment, tourists, residents, institutions and businesses.

 

Our Services:
  • Branding strategies
  • Marketing audits
  • Marketing and communications plans & execution
  • Social media planning, execution & monitoring
  • Corporate identity programs
  • Website strategies & development
  • Public & media relations
WE ARE

Our aim is to help you make the best decisions given your corporate objectives, the circumstances you are facing, the competition, the market conditions, and financial and human resources. We develop strategic plans for program, product and service development from idea generation to business case and action plan.

 

Our Services:
  • Strategic plans
  • Tourism strategies
  • Arts, culture and heritage planning
  • Special event strategies & implementation
  • Feasibility studies
  • Business plans
  • Community consultation and buy-in
  • Educational programs for post-secondary