Inclusive Community Engagement
Digital & In-Person Communication & Engagement Tools
Pop-up Meetings, Open-Houses, & Community Events
Project Messaging & Branding
Graphic Design & Visualizations
Because of our local ties, we have a true understanding of the people, needs, and resources in the communities we serve. Projects of all types and sizes can benefit from a clear, organized, and meaningful approach to communication. Our project communication group will work with you to find the right communication tools for your project based on its scope, timeline, and budget.
Whether your goal is to inform or involve the public (or both), we maximize audience reach and accessibility by using a combination of in-person and digital tools. Our variety of innovative tools helps you connect with audiences in many ways – providing effective, practical solutions that save time and resources.
Want to gather input from a large area? We use INPUTiD for that! Learn more about all the ways we collected data on our Rice Street Project.
Project Communication projects
COVID-19 shifted the way we connect with people and places. Bolton & Menk focuses on public health with thoughtful outdoor community space design.Learn
Bolton & Menk used in-person and digital project communication during COVID to ensure safe and equitable engagement. Learn how this was accomplished in Ramsey County!Watch
Learn about the various levels of our public engagement process, and how we approach each project as unique to find the right-sized solution.Learn
ISU honors its NPHC Chapter by creating a plaza for current, future, and international students, families, and alumni to gather and feel connected.Learn
Bolton & Menk designed a subsurface linear stormwater storage system to substantially improve flooding for property owners and provide the necessary conveyance to route stormwater away from the problem area.Learn
Trust is never a final destination; it’s a fluid process that requires agencies to be flexible as the community and its circumstances change. Recognizing this fluidity, project teams are ready to adapt their approaches, even under circumstances as life changing as a global pandemic.Learn
Focus groups, pop ups, and other catchy communication tools have become the standard for inclusive engagement, but what happens when a global pandemic keeps everyone at home?Learn
Bolton & Menk has designed a customizable web-based public engagement platform allowing stakeholders and the public to provide comments and interact with one another in a visual, user-friendly mapping interface.Play
GIS engagement tools provide a critical voice for the public and stakeholders, allowing them to have a hand in shaping their community’s future.Learn