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About engage2

We design and facilitate stakeholder and community engagement for social impact.

engage2 design and facilitate stakeholder engagement and community consultation for governments and organisations that want to maximise their social impact.

We are a boutique consulting firm based in Sydney, Australia, with a network of specialists curated by Amelia Loye.

As a collective, we share expertise in social science, event management, facilitation and experience design , data science and insight reporting, the planning and evaluation of engagement and collaboration processes and the use of technology to support them.

Together we help organisations build their capability to understand, engage and work with their stakeholders and the communities they serve.

We are committed to opening up smart governments and cities, enhancing representative democracy through greater participation and representation between elections, and engaging people to build the resilience of communities.

Amelia loye speaker, facilitator, trainer at conferences, curates engaging events, designs training and facilitates workshops for communities and social innovators around Australia and overseas.

Amelia Loye, Founder and Managing Director

Amelia is a social scientist, specialising in community and stakeholder engagement, with deep expertise in digital engagement. She is passionate about representative open government, sustainable development and civic innovation and does all she can to enable it. Supporting organisations who want to deliver positive social impacts and democratic processes.

For over 17 years, she has been helping governments and organisations in Australia, New Zealand and Canada understand communities and engage stakeholders in the design and delivery of policy, digital transformations, programs and services.

Through engage2 she helps organisations maximise their investment into engagement and communities.

An expert in public participation, cross-sector collaboration and the use of technology to open representative government, Amelia is widely regarded as a leader in democratic, civic and social innovation and smart cities.

An internationally recognised expert in her field, Amelia speaks regularly at conferences, curates engaging events, designs training and facilitates workshops and virtual events for communities and social innovators around Australia and overseas.

Amelia is also the founder and Executive Director of The Centre for Civic Innovation, co-Vice Chair of the Australia and New Zealand Smart Cities Council Civic Innovation Taskforce, and a writer for The Mandarin and Code for All.

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Our Affiliates and Partners

We pride ourselves on our relationships and we champion a new, innovative way of doing business: in collaboration. We curate teams, strategies, and systems for engagement based on your project and organisational needs.

Throughout her career, Amelia has sought innovators, mentors and peers in her field, and now has strong partnerships with public participation, collaboration, open government, democratic and social innovation professionals across the country and the globe.

Collectively, we have worked on hundreds of projects, with multiple governments and organisations around the world. Our methods are tried and tested, so you can be sure you are working with the best in the business.

We support one another to design and deliver projects, and to measure the impact of our work with governments and organisations striving to have a positive social impact. Our deep collective experience gives you confidence to pilot new techniques and institutionalise better practices and systems in your organisation and community.

We are always looking for innovative specialists to partner with…

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Our Partners

Read our case studies below to see what we’ve been working on

  • vivid-5h-june-panelists-democracy-is-being-disrupted
    In Engaging Events
    Democracy is being disrupted: Governing in the 21st Century
  • Building Smart Communities engage2
    In Engaging Events
    Building Smart Communities
  • Innovative Methods for Digital Engagement and Customer Service
    In Engaging Events
    Innovative Methods for Digital Engagement and Customer Service
  • Digital Strategy Glenelg and Southern Grampian Shires
    In Strategic Engagement
    Digital Strategy Glenelg and Southern Grampian Shires
  • Code for Australia NSW academy
    In Capability Building
    Code for Australia – #NSWAcademy
  • community
    In Strategic Engagement
    Lifelong Participation Initiative Forum
  • engage2 in auckland for city council's digital transformation and capability building
    In Capability Building
    Auckland Council Digital Transformation and Capability Building for Engagement
  • changecamp 2017 recap engagement interaction
    In ChangeCamp/ Engaging Events
    COMMUNITY ChangeCamp
  • New Zealand Government’s Online Engagement Guidance workshop
    In Strategic Engagement
    New Zealand Government’s Online Engagement Guidance
  • Australia’s first National Action Plan for Open Government
    In Strategic Engagement
    Australia’s first National Action Plan for Open Government
  • Engagement technology for New South Wales Government
    In Strategic Engagement
    Engagement technology for New South Wales Government
  • Vivid ideas amelia loye speaker sydney
    In Engaging Events
    Evolving Democracy
  • In Capability Building
    Innovations in Representative Democracy Masterclass (The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2019)
  • Collaboration-technology-workshop
    In Capability Building
    Collaboration Technology Workshop (NSW Public Service Commission 2019)
  • Willoughby Council Housing Strategy and Local Centres Strategy
    In Strategic Engagement
    Draft Housing Strategy and Local Centres Strategy (Willoughby Council, 2019)
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