WHY THR!VE

Thrive Engagement is a boutique community engagement consultancy in Australia. We have industry leading capability, world class qualifications and extensive experience that gives you confidence in our creative engagement solutions.

 
BESPOKE ENGAGEMENT DESIGN
  • Co-designing with a variety of stakeholders

  • Strategy development and design thinking methods for tailored engagement

  • Leading change communications and people engagement for organisations

WORLD CLASS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
  • Establishing community partnerships

  • Specialising in partnering and bringing people, place and technologies together

  • Demonstrated experience in large scale projects, including infrastructure, energy, transport, water, telecommunications and healthcare

FACILITATION & COLLABORATIVE ENGAGEMENT
  • Workshops

  • Face-to-face

  • Emerging engagement
    - Pop-ups
    - Augmented reality
    - Apps & web platforms
    - City hacking

       - Urban art

INDUSTRY LEADING SMART ENGAGEMENT
  • Cutting edge digital trends, tools and technologies

  • Out of the box analogue methods, practices and approaches

  • Highly skilled in media, community relations and crisis management

  • Positioning businesses and projects to drive best performance outcomes

ABOUT THR!VE

At Thrive, we design bespoke engagement to connect people with greater possibilities so your business and projects thrive!

Dr Joel Fredericks | Director

Dr Joel Fredericks is an academic researcher, community engagement practitioner and urban planner. He holds a PhD in collaborative city making focusing on the use of hybrid engagement channels.

Highly experienced in real-world, on-the-ground engagement, Joel has worked as a consultant on a range of community and infrastructure projects in the road, rail, water and energy sectors.


He has facilitated national, state and local community engagement programs across a diverse range of stakeholders. Joel’s academic research sits across the domains of community engagement, urban planning, digital placemaking, media architecture, smart cities and immersive technologies.


Working on a variety of transdisciplinary research projects that adopt digital technologies and participatory design methods to support collaborative approaches in designing and developing immersive technologies, Joel has also authored and co-authored many publications in journals, edited books, and conference proceedings.


Joel is passionate about world class hybrid engagement that collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to deliver results that exceed expectations. 

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THE THR!VE DIFFERENCE

We are leaders in engagement design.​

Thrive Engagement unlocks the benefits and potential to enhance collaborative approaches to engagement that thrives, by:
 

  •  Creating opportunities to raise awareness and explore possibilities around what matters
     

  • Reaping value by reaching beyond social, cultural and political divides to exceed objectives

  • Applying the latest research tools and techniques in engagement to drive results and build relationships with a variety of stakeholders

  • Strong demonstrated track record of achievement providing world class capability in media and community relations, strategic advice and support for crisis management

 

READY TO THR!VE?

Through a collaborative, comprehensive approach, Thrive is committed to delivering with our clients, working closely as a thinking partner and problem solver to achieve positive outcomes and cutting edge engagement.