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
- 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
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.
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.