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Helping people create communications strategies for success.
For more than ten years, Grapevine Communications has helped leaders create strategies for success to attain their goals. With a deep level of experience in leadership positions, we’ve been providing strategic communications services across private, public, and non-profit sectors including training, government relations, policy analysis, strategic communications, stakeholder relations, crisis communications, project management, and training. Contact us to discuss how we can help you create greater meaning and impact on your stakeholders.
You have a vision and you need a strategy to turn it into action. There are many variables at play when determining the best course of action: diverse stakeholder sets; budgetary constraints, and complex needs of your audience that need to be met. This requires creative, agile, and well-thought-out strategic communications plans, to help you navigate the course until the results you want are achieved.
Internal communications. External marketing. Digital strategies. Stakeholder relations. Media management. We are here to help.
Government Affairs & Advocacy
We work closely with stakeholders to manage complex issues and the associated Ministerial, legislative or regulatory environment. We’re proud of our pragmatic, non-partisan advocacy approach which builds long-term relationships and sustainable outcomes. We are able to deliver activities ranging from rapid turnaround solutions on critical policy issues to the development of advocacy strategies and policy formulation, to build your voice and influence. A key component of our programs is the development of advocacy roadmaps, which outline the positions of key stakeholders including members of parliament, advisors, government and non-government organisations, and community groups. Mapping these key influencers and identifying areas of conformity, potential detente or vehement opposition provides a clear list of pragmatic opportunities for action.
- Strategic, innovative and commercially relevant policy advice
- Operation ready public affairs and policy programs
- Operational and reputation risk assessment and agile engagement
- Integrated communication campaigns
- Communities of influence and stakeholder relationships
- Cross-partisan strategies that engage key decision makers across the thought spectrum.
Crisis and Issues Planning Management
Preparation is the primary—if not the only—way to navigate an emergency or crisis situation. Grapevine Communications helps you identify situations that might escalate into a crisis, establish crisis and issues management procedures, as well as train multidisciplinary teams to make sure you’re ready for any turn of events. A crisis can erupt at any moment, and the ability to act swiftly and effectively is crucial. We are here, and ready to jump into action to help you navigate strategic communications required to save time, money, and even lives. Our services include:
- Strategic sessions;
- Proactive and reactive message development;
- Media training;
- Stakeholder management and communications;
- News conferences;
- Internal communications and message development;
- Social media messaging and content optimization; and
- Traditional and social media monitoring
Executive Training & Coaching
If you are looking for training tailored to your organization or group, we are able to support & facilitate customized learning and development on a range of topics including:
- coaching skills
- emotional intelligence
- diversity & inclusion
- inclusive culture
- healthy & respectful workplace
- change management
- strategic planning
- team dynamics
Business Accelerator Mastermind Group
As Napoleon Hill says, “A goal is a dream with a deadline”. This Business Accelerator Mastermind Group will not only hold you to a deadline, the group will help you create an action plan to implement your goals and meet your deadline, inspire you, support you, and hold you accountable!.
Media Relations 101 – For Municipal Councils
This media relations webinar will introduce you to the world of news media, the role they play in your municipality, and best practices for handling the media in a variety of situations.