Showcasing #NextGenConsensus Community Meetings
at Mobility 21!

It is an incredibly exciting time for transportation planning and development! Both nationally and internationally, cities are on the edge of major breakthroughs in urban mobility, transportation infrastructure and technology. For this reason, Consensus sponsored and participated in the 2017 Mobility 21 Transportation Summit held at the magical Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. On Friday, September 29th, over 1,200 transportation professionals gathered to discuss the future of urban mobility, participate in various workshops, and network with their peers.

Not only was Consensus a Platinum Sponsor at this year’s conference, but we also hosted a booth in the Exhibit Hall! Our booth, known as the Consensus Community Lounge, was a great success and showcased our vision for the next generation of community meetings.

Welcome to the Consensus Community Lounge!

The lounge featured a charging station, iced coffee for conference attendees, and a modern setup that was designed with people in mind. The purpose of our booth was to show industry professionals that design and hospitality can take their community meetings to an entirely new level.

At Consensus, we believe that community meetings can and should be comfortable, welcoming, people-friendly, interactive and enjoyable to attend. We hope this next generation of Consensus community meetings inspire people of all walks of life to get involved in building the future of their cities alongside developers, engineers, planners and public servants.

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the lounge to unwind, recharge and talk about the future of community engagement. Furthermore, thank you to all of those who took our transportation survey while visiting the lounge. We gained some surprising insights from your responses that we turned into a shareable and easy-to-read infographic. Hot button issues for survey participants included traffic delay, funding, and the lack of connectivity in their cities. Below is the infographic with more details about what attendees had to say. Let’s keep the conversation going!

Comment below or Tweet us @ConsensusLive with your thoughts on #NextGenMobility!

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