Synthetron Case Study
How a national industry association used Synthetron to engage their members to set a vision for their industry and assess the support they needed in navigating COVID19.
- 134 member organisations
- 1503 ideas
- 745 agreements and all in just
- 60 minutes
Our client was a peak national industry body. In partnership with their eight state and territory associations, they wanted to engage their members in a conversation about their industry’s future and to better understand the optimal service offerings and governance framework their members wanted.
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