Communications MDR is led by high-level team with extensive experience in designing and implementing strategic communications and stakeholder engagement plans. Our unique approach, integrating forward-looking strategic research with rigorous planning and facilitated consultation has helped national and international clients build strong relationships with their stakeholders.

  • Strategic communications plans
  • Communications audits
  • Speeches
  • Writing for the web and social media
  • Press releases
  • Facilitation of strategic retreats and stakeholder consultations
  • Stakeholder consultation plans

Report on the Annual Meeting of the National Arts Service Organization


For three consecutive years the consultants designed and facilitated this important annual meeting of almost 60 national arts service organizations representing all sectors of arts and culture in Canada from coast to coast to coast, together with the Canada Council for the Arts. Lauded by participants as the most effective meetings of their type, the reports for all three meetings were widely circulated throughout the artistic community.

The 2012 meeting report is available here.

Towards New Positioning for the Calgary International Film Festival


The report provided the festival with an overall positioning and promotion strategy. The consultants framed the festival’s unique identity and value proposition and developed key messages to promote the festival to stakeholders, including potential funders and new and returning audiences.