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Otium Planning Group encourages industry preparedness

Otium Planning Group encourages industry preparedness
April 22, 2020

Otium Planning Group encourages our industry colleagues to 'Be Prepared' to take advantage of potential future economic stimulus funding opportunities.

The consultancy has advised "our team is experienced in the preparation of successful proposals and advocacy strategies to attract stimulus funding opportunities for major sport and leisure projects following a crisis.

"We have responded to major bushfires, floods, storms, earthquakes and the global financial crisis in Australia and New Zealand."

Otium's key learnings from these experiences include:

• Understanding the impact of the crisis on your community
• Having a master plan and/or business case supporting your project
• Developing a proposal that highlights why it is a priority to your community and how it responds to Government funding guidelines
• Demonstrating “shovel readiness” which includes a concept design, cost plan, financial operating model and confirmation of other supporting funding sources
• Developing and delivering an advocacy strategy that has all key stakeholders involved. 

Otium is able to offer a tailored Advocacy Package for projects to 'Be Prepared', offering a 'three step' advocacy plan:

• Step 1: Develop a masterplan and/or business case to support your project
• Step 2: Develop a proposal
• Step 3: Develop an advocacy strategy that involves all stakeholders.

Otium adds "we can work with you to deliver your project needs through our partnerships across various disciplines including architects, landscape architects, quantity surveyors, economists, engineers and graphic designers."

Click here to watch Otium's Advocacy Planning video.

Click here to contact Otium Planning via listing in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

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