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Business surveys and analytics for Government Leaders to

Make Smart Decisions That Boost the Economy

Connect with local business leaders, learn where they need support, and take action.

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As a government leader, your decisions impact the economic health of your community.

The economy is always shifting, so short and long-term goals are often a moving target. It may feel like:

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You are worried about what another recession might do to your local economy.

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You want to connect to business owners but you don't have the time to reach them.

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You want to attract more businesses, but you don't know where to start.

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You want to stimulate economic growth but you need more data from the business community.

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Workforce issues make it difficult for businesses to succeed.

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You're hesitant to allocate funding due to lack of clarity of where it will make the most impact.

Economic development shouldn’t be done in the dark.  Use Polco's engagement tools and expert surveys to gather insights directly from the business leaders. 

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Understand the needs of your local business community to build a resilient economy with Polco.

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Avoid Economic Uncertainty

Invest resources where they will have the most impact.

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Strengthen Government-Business Relationships

Collaborate on policy decisions for your economic development plans.

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Create a Vibrant Downtown

Attract and retain businesses by building a culture that supports positive and sustainable growth.

Thriving businesses build a stronger community. Here’s how Polco works:


Conduct Expert Surveys and Polls

With Polco, you receive feedback directly from business leaders in your area with expert-created engagement tools.


Analyze Unbiased Data With Context

Leverage data insights and local business engagement to make informed decisions.


Implement Findings Into Plans and Budgets

Show you are listening and act on resident feedback. Align your priorities with what is most important to business owners and community members.


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Navigating economic uncertainty is stressful. We help you stay on the right course.


60,000 questions answered


30+ years of benchmarking data


30 million American voices represented

The comprehensive business engagement platform that gives you everything you need.

Reach Your Community

  • Pre-built and custom surveys
  • List management
  • Multi-channel outreach
  • Nationally representative benchmarks

Evaluate The Results

  • Statistical relevance
  • Demographic representation
  • Validated results

Make Informed Decisions

  • Performance dashboards
  • Deep dive - drill-down capabilities
  • Ready to use reporting
  • Sharable visualizations

Nationally benchmarked surveys delivered on Polco designed to engage your entire business community

  • Context - See how scores stack up to peer organizations
  • Expert Validation - Have confidence in results that are representative and strategically valid
  • Reporting and Visualizations - Easily evaluate and engage with stakeholders


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Uncover the insights from business owners in your community to make strong economic decisions with Polco.

According to Federal Reserve Economic Data, a US recession occurs every six years. With so much change, it’s challenging for government leaders to stay on top of the needs of local businesses. With The National Business Survey by Polco, get unbiased insights directly from business owners, so you can make better decisions, and create a strong and vibrant economy.

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Make Informed Decisions with Confidence

Download your copy of "Make Informed Decisions with Confidence: Solving The Community Engagement Puzzle" today!

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