People • Networks • Change

Doing engagement differently

We are So-mo and we help people achieve social change through
engagement, collaboration and events

About us

We are a social innovation and engagement company that helps government, public sector and private and 3rd sector organisations to engage, innovate and problem solve.

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The Team

We are a small team with a social conscience.  Every one of us is driven to continuously deliver outstanding work that inspires and ultimately exceeds...

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Who we work with

So-mo has worked with a diverse range of clients ranging from government, local authorities, NHS organisations, police, RSLs and trusts.

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    driving down speeds – how Liverpool’s using the wisdom of crowds to change behaviour

    Posted by nicola

    I recently spoke about behaviour change at 20s plenty’s 6th annual conference.  It seemed to go down pretty well so I thought it may make a useful blog post.  I’d be keen to hear what you think.   How HMRC got people to pay on time When I’m asked about behaviour change, one example always comes

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    What is an Unconference?

    Posted by John Callaghan

    We’ve developed a bit of reputation for pulling off great unconferences.  Unlike more conventional conferences where speakers tend to dominate the agenda, our unconferences  encourage active participation by all attendees.  However if you’ve never been to one before it can be hard to explain why an event without an agenda can be such a powerful

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    Innovation Network – helping make Liverpool more awesome !

    Posted by John Callaghan

    So-mo is a lead innovation partner for Liverpool City Council’s Innovation Network.  Which is an eco system of health and social care professionals, technologists, creatives and manufacturers who share a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of the city’s population. Over the last 3 years So-mo has delivered the annual unconference, innovationXchange, run round

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    Don’t be Unlucky in Marketing! Event feeback

    Posted by John Callaghan

    ‘Don’t be Unlucky in Marketing’ took place on Friday 13th  February.  The day was delivered on behalf of Liverpool City Council’s iNnovation Network, as a way to help Social Care providers better understand why the ability to market their services to individuals.  This is increasingly important in the context of personal budgets, and a rise in people self-financing aspects

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    Don’t be Unlucky in Marketing!

    Posted by John Callaghan

    If you want to sharpen your competitive edge – then this event is for you! The ability to market your service well, literally has the power to transform the fortunes of your organisation. This free action packed, 1-day conference will provide you with a chance to hear from leading experts on how to develop effective

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    The 20 Effect ask people to pledge support for Christmas

    Posted by John Callaghan

    So-mo lead on the delivery of the 20 effect a citywide behaviour change programme to encourage motorists to adopt a positive attitude to the introduction to new 20mph speed limits which are being implemented accross 70% of the city’s road network. This winter season the 20 effect was in Liverpool city centre with Merseyside Fire

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