When it comes to canvassing for any purpose, going out door to door is the #1 method, as you are face to face and engaging the public at large. The burden is when the actual canvassers have a hard time relaying the data of their day to day activities and also of the reception of the days tasks…welcome NGP VAN, the new way to canvas. NGP VAN have developed a new way to provide canvassers with a seamless flow of information to be used on a day to day cycle, this new way is called MINIVAN. With minivan, a canvasser can simply use their smartphone device to view their neighborhood and surrounding area along with the ability to check off what they have done, whether it’s notating nobody was home, or its to notate what time of the day the home was visited and was anyone there. MINIVAN allows the flow of information to reach the organization, not like the traditional pen and paper approach which can easily be lost amidst a pile of other paper or simply not followed up with. NGP VAN has developed a way that makes the role of the canvasser exciting and fun because you can notate whether a door was knocked on or whether a conversation was held, the benefits are endless because a happy canvasser can produce a happy client at large. The canvasser role has just become easier and fun. With NGP VAN new innovative technology, the organizer of the mission can create a list, a topic of interest and use the MINIVAN MANAGER to send to the canvasser smartphone through MINIVAN, a there it is, in real time data for the canvasser to follow up. The good thing about this is that the canvasser can actually notate what actions were taken during the day, they can also notate whether or not a certain area had been canvassed already, so as to not repeat the same location within a period of time. NGP VAN has definitely changed the game of canvassing. NGP VAN is a Washington DC firm.