MDI lays foundations for Kannus vitality program by implementing extensive surveys for the citizens and businesses in the area. Municipalities will face major changes during next few years, and the citizens’ voice plays an important role in promoting the vitality and development of the municipality. The vitality program of Kannus defines the priorities and actions in development for the coming years. The survey mapped the most important elements of vitality and things that should be improved. Results will be used in the development of services for local citizens and businesses.