The 2020 Annual
Connecticut Lobbying Conference
is going virtual!

 

We are bringing our most popular workshops online for your safety and convenience.  Workshops will take place during the week of October 5th to the 9th in morning and afternoon sessions.  

 

We are offering three options:  

1) Lobbying Foundations: $200.00* 

This set of workshops, taken together, offer a strong foundation for anyone new to lobbying, yet still offers skills to people who have knowledge of the process but want to advance their understanding.  Learn from legislators and practitioners in the field about best practices and pitfalls to avoid as you make your case.

  • Panel:  Effective Lobbying
  • Just the Facts – Fact Sheet Workshop
  • Legislative Process 101
  • Lobbying One on One
  • Testifying at Public Hearings
  • Effective Grass Roots 

2) Advanced Advocacy Skill Building:  $200.00*

This set of workshops builds on existing skills and provides a deeper exploration of the internal and external roles and responsibilities of legislators and staff.   These workshops will cover some of the boundaries and opportunities in the policy making process. 

  • Panel:  Effective Lobbying
  • Just the Facts – Fact Sheet Workshop
  • Working with Legislative Staff
  • Working with the Executive Branch
  • Lobbying the State Budget
  • Working with the Press

3) 360 Package – All Workshops: $300.00* 

Can’t make up your mind?  This option provides the attendees with access to ALL of the workshops. 

Schedule Mon 10/5 Tue 10/6 Wed 10/7 Thu 10/8 Fri 10/9
10:00 – 11:00

Panel – Effective Lobbying 

*10:00 – 11:30**

All attendees

Working with Legislative Staff Working with the Executive Branch Lobbying the State Budget Working with the Press
2:00 – 3:00 

Just the Facts

Fact Sheet Workshop

**All Attendees 

Legislative Process 101  Lobbying One on One  Testifying At Public Hearings  Effective Grass Roots 


We will be using the gotomeeting platform and encourage you to review the system requirements page prior to registration. 

The full Conference schedule and presenters information is available on the Conference Home Page here.

*An Early Bird Discount of $25.00 per registration is extended if registration is received by Friday, 9/25.  

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you at the Conference (virtually that is).

Please click on the Register button below for the session(s) you would like to register for.  

A discount is available for groups of 5 or more from the same organization, and to students, for more information on group/student discounts please contact Bill Welz at 860-377-0777 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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