2021 Connecticut Lobbying Conference

 

The 40th Annual
Connecticut Lobbying Conference
is going virtual again!

 

Workshops will take place during the week of October 25th to the 29th with morning and afternoon sessions.  

 

We are offering three options:


(or scroll down to register if you already know which option you want)

 

1) Lobbying Foundations: 

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
  • What’s in Your Digital Toolbox
  • Testifying at Public Hearings
  • Effective Grass Roots

2) Advanced Advocacy Skill Building:

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
  • Final Days and Hours

3) 360 Package – All Workshops:

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

Schedule Mon 10/25 Tue 10/26 Wed 10/27 Thu 10/28 Fri 10/29
10:00 – 11:00

Panel – Effective Lobbying 

**All attendees

Legislative Process 101  What’s in Your Digital Toolbox Testifying At Public Hearings  Effective Grassroots 
2:00 – 3:00 

Just the Facts

Fact Sheet Workshop

**All Attendees 

Working with Legislative Staff Working with the Executive Branch Lobbying the State Budget Final Days and Hours

 


We will be using the Zoom Webinar platform and attendees will be required to be logged in and using the zoom app to attend the conference. Please be sure to download the zoom app for your device from here prior to the event.  When registering be sure to use the email address that is associated with your zoom account

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

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 Don Branson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 617-999-7132.
*Price below includes the Early Bird Discount of $25.00 per person for registrations received by Friday, October 15th.

 

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