A series of half day workshops tailored to senior advocacy, government affairs, and public relations professionals. Each event focuses on higher level strategy, emerging trends, innovative case studies, with an emphasis on results and measurable ROI. The following are the topics and dates for the 2017 series of the Advocacy Leaders Network. Below are the events from the 2011- 2016 series.


March 24, 2017

Modern Congress: Modern Advocacy

May 12, 2017

Advocacy on the Cheap: Changing the World on Any Budget

November 17, 2017

Writing Messages That Matter



December 9, 2011

Breaking through on Capitol Hill: Making Noise vs. Making a Difference

March 9, 2012

Mapping Your Political and Economic Footprint: Identifying Advocacy Assets and the Art of Modern Story Telling

June 15, 2012

Getting Cats and Dogs to Play Nice in the Office: Integrating Your Lobbying and Grassroots Operations

September 21, 2012

Learning the Lessons of Campaign 2012 and Transforming them to an Advocacy World

February 22, 2013

Meet the Freshmen: Building Relationships with New Members of Congress

May 17, 2013

Come Fly-In with Me: Best Practices for Capitol Hill Lobby Days

September 20, 2013

Boosting Your Key Contact Program: Turning Players into Coaches

December 6, 2013

Mobile Advocacy: There’s an App for That

March 28, 2014

Can You Hear Me Now? Why Talking to Regulatory Agencies Matters and How to Do It

June 13, 2014

In-Box or Waste Basket?  Legislative Correspondents Tell You The Path Your Advocacy Materials Take and Why

September 5, 2014

Trending Now: Learn What Your Supporters Really ‘Like’ Online

December 5, 2014

Hollywood’s Washington vs. Ours: How Hollywood’s Version of DC Impacts Your Efforts in Congress

March 27, 2015

Reaching Capitol Hill: The Class of 2015

June 12, 2015

Glamorous Grasstops Advocacy: Cause Placement and Celebrity Endorsement

September 25, 2015

The Psychology of Advocacy

December 11, 2015

Creating a Mobile Advocacy Toolkit

March 4, 2016

Advocacy Opportunities in an Election Year

June 10, 2016

Re-Branding Your Issue Campaign for Success

September 16, 2016

Telling Your Advocacy Story

December 2, 2016

Benchmarking, Training, & Next-Level Advocacy