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  • Building and Maintaining a Working Relationship with Congress 3.15.19

    This event will explore how to work with this new Congress, win the time and attention of staff members, and frame the stories that will drive action.

  • Breaking Down the Silos: Getting All Your Departments and Vendors Working Together 6.28.19

    This event delves into the complex relationship within your organizations and other hired hands from your peers that have been on both sides of the tussle.

  • What’s Next for the Advocacy World 10.25.19

    Hear from a forward-thinking group of practitioners who saw changes coming to the industry and what they think we are in for next.

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The Advocacy Leaders Network

The ‘Advocacy Leaders Network’ is a workshop series to assist grassroots and government relations professionals in research, strategies, and practices with the goal of enhancing relationships, communications, and understanding between citizens and Congress. This goal is achieved by providing advanced advocacy education through professional development and networking opportunities for the public affairs community. The series is hosted by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF), produced by Beekeeper Group, and sponsored by VoterVoice, a FiscalNote Company

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  • Upcoming events

    Building and Maintaining a Working Relationship with Congress

    When: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    Where: Offices of Beekeeper Group in Washington, DC

    With a divided Congress, developing a relationship that works for your organization despite the political climate is more important than ever. This event will explore how to work with this new Congress, win the time and attention of staff and members, and frame the stories that will drive action.

    Advocacy Leaders Network 2019 Event Series

    When: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Where: Offices of Beekeeper Group in Washington, DC

    The 'Advocacy Leaders Network' is 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 2019 series:

    March 15, 2019
    8:30am – 12:00pm
    Building and Maintaining a Working Relationship with Congress

    June 28, 2019
    8:30am – 12:00pm
    Breaking Down the Silos: Getting All Your Departments and Vendors Working Together

    October 25, 2019
    8:30am – 12:00pm
    What’s Next for the Advocacy World

    To view other events in this series, please visit our website here.

    Tickets are fully transferable within an attendee’s organization.

    Content presented through the Advocacy Leaders Network, by the Congressional Management Foundation, is the property of CMF. Any redistribution, publication, or broadcast without the expressed written consent of CMF is strictly prohibited.