Tag: Effective Communication and Advocacy on Capitol Hill

Tips for Coordinating Legislative Events

Tips for Coordinating Legislative Events

When you are involved in a legislative event, it can be helpful to understand a few key tips that can help things to go much more smoothly. First, introductions to policymakers should be brief. Lobbyists often make the mistake of speaking too long in introductions while attempting to do a suitable job. An effective introduction […]

Identifying and Cultivating Key Members of Congress and Contacts for Your Issue

Identifying and Cultivating Key Members of Congress and Contacts for Your Issue

When it comes to identifying and cultivating contacts and influential individuals who can assist you with your issue, it is never too early to begin. Start working with key decision makers on your issue as early as possible. Make it a priority to identify leaders that other congressional members will look toward regarding the development […]

Reminders for Capitol Hill Visits

Reminders for Capitol Hill Visits

As a lobbyist or advocate you likely spend a good portion of your time visiting calling upon Capitol Hill. The tips below will help ensure that you achieve the best outcomes and avoid slipping into bad habits. photo credit: Steven Verlander Photography First, make an effort to keep current and educated regarding the position of […]