June 20-22, 2016
The Westin
Alexandria, VA

We are excited to announce that we have identified a new date and location for the 2016 National Grassroots Conference. Mark your calendars for June 20-22, 2016 to join us at the Westin Alexandria! And, while you’re at it, check out our Digital Media and Advocacy Summit scheduled for June 23 at the same location.


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Who should attend? What will you gain?

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This program is eligible for 6 credits towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.


Grassroots is changing — and so are we.
Join the revolution to get the best insights on what drives advocacy in a digital and customized world.

Looking for inspiration on how to choose sessions? Check out the choices of our Grassroots Conference advisory committee to see what similar organization or industry peers are planning to attend.

Claire McDonough
Online Advocacy and Member Mobilization Specialist
Cision Government Relations
Caitlin Demchuk
Grassroots and State Affiliate Outreach Administrator
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Bridget Sharpe
Manager, Government Affairs and
Industry Relations
Professional Beauty Association
Rikki’s Session RecommendationsIs your grassroots program new, corporate, looking for an an edge or ready to embrace new communications strategies?Here are our recommended sessions for you.
New Programs Corporate Programs

Established Programs Looking for an Edge
Grassroots Embracing Communications and Creative

“Sessions are always on target, and the networking is extremely valuable.”
– Amanda Uherek, director of government relations, Healthcare Leadership Council

Photo from last years grass roots conference
Photo from last years grass roots conference
“I received lots of great information from experienced professionals, and I’ll use all of it for our grassroots program.”

Tim Miller, senior program manager, communications and state advocacy, American Academy of Neurology
Photo from last years grass roots conference
Photo from last years grass roots conference Photo from last years grass roots conference
 
“The Grassroots Conference consistently delivers! The information is relevant, speakers engaging and the networking
opportunities invaluable.”

– Monica del Rio,
manager, airport affairs
Southwest Airlines Co.
Photo from last years grass roots conference Photo from last years grass roots conference Photo from last years grass roots conference

 

“The conference has lots of energy and passion for grassroots.”
– Rick Eastman, legislative representative, Ameren Corp.