September 25-27, 2017

Hilton Old Town Alexandria – Alexandria, Va.

Registration & Fees |  Hotel & Travel

(2017 agenda coming soon!)

2016: Agenda|Sponsors|Opportunities

Photos and Takeaways

Join us for our annual State and Local Government Relations Conference to explore the latest trends in state and local and to network with — and learn from — your peers.

Guide your learning with our two distinct tracks:
Best Practices & Principles|Executive Leadership and Innovation

Who should attend? What attendees like:
  • State and local government relations practitioners
  • Senior-level executives
  • Public affairs professionals and lobbyists
  • Recent hires
  • Networking with fellow state government professionals
  • Innovative ideas and best practices to implement immediately
  • Peer-to-peer learning and information sharing
  • Opportunities to cross-train your team
2017 State and Local Government Relations Conference Advisory Committee
Elizabeth Bartz, State and Federal Communications, Inc.
Tony Bawidamann, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Michael Behm, Stateside Associates
Chris Bender, Adfero
Eric Brewer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Dustin Brighton, Internet Association
Jean Cantrell, Philips North America
Kelsey Carlson, KSE FOCUS
Casey Cesnovar, Walgreens
George Cook, Toyota
Brian Donohue, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
Eric Ebenstein, DJI
Rob Gazzola, DDC Advocacy
Angie Grover, Presence Health
Mark Guimond, Arthritis Foundation
Andy Hackman, Serlin Haley LLP
Mary Hanley, Quorum
Jeff Hartgen, MultiState Associates Inc.
Marie Day Hayes, Wells Fargo & Company
Leif Johnson, The Advocacy Group
Tom Lee, Civic Point
Belen Mendoza, AARP
Mike O’Connor, Eli Lilly and Company
Adrienne Olson, Quarles & Brady
Breanna Olson, Target Corporation
Lindsay Patterson, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Gaurav Parikh, National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Brian Bernardoni, Chicago Association of Realtors
Chris Thomas, CH2M Hill, Inc.
Chris Vaughan, McKesson