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
Lisa Dedden Cooper, AARP
 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
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