• 18
    Dec
    2013

    Thank You

     

    Not surprisingly, Washington, D.C. was again a busy place this year for trade groups and their activists. Advocates swarmed the Hill to tell Congress just why they should support their position on various bills and legislative threats. So, what better way to show your appreciation…

  • 07
    Feb
    2012
  • 28
    Jul
    2010

    You just completed a successful fly-in. Your top industry advocates flew into DC from around the country, met with their Congressman and Senators, and are feeling excited by their interactions with the law making process. You’re on top of the world and ready for a much needed vacation. But what if we told you that your advocates have only made it to the first date?

    Anne Darconte (Director of Outreach for the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association), a grassroots practitioner with extensive industry experience, likes to tell a story (that happened while she was working for…

  • 28
    Mar
    2010

    All of the fuss over Foursqare reminds me of three years ago when Twitter was starting to reach critical mass and altering the social media landscape.  In the advocacy community, the main question about Foursquare is the same one we were asking about Twitter back then:  How does this change the game for advocacy campaigns?

  • 12
    Mar
    2010