• 15

    With a divided Congress, developing a relationship that works for your organization despite the political climate is more important than ever. This event will explore how to work with this new Congress, win the time and attention of staff and members, and frame the stories that will drive action.

  • 30

    It’s the calm before the storm, and an opportunity to prepare. Join us in discussing new ways (and new approaches!) to plan for the incoming Congress and a drastically different political climate in Washington, DC. We will focus on providing advanced-level training to your advocates so they become better champions for your cause. We will also discuss ways to encourage freshman legislators to take your issues on as their own. PLUS, learn how to craft a new strategic plan (in less than 45 minutes) that you can implement for your own organization.

  • 01

    Beekeeper Group is a proud sponsorship of this event!

    Join the Grassroots Professional Network and Airbus as they take you through Experiential Advocacy and how to connect Congress with real world experiences through the senses. The first part of the program will include a tour of the Airbus Experience Center followed by a lunch and learn panel discussion on the topic.

    • 11:00am-11:30am Open Tour of Airbus Experience Center
    • 11:30am-12pm Networking Lunch
    • 12pm-1pm Panel Discussion on Experiential Advocacy
  • 24

    Hey Siri, how do I contact my Member of Congress? What is their Twitter handle? Our tools of communicating with Congress have changed so dramatically, with constituents wanting to reach their members on their own terms. Organizations have a veritable treasure trove of potential advocates that simply need to be activated through their preferred communications methods.

    This event will explore what ‘Congress 3.0’ looks like, and how MoCs prefer to be reached. A panel of hill staffers will shed light on the inner workings of their office communications and by the same turn, a panel of…

  • 18

    Save the date for the annual Spring Reception! The Spring Reception is our premier event of the year and brings together members of Congress, congressional staff and the government relations community to honor women leaders who embody the vision of WGR. This one-of-a-kind networking event includes fabulous food and drink, an awards program and our annual silent auction.