Featured Events


APRIL 24, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC

WASRG April 2018 Luncheon

WHY:The April Luncheon will feature guest speakers Ryan Dalton, the DC Office Director for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and Katie Beck, the DC Office Director for Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.

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MAY 5 – MAY 8 2018

Washington, DC

Horasis Global Meeting

WHY:The Horasis events bring together highly influential groups of business leaders to discuss collaborative approaches to addressing sustainable growth. The meetings are the foremost annual gatherings of business leaders from emerging markets and their global counterparts. The events are open to the Chief Executive Officers of the world’s leading companies. The meetings are supported by Knowledge Partners – selected companies that contribute their expertise and resources to Horasis.

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MAY 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC

ALN’s Spring Happy Hour

WHY:The Advocacy Leaders Network’s annual spring happy hour invites advocacy officials to come together and talk with peers over drinks

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MAY 19 – MAY 22 2018

Washington, DC

National Restaurant Association | International Foodservice Marketplace

WHY:The largest annual gathering of the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry, NRA Show takes place every May in Chicago. … The First-Ever Conference Focused on Restaurant Revenue Growth. Learn More. Bellavita Expo in Chicago. The largest Made-in-Italy Food & Wine Expo returns to the NRA Show this May..

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MAY 22, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC

WGR Spring Reception

WHY:WGR’s annual premier event attracts over 500 attendees, including members of Congress as well as congressional staff and government relations professionals to honor women leaders who embody the vision of WGR.

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JUNE 9 – JUNE 12, 2018

PINEHURST, NC

2018 RAGA Summer National Meeting

WHY:Republican Attorneys General Association 2018 Summer National Meeting.

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JUNE 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC

2018 Government Relations Symposium: Advocacy in a Chaotic World

WHY:ASAE’s Government Relations Symposium has been the premier event for association GR specialists for more than 20 years. This conference shares the latest trends and most pressing issues in the field, and experts work with attendees to maximize their association’s influence and relationships with governmental institutions.
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JUNE 14 2018

Washington, DC

PAC Digital Media & Advocacy Summit

WHY:This event brings together digital advocacy novices, experts, and everyone in between for a full day of learning about the latest advocacy trends and insights from leading experts and practitioners. Attendees will walk away with a better sense of how to harness digital media’s power for their organization.

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JULY 30 – AUGUST 2 2018

Los Angeles, CA

NCSL Legislative Conference

WHY:NCSL’s 2018 Summit in Los Angeles provides unparalleled learning, networking, and inspiration. Connect with legislative peers and policy innovators and explore the constantly changing work of state legislatures. From skills training to policy deep dives, attendees will take home ideas they can implement in their own states.

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AUGUST 1 – AUGUST 3 2018

Annapolis, MD

BUZZ Advocacy Summit

WHY:At the Buzz Advocacy Summit, all invitees are asked to participate as a presenter, roundtable facilitator, or networking session moderator. As participants rather than mere attendees, everyone becomes invested in each other’s learning experience and makes the summit experience more meaningful for all involved. This year’s theme is “Authentic Voices: Meaningful Data.”

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AUGUST 8 – AUGUST 10 2018

New Orleans, LA

ALEC Annual National Conference

WHY:All Americans deserve an efficient, effective, and accountable government that puts the people in control. ALEC provides a forum for experts to discuss business and economic issues facing the states.

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AUGUST 9 – AUGUST 10 2018

Washington, DC

NEXTGEN Government Training Summit

WHY:The NextGen Training Summit is the embodiment of what NextGen represents: inspiring government innovation and providing training and leadership opportunities for public servants. Since 2010, the two-day summit has inspired over 4,000 federal, state and local govies to be positive change ambassadors.

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SEPTEMBER 24 – SEPTEMBER 26 2018

ALEXANDRIA, VA

PAC State & Local Government Relations Conference

WHY:This conference provides attendees the opportunity to network with top experts and practitioners in the state government relations community.

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SEPTEMBER 26 2018

WASHINGTON, DC

ALEC Gala

WHY:2018 is ALEC’s 45th anniversary year. To mark the occasion, ALEC Gala attendees will come together to celebrate ALEC’s leadership and history of offering real solutions to the top issues facing the states. ALEC’s effectiveness has demonstrated for decades that good ideas are better when shared.

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SEPTEMBER 23 – SEPTEMBER 26 2018

SAN ANTONIO, TX

Council of State Retail Associations Conference

WHY:San Antonio is full of notable sites that bring culture to life. Designated as one of National Geographic Traveler’s “Best of the World” for 2018, San Antonio is a city that celebrates eclectic art, diverse culture, and colorful charm. Join CSRA as we help celebrate this vibrant city’s 300 years of history.

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OCTOBER 15 – OCTOBER 17 2018

BOSTON, MA

CTA’s Innovate Celebrate

WHY:Innovate Celebrate is the premiere global conference that celebrates corporate innovation and entrepreneurship. This event brings together tech thought leaders and investors with the world’s most cutting-edge startups.

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NOVEMBER 17 – NOVEMBER 20 2018

SCOTTSDALE, AZ

SGAC Leaders’ Policy Conference

WHY:The Leaders’ Policy Conference is the annual meeting of the states’ legislative leadership and state government affairs professionals from America’s leading businesses, associations, and service providers.

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NOVEMBER 28 – NOVEMBER 30 2018

WASHINGTON, DC

ALEC’s 2018 States & Nation Policy Summit

WHY: Each winter, ALEC hosts the States & National Policy Summit, a three-day conference consisting of intensive, in-depth educational sessions addressing issues that will be at the top of state legislative agendas the following year.

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DECEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 5 2018

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD

ASAE’s Technology Conference & Expo

WHY: Experience learning tailored to your needs at ASAE’s Technology Conference & Expo. Your colleagues at the Technology Conference may come with different experiences and expertise, but they bring similar challenges and goals—guaranteeing an exchange of intelligent insights and bright ideas to take back and share with your organization.

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DECEMBER 5 – DECEMBER 8 2018

WASHINGTON, DC

NCSL Capitol Forum 2018

WHY: The NCSL Capitol Forum is the meeting where NCSL Standing Committees meet to discuss policy and set the agenda for the states.

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