Workshops 1 & 2: How to Successfully Lobby State Legislatures: Overview & Negotiations [November 16, 2023 – Arlington, VA & via Zoom] (Hybrid Remote Workshop)


Elevate your lobbying skills with hybrid workshops led by expert Robert Guyer. Master state advocacy strategies, from navigating legislation to impactful persuasion. Join in-person or via Zoom, Nov 16, Arlington, VA. Purchase as a bundle for deeper discounts. Register at least 2 weeks in advance for early bird pricing.

Remote Participation: How to Successfully Lobby State Legislatures

Date & Time: November 16, 2023, 9:00 am –  5:30 pm (approximate times depending of venue accessibility)

Location: National Landing – 2451 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202

Overview of Lobbying  (Workshop1)

  • Date: Nov 16, 2023, 9:00-1:00 PM EST
  • Learn state lobbying basics, legislative processes, and effective advocacy from experienced lobbyist Robert Guyer. Topics include understanding legislative processes, identifying influencers, evaluating political strength, forming alliances, and more.

 Face-to-Face Negotiation, Lawmaker Persuasion, Post-Policy Committee Vote Actions (Workshop 2)

  • Date: Nov 16, 2023, 1:30-5:30 PM EST
  • Boost your legislative negotiation skills, legislator persuasion, and follow-up strategies for successful lobbying campaigns. Topics include negotiating with special interests, developing motivating strategies, making effective lobbying visits, and more.

This workshops will teach you the basics of state lobbying, negotiation, and lawmaker persuasion from Robert Guyer, an experienced state lobbyist, author, and educator. He will share his insights and those of his students and tips on how to effectively advocate for your interests in state legislatures. 

You will learn how to:

  • Understand and benefit from legislative processes.
  • Identify influencers of each lawmaker to develop strategy.
  • Evaluate and enhance your political strength.
  • Form coalitions and alliances that boost your political power.
  • And much more…

Do not miss this chance to start a new or build on an existing lobbying career.

“I am deeply grateful to Bob Guyer and The Lobby School for sharpening my advocacy skills through the Campaign Method course and its accompanying books. Undoubtedly, the skills I acquired at The Lobby School have contributed to my success in the industry.”
Jaz Tunnell, MBA, MPA 
Director, State Government Affairs, Corning Incorporated (Charlotte)

You will also get:

  • The Lobby School 85-page legislative glossary, 275-page legislative practice manual, and 221-page next steps practice manual. These references provide details and guidance well beyond that presentable in a 4-hour workshop and associated handout.
  • Opportunities to network with other participants.
  • A one-time 50% discount on our 15-video lobbying series as a future refresher course.
  • A 25% discount on one-on-one coaching from Mr. Guyer.

And if you hire contract lobbyists, this workshop will help you be a more effective client and consumer of contract lobbying services. 

Whether you are new to lobbying, planning to hire a lobbyist specializing in your area, or an experienced professional looking to update or refine your skills, this workshop is a crucial step in your lobbying journey.

Secure Your Seat in 14-days in advance to secure above November 16 discount price. Register early for the November 17 Executive Branch Rulemaking workshop for the posted 10% discounted price. Don’t miss out—enroll now!

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