Whether you call them Hill Days, Lobby Days or Fly-ins, gathering your group in Washington, D.C. to meet members of Congress is still one of the most powerful tools in your advocacy arsenal.
A well-organized event can help you draw attention to an issue, establish and strengthen relationships with policymakers, generate a feelgood factor for membership, and ultimately, move the needle on your organization’s legislative priorities.
But pulling off a great Hill Day that attendees will be talking about for months to come is no easy task. There’s an incredible amount of planning and moving parts to organize.
Read on to see how you can nail it.