It's important for architects to make their presence felt at the state capitol--because government officials listen to their constituents. Take one day out of the office to ensure new bills and policies have a positive impact on your business, and to hear from the agencies that implement the regulations and laws that affect you.
Pre-Day conference call (choose best time for you from multiple choices - Coming Soon) to quickly get up to speed on the 3-4 issues we'll lobby
Don't drive--network! Free, early morning bus/van pick-up at two locations: Chicago/Merchandise Mart and Joliet, thanks to KONE, AIA Chicago, AIA Eastern and AIA Northeast Chapters for sponsoring the bus
Luncheon includes a how-to-lobby lesson and guest speakers sponsored by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Two hour window in the afternoon for coordinated visits with legislators and agency officials
Legislator of the Year (hearty) Reception at Resource One, thanks to our sponsor Knoll
You're only out of the office protecting your business for one day.
PRAIRIE GRASSROOTS SCHEDULE
Before 9 am Free Bus/Van Pick Up at Two Locations:
Chicago: Pickup at the Merchandise Mart at 7:45
Joliet: Pickup at the Park and Stop off I-55 Exit
257 at 9:00 a.m.
Sponsored by KONE, AIA Chicago, AIA Eastern,
and AIA Northeast
11:30 am Registration at The Inn at 835, Springfield
Noon - 2 pm Legislative & Issues Briefing at The Inn at 835,
Sponsored by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
2 - 4 pm Legislative Visits
4 - 6 pm Legislator of the Year Reception at Resource One,
321 E Adams St, Springfield
Sponsored by Knoll
6 pm Free transportation departs