Preliminary Conference Agenda
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Breakfast & Exhibitor Networking
|9:00-10:00am||TED-Style Talks on the State of the Industry
Snag your seat for this fast-paced overview of the state of the political consulting industry today from a series of rotating experts as they share thought-provoking insight on what we’ve learned and what the future holds for these key areas of campaigning:
|10:00-10:30am||Break & Exhibitor Networking|
|10:30-11:00am||Building Your Own Brand
In the business of politics, reputation is everything. Join us for an informative session focusing on the critical business skill of building your own brand–on and offline.
|11:00am-12:00pm||Women in Politics
Hear from successful women in the political consulting industry in multiple stages of their careers, about obstacles they had to overcome on their journey to achieving great success.
|12:00-1:15pm||Luncheon & General Session
Moderator: Dave Lundy, Aileron Communications
|1:30-2:30pm||The Trump Effect (For Better or Worse)
As tension continues to build at the national level, we are beginning to see in real time how the national discourse is impacting local level races, and how campaign operatives are, or should be, channeling this momentum to their advantage. Join us for a riveting discussion as experts share what they’re witnessing in the Midwest, what this may signify for the upcoming gubernatorial races, and other changes in the Midwest.
Moderator: Jaimey Sexton, The Sexton Group
||Break & Exhibitor Networking|
||Light at the End of the Tunnel
With impact of the national discourse at the local level, coupled with the increase of female and young candidates for 2017/2018, the next few years are likely to be filled with fresh faces and increasingly dynamic political strategies. Join us for an analysis of what these changes will mean moving forward and predictions for the battle for control of the Senate and House in the Midwest and other key states.
Moderator: Natasha Korecki, POLITICO
Agenda is subject to change
AAPC gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our 2017 Chicago Regional Conference Sponsors