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Build Your Business Series

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Building Your Voice: Advocacy Training

We all have positions especially about decisions impacting our businesses. But what can we do to impact change in our community? ADVOCATE! This class will address the WHO, WHAT, and WHY of effective advocacy.  Where to go, how to check in to a hearing, make an appointment, organize your testimony, and how the process of passing laws works. Peel back the mystery and make your voice heard!

Panelists include:

Abigail Gillfillan – Planning Manager for San Marcos

Rodney Gonzales – Assistant City Manager for Austin

Taylor Smith – Policy Director for Council Member Jimmy Flannigan (Austin)

Brad Wiseman* – Director of Planning & Development Services for Round Rock

Scott Turner, Riverside Homes

Lisa Mougel, Magnolia Real Estate

Nancy Stroder, Taylor Morrison

Shawn Stolle, Pulte Group


2019 Series Schedule:
Grassroots Advocacy Training: Monday, February 25, 1pm to 3pm
Expanded Social Media: Tuesday, May 21, 1pm to 4pm
Working with the Media: Tuesday, June 18, 2pm to 4pm
Raising your Community Profile: Wednesday, August 22, 2pm to 4pm
Civics 101: Thursday, September 12, 2pm to 4pm
What does it take to run for office?: Tuesday, October 22, 1pm to 4pm
Fundraising: Thursday, November 14: 1pm to 4pm

HBA member series price (includes all 7 classes): $200
Non HBA member seriess price (includes all 7 classes): $300
HBA member single class price: $30
Non HBA member single class price: $45




February 25
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Phillips Event Center
8140 Exchange Drive
Austin, TX 78754 United States
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