Workshop: Government Relations & Communications Fundamentals

June 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm

In the non-profit sector, government relations and communications are an important component of the work needed to effectively advance our issues. As part of our 2017 Spring Assembly, the Network is offering a half-day workshop to help build these critical skills in our members, and others working in the non-profit sector. Spaces are limited, so register today.

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Instructor: Maurice Fritze


  • Government relations and communications – Principles and Case Study
  • Essentials of government relations and communications
  • Qualities of a lobbyist
  • Who makes decisions?
  • Steps for government relations and communications – Strategy, Tactics and Tips
  • Developing effective messages

Training Outcomes

After the workshop it is envisaged that participants will:

  • Understand the importance of government relations work and have the confidence to carry it forward;
  • Know about tools available for advocacy planning and implementation;
  • Be aware of the range of skills needed to do government relations work;
  • Be able to identify who they need to influence; and
  • Use the training materials as a ready reference guide and adapt them to the local context.


Aurora Room, Lister Conference Centre
11113 87 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB