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Future Candidate Workshop

On Saturday April 1, 2017

What you will learn

Future Candidate Workshop

1 Day $25 (Meals Included)

The Future Candidate Workshop helps develop potential candidates and community activists to run for office successfully by building a grassroots organization. The Future Candidate Workshop focuses on your personal and political preparation for a future career as an elected official and community leader.

Ideal attendees for the Future Candidate Workshop are candidates, spouses, campaign staff and volunteers deeply involved at the local or state level. Winning campaigns are 90% preparation and 10% perspiration. This training will provide you the knowledge to make a difference on a political or legislative campaign.

The Future Candidate Workshop will teach you proven methods used by winning campaigns.

Attendees will learn how to:

• Decide if they are ready to run
• Organize a campaign staff and structure
• Raise funds
• Communicate with voters
• Work with the media
• Manage a crisis
• Win!

Sample Lectures Include:

• Are You Ready to Run?
• Leadership DNA
• Campaign Structure
• Campaign Strategy
• Fundraising Overview
• Message Development
• Mind the Gap: Communicating Liberty
• Volunteer Management
• Social Media
• Tips for Radio and TV Interviews

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Starts Saturday, April 1

Sat. 1 9:00 - 6:00 PM

River's Edge Convention Center 10 4th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301 Map



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Dena Espenscheid

Dena Espenscheid

Director of Grassroots Coalitions, Leadership Institute

Skydiving and politics are similar. You have to have a plan, proper resources, good instructions, and clear communications. When everything goes right, it is smooth sailing throughout the process. When something goes wrong...

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Gregg Keller

Gregg Keller

Gregg Keller is widely regarded as one of the preeminent public affairs professionals in the country. Before founding Atlas Strategy Group, Keller helped lead two national public policy organizations, directed a national c...

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