A Look at the Future: Government Relations Under The Trump Administration and 115th Congress (Recorded December 20, 2016)

A Look at the Future-

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The election ushered in a new administration and Republican controlled Congress to Washington. Who are these new members and what are their legislative priorities?  To have an impact on upcoming legislation and now is the time to engage with new members, and the administration to build long-lasting relationships.

Now, let one of Washington’s most-seasoned lobbyists help you look at what’s most likely ahead for legislative priorities in the First 100 Days—and beyond.

Register now for the WEBINAR… for A Look at the Future: Government Relations Under the Trump Administration and 115th Congress.

No matter what, the business of government relations is already changing. Here’s your chance to get the early-warning perspective to see what’s likely ahead for everything from how to engage new members of congress to what you can expect during the First 100 days of the Trump Administration and the Republican-controlled Congress.

In this 90-minute webinar, John Chwat—a veteran lobbyist who has served both Democrats and Republicans—uses his expertise in how Washington works to help you look ahead. Drawing on his experience of 12 transitions, Mr. Chwat will analyze new legislative priorities and the new players in the Administration, House and Senate.

How Washington will operate under President Trump. You’ll look ahead to what you can expect in the first 100 days and your best strategies for building new relationships and navigating congress in today’s highly polarized times.  Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now and let one of Washington’s most-distinguished lobbyists help you see and prepare for 2017, including:

  • Legislative priorities likely to emerge during the first 100 days of the Trump Administration and 115th Congress
  • Analysis of the long-term legislative priorities for Congress and the Administration
  • Analyzing the key players in the Trump Administration and 115thCongress
  • Strategies for engaging the new administration & Members of Congress
  • Techniques for building long term relationships in Congress and the Trump Administration

Remember, starting in 2017 Washington will be operating in a new environment. The more you know about how and where those changes will come, the more you can enhance your lobbying program. Don’t miss this opportunity to use John Chwat’s expertise as your starting point.

Register now for A Look at the Future: Government Relations Under the Trump Administration and 115th Congress.

Meet Your Webinar Leader
John Chwat, a native Washingtonian, is a well-respected professional lobbyist who began his distinguished career on Capitol Hill in 1971. He has extensive experience at the federal and state level representing a multi-client base of corporations, trade and professional associations, industry coalitions, and foreign clients. As President of the government relations firm of The Chwat Group, he has maintained a strong Washington presence for the firm’s clients, representing their interests at all levels of government.

Mr. Chwat has a unique background specializing on how the Congress works, having served both Democrats and Republicans as a “Hill Professional” in the capacity of Chief of Staff to the late Rep. John Breckinridge (D-KY), Chairman of the House Antitrust Subcommittee and a member of the House Armed Services Committee and former Rep. Bill Boner (D-TN), a member of the House Appropriations Committee. Mr. Chwat served as a Legislative Assistant to the late Rep. Seymour Halpern (R-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Banking Committees and staff member to the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee for the late Sen. Jacob Javits (R-NY). He also served as a national defense and foreign policy analyst for the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. In this capacity, he authored congressional documents and researched projects for the U.S. Congress.

Who Should Attend
This webinar is of value to government relations firms, law firms, associations, advocacy groups, nonprofits and government relations divisions of private companies. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Federal and state lobbyists and law firms with lobbying arms
  • Government relations/lobbying personnel at corporations and associations
  • Associations with grassroots/advocacy arms
  • Corporations’ issue/advocacy groups that engage in political activity