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9-1-1 Goes to Washington
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 Thank you to everyone who made the 2017 edition of #NENAGTW a success! Stay tuned for next year's dates and location!

 GTW Sponsors

Know the Issues, Learn the Process, & Make a Difference at 9-1-1 Goes to Washington!  

With a new administration and new Congress taking office in January, the 2017 edition of 9-1-1 Goes to Washington (Feb 26 - March 1 at the Marriott Crystal Gateway) offers you a unique opportunity to make public safety a priority for our elected and appointed officials. GTW is an interactive forum where you learn about and discuss national 9-1-1 issues and advance those issues on Capitol Hill. This dynamic, hands-on program provides you with increased knowledge of 9-1-1 and homeland security legislative and regulatory topics, as well as critical information on the federal government process and how to work with federal policy makers. It is vital, now more than ever, that 9-1-1 professionals become active participants in the governmental process to advance the goals of our profession and industry.

Attendee Materials (Hard copies will be provided in your registration packet.)

  • Homework! Download the one-minute speech templates today, and customize them with short stories about 9-1-1 successes in your member’s district. Print out your customized leave-behind, and be ready to explain it when you meet with your member or staff.
  • Briefing Book.The complete 9-1-1 Goes to Washington briefing book, with agenda details, speaker biographies, and insider tips on the Washington area, is your number one resource for your time in D.C. Download it now, and check back for updates: The online version will track any changes that occur after the paper version went to print.
  • Talking Points. As you prepare for meetings with congressional staff and members of Congress, learning these short but critical points will give you an edge. Pocket-sized printouts will be included in your GTW attendee packet at registration.
  • Leave-Behind. Our flyer is a reference for members and staff after you leave the District. Get familiar with its contents, and be ready to fill-out the hard copies you’ll receive on-site.
  • Caucus Sign-up Form. Encourage your congresspersons to join the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus and help advance 9-1-1 issues on Capitol Hill!

FREE GTW Webinar Series

Webinar 1 - Getting Approval, Getting Here, & Getting Around
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Learn all about the structure and agenda of 9-1-1 Goes to Washington, access our approval toolkit, and get insider tips and tricks for navigating the National Capital Region’s airports, rail depots, and transit systems.

Webinar 2 - How Congress Works
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Get the nitty-gritty details of how Congress really works, from insights on key staffers to the structure and function of committees and leadership offices.

Webinar 3 - Effective Meetings & Legislative Priorities
Watch On-Demand | Download Slides
Train for effective meetings with key legislators and staff, and learn the major talking points and legislative priorities for the 2017 edition of 9-1-1 Goes to Washington.

 

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