chevron-down Created with Sketch Beta.

Congressional Meetings

Nothing impacts policy more than sitting down with your elected officials to discuss an issue.

Congressional Meetings 101

The Perfect Congressional Visit

The Perfect Congressional Visit

Meeting with congressional leaders is the best way to move the needle on an issue. Having a two-way discussion helps elected officials connect their policies to the daily impact on professionals like you. Use this rundown to get an understanding of what to expect and how to prepare so you can get the most out of your policy discussion.

Start - Here

Sample Letter: Requesting a Meeting

The first step in meeting with your elected official is to send a request to their scheduler. To help, we have created this sample letter that you can use as a template. Simply go to our Congressional Messaging Portal and enter in some basic information.

Congressional Resources

With full schedules, timing is everything. Use these calendars to see when your elected officials are in Washington or their home offices.

Day-of Preparation

Everything You Need to Remember

Even the most seasoned lobbyist can forget a point or two when in a meeting. So, we have compiled a DOs and DON'Ts list with everything you need to remember before walking in. Print out this checklist and take it with you to ensure your meeting will run as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Print List - Here