Whether you're a government relations executive, a marketing executive, an association official or a non-profit leader, Outlook in the States and Localities gives you the in-depth look at the facts and trends that will affect your state and local business in the year ahead.
As you wrestle with the most difficult fiscal environment of modern times, GOVERNING is bringing together today's most informed and intelligent thought leaders to brief you on the people, policies and politics to watch in the year 2010.
Back by popular demand, Mark Zandi, co-founder of Moody's Economy.com, will join us as the keynote speaker, following up on his riveting and on-point speech at Outlook 2009.
Ray Scheppach Ray Scheppach of the National Governors Association, David Adkins of the Council of State Governments, Scott Pattison of the National Association of State Budget Officers, and Bill Pound and Ron Snell of the National Conference of State Legislatures, will lead the list of expert speakers who will lend their voice to this mission-critical briefing. Topics will include taxes, budgets, health, energy, the environment, sustainability, redistricting — and the outlook for the 37 gubernatorial races — as well as the many state legislative races that are underway.
Outlook in the States and Localities will provide immediate benefit to any government relations, marketing executive, association official or non-profit leader interested in working with government in 2010. Last year's attendees were engaged in the full conference dialogue and left with a better understanding of how to do business in the year ahead:
"Very useful to operating my practice for the coming year."
"Everything was timely with very good explanation. Wonderful conference!"
If you plan to do business with state and local government in 2010, you need to attend this conference to gain the insights and contacts that will be valuable to your bottom line.