Monday, March 18, 2013

Top 5 Reasons You Should Go to the 2013 NAGC Communications School

A Highlight from the upcoming NAGC Communications School.  

Here are 5 reasons why your agency should send you to the 2013 NAGC Communications School. Feel free to use these tips and share with your managers and HR teams.

1. It’s Affordable: At $650 (member rate) to $750 (non-member rate), you’ll get maximum bang for minimum bucks, especially since conferences can often cost thousands.

2. Improve Knowledge and Performance: You’ll gain knowledge and learn skills that will make you a more effective communicator—skills you can use immediately.

3. Leverage Best Practices & Build Relationships: There are tons of best practices across government and lots of passionate government communicators doing great work you can learn from.

4. Get energized: You will be networking and trading ideas with fellow like-minded communicators, invigorating and inspiring you!

5. It’s Only for Government Communicators: NAGC’s Communications School is the only event of its kind that gives government communicators from local, state, and federal governments practical educational sessions to increase all their skills.



Don't Miss the National Association of Government Communicators 2013 Communications School!
Early Bird Deadline Extended to March 29th!


Registration is now open for the NAGC 2013 Communication School, “Government Communicators – Engaging Citizens in Democracy,” being held April 17-19, 2013, in the Washington, D.C., area at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, Arlington, Va. 

Who Should Attend?
Federal, state, and local government communicators including contractors who direct and facilitate government communications—editors, writers, graphic artists, webmasters, video professionals, broadcasters, photographers, information specialists, and agency spokespersons.

Why Should You Attend?
 

1.  It’s one of the most affordable training experiences you’ll find.
2.  You’ll gain knowledge and learn skills you can use immediately to become a more effective communicator.
3.  You’ll be with other passionate government communicators, which will help you leverage best practices and build relationships.
4.  You will be networking and trading ideas with fellow like-minded communicators and getting energized! 
5.  It’s only for government communicators!

Also, don’t miss the Government Communications Expo, April 18-19, showcasing the latest trends in government communications services, goods, and technologies.

Don't Miss the National Association of Government Communicators 2013 Communications School!
Early Bird Deadline Extended to March 29th!


2013 Featured Speakers and Topics
--Overcoming the Stigma of Government
--Learning How to Read Body Language
--Using Social Media to Engage Citizens
--Facing the Media: On-Camera Training During a Crisis
--Plain Language: If you don’t know this stuff, you might be dangerous!
--Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards Banquet
--Communicator of the Year Award presentation
--and much more!

Don’t miss the Government Communications Expo, April 18-19, showcasing the latest trends in government communications services, goods, and technologies.

For registration, schedule, and accepted speakers information, visit www.nagconline.org.   

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