In-person meetings and hosting site visits are two of the most effective ways to engage with Members of Congress and their staff. But many participants don’t know what to expect when they meet with their legislator or how to prepare. This presentation offers tips for successfully meeting with or hosting site visits that policymakers will want to attend.


  • Expose participants to strategies to increase your odds of getting a meeting or event with a member or staff
  • Explore how advocates should prepare to meet with a member or host an event
  • Learn what to do and what not to do during meetings and events in D.C. and the District