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FECConnect Regional

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Each year, the Federal Election Commission sponsors two-day, regional conferences where Commissioners and staff conduct a variety of technical workshops on the law. Discussion topics include fundraising, reporting and communications. Workshops are designed for those seeking an introduction to the basic provisions of the law as well as for those more experienced in campaign finance law. For questions about the conference program, call the FEC's Information Division at 1-800/424-9530 (or locally, 202/694-1100) or send an email to Conferences@fec.gov (include your name, contact information and track of interest (candidate, party, nonconnected or corporate/labor/trade PAC)). Please direct questions about regional conference registration to Sylvester Management Corporation at 1-800/246-7277.  Click here to sign up to receive e-mail updates regarding FEC conferences and workshops.

 

2017-2018 Conference Schedule

Conference City & Hotel

Dates Intended Audience Registration

Chicago, IL

Westin Michigan Avenue

Westin Hotel Chicago FEC Conference

 

August 30 & 31
2017
Treasurers, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and employees of: Federal Candidate Committees; Political Party Committees; Political Action Committees set up and administered by corporations, labor organizations, trade associations, and membership organizations

Registration fee: $620

 

Click here for detailed conference information

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Washington, DC

DoubleTree Crystal City

DC Conference DoubleTree Hotel

 

November 14 & 15
2017
Treasurers, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and employees of: Federal Candidate Committees; Political Party Committees; Political Action Committees set up and administered by corporations, labor organizations, trade associations, and membership organizations

Registration fee: $620

 

Click here to sign up to receive an e-mail update when conference registration opens.

Scottsdale, AZ

Saguaro Scottsdale

Scottsdale AZ Conference hotel

 

February 21 & 22
2018
Treasurers, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and employees of: Federal Candidate Committees; Political Party Committees; Political Action Committees set up and administered by corporations, labor organizations, trade associations, and membership organizations

Registration fee: $620

 

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*Note: You only need to subscribe once to the e-mail list to receive notification for all FEC workshops.

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FECConnect Live

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The FEC conducts webinars and online roundtable workshops for the regulated community. The day-long webinars provide an overview of the rules for candidates, parties and PACs, and the roundtables typically focus on specific topics that range from election year communications to reporting.

All of these webinars and roundtable sessions are available online only. You can participate right at your desk, and avoid the time and expense of traveling to DC. Online materials and technical information will be provided to those who register.

Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Prepayment is required. Please call or email Sylvester Management Corporation before registering to ensure there is still space in the session. To sign up for a session either fill out the online or downloadable registration form available below. If using the downloadable form, email (Valerie@sylvestermanagement.com) or fax (1-803/732-0135) it to Sylvester Management Corporation. (The form is also available from Faxline, the FEC's automated fax system. Call 202/501-3413 and request document 590.) If a workshop sells out, Sylvester Management Corporation will maintain a waiting list in the event there are cancellations.

For more information, call the FEC's Information Division at 1-800/424-9530 (press 6) or 202/694-1100 or send an email to Conferences@fec.gov. To inquire if registration is still open, call Sylvester Management Corporation at 1-800/246-7277 or send an email to Valerie@sylvestermanagement.com .

Upcoming Webinars/Roundtables

Subject

 Date and Time

 Intended Audience

Registration
Nonconnected PAC Webinar

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Eastern

Treasurers, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and employees of nonconnected political action committees.

Registration Fee: $25

 

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*Note: You only need to subscribe once to the e-mail list to receive notification for all FEC workshops.

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FECConnect OnDemand

OnDemand Logo As a supplement to our conferences, workshops and other educational outreach programs, the Federal Election Commission now offers instructional content on-line, including video workshops and interactive presentations. Peruse the educational videos and test your knowledge of the campaign finance law on our FECConnect OnDemand page or visit us on YouTube.

 

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FECConnect One:One

One to One Logo FECConnect One:One is an online training service that enables political committees and other groups to schedule live, interactive training sessions tailored specifically to their needs. To schedule a free, online training session for your organization, email us at speaker@fec.gov.

 

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Public Appearances

FEC Commissioners and staff often accept invitations to speak to groups on campaign finance issues. If your organization would like to invite a Commissioner or FEC staff member to speak, please contact the Information Division:

Toll-free: 1-800/424-9530
Locally: 202/694-1100
Fax: 202/219-8504
E-Mail: speaker@fec.gov

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