Great plans and projects often collapse in the face of NIMBY opposition and the reluctance of public officials to make controversial or unpopular decisions. Gain practical how-to knowledge to put together your own outreach and lobbying plans. Participants learn how to assess politicians' decision-making styles and communications biases; avoid or manage hostile audiences; minimize community resistance; and turn pro-project attitudes into pro-project action.
Who Should Order:
This webinar provides fundamental information about winning entitlements for developers, builders, lenders, planners, public relations professionals, land use attorneys, architects, engineers, and public officials.
*Please Note: Hard copies of the presentation are not available with this recording.
December 16, 2008
Learning objectives for this session include:
* The three steps to avoid and manage hostile audiences
* How to minimize and manage the four causes of community resistance to land use proposals
* The four steps to mobilize overt expressions of public support you're your project
* How to develop and implement customized lobbying plans to get the "yes" vote from public officials