Progressive Democrats throughout Florida have asked for training and that's exactly what we'll be doing at the 2018 DPCF Conference! Do you need a digital strategy for your local chapter? A GOTV plan for your DEC? Good security protocols for your website? Are you ready to go on offense and stop responding to the opposition? Then we've got the training conference for you! Register now!
Sponsorship opportunities are also available at the registration link.
DPCF 2018 Conference
Date: May 18-20, 2018
Place: The University of Florida Reitz Student Union, Gainesville, Florida
The conference kicks off with the Florida Progressives PAC Candidate Mixer on Friday evening - 6:30 to 8:30 PM - at the First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601 - Very casual, light appetizers and cash bar - Suggested minimum donation $25 (no charge for candidates)
Saturday - May 19, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Registration and Coffee
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM: DPCF Business Meeting*
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM: Lunch - Legislative Update by State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith
12:45 AM - 5:00 PM: Training Workshops
Sunday - May 20, 2018
- Digital Organizing (Social Media and Email Campaigns) with Beth Becker of Becker Digital Strategies
- Get Out the Vote (GOTV) with Tom Sullivan, author of For the Win, a county-level election mechanics primer
- Field Advocacy with Wes Jones of Grassroots Campaigns
- Storytelling in Campaigns with Annie Dasovich
- Protecting Your Online Presence with Michael Calderin
- What It Takes to Run for Office with progressive SHEro Anna Eskamani
- TBA training with Public Leadership Institute's Gloria Totten
7:00 PM - DPCF Conference Dinner at the Wyndham Garden Gainesville (separate ticket required) "Going on Offense" with Public Leadership Institute's Founder and President Gloria Totten
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM - Coffee
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Training Workshops continue
Hotel Information - Wyndham Garden Gainesville - Book directly by calling 352-377-4000. Be sure to tell them you are with the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida. Even though our contracted rate has expired, they have other discounts and can add you to our block.
*At the business meeting, we will be revising the DPCF Bylaws and the Platform, as well as approving the budget. We will also review and vote on the proposed Constitutional Amendments that will be on the November ballot. There is no charge to attend the business meeting. **Registered guests at the Wyndham Garden and dinner attendees who book and register by Friday, May 4th will be entered into a drawing for a DPCF t-shirt and a 2019 membership.**