PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference


Make plans now to participate in the June 15-16 PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference and educate lawmakers on the significant role our industry can play in rebuilding America’s infrastructure and economy. Plumbing and HVAC contractors have an opportunity to chart the course of the biggest investment in American infrastructure in more than half a century.

You will have access to:
  • Insider political analysis from keynote speakers
  • Targeted issues briefing and advocacy tips
  • Orientation on conducting virtual meetings with legislators and staff
  • Live virtual visits with your representatives in Congress
And, you’ll be able educate policymakers on:
  • Skills training and apprenticeship, and the role it plays in shaping the workforce of the future
  • The role you’ll play in rebuilding and reinforcing America’s water infrastructure
  • The importance of maintaining a diverse and cost-effective energy portfolio which includes natural gas to supplement Americans’ energy needs
PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference Sponsor Federated InsuranceWhile we cannot meet in person with Congressional offices this year, you can share your real-life insights directly to your Federal representatives through an easy-to-use online Zoom platform—all from the comfort of your office or home! Meetings will be set up for you by expert schedulers based on your state and Congressional district. PHCC staff and online vendors will provide two opportunities prior to your meetings to familiarize you with the platform and address any concerns you may have.
PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative ConferenceFees
PHCC Contractor Member Early Bird$89 (Ends May 22)
PHCC Contractor Member $99
Non-Member $125
Association Manager / Chapter Volunteer$89 (Ends May 22)
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June 8th, 2021 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Legislative Conference Orientation, Issues Review and Q&A

Lincoln Clapper with Advocacy Associates will provide a brief demo of the virtual meeting platform, and answer any technical questions meeting attendees may have.

Session Type: Education

June 15th, 2021 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Reid Wilson of The Hill newspaper presents “Politics Politics Politics!”

Please note: Opening session is 1-3 p.m. EDT

In this opening session of the first-ever PHCC VIRTUAL Legislative Conference, you’ll learn the latest political news and information, get familiar with the virtual meeting platform, and prepare for productive meetings with your Federal representatives the next day! Here’s what’s planned:

• Journalist Reid Wilson will kick off the afternoon session with a keynote presentation on “Politics, Politics, Politics!”

• Lincoln Clapper with PHCC consultant Advocacy Associates will review the virtual meeting platform with meeting attendees and answer any technical questions they may have.

• To prepare attendees for their meetings the next day, PHCC Director of Legislative Affairs Mark Valentini and VP of Regulatory Affairs Chuck White will provide a briefing on key issues, as well as tips on virtual meeting etiquette. A Q & A will follow.

Session Type: Education

June 16th, 2021 | 9:00am - 4:00pm

Legislative Conference Virtual Meetings

Please note: The virtual meetings occur 9 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT

Experience a day of engaging and exciting interaction with your Congressional offices that will conclude with a special information-sharing event for attendees!

Special notes:
• Individual meetings will be scheduled by expert schedulers between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 16.

• Attendees will receive their confirmed individual schedules via email from Advocacy Associates l by June 2.

• Participants will be given access to a personalized dashboard that lists their meetings, includes talking points on our issues, and includes bios on the legislators with whom they are meeting.

• Talking points for the meetings with Congressional offices will be included in virtual meeting packets.

• Meetings will be scheduled based on an attendee’s state and Congressional district. State delegations will be scheduled together.

Session Type: Education

June 16th, 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Legislative Conference Closing Reception & Attendee Feedback

Please note: The closing reception will occur 4-5 p.m. EDT

In this virtual version of a an “open mic” session, attendees will have the opportunity to share highlights of their conference experience with other event participants. Members of Congress will be invited to speak to the group.

Session Type: Reception
Reid Wilson

Reid Wilson is the national correspondent for The Hill newspaper, Washington, DC's most widely-read political publication. He is an expert in spotting political trends as they develop and forecasting election results long before the ballots are counted. Known for staying ahead of the news through his access to top newsmakers, Wilson is a trusted staple of the political scene. Wilson covered politics for The Washington Post, and he’s the former editor-in-chief of National Journal’s The Hotline. His work has appeared in outlets like The New York Times, RealClearPolitics, Atlantic Monthly, New Republic, and other major news networks, and his expertise is frequently sought-after by MSNBC, CNN, C-SPAN, and various radio shows across the nation. He is also the Amazon best-selling author of the book, Epidemic: Ebola and the Global Scramble to Prevent the Next Killer Outbreak. Deemed “The Greatest Political Mind of Our Time” by Comedy Central, Wilson cuts through the spin and tells the truth about the state of politics and Washington, DC today. He is quick, confident, and full of energy, and his enthusiasm for political analysis is contagious. He has a near-perfect callback of political figures and statistics, and he is one of the few nonpartisan analysts to use visuals. His presentations are an exciting and fun look into what’s coming in politics. During Opening Session of the 2021 PHCC VIRTUAL Legislative Conference, Wilson will address politics, campaigns, elections, and the media. He covers politics both inside and outside the Beltway, offering an unrivaled overview of what’s happening in American politics today—and what’s coming tomorrow.