Lobbying and Legislative Process Seminars 2019

The Third House: State Lobbying Essentials is a 2-day seminar on the legislative process and how to effectively lobby the Illinois General Assembly. Participants will receive  vital information on practical skills and resources as well as advanced strategies and tactics from various experienced and successful lobbyists and senior administrative officials.

When: January 24 – 25, 2019 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Where: University of Illinois Springfield, Student Union Ballroom

Parking: Lot J

Cost: $350*

*$5 credit card processing fee if paid electronically


Dollars & Sense: Illinois State Budget is a 2-day seminar on how the state budget process works in Illinois and how to succeed in effectively impacting the budget-making process. Participants will receive basic information and practical experience on the state budget, beginning with the state’s revenue streams and the governor’s proposed budget, through the legislative appropriation process from a wide array of budget experts as well as experienced and successful lobbyists and senior administrative officials.

When: May 2-3, 2019 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Where: University of Illinois Springfield, Public Affairs Center, Room C/D

Parking: Lots A, B, C-North, D, I or J 

Cost: $350*

*$5 credit card processing fee if paid electronically


Online registration: Click here to register for Dollars & Sense: Illinois State Budget.

Cancellations received later than 7 calendar days before the start of each conference will be assessed a $50 administrative fee.

No refunds for cancellation received less than 72 hours before the workshop. If the registered person cannot attend, substitutions are permitted.

No-shows without prior written notice will be assessed the entire conference fee. Written notice must be received by our office at least 72 hours before start of conference.

No-show, no-cancellation registrations will be invoiced the entire conference fee.


Check payment must be received by our office by April 25, 2019.

Make check payable to: University of Illinois Springfield

Send check to:
University of Illinois Springfield
MS PAC 451
Springfield, IL 62703
Attn: Legislative Process Seminar 2019


Contact information
Phone: 217.206.6343
Email: illaps-events@uis.edu