Jason Hickey set to speak at state and local government relations conference

Jason Hickey, President of H&A, is set to be a key speaker at the State & Local Government Relations Conference next week. Hosted by the Public Affairs Council, this year’s event will bring together leaders in government relations leaders from the state and local levels. Being held at the Hilton Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, VA, the conference will provide participants with an extensive dialogue and interchange on a variety of issues facing the government relations industry today, including local-level lobbying, navigation of the economic incentive process, working in the regulatory realm, and coalition and alliance management, among a number of other pertinent topics.

Hickey, often recognized as a global leader in public incentive advisory, will be alongside Lee Anderson, Director, State and Local Government Relations for General Mills, on a panel titled, “Bringing in the Business: Exploring Economic Incentives.” During this interactive discussion, Hickey and Anderson will guide conference attendees through the economic incentives process and present several best practices, including how to form a strong internal structure and team, identify the critical stakeholders at the state level, and develop effective messaging for state and local leaders. The panel is scheduled to be held at 11:00 AM EDT on Tuesday, September 30th.

For more information on the event, please visit the conference website: State & Local Government Relations Conference Website.

H&A experts featured at national tax conference on incentives

Terry Hansen, an H&A Principal, and Evan Rice, H&A’s General Counsel, are both featured speakers this week at the Institute of Professional in Taxation (IPT) Credits and Incentives Symposium.  Being held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA, the conference brings together experienced leaders and professionals from around the country to discuss the issues, and opportunities, presented by tax credits and incentives.  Over two-and-half days, participants will learn and explore best practices to assist in the procurement and administration of public incentives.
Hansen and Rice, both global leaders in the area of Credits and Incentives, and frequent IPT contributors, will be leading panels during the event.  On Tuesday, Hansen will be speaking at a breakout session titled, “Workforce Development and Training Incentives.”  The following day, Rice will be leading a panel titled, “Constitutionality and Lobbying Rules.”

For more information on the event, please visit the IPT website: IPT 2014 Credits and Incentives Symposium