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Pre-Convention Workshop

Get Approval for Your Development Project, Even If It’s Been Called Hopeless

Date SEPT. 25, 2019
Time 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fee$199/$399 USD

Building community support, overcoming opposition, and getting approval for real estate developments are challenging, time-consuming and costly endeavors. Developers can overcome these challenges with the hands-on strategies and tactics developed by Katie Coates, who has been helping developers get approval at public hearings for more than 25 years.

Coates has found out some surprising secrets that help real estate development teams overcome opposition and build community support in order to prevail at their public hearings. Prepare to participate in hands-on exercises, hear fascinating case studies, and learn the secrets you need to get a Yes Vote, even on projects that have been deemed lost causes or hopeless.

Attendees will learn the strategies that have helped Katie’s clients get approval during the public review process. This workshop will cover:

  • Challenges You Face: Avoid the Most Common Mistakes in Seeking Approval for Your Project

  • The Key Elements Necessary to Get a Yes Vote

  • How to Create Your Public Hearing Plan

Registration includes a copy of Katie’s book, “Yes Vote: The Public Hearing Plan for Developers.”

Katie Coates, APR, Fellow PRSA

$199 USD (members), $399 USD (nonmembers)

Pre-convention workshops are not included in the convention registration fee.

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