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  1. 1. The C. L. A. Group, LLC Government Consulting , Lobbying and Advocacy for Clients With Issues Before Congress and the Federal Government
  2. 2. Who is The C. L. A. Group? <ul><li>a Washington, DC based government Consulting , Lobbying and Advocacy firm for organizations with issues before Congress and the Federal Government . </li></ul><ul><li>a group of motivated, hard working professionals determined to provide outstanding service at a fair price. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What makes us different. <ul><li>Bi-partisan acceptance by Republicans and Democrats . </li></ul><ul><li>Insight, intelligence and strategy to make key decision makers see the importance of your issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Specializing in Government Affairs Representation. </li></ul><ul><li>Experience. Reputation. Results. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Formula for Success <ul><li>Our Formula for Success Includes: </li></ul><ul><li>A thorough knowledge of how the federal government works. </li></ul><ul><li>A willingness to persevere in the face of complex situations. </li></ul><ul><li>An ability to formulate realistic strategies within the prevailing political environment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Formula for Success <ul><li>Skillful formulation of strategic alliances and coalitions . </li></ul><ul><li>A continual presence in Washington, D.C. , allowing for careful monitoring of events and legislation. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lobbying Services <ul><li>Federal Government Relations. </li></ul><ul><li>State and Local Lobbying in all 50 States and the District of Columbia. </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Media Relations. </li></ul><ul><li>Issues and Crisis Management. </li></ul><ul><li>Grassroots Coalition Building and Management. </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media Advocacy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Our Services <ul><li>Federal Government Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with Members of Congress and their staff on clients’ behalf. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Legislation and Federal Regulations and provide periodic reports to clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Draft legislation, white papers, advocacy letters, and Congressional testimony on behalf of clients. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Our Services <ul><li>Federal Government Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Congressional hearings and mark-ups on behalf of clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Frame clients’ issues in a way that will receive the greatest support from Congress. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Our Services <ul><li>State and Local Lobbying </li></ul><ul><li>No legislative body too big or too small. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with decision makers. </li></ul><ul><li>Help them develop an in-depth understanding of our clients’ objectives and needs. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Our Services <ul><li>Strategic Media Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Develop strategies using radio, print, television and internet to get clients message to key decision makers. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with relevant political media personalities bring clients’ message to the right market. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Our Services <ul><li>Issues and Crisis Management </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipate crisis and Assess crisis once it hits. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Holding Statements. </li></ul><ul><li>Right place, at the right time, with the right message. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Our Services <ul><li>Grassroots Coalition Building & Management </li></ul><ul><li>Build coalitions of like minded groups to support our clients’ issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a grassroots advocacy strategy and plan to bring nationwide support. </li></ul><ul><li>Mobilization efforts on a local, state and federal levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop attention drawing events on all levels of government. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Our Services <ul><li>Social Media Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Creative use of social media like Twitter and Facebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of YouTube to circulate advocacy videos of clients’ issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage of the growing mobile media for our clients. </li></ul>
  14. 14. What our clients say about us. <ul><li>“ Laurence Socci and The C. L. A. Group are bulldogs. They never stopped working for us.” Juan Zapata, Colombian American Service Association. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The quick action by Laurence Socci and </li></ul><ul><li>The C. L. A. Group to rectify the situation is evidence of their worth to ACSM.” Curt Sumner, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Bottom Line <ul><li>The C. L. A. Group offers two guarantees to every one of our clients. First, we guarantee that every client will receive personal representation by an upper level executive of the firm. </li></ul><ul><li>Secondly, we guarantee that our affordable fee will allow clients to remain fiscally responsible and still receive competent representation in Washington, DC. </li></ul>
  16. 16. YOUR Success is OUR Success <ul><li>If you have any questions, or need more information, please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Laurence Socci, President </li></ul><ul><li>The C. L. A. Group, LLC </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: (202) 262-5843 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: </li></ul><ul><li>Web: </li></ul>