Each year, NACIO partners with the National Association of Counties (NACo) to present insightful workshops at NACo’s two primary meetings, the summer Annual Conference and the spring Legislative Conference. NACo archives the audio and slide presentations at its Conference Learning Center. Please click the links below for recent NACIO sponsored workshops.
Description: In county government we never know when the next unexpected media storm will surface due to elements often out of our control such as natural disasters and crisis situations. Social media also brings a new layer to the mix. Come learn about effective strategies for helping manage media storms during a crisis.
Description: The Plain Writing Act of 2010 spurred a renewed focus on effective government communications. Learn lessons from a large urban county that successfully implemented a county-wide plain language initiative and walk away with tips and goals for implementing plain language practices in your workplace.
Presenter: Brian Lieb, Hennepin County, Minn.
Description: Effectively communicating and clearly expressing the reasons for a tough decision using all available communications channels is essential for counties and local leaders. Join this workshop and learn how to develop and deliver key elements of your message and leverage all mediums for maximum impact.
Presenters: Dave Rose, El Paso County, Colo.
Lori Hudson, Hillsborough County, Fla.
Tom Christensen, San Diego County, Calif.
Presenter: Dr. Jacqueline Lambiase
Presenter: Kristy Dalton, Government Social Media
TCU Certified Communicator Program (PPT slides - PDF)
Presenter: Anil Chawla, Archive Social
Presenter: Dr. Jacque Lambiase, TCU
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
Implementing a Social Media Plan (PPT slides - PDF)
Presenter: Derek Belt, King County, Wash.
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
Writing a Communications and Marketing Plan for your County (PPT Slides - PDF)
Presenter: Dr. Jacque Lambiase, TCU Certified Communicator Program