Legislative Action Center

2023 AKC Legislative Conference
1/21/2023 8:00 AM EST - 4/30/2023 1:00 PM EST

Join us for a day and a half  of learning, networking, and sharing experiences with other legislative liaisons around the nation. Learn from AKC Government Relations and other experts about the latest trends, strategies and tips for community outreach and legislative success. Learn how you can get involved, improve outcomes and inspire others to join the cause.

Cost: $75 donation to the  Canine Legislative Support Fund.  
 The conference fee can be paid online (please put Legislative Conference in the "behalf of" section.)

Checks can be mailed to :
AKC GR Dept, Attn. GR Conference
8051 Arco Corporate Drive
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27617


*by invitation only


Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport-Brier Creek
8021 Arco Corporate Dr, Raleigh, NC 27617

The AKC room block has been established for January and guests may now begin making reservations at the Hampton Inn and Suites by calling the front desk at (919) 484-0500 and requesting a room under the American Kennel Club block or referencing the code, 0AK.

Guests may also book their rooms directly via the personalized booking link below.

Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=RDUANHX&groupCode=CHH0AK&arrivaldate=2023-01-20&departuredate=2023-01-22&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

Please ensure to book  your room by January 6th to capture the special rate. 

Travel Details

If you plan to travel by plane, the closest airport is Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). rdu.com 

A free airport shuttle will be available for travel to and from the hotel. 


The conference will take place Saturday, January 21 from 8am-4pm and Sunday, January 22 from 8am-1pm. A session agenda is attached to this email. We have a great lineup of speakers to provide the latest in advocacy tips, legislative trends, and other key information to help you speak up on behalf of your dogs in the coming year. We are also pleased to offer the workshop, Seize the Future: Write to Influence!,  by multi-award winning author Col. Carla D. Bass, USAF (Ret). Col. Bass will also be available on Sunday for a book signing. Books will be sold at a special conference price of $15.  

Please click here to view the conference agenda. 

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