Lobbying is no easy feat—it takes time to make connections, get your voice heard, and issues resolved. If you don’t have direct contact or a link to government officials, it can be challenging to get lawmakers’ attention. This playbook offers much-needed guidance, strategies, and resources for your alliance or group to utilize throughout the year to lobby for your health club—or even the universal fitness industry.
If you aren’t already lobbying lawmakers in one way or another, now is absolutely the time to get involved! Following the pandemic’s chaotic events, new legislation could come into effect that may have a direct impact on your business and operations. When it comes to new bills and legislative changes, it’s vital to be ahead of the game.
Each state is different, so it’s critical to understand how politics work specifically in your region, but this playbook covers the general legislative year. In this playbook, you’ll find:
We understand you may have questions or need assistance when it comes to lobbying. IHRSA is always available to lend a helping hand in your advocacy endeavors. Contact IHRSA’s Government Relations team at firstname.lastname@example.org.