National Press Club

NPC Communicators Legends Dinner with Hon. Ken Salazar

NPC Communicators Legends Dinner with Hon. Ken Salazar

May 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Location: 4th Estate Winners' Room

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club & their guests.

Hon. Ken SalazarThe National Press Club's Communicators Legends Dinner Series continues with the Hon. Ken Salazar on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, U.S. Senator, and Colorado Attorney General has managed some of the most compelling public policy and civil rights issues of our time.

The dinner conversation will focus on the important communications-based strategies that moved his agenda and built a strong communications team, touching on: due diligence, crisis management, gaining congressional and White House support, building consensus with business leaders and constituents and working with media and reporters. Salazar will share practical lessons and challenges with that can bring value to contemporary communicators.

This special event, organized by the club's Communicator Team, is limited to 25 guests. A cash bar reception begins at 6:00 p.m. with introductions and dinner following at 7:00 p.m. Our guest of honor will make remarks and then open the floor to an informal Q&A session to end by 8:30.

A three-course dinner with wine served for $58 per person

Hon. Ken Salazar is a former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, U.S. Senator and Colorado Attorney General. This lifetime public servant is now a partner at the global law firm of Wilmer/Hale. As Secretary of the Interior, he helped create the nation’s energy independence framework, opening public lands for renewable energy, permitting more power than the equivalent power generation of more than 30 standard power plants. He managed the Deepwater Horizon oil spill crisis and led reform efforts in oil and gas exploration and development on America’s public lands. Salazar helped create ten new national parks and ten new national wildlife refuges. He led the nation’s efforts to address long-standing injustices in Indian Country. As U.S. Senator, Salazar led successful bipartisan efforts including comprehensive immigration reform, the enactment of the 2005 Energy Policy Act, the 2006 Gulf of Mexico Security Act, the 2007 Farm Bill and the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act. Salazar sits on the board of the Target Corporation and the Mayor Clinic Board of Trustees. He was a founding member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA).

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