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Countering Public Opposition on Development Projects

NIMBY opposition can be the difference maker between getting your project approved or rejected are you prepared?

Whether a project is large or small, NIMBYISM or not in my backyard type opposition is almost always guaranteed. Public opposition to projects can often result in costly delays or even the cancellation of a project. In this ondemand webinar Countering Public Opposition on Development Projects we will discuss how an effective grassroots campaign coupled with targeted public affairs tactics can make the difference between project approvals and rejections.


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Agenda

Overview of NIMBYISM

  • What Is NIMBYISM?
  • When Did NIMBYISM Emerge in the U.S.?
  • Who Does NIMBYISM Affect?
  • The NIMBY Argument
  • How Does NIMBY Impact Development Projects?
  • Why Is NIMBYISM Effective?

Understanding Public Relations vs. Public Affairs

  • Public Relations: Top Down Approach (Mass Communication)
  • Public Affairs: Bottom up Approach (Grassroots Campaigns)
  • Building Grassroots Support
  • The Advantages of a Grassroots Approach

Tactics to Counter NIMBY-Type Opposition

  • Database Management
  • Campaign Rollout
  • Education Techniques
  • Identifying Supporters
  • Building Third Party Support
  • Importance of Outreach to the Opposition
  • Activating Your Support Base
  • Other Tactics in Grassroots Organizing - Website Design, Social Media, Open House
  • The Benefits of Grasstops
  • The Golden Rule

Case Studies

  • Housing Development
  • Retail Development
  • Mixed-Use Development
  • Energy Project
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Al Maiorino

Al Maiorino

Public Strategy Group, Inc.

  • President of Public Strategy Group, Inc. for more than 20 years
  • Worked with numerous clients including Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart® and Chesapeake Energy
  • Recipient of the 2009 Gold MarCom Award honoring excellence in marketing and communications
  • Published in numerous journals and magazines including Environmental Leader, Renewable Energy Magazine, Electric, Light, and Power Magazine, Mining, People, and the Environment Magazine, Ethanol Producer Magazine, and Wind Power Monthly
  • B.A. and M.A. degrees, University of Connecticut
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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