MOMMA LEGISLATIVE DAY â€“ TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
MOMMA Legislative Day is your opportunity to let your elected representatives know why the film industry is vital to creating and maintaining jobs and the important role played by the MO Film Office.
PLEASE JOIN US ON APRIL 19TH
What:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 3rd Annual Missouri Legislative Day
When:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Tuesday, April 19TH â€“ 2011
Where: Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â State Capitol Building in Jefferson City
Time:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 10 a.m. â€“ 3 p.m.Â (see schedule below)
Who should attend:Â All MOMMA members and anyone who works in the Missouri motion media production community.â€¨ We need production community members from all regions in Missouri to attend.
If you plan to attend, please follow these steps:
Step 1 – RSVPÂ to: Joni Tackette at Jtackette@aol.com
Itâ€™s important to RSVP, so we can prepare materials on your behalf for you to leave with your State Senator and House Rep.
Step 2 – When you RSVP, it is very important to include the name of your state representative & state senatorÂ in your email.Â You can find this information at http://www.mo.gov, click “My Government,” then “Elected Officials.”Â You will need to know your zip+4 to use the mo.gov site.
(Don’t know your zip+4?Â Go to: http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/ to find it.)
If you plan to drive to the event, here is a link toÂ a map for the capitol: http://ht.ly/3CMHo
See below for details regarding bus that will leave from St. Louis area on the morning of April 19th.
WE STILL NEED EXHIBITORS
If you can provide a demonstration (show animation/show CGI, etc), please contact Joni Tackette (firstname.lastname@example.org). We are also interested in all other jobs in the industry.Â (Space is limited, please reply asap to request a table.) Â It’s important to get to the Capitol building early to set up as you will need to unload near the garage entrance and it gets very crowded later in the day. Those with tables should arrive around 8:30am. Below is a tentative agenda.
8:30 a.m. – Exhibitors arrive to set-up. We will provide a diagram. We’re asking everyone who can, to come and have a table to showcase what they do. Very interested in those who do: sound editing, digital editing, animation, 3-D, CGI/fx as these fit in with the new media tie to film.
All attendees of Legislative Day should report to the Third floor of State Capitol Building.Â After you reach the third floor, go to the Senate Alcove. There will be signage to direct you to the MOMMA meeting place.
10:00 a.m. – Attendees will assemble and receive a legislative briefing by MOMMA lobbyist Jeff Brooks.Â Â There will be an overview of day & instructions.Â Donuts, juice and coffee available.
11:00 – Noon -Â Visits with legislators.Â Exhibitors should be at their tables during this time.
Noon – 1:00 – Legislators view exhibits and eat lunch in our exhibit area.Â Â MOMMA members should be there to mingle.Â Important for exhibitors to be at their tables during this time.Â Lunch provided by MOMMA.
1:00 – 2:00 – Continue visits withÂ legislators.Â Exhibitors stay at tables.
2:00 – 3:00 – Update from legislative leaders.
St. Louis Bus to Legislative Day
Many thanks to the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission for sponsoring the bus that will be leaving from St. Louis on Legislative day. Â The bus will leave around 7:30 am from a designated location still to be determined in St. Louis. Â â€¨IF YOU WANT TO RIDE THE BUS, PLEASE EMAIL JONI TACKETTE AT Jtackette@aol.com to reserve your seat and receive additional details.
A big THANK YOU to Danny Cowden of CineLOGISITICS for lending his transportation expertise in this matter!
If you have any additional questions regarding Legislative Day – please email Joni Tackette at Jtackette@aol.com.
WE HOPE TO SEE YOU IN JEFF CITY ON APRIL 19, 2011!!!!