Join us for a day of training, speeches, and debate!
Presidential candidate visits throughout the event, including:
Dr. Ben Carson
Governor Rick Perry
Senator Rick Santorum
Special Guests to include:
Guy Benson, Townhall Media
Kellyanne Conway, the polling company, inc.
Bob Frantz, AM 1420 The Answer WHK
Rep. Jim Jordan, Ohio’s 4th District Representative
Josh Mandel, Treasurer of Ohio
KT McFarland, ACU Foundation Senior Fellow
The Honorable Matt Schlapp, ACU Chairman
First GOP Debate Watch: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Speeches & VIP visits: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
VIPs to include Presidential candidates!
House of Blues
308 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
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Thursday August 6, 2015
The House of Blues, 308 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
Presidentials we are expecting: Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump.
Buckeye Boot Camp
2:00 pm: The Art and Science of a Successful Get-Out-the-Vote Strategy: Understand who your voters are and how to motivate them.
2:45 pm: Back to the Future: Catching up in Political Technology: Learn what role political technology has, and should have, in the modern campaign.
3:30 pm: Social Media Secrets for Winning Online: Take a look at what conservatives are doing right (and wrong!) online. Dramatically increase your impact on Twitter and Facebook.
4:15 pm: Ten Steps to Full Speed Ahead 2015: Make the most of your time and resources by following these 10 practical ways to mobilize your community in 2015 and beyond.
5:00 PM: First GOP Debate
Buckeye Issues Discussions and VIP Visits
6:00pm: Will America Reject Obama in 2016? Conservatives, Get Ready!
Moderator: Mercedes Schlapp, former White House Director of Speciality Media
Chairman Matt Schlapp to award Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) with 2014 ACU Award for Conservative Excellence, Rep. Jim Jordan to give remarks.
7:15pm: Restoring America’s place in the World: How to stop Iran, ISIS, Russia, and China.
Moderator: KT McFarland, ACU Foundation Senior Fellow
Debate Watch Party
9:00pm – 10:30pm: Come enjoy drinks, hors d’ouevres and cheer on your favorite presidential candidate as we all watch the debate on the large screen.
10:30pm – 1:00am: Join us for drinks and post-debate mingling with presidential candidates and fellow conservative activists.
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