In addition to its other services, the Public Affairs Council offers members a variety of free in-person and virtual events.
- Membership Orientations
For more information, contact Brittany Smith.
Upcoming Orientations: Click here to register for one of the orientations below:
May 14, 2014 | 11:30a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT | Public Affairs Council, Washington
September 10, 2014 | 11:30a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT | Public Affairs Council, Washington
December 9, 2014 | 1:30p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST | via teleconference
- International Network (IN)
Events for IN members only. To join this free, members-only network for international public affairs professionals, contact Jason Jarrell.
Upcoming IN Events: Coming soon
Past events include:
Webinar: Public Affairs in the Middle East
June 26, 2013 | Webinar Recording
International Network Breakfast: European Union at the Crossroads
December 6, 2012 | 8:30 – 11:00 am | Public Affairs Council, Washington
Public Affairs in Geneva: Engaging with International Organizations
July 25, 2012 | 8:30 am - noon | Public Affairs Council, Washington
Webinar: Public Affairs in Africa
June 21, 2012 | Webinar Recording
International Network Reception – The Future of the European Union
May 10, 2012 6 – 8:30 pm | Royal Danish Embassy, Washington
- Political Involvement Network (PIN)
Events for PIN members only. Email email@example.com to join this free, members-only network for political involvement professionals.
Upcoming PIN Events: Coming Soon
Past events include:
One Year Out: A Preview of the 2014 Elections and What’s at Stake
November 21, 2013 | click here to access the recording of the program
The PULSE of the American Electorate: What Americans Think About Business and Government
September 17, 2013 | click here to access the recording of the program
Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour
May 2, 2013 | 5 – 7 pm ET | Rosebar at Current Lounge, Washington
Holiday Happy Hour
November 27, 2012 | 5 – 7 pm ET | Sidecar at PJ Clarke’s, Washington
Taking the PULSE of the American Electorate: How Public Opinion Affects Public Affairs Strategy
December 10, 2012 | 2 – 3 p.m. ET | Public Affairs Council, Washington or via webinar
2012 Credential Swap Happy Hour
August 21, 2012 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm | Sidecar at PJ Clarke’s, Washington
- Association Micro-Network
Events for Association Micro-Network members only. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join this free, members-only network for professionals who are employed by trade, business or professional associations.
Past events include:
Prioritizing Public Affairs in Your Association’s Communications Strategy | July 31, 2013
Coffee and Conversation: Member Communications and Engagement | May 30, 2013
Professional Society/Individual Member Association PAC Brown Bag Lunch | Feb. 13, 2013
Trade Association Brown Bag Lunch | Jan. 30, 2013
- Small D.C. Office Micro-Network
Events for Small D.C. Office Micro-Network members only. Email email@example.com to join this free, members-only network for professionals that work for a small D.C. office.
Upcoming Events: Coming soon
- Networking Happy Hours
For more information, contact Lauren Tyler.
- Ace Your Interview
- Lessons in Lobbying From the U.S.
- Leadership Skills for Women
- Public Affairs Career Planning
- Public Affairs in the Middle East
- Managing Different Generations in the Workplace
- Résumé Writing
- Public Affairs in Africa
- What Does It Take to Be a Leader?
- Social Media for Career Development
- Jobs Teleconference
- Using Social Media for Job Searches
- Best Practices in Issues Communications
- Entering a New Local Political Environment
- Four New Ideas for Your State Government Relations Program
- SGR in an Election Season
- Global Post-Election Analysis
Past Free Events
- Political Involvement Network launch event. For PIN members.
- Washington, DC Executive Breakfast: Proving the Value of Public Affairs
- Association Breakfast: Examining Federal Government Relations
- Association Breakfast: Amplify Your Voice When Your Issues are at Stake
- Georgia’s New Political Landscape and Today’s Top Business Issues
- Palo Alto, CA Public Affairs Networking Reception
- San Francisco, CA Public Affairs Networking Reception
- Boston Area Public Affairs Networking Breakfast
- Trenton Area Public Affairs Networking Reception
To learn about other benefits of membership click here.