Public Affairs Council,Manage Your World

The Public Affairs Council is the leading nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals worldwide.

Signature Events & Programs

Learn best practices in grassroots, communications and engagement strategy from the profession’s top experts. February 5-8, 2018 in Orlando, Fla.

The Public Affairs Council offers two certificate programs to strengthen practitioners’ expertise and prepare them for the next level of their career: The Certificate in Public Affairs Management and the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.

The most comprehensive program available anywhere for political action committee (PAC) professionals. March 4-7, 2018 in Miami, Fla.

News & Research

Startups are turning traditional businesses upside down. But they’re still navigating how to stay on the right side of regulations they hope to disrupt.

After a year known for slow legislation and government gridlock, the pressure is on for public affairs professionals to create legislative wins in a lethargic Congress.

 

 

We surveyed public affairs executives on the most pressing issues of 2018. Here are their answers.

What Your Peers Gain from Council Membership

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Brenda Mainwaring
Union Pacific Railroad

“I rely on PAC and its top-notch staff to keep my Public Affairs team on top of developing issues.”

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Donna K. Rhudy
Toyota Motor North America

“The Public Affairs Council is world class and a leader in the development of successful public affairs professionals.”

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Ellie Nieves
The Guardian Life Insurance Company

“The Public Affairs Council is an outstanding organization that has provided The Guardian Life Insurance Company with invaluable resources.”