Public Affairs Council,Manage Your World

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

Signature Events & Programs

Just-released agenda! Learn to harness the power of online advocacy and explore all of our interactive sessions and workshops for our June 14 full-day event.

Council President Doug Pinkham and Morning Consult CEO Michael Ramlet released findings on the crises and controversies most upsetting to Americans. Find out which ones do the most damage.

Council webinars are now free to members! That’s more than 20 webinars on everything from PAC governance to managing your grassroots database. View upcoming webinars.

News & Research

Why do some controversies grow into a crisis? And why do some crises “stick” while others fade away in a few days or weeks?

Washington is relying on data more than ever to drive public affairs. Find out how lobbying is becoming a numbers game.

Council VP Chris Bender on how to shift public affairs from a service function to a proactive business function.

What Your Peers Gain from Council Membership


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.”


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.”