Preview of European Events – Autumn 2019

15 Jul, 2019

Here at the European office of the Public Affairs Council we have been busy putting together an exciting program of top-quality conferences, workshops, discussions, roundtables and webinars to benefit public affairs professionals in Europe and beyond.

Here’s a preview of some of the events we have planned for you before the end of the year.

Registration for these events is open where indicated. Others will open soon.

To view all events currently open for registration, click here.

Political Risk Management in the U.S. and Germany

Roundtable, Berlin, 5 September
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Discussion on managing political risk, trends in global public affairs, and what’s in store for businesses.

Guest speaker:
Doug Pinkham, President, Public Affairs Council


Measuring Public Affairs as a Trade Association in Brussels

Roundtable, Brussels, 12 September
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An opportunity to gain insight into the experience and lessons learned from a major Brussels-based trade association.


Marco Mensink, Director General, Cefic


Aaron McLoughlin, Executive Director, Public Affairs, Sustainability, Cefic


Public Speaking for Public Affairs

Workshop, Brussels, 20 September
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Join this one-day tactical skill-building workshop on public speaking for public affairs professionals.

András Baneth, Managing Director, European office, Public Affairs Council

andras baneth

EU Digital Advocacy Summit 2019

Conference, Renaissance hotel, Brussels, 3 December

This will be the sixth year of our flagship one-day conference with panel sessions and workshops around the theme of digital advocacy.

Topics include:

  • Digital advocacy in an age of disinformation and mistrust
  • Listen to understand — tips and tools to monitor your social media landscape
  • New digital advocacy trends for public affairs professionals
  • Case studies of integrated campaigns in a year of EU changeover
  • Leveraging digital tools for interest representation and policy positioning
  • Measuring and communicating the value of digital advocacy

Sponsorship opportunities are available. More information soon.

Further Brussels-based Events*

Crisis Management in Public Affairs – Winning back Hearts and Minds — Roundtable, tentative date 2 October

Brexit – What PA Professionals Should Expect Before and After October 31 — Roundtable, tentative date 9 October

Advanced Public Affairs Strategy Workshop 1 — Full-day workshop, tentative date 14 October

Identifying Key Stakeholders in the New Parliament and Commission — Roundtable, tentative date 23 October

UN Global Compact for Businesses – What PA Professionals Should Know — Roundtable, tentative date 6 November

Persuading EU Decision-makers – Planning and Delivering a Successful Meeting — Half-day workshop, tentative date 14 November

Negotiation Techniques for Public Affairs Professionals — Roundtable, tentative date 19 November

The Croatian Presidency of the EU – Priorities, People and Politics — Webinar, tentative date 21 November

Measuring and Improving Corporate Reputation in an Age of Mistrust — Roundtable, tentative date 27 November

EU Masterclass: Influencing EU Decision-Making — Full-day workshop, tentative date 4 December

Public Affairs in the EU and the US: Lessons Learned from 2019 and Perspectives for 2020 — Panel discussion, tentative date 5 December

Advanced Public Affairs Strategy Workshop 2 — Full-day workshop, tentative date 11 December

* All dates and topics are subject to change.