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Association PAC Intensive

Virtual Workshop

Association PAC Intensive

December 4, 2024
9 a.m.−12 p.m. ET

This boot camp will cover all aspects of association PAC management. Whether you are new to association PACs or looking for a refresher, this workshop will provide valuable training.

Managing an association PAC comes with unique challenges, including prior approval, a decentralized membership and event-based fundraising. This workshop will dive into compliance, communications and member engagement considerations for association PAC managers.

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This workshop will cover:

  • Association PAC compliance considerations including prior approval requirements
  • Organizing fundraising events that increase receipts
  • Impactful ways to engage members and communicate about the PAC

9:00 a.m.

Compliance Overview

Association PAC management requires unique compliance considerations. An election law expert will provide a comprehensive legal overview for association PACs. This session will cover basic campaign finance rules for operating a PAC, defining and soliciting your eligible class, and topics specific to association PACs, including prior approval and working with affiliate organizations.

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Educating and Communicating About the PAC

Associations do a lot, and it’s important that the value of the PAC isn’t overlooked. This session will focus on ensuring the PAC is visible and engaging to association members. You will learn how to create a strategic communications plan that complements association events, meetings and other forms of outreach.

11:00 a.m.


11:15 a.m.

Solicitation Strategies

Learn best practices and review case studies from an association PAC professional who has hit their fundraising goals with successful solicitation strategies. This session will cover ways to incentivize PAC participation and leverage existing association structures and subgroups to reach specific audiences.

12:00 p.m.


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This program is eligible for 2 PAC credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 2 Elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.

* Qualifies for 3 CAE Credits through ASAE.
For more information contact [email protected]


Membership Plus: FREE
Members: $369
Non-Members: $499

More Registration Info

Additional discounts may apply to this meeting. These discounts may include:

For multiple registrants: A discount will apply to the standard member/nonmember rate for organizations that register two or more participants for the same meeting. The first registrant will pay full price, the second participant will receive a 10% discount and each additional registrant will receive a 15% discount. To register multiple participants, you may either register online or download the print and fax registration form.

Member discounts: Discounts for members are applied to all Public Affairs Council meetings.

Nonmembers: Join the Council today, and save by registering at the member rate and using the $200 new-member coupon you will receive. Contact our membership team for information about joining the Council.

Questions? Contact us at 202.787.5950.


Victoria Ellington
Senior Manager, Political Engagement
202.787.5975 | [email protected]