Virtual Workshop: Managing Corporate Political Contributions

06 Nov, 2019

November 10, 2020
2 - 4:15 p.m. ET
Washington, DC or Virtual

Benchmarking data shows 48% of responding corporations report making state-level corporate political contributions in states where it’s permissible. PAC professionals often manage their company’s state-level corporate contributions in addition to the PAC. This workshop will cover strategies for managing compliant PAC and political giving across jurisdictions and determining where to focus your corporate dollars.

This program is eligible for 2 PAC specialization credits towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 2 Core credits towards the Certificate in Public Affairs Management. As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 2 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.


2 p.m.             Compliance Essentials for Corporate Political Contributions

Ensuring compliance when managing corporate political giving across various states and localities requires careful attention and oversight. In this session, a compliance expert will outline key strategies for managing PAC and political giving across jurisdictions, including:

  • Campaign finance essentials for navigating complex legal and reporting requirements
  • Guidance on the states and offices where support can have the greatest impact
  • Tips for managing the internal processes effectively to maintain compliance

2:45 p.m.         Networking Break

3 p.m.              Case Studies in Developing and Managing Corporate Contributions

Hear directly from practitioners experienced in managing state and local corporate giving programs. Your peers will cover:

  • Best practices for structuring the internal approval and reporting processes
  • Strategies for managing giving effectively in conjunction with other state or federal PAC activities
  • Available resources and tools to ensure your corporate political support is both strategic and compliant
  • Guidance on structuring an effective budget or strategic plan for your organization’s political involvement

4:15 p.m.         Adjourn

Event Location

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Public Affairs Council
2121 K Street, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202.787.5950

*Participants joining the program virtually will receive an email one week beforehand with instructions for logging on to our web-based platform. On the platform, they will be able to listen and participate through any computer or internet-enabled device, see a video of the speakers, and ask questions and participate in the discussion via a chat box.


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Register Online

  • Members: $289
  • Non-Members: $399

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

For multiple registrants: A discount will apply to the standard member/non-member 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.

Non-members: 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.


Kristin Brackemyre
Director of PAC and Government Relations
202-787-5969 | email

Cancellation and policy information

*If you need to cancel we have you covered. We are offering a 100% refund for cancellation for all events occurring now through the end of June.