The PAC is a collective voice for your organization. It’s important to involve internal groups and individuals by listening and being responsive to your stakeholders, employee resource groups and other key audiences. Town halls, listening or Q&A sessions, and surveys are great ways to develop two-way communication. This webinar will discuss all the ways to gather input and engage members, stakeholders and more in the PAC. This program is eligible for 1 elective credit towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management, 1 specialization credit towards the Certificate in Government Relations and Lobbying and 1 core credit towards the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
As we approach the 90-day mark until the 2022 midterm elections, hear from Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher at Inside Elections and the Council’s Sr. Political Analyst, as he provides an update on where we stand heading into the final sprint to election day. Nathan will discuss key takeaways from primary season, recent ratings changes and the top House and Senate races he’s watching over the next few months.
Whether your PAC or broader corporate political contributions, organizations are facing increasing scrutiny around their political activities. To strengthen reputation and highlight reputable practices, many organizations are moving beyond the legal reporting requirements and becoming more transparent in their decision-making processes. Join us to learn strategies for building your reputation through transparent political activities. This program is eligible for 1 PAC credit towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 credit towards the Certificate in Government Relations & Lobbying.
Whether your “next generation” is defined as new hires, students or simply individuals of a certain age and experience level, investing resources to engage this audience in your grassroots activities is essential to achieving your advocacy goals. This program will set you up for current and future successes by showing you how to capture the attention of the next generation. Join us and learn how to attract, engage and motivate this group. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit towards the Certificate in Public Affairs Management and 1 Grassroots credit towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Silos are easy. Coordination is hard. Through best practices and case studies of success, we will look at ways to help state and federal advocacy teams improve communication and coordination. You’ll come away with the tools to work better together and achieve your organization’s mission. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit towards the Certificate in Public Affairs Management and 1 Specialization credit towards the Certificate in Government Affairs & Lobbying.
Running a PAC is a difficult task, and compliance must always come first. Association PAC management can be particularly challenging because members are from different organizations, and some trade associations face the added challenge of securing prior approval from corporate members before they can begin soliciting their PAC support. During this webinar, a political law expert will provide a comprehensive overview of compliance considerations for association PACs, with a focus on prior approval. This program is eligible for 1 Compliance credit towards the Certificate in Public Affairs Management, 1 Compliance credit towards the Certificate in Government Affairs & Lobbying and 1 Compliance credit towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
PAC communications can inform, educate, engage and solicit – and it’s no easy task to create the right balance. This workshop will cover all elements of PAC communications and solicitations. Our experts will cover the process of planning, creating and managing PAC outreach – all with the goal of growing your PAC’s engagement and receipts. This program is eligible for 2 elective credits towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
The Study Tour is back! The Public Affairs Council is once again offering an in-person opportunity to meet, learn from, and mingle with leaders across our nation’s capital. Enhance your understanding of public affairs from the Washington perspective this election season. This immersive tour will help you and your organization make sense of the inner workings of policymaking, new trends in business and policy on the horizon, and how to make your public affairs strategy successful with knowledge and advice from inside the beltway experts.
Whether you are new to managing a PAC, revamping your program or brushing up your skills, this workshop is for you! Take a deep dive on organizing and managing all functions of your program. Learn from experts the strategies and best practices for building a sophisticated and high-functioning PAC on an upward growth trajectory. 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.