Webinar: Lobbying Compliance: Filing Your LD-2 and LD-203

11 Dec, 2016

Lobbying a new administration and Congress often means engaging new registered lobbyists in your organization. With your lobbying report due soon, it’s a good time to review your LDA filings thoroughly for accuracy and compliance with ethics rules and regulations. This is also a good time to look ahead...

Read more

A Look at the 2016 Elections: Who’s In, Who’s Out and What’s at Stake? (Complimentary)

13 Oct, 2015

Join political forecaster Jim Ellis for a congressional and state race preview to get a better grasp of the political climate going into the 2016 elections. This is a complimentary, members-only event hosted by the Public Affairs Council’s Political Involvement Network (PIN).

Read more

What Americans Think about Business and Politics (Complimentary)

08 Sep, 2015

This is a complimentary, members-only event sponsored by the Political Involvement Network to review public attitudes on business and politics from the 2015 Public Affairs Pulse Survey.

Read more

Webinar: Strategic Planning for U.S. Public Affairs: Moving Forward with Intention

23 Apr, 2014

Find out how to implement a strategic planning process for your public affairs initiatives that provides both the insight into what creates the greatest bottom-line impact and the road map to get you there.

Read more

Political Management Forum – Political Compliance Management

27 Jan, 2014

Join Ken Gross, one of the country’s most distinguished political law experts, for a full-day overview of the top legal and compliance issues facing your PAC, grassroots and lobbying programs. In conjunction with our PAC Management Musts and Grassroots Management Musts programs, this seminar will focus on key compliance...

Read more

Webinar: Auditing Your Contract Lobbyists, Consultants, Associations and Coalitions

14 Jan, 2014

Join this webinar to get strategies that will help systematize your efforts to evaluate all your external public affairs assets.

Read more

CSR Executive Forum: Employee Engagement as a Vital Component of Your CSR Strategy

21 Nov, 2013

Please join the Public Affairs Council and ARAMARK for an interactive discussion on the vital role employee engagement plays in building a successful and integrated corporate social responsibility program.

Read more

Managing the World

09 Oct, 2013

Managing public affairs on a global level can be overwhelming. Gain tips and insights from experts and practitioners in the field on how to effectively manage and expand your organization’s international public affairs activities.

Read more

The Pulse of the American Electorate: What Americans Think About Business and Government

19 Aug, 2013

This is a complimentary, members-only event hosted by the Public Affairs Council’s Political Involvement Network (PIN).

Read more

Webinar: Auditing Your Contract Lobbyists, Consultants, Associations and Coalitions

22 May, 2013

Many public affairs teams have limited resources, so it’s imperative to determine the return on investment in external parties.

Read more

Northeast Know-How: A State Government Relations Workshop

28 Mar, 2013

Are you a public affairs professional working in the Northeast? Join policymakers and government affairs professionals to discuss key political and policy issues facing organizations in the region.

Read more

Under Pressure: Communicating in a Crisis

22 Mar, 2013

At some point, your company will face a crisis. You can (and should) plan for that day; however, even the best laid plans can unravel without a solid communications strategy to back them up. Who speaks on your company’s behalf? How do you build a message and deliver it...

Read more

Smashing Silos: Best Practices for Integrating PAC and Grassroots Programs

15 Feb, 2013

PAC donors and grassroots advocates have limited bandwidth for receiving and acting on the requests you send. When you capture their attention, are you taking full advantage of it?

Read more

PAC and Grassroots Legal Guidance

15 Feb, 2013

Are your government affairs programs compliant? In this grassroots- and PAC-focused compliance session, Ken Gross, one of the country’s leading political law experts, will help you answer that question. In conjunction with our July 23 Smashing Silos: Best Practices for Coordinating PAC and Grassroots Strategies program, Ken will focus...

Read more

Storytelling for Advocacy

25 Jan, 2013

While phone calls and emails can demonstrate the sheer number of concerned citizens, a truly personal story is what’s remembered and recounted on the House floor. But storytelling can be challenging — especially when your audience’s time is limited. This workshop will approach storytelling from a new perspective and...

Read more

Planning Impactful Fly-Ins

24 Jan, 2013

Whether you call it a fly-in, advocacy or hill day or legislative conference, your event — if leveraged effectively — can be eye-opening to your advocates. It shows them the impact of their work and also helps develop lasting relationships with their legislators. So just how do top organizations...

Read more

Webinar: Expanding Your D.C. Office

22 Jan, 2013

Get strategies for broadening your team and its issue portfolio.

Read more

Webinar: Ace Your Interview [FREE]

18 Jan, 2013

Your résumé made it to the top of the queue. Now, make sure you know the best strategies for landing the job.

Read more

Webinar: Leadership Skills for Women

18 Jan, 2013

The political involvement world is often seen as an old boys’ network. Get strategies for breaking through the glass ceiling.

Read more

Making the Case: How to Prove That Investing in Public Affairs Matters

18 Jan, 2013

Are you looking for buy-in from internal stakeholders for your public affairs programs? Join leading practitioners at this seminar to learn how to best showcase your public affairs function within the organization.

Read more

Webinar: Stakeholder Mapping

18 Jan, 2013

Gain techniques to find and map your universe of influencers to help build and maintain your reputation.

Read more

Webinar: Communicating the Value of the Government Affairs Function

16 Jan, 2013

Demonstrate that government affairs isn’t a cost center by showcasing the function’s value to the organization.

Read more

Fall Board Meeting

16 Jan, 2013

Exclusive to Public Affairs Council board members, this two-day program features top-notch experts who address current and emerging topics in public affairs.

Read more

Webinar: Opening Doors: How Key Contacts Build Relationships

10 Jan, 2013

Gain strategies for identifying, training and deploying your key contacts.

Read more

Intensive Workshop: Digital Advertising for Public Affairs

08 Jan, 2013

Join us for this full-day intensive workshop geared toward advocacy and communications professionals who want to improve their knowledge of numerous platforms and build upon their techniques. This program is eligible for 3 credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.

Read more

How Strategic Communications Drives Public Affairs

03 Jan, 2013

In this two-hour program, we will examine the important role communications plays in your public affairs strategy and how to create an integrated and comprehensive public affairs plan. We will discuss how organizations structure their internal teams to streamline communications as they launch their advocacy campaigns.

Read more

PAC Fundraising That Works

20 Dec, 2012

Looking for a jolt of energy to boost your PAC fundraising? In this half-day workshop, join other experienced PAC practitioners for new ideas and strategies to help you attract new donors and keep the ones you have happy and making ever-increasing contributions.

Read more

Lobbying Management Workshop: Best Practices for Leading Your Team to Legislative Success

17 Dec, 2012

Managing government relations makes you an asset to your organization and your industry, but there are daily challenges to implementing successful lobbying strategies at the federal, state and local levels. This workshop is designed to help you overcome those hurdles and create a best-in-class government relations operation.

Read more

Write to Change the World: How to Manage Your Political Message

17 Dec, 2012

Through the analysis of political case studies (including excerpts from Presidents Obama, Bush and others), group discussion, and hands-on practice, you will be guided through the ins and outs of successfully managing your political message in traditional and social media as well as other outlets.

Read more

Political Compliance Management: Part of the Political Strategy Forum

17 Dec, 2012

Join leading election law expert Ken Gross for a full-day overview of the top legal and compliance issues facing your public affairs programs. In this seminar, hear about all of the rules that apply to PACs, corporate political contributions, gift rules and ethics, pay-to-play and lobbying at the state...

Read more