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...

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Webinar: Measuring and Communicating the Value of Federal Government Relations

16 Jan, 2014

Ensuring that your key internal stakeholders have a clear understanding of the value your federal government relations efforts bring to your organization requires effective measurement and communication.

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Webinar: Measuring and Communicating the Value of State Government Relations

16 Jan, 2014

Ensuring that your key internal stakeholders have a clear understanding of the value your state government relations efforts bring to your organization requires effective measurement and communication.

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

14 Jan, 2014

Join this timely webinar to ensure you’re up to date on compliance rules and won’t be scrambling to gather information at the last minute.

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Webinar: State Procurement Strategies

13 Jan, 2014

Leverage your lobbying skills to successfully participate in the procurement process. This webinar will teach you useful tactics for winning profitable contracts and enhancing your relationships with government officials.

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Webinar: The State-Level Regulatory Landscape

13 Jan, 2014

Our experts will teach you how to track, prioritize and analyze the myriad rulemakings that can affect business, with an eye toward creating a successful strategy for your organization.

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Webinar: Lobbying Strategies at the State Level

10 Jan, 2014

Opportunities to engage with policymakers and shape your business environment abound at the state level. During this webinar, experts will cover successful strategies for direct engagement with state legislators.

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Webinar: Grassroots x 50: Advocacy in the States

10 Jan, 2014

Grassroots at the state level is a powerful tool. As the need to fight legislative battles across regions and within states grows more important, investing in a strong state-focused grassroots initiative can be the difference between winning and losing.

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Webinar: Integrated Government Affairs and CSR: Allies in Reputation Management

10 Jan, 2014

Forward-thinking companies are finding creative ways to integrate CSR and government affairs efforts to more effectively share their company’s story with key stakeholders from Main Street to Capitol Hill.

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Webinar: LDA vs. IRS Filing Methods

23 Dec, 2013

By January 1, 2015, organizations must elect to file lobbying reports using either the LDA or the IRS method, and they must use that method for the entire calendar year. There are major differences between the two, affecting what must be tracked and reported, but understanding these differences can...

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Webinar: Methods for Tracking Lobbying Activities

23 Dec, 2013

We’ll cover how leading companies are systematically tracking their lobbying efforts.

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Webinar: Methods for Tracking Lobbying Activities

23 Dec, 2013

We’ll cover how leading companies are systematically tracking their lobbying efforts.

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Webinar: When Does Senior Management Engagement Qualify as Lobbying Activity?

23 Dec, 2013

Having your senior leadership serve as advocates on behalf of your organization is a critical component of a successful issue campaign. However, it is equally important that members of your c-suite and senior management are well-educated on lobbying laws and gift rules, and that your compliance team is fully...

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Webinar: Compliance at the State Level

23 Dec, 2013

Staying compliant with federal laws is a challenge; but at the state level, with 50 sets of laws to track, compliance becomes even more difficult. During this webinar we’ll cover common issues and concerns regarding state-level compliance.

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Webinar: Compliance: Pay-to-Play and Gift Rules

23 Dec, 2013

Pay-to-play laws are constantly changing and often misunderstood, so if you make certain campaign contributions but don’t stay informed, you could lose the ability to bid on government contracts.

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Webinar: Innovation Through Collaboration: Enhancing FGR by Working Across Functions

23 Dec, 2013

Especially in the age of social media, no government relations function can operate successfully without the input of the communications and marketing teams. Whether housed separately or under the same roof, bringing the functions together and creating a feedback loop is crucial for success.

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Webinar: The Critical Core: Successful Issues Management Systems

23 Dec, 2013

Creating a process for weeding through legislative and regulatory proposals is easy — if you have the right tools. This webinar will help you home in on the issues that can have the greatest impact on your organization.

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

18 Dec, 2013

Join this timely webinar to ensure you’re up to date on compliance rules and won’t be scrambling to gather information at the last minute.

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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.

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State Government Relations Webinar Series…

06 May, 2013

STRENGTHENING STATE GOVERNMENT RELATIONS: A THREE-PART WEBINAR SERIES June 4, 18 and 25      Opportunities start at the state level.   June 4  Lobbying Strategies at the State Level June 18  The State-Level Regulatory Landscape June 25  State Procurement Strategies In our three-part webinar series, learn how to...

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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.

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Planning and Managing Issue Advocacy Campaigns

22 Mar, 2013

Join us to learn how your organization can elevate its public policy positions through strategic, thoughtful campaigns, helping you succeed at the local, state or federal levels. Learn from industry leaders on how to craft a strategic plan to promote your issues, implement campaign goals and manage your overall...

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Webinar: State Procurement Strategies

01 Feb, 2013

The final installment in our state webinar series will cover ways to leverage your lobbying skills to successfully participate in the procurement process.

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Webinar: The State-Level Regulatory Landscape

01 Feb, 2013

Part 2 of our three-part state webinar series will cover strategies for prioritizing rulemakings and working with state-level regulators.

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Webinar: Lobbying Strategies at the State Level

01 Feb, 2013

Part 1 of our three-part state webinar series will cover the key components of successfully lobbying state legislators and executives.

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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...

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Webinar: LDA vs. IRS Filing Methods

24 Jan, 2013

Your organization must file using either the LDA or IRS method. Learn what the differences are and which method is best for your organization.

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Webinar: When Does Senior Management Engagement Qualify as Lobbying Activity?

24 Jan, 2013

It’s crucial to be aware of your executives’ political engagement. Do you know what needs to be tracked and reported?

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Webinar: Methods for Tracking Lobbying Activities

24 Jan, 2013

Lobbyists aren’t the only ones who must track lobbying activities. Join this webinar to learn methods successful organizations have in place to stay compliant.

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Webinar: Expanding Your D.C. Office

22 Jan, 2013

Get strategies for broadening your team and its issue portfolio.

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Climbing the Hill: How to Accelerate Your Federal Government Relations Strategy

22 Jan, 2013

What does it take to get Capitol Hill to call you? This new full-day workshop provides the path to getting on legislators’ speed dial. We’ll take an in-depth look at ways to enhance your federal lobbying and incorporate invaluable grassroots tools in your strategy, making you a sought-after industry...

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Webinar: Association PAC Compliance

18 Jan, 2013

Association PACs face unique challenges. We’ll discuss disclosure requirements, communications and solicitation limitations unique to associations.

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PAC Compliance: A Legal Overview with Ken Gross

18 Jan, 2013

Ken Gross will lead this conversation about the top rules you need to keep your PAC compliant. Learn about who you can solicit, how you can ask for PAC support and pose your top legal questions to the campaign finance expert.

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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.

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Effective Coalitions and Alliances

16 Jan, 2013

Join us for a two-hour workshop, led by experts looking to answer the eternal question of what makes for successful alliances and what lessons can be learned from coalitions that have collapsed. Eligible for 2 elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.

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Webinar: Filing Your LD-2 and LD-203

15 Jan, 2013

Reports are due in July. Join this timely session to ensure you’re compliant.

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Webinar: Methods for Tracking Lobbying Activities

14 Jan, 2013

Organizations must account for lobbying activities in every department. Learn how to thoroughly and successfully track them.

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Webinar: Compliance at the State Level

11 Jan, 2013

Stay current on lobbying laws in the states.

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Webinar: Compliance: Pay-to-Play and Gift Rules

10 Jan, 2013

Get up to date on constantly evolving key federal and state laws.

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Webinar: Lobbying Compliance: LD-2 and LD-203 Reports

10 Jan, 2013

Stay compliant. Understand the rules for filing LD-2 and LD-203 reports.

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Webinar: Lobbying at the Local Level

10 Jan, 2013

Gain strategies for monitoring and managing local-level policy issues.

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State Government Relations Workshop in the Midwest

08 Jan, 2013

Join us in Chicago to hear top political and government relations experts discuss key issues facing policymakers and policy shapers in the region. We will cover regional advocacy strategies, political and legislative changes and how to ensure your organization is in compliance. Now more than ever it is crucial...

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Webinar: Post-Election Compliance: Inauguration, Transition and Special Election Issues

19 Dec, 2012

The elections may be over, but that doesn’t mean your compliance concerns are. In 2008, President Obama voluntarily refused to accept contributions from federal lobbyists, corporations, PACs or registered foreign agents. In 2012, all of this has changed.

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Impact 2012: Post-Election Insights on Congress, the White House & the Nation

17 Dec, 2012

Join the political experts at CQ Roll Call and the Public Affairs Council for the nation’s largest and most in-depth post-election conference, only two days after the election.

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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.

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Regulatory Advocacy

17 Dec, 2012

Now more than ever, regulatory experts are needed to represent their organization’s interests in an ever-changing policy climate. Ensure you are prepared to represent your company effectively when regulatory debates intersect with your key issues and business. This program is eligible for 3 elective credits toward the Certificate in...

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State and Local Government Relations Conference

17 Dec, 2012

Join us for our annual State and Local Government Relations Conference to explore the latest trends in state and local and to network with — and learn from — your peers.

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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...

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