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Expanding the Hive: Beekeeper Group Welcomes New Bees

Beekeeper Group has grown significantly, and continues to grow with the addition of five new-bees. Account Manager Katarina Hamelin, Account Manager Leslie Carlson, Senior Visual Designer Johanna Ostrich, and Research Assistants Kali Ryan and Malena Lopez. Join us in welcoming these new bees to the Hive! Katarina Hamelin, Account Manager, joins us from SmithBucklin, where she served as a communications representative for nine non-profit organizations. While at SmithBucklin, she contributed to client-specific publications and assisted in the development and execution of a […]

Using GIFs to Tell a Story: Review, Refine and Test Your Messages for 2014

It’s a new year and your organization has new goals, new strategies and new plans for content development. So why are you still using messages that haven’t been tested since 2011? Before you invest time, money, and resources into developing digital strategies or creating effective content, there should be certainty and organizational consensus that your message will resonate with your community, reach your target audience and remain compelling. This can be achieved through simple message development and message testing by […]

Announcing the 2014 Advocacy Leaders Network Schedule

We are pleased to announce another exciting year of our Advocacy Leaders Network (ALN) workshop series, tailored to senior advocacy, government affairs, and public relations professionals. The goal of this advanced advocacy training is to enhance relationships, communications, and understanding between citizens and Congress. This is achieved through professional development and networking opportunities for the public affairs community. Below is the schedule and topics for the 2014 workshop series: March 28: Can You Hear Me Now? Why Talking to Regulatory Agencies Matters and How […]

Best Practices in Mobile Advocacy

From the Advocacy Leaders Network blog: The final event in our 2013 Advocacy Leaders Network event series took a deep dive into the latest and greatest uses of mobile technology for advocacy, including apps, shortcodes, and responsive design. The event was complete with informative presentations, lively conversations, and many takeaways. Of course, we also took this opportunity to launch an Advocacy Leaders Network mobile app, and Beekeeper Group’s new Advobot, a mobile virtual presence controlled via mobile app, even made […]

Beekeeper Group Adds Five New Staff Members

With the increase in demand for our communications and advocacy services in the health and financial sectors, our three-year old DC-based public affairs agency has added five new staff members in the past month to our rapidly growing team. It all started with five public affairs practitioners and an idea for a new public affairs venture; one that would lead the progression of the public affairs industry toward a community-based, hive-driven approach. More information on the partners of Beekeeper Group […]

Meet the Newest Bees in the Hive!

As the newest bees in the hive, Landin Ryan and I decided to write introductory blog posts about each other.  Read on to get to know a little bit more about us! Going All-In on Landin Landin Ryan may joke that he’s “just the design guy,” but after spending some time with him, it’s pretty clear that his design skill, statistical expertise, and easy-going demeanor make him a great asset to Beekeeper Group as Creative Manager. Landin comes to D.C. […]

Come ‘Fly-in’ With Us on May 17th

We are excited to announce the full list of speakers for the May 17th Advocacy Leaders Network event, Come Fly-In with Me: Best Practices for Capitol Hill Lobby Days:   From the Advocacy Leaders Network blog: Tony Kudner- Program Manager, Grassroots Advocacy, National Hospice and Palliative Care Association Sarah Nordstrom- Manager, Government Affairs, Novo Nordisk Meredith Nethercutt - Director, Public Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy, National Association of Manufacturers Amelia Wang- Chief of Staff, Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) Bradford Fitch- President and CEO, Congressional Management Foundation […]

Beekeeper Group Wins Grassroots Innovation Award from Public Affairs Council for Mobile Application

The Public Affairs Council awarded its top honor for innovation in grassroots innovation to the International Franchise Association (IFA) for their IFA Franchising Votes mobile application developed by Beekeeper Group in support of IFA’s 2012 Public Affairs Conference. “We are honored to receive this award that recognizes the power of grassroots within the franchising community,” said Matt Haller, IFA vice president of Public Affairs and Chief of Staff to IFA President & CEO, Steve Caldeira. “Working with Beekeeper Group we […]

The Hive it is a Changin’

From new faces to an upgraded Hive, Beekeeper Group has gone through many changes this year! Thank you for being a part of our growth and success- and cheers to a happy and successful 2013.
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Lobby Day App Introduced to #DCTech

On Monday evening Shana and Mike presented our Lobby Day App to over 700 attendees of the 5,300 person strong DC Tech Meetup Group and we’re proud to say the initial feedback was great! Below is a short presentation that outlines some of the major features of Lobby Day. Please let us know in the comments what you liked / didn’t like and any suggestions for improvement. Download the demo now in the iTunes Store today Lobby Day is iPhone […]