Tag Archives: Event


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 […]

New Findings on Social Media Leadership – And The Survey Says…

Earlier this week, the authors of HUMANIZE, Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter, took the stage here at Beekeeper Group to share highlights from their book, plus some new survey research they gathered to go along with it.   In the book, Maddie and Jamie take the principles underlying social media’s rapid growth and success, and apply those to the way we lead and manage organizations.   Telling a room full of people that the old “command and control” methods we’ve used in […]
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Community Power and Community Change at the #ChangeChampion Awards

The AFL-CIO headquarters was filled to the brim with community activists last Thursday night as people came together to honor and celebrate the achievements of the recipients of the Community Change Champion Awards.The annual event honors individuals and organizations who are dedicated to social justice. The awards, hosted by the Center for Community Change, emphasized the importance of grassroots activism, advocacy and community engagement. Honorees included: Actress Sonja Sohn, Champion in Community Action Husband and wife anti-poverty fighting team Paulette Meyer […]

Trending Success: Advocacy Leaders Network Event Series

We recently held the third installment of our Advocacy Leaders Network event series at the offices of Bloomberg Government. We were joined by yet another crowd at capacity in the series hosted by the Congressional Management Foundation and produced by Beekeeper Group. The topic “Getting Cats and Dogs to Play Nice in the Office: Integrating Your Lobbying and Grassroots Operations” was popular among our panelists and attendees, engaging high-level conversations. Our first panel featured a format new to Advocacy Leaders […]

Full House at the Advocacy Leaders Network First Event

On Friday, December 9, the Advocacy Leaders Network event series kicked off at the Bloomberg Government offices. We were pleased to host a full house at the first of four advocacy-specific events hosted by the Congressional Management Foundation and produced by the Beekeeper Group. The event theme, “Breaking Through on Capitol Hill:  Making Noise vs. Making a Difference,” triggered a high-level of engagement and intense discussion between the panelists and the audience. The speakers’ advice on how to get Hill […]

Advocacy Leaders Network Announces Speakers for Dec 9 Event

The Advocacy Leaders Network, an event series hosted by the Congressional Management Foundation and produced by the Beekeeper Group, is proud to announce the presenters for the first event on Dec 9th, 2011 at the offices of Bloomberg Government: Breaking through on Capitol Hill: Making Noise vs. Making a Difference. Hon. Dan Mica, Former U.S. Congressman and Former President and CEO, Credit Union National Association Thiago Antinori, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy, National Mining Association Bradford Fitch, President and CEO of the […]

New Advocacy Leaders Event Series Launched

Congressional Management Foundation to Host Education Series Produced by Beekeeper Group A new workshop series providing advanced level advocacy training, professional development, and networking opportunities for the public affairs community was launched today. The series will be hosted by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) and produced by Beekeeper Group. An “early-bird special” is currently being offered for $150 to attend all four (4) half day events (see below for topics). You can register here. The series of four half-day workshops […]

EVENT: Public Affairs Council Webinar: What Makes Coalitions Work

The Public Affairs Council is hosting a webinar on March 24th focusing on building successful coalitions. Should be an interesting event. They also have some great supporting materials (Considerations for Building and Managing Coalitions and Managing Coaltions During a Crisis) that are free to members and relatively cheap for non-members. Please find the details below: REGISTER HERE March 24, 20112:00 pm – 3:00 pm, EST In a politically divided America and Congress, it’s increasingly common to hear “us vs. them,” “red […]
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What Will You BEE for Halloween?

So trendsetter Bella (pictured below) came to Democracy in Action’s infamous Third Thursday event last evening all ready for Halloween her BEE costume.  Bella is no stranger to online community building and advocacy as the lovable dog of Carie Lewis, Director of Emerging Media for the Human Society of the U.S.  Your first task – take a look at Mashable’s article on HSUS’s use of social media (published last year and their efforts have only grown!).  It’s a great case […]

Ladies, Let’s Get Geeky at the Women Who Tech Telesummit!

No matter what type business (org, association, etc), job title, department, or who you report to (even if that’s yourself!), technology is becoming increasingly integrated with all roles in the workplace.  And since women weren’t always pushed to the forefront of technology opportunities, we have great organizations like Women Who Tech to get us there and help us along the way.  The 3rd Annual Women Who Tech Telesummit is rapidly approaching and it’s not to be missed (and I’m not […]