Tag Archives: Lobbying


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Speakers for Next Advocacy Leaders Network Event Announced

Have you ever wondered about the best way to synchronize your organization’s lobbying and grassroots efforts? Join us June 15th for the next installment in theAdvocacy Leaders Network event series, entitled Getting Cats and Dogs to Play Nice in the Office: Integrating Your Lobbying and Grassroots Operations. Coordination in messaging and strategy not only helps professional advocates, it enhances the connection between citizens and their elected officials. This program is designed for advocacy professionals in BOTH sides of the office […]

How the European Union Works Part 4

Hi, As my time at the Beekeeper Group is coming to an end so does the blog series on the European Union. In my last post I give an overview about how lobbying in the U.S. differs from lobbying in the European Union. A key difference between the lobbying cultures of the EU and the U.S. lies in the approach to funding interest groups and NGOs, as well as political campaigns. In the EU, non-profit organizations representing civil society are […]
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How the European Union Works Part 3

Hi, It’s time for another blog on the European Union.  Today, I provide an overview into the lobbying business in the EU.  Enjoy reading! Valerie  As the European Union continues to grow and evolve, the role of lobbying is also expanding dramatically. In the past decade, EU jurisdiction has broadened to include areas of consumer, social, and environmental policy, and the advent of the euro has raised numerous economic and monetary issues within the euro zone. Studies estimate that approximately […]
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