Tag Archives: Public Affairs Council


CUNA Wins Grassroots Innovation Award

We’re proud to announce that our work with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has been awarded the “Social Media Innovation Award” at the Public Affairs Council’s 2014 National Grassroots Conference. Beekeeper Group worked with CUNA on their “Don’t Tax Tuesday” campaign to generate constituency-matched social media messages as a means to get credit union advocates to engage directly with their members of Congress on Facebook and Twitter. The campaign focused on two specific Tuesdays, one in July and one in […]

The Bee Visits Miami – Top 10 Highlights from the 2012 PAC Grassroots Conference

Beekeeper Group was thrilled to be part of yet another first-rate Public Affairs Council Grassroots Conference last week in Miami Beach. It’s pretty tough to beat warm weather, a cool breeze, sandy beaches and of course, the top Public Affairs professionals in the country! Corporations, non-profits, trade associations and prominent vendors and consultants gathered from all over for a week of presentations, networking and professional development. Here are our top 10 highlights: Congressional Management Foundation’s Bradford Fitch gave an excellent […]

Bee-hind the Scenes of Beekeeper’s Latest Video

In preparation for the upcoming 2012 Public Affairs Council National Grassroots Conference in Miami, Beekeeper Group put together this video depicting our mascot’s search for his Valentine. Though the clip itself is short, the filmmaking process was anything but. From brainstorming story ideas to filming within the constraints of a single room, to stitching together and editing clips, the Beekeeper staff had its hands full. Fortunately, we were up to the challenge.  Tackling each aspect individually (and leaving ourselves plenty […]

EVENT: Convincing Senior Managers of Social Media’s Value (Webinar)

The Public Affairs Council (PAC) is hosting an event on May 12th (2:00pm – 3:00pm) on the important topic of convincing higher-ups that it is worth engaging in Social Media for public affairs. They are featuring Manan Shah at Novo Nordisk and our good friend Sue Zoldak at Adfero Group. PAC also has some great resources including their 2010 Social Media for Public Affairs Benchmarking Report available for purchase (actually, I am hoping they will send me a free copy because […]

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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Molly Nichelson Named PAC Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Molly Nichelson who was recently named the Public Affairs Council Volunteer of the Year (http://pac.org/volunteer2010). Molly has been a great supporter of Beekeeper Group and is a practitioner who truly understands what it means to be a ‘beekeeper’ herself, keeping her American College of Cardiology members constantly buzzing. The Public Affairs Council has included a video of Molly accepting her award. Congrats again from the Beekeeper Group team.