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GAINing Confidence: A Half-Day Seminar from GAIN & PLEN

On Friday, the Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) partnered with the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) to host the Mentor […]

GAINing an Advantage by Blake Major

As co-founder and Vice Chair of the Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN), I am often asked by GAIN mentees or […]

How to get a Job on USA Jobs: A Webinar with Ask Not LLC

As most of you know, finding and applying for a job on USAJobs is a fulltime job. Successfully submitting an […]


Upcoming Events

  1. GSPM Reimagining Disruption 2018

    Wednesday, February 28-Thursday, March 1
  2. SAVE THE DATE: Diversity in Advocacy Reception

    Wednesday, March 7,6:30 pm-9:30 pm
  3. Beyond the Beltway Lunch ‘n Learn Series: The Intersection of Grassroots and Direct Lobbying

    Wednesday, March 21,12:00 am-1:30 pm
  4. Ready, Set… Mentor!

    Thursday, March 29,5:30 pm-7:30 pm

GAIN Intel


GAIN fosters strong relationships between industry educational and professional communities through partnerships with other government affairs organizations, businesses, and educational institutions. At GAIN, we believe in
Inclusively Connecting DC.


Founded in the Spring of 2016, GAIN brings together dedicated professionals who transform and define the government affairs industry in Washington, DC. We are focused on providing development and networking opportunities to professionals in advocacy at all levels of their careers. We are cultivating a vibrant network and forging strong business partnerships with the various membership organizations, professional non-profit organizations, and other thought leaders in Washington, DC.


Our mission at GAIN is to provide the government affairs community with an inclusive network where professionals across all sectors and at all levels can connect and develop their careers.