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4 Media Training Tips for Government Affairs Pros by Keegan Bales

“Does anyone have any questions for my answers?” – Secretary of State Henry Kissinger opening a press conference As the […]

Fun with Fly-Ins

The Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) gathered on December 8 to learn about fly-ins. A fly-in can be one of […]

It’s that Time of Year: Reflect, Recalibrate, Celebrate by Greg Knopp

I have a note taped above my desk to help me focus on the first and last ten minutes of […]


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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.