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State of State Affairs

On October 30, the Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) partnered with Venable LLP to host a state affairs panel focused […]

How to Make it in DC: Navigating the DC Job Market

The Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) and Brad Traverse Jobs were excited to come together on the first event in our new […]

D.C. Decorum: Media Management & Speed Training

The Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) hosted its first ever “speed training” workshop on Thursday, October 19th, focusing on the must-dos and […]


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    Friday, December 8,12:00 pm-1:30 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.