Don't Digress. Maintain Message. Keeping a Consistent Narrative Across Different Mediums
Apr
24
12:30 PM12:30

Don't Digress. Maintain Message. Keeping a Consistent Narrative Across Different Mediums

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Members of Congress represent constituents from a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, and establishing an ongoing narrative that fits the constituents’ best interests varies from district-to-district or state-to-state. In this webinar on message consistency, we will explore the ways to be consistent in telling your story with those you wish to communicate and influence.

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Graduation Day. Now What?
Apr
30
12:00 PM12:00

Graduation Day. Now What?

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GAIN and Time On The Hill are pleased to present Graduation Day. Now What? - an in-depth webinar on life after college and how to know what path is right for you. Graduation can be a scary time. Heading into the job market can also bring real anxiety. Job transitions in general, to include retirement, require serious thought. On this webinar, let us help you consider your numerous options and put immediate action steps in place for the very next step in your working life.

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Policy Disruption in FinTech & Investment Services: Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Breaches
Apr
30
5:30 PM17:30

Policy Disruption in FinTech & Investment Services: Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Breaches

  • 800 Maine Avenue Southwest, Suite 200 Washington, DC, 20024 United States (map)
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Big hacks and data leaks are nothing new but we are seeing a surge in reported breaches. While legislative proposals are being considered to combat cybercrimes against financial services providers as well as individuals, some companies like Facebook are proactively changing the way they do business and manage user data. In 2019, what U.S. policy changes can we expect, especially now that the EU’s GDPR has been implemented? What are the key public policy aspects that should drive corporate strategies? Join us for a robust conversation about these issues that impact every organization.

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Congressional Breakfast with Rep. Jim Banks (IN-3)
May
1
8:30 AM08:30

Congressional Breakfast with Rep. Jim Banks (IN-3)

  • 416 South Capitol Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Please join us on Wednesday, May 1 for an intimate breakfast with Congressman Jim Banks of Indiana's 3rd district. Rep. Banks serves on the Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Education and Labor, and the Veterans' Affairs Committee. This breakfast is an off-the-record opportunity to interact with the Congressman and learn more about his agenda and thoughts on the 116th Congress.

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Financial Literacy for Millennials: Retirement Savings & Taxes
May
7
5:30 PM17:30

Financial Literacy for Millennials: Retirement Savings & Taxes

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GAIN and PLEN are banding together to bring you our newest event series! Together with Prudential, we are excited to announce a three-part series about financial literacy and the importance of planning for your financial future.The Government Affairs Industry Network offers Washington D.C.’s nearly 22,000 government affairs professionals fun and engaging networking events and opportunities for professional development through educational panels, seminars and workshops.

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Measuring Up: The Importance of Quality Data Management
May
16
12:00 PM12:00

Measuring Up: The Importance of Quality Data Management

  • 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20006 United States (map)
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When it comes to running an effective PAC program, it’s important to understand both the causes of common problems and the solutions to getting things back on track so you can grow participation and receipts and get your voice heard. The second session of this four-part series, Measuring Up: The Importance of Quality Data Management, will tell us the importance of setting measurable goals, tracking your program activities and uncovering how best to resonate with your audience so you can use data to your advantage. The event is generously hosted by Barnes and Thornburg at 1717 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Lunch will be provided.

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Hot Topics in Public Policy: Trade
May
29
5:30 PM17:30

Hot Topics in Public Policy: Trade

  • 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Trade policy is more important than ever. The administration frequently cuts through even the most madcap of news cycles with announcements on tariffs and trade negotiations; but what are the ins and outs of these issues and what are the macro trends driving the current discussion? Come hear from our panel of trade experts as they provide updates on a broad range of topics like the U.S.-China trade war, USMCA ratification, and trade policy enforcement.

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Financial Literacy for Millennials: Home Buying
Apr
11
12:00 PM12:00

Financial Literacy for Millennials: Home Buying

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GAIN and PLEN are banding together to bring you our newest event series! Together with Prudential, we are excited to announce a three-part series about financial literacy and the importance of planning for your financial future.The Government Affairs Industry Network offers Washington D.C.’s nearly 22,000 government affairs professionals fun and engaging networking events and opportunities for professional development through educational panels, seminars and workshops.

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Assessing Your PAC: Existing Resources, Priorities for Growth & How You Stack Up
Mar
28
12:00 PM12:00

Assessing Your PAC: Existing Resources, Priorities for Growth & How You Stack Up

  • 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Suite 500 Washington, DC, 20006 United States (map)
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When it comes to running an effective PAC program, it’s important to understand both the causes of common problems and the solutions to getting things back on track so you can grow participation and receipts and get your voice heard. The first session of this four-part series, Assessing Your PAC: Existing Resources, Priorities for Growth and How You Stack Up, will tell you where to start in building a successful PAC program – from understanding the resources you already have, to prioritizing what you need, to understanding how you stack up against industry best practices and finally, to measuring your own factors for success. Lunch will be provided. 

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The Federal Budget: The Nation's Financial Forecast
Mar
27
11:00 AM11:00

The Federal Budget: The Nation's Financial Forecast

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Think of it as the world’s biggest bookkeeping project: The process by which the United States itemizes its plan for spending on public expenditures each year. It’s supposed to get put together in February, but that hasn't happened for years. While partisanship in recent decades has made crafting annual federal spending particularly challenging, even without political discord, the process is by its nature complex, exhaustive, and lengthy. So what can we expect for this year? Join CQ’s budget experts on this webinar to break things down for us.

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Beyond the Beltway: The growing role of State Attorneys General
Mar
26
4:00 PM16:00

Beyond the Beltway: The growing role of State Attorneys General

  • 1101 K Street Northwest, Suite 810 Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)
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Legislative and regulatory policy in the states continues to be at the forefront of innovation in the government affairs industry. From Governors and their staff to state legislators and regulators, maintaining strong relationships at the state level is a critical component of successful advocacy programs. Recently there has been a trend in the role of state Attorneys General continuing to expand, with AGs often taking the lead as a top actor in state policy. Join GAIN and Crowdskout for a networking reception and moderated discussion as our panelists explain this increased role, and provide strategies and tools to communicate effectively with state officials about your policy priorities.

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March 2019 Third Thursday Happy Hour
Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

March 2019 Third Thursday Happy Hour

  • 1221 Van Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Please join the Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) at Mission Navy Yard for an evening of networking at our first Third Thursday Happy Hour of 2019. This event is a fantastic opportunity to network with government affairs professionals in all sectors of the industry while grabbing a drink and unwinding after a long workday. Space and drinks are limited. Admittance is first-come-first-serve: if you are unable to attend, please release your ticket so others can enjoy the evening. Co-host and sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact info@gaindc.org for more information.

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Wine Down With GAIN!
Mar
14
5:30 PM17:30

Wine Down With GAIN!

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Please come and ‘wine down’ with GAIN and wine expert Logan Misean for a fantastic evening of networking, tastings and a quick lesson on how to choose wine like a pro and host a snazzy soirée on any budget. The wine tasting portion will include six different mid-tier wines of both white and red, from sparkling to port, that can be found in any normal wine store or supermarket. Ms. Misean will also feature a standard charcuterie board of different meats and cheeses to help coach attendees on how to pair a variety of foods with different wines. Attendees will leave with the confidence to throw an elegant, yet affordable, party in their home or office no matter the occasion or operating budget. 

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Financial Literacy for Millennials: Budgeting & Investing
Mar
7
5:30 PM17:30

Financial Literacy for Millennials: Budgeting & Investing

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Together with Prudential, we are excited to announce a three-part series about financial literacy and the importance of planning for your financial future. We’ll discuss confusing financial situations and key tools like budgeting and debt management, ways to invest during the current environment, and much more.  Each event will be hosted at The Yard, a beautiful new space at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue SE in the heart of Eastern Market and just steps off the House side of Capitol Hill. The events will include a one hour presentation with time for audience questions, as well as an hour of networking.

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