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AAPC has cancelled the March 24-27 annual Pollies conference in D.C. to protect public health. 
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The Pollies are the Political Consulting Event of the Year! Featuring cutting-edge programming on key industry trends and designed to empower attendees to leverage the latest and greatest techniques in campaign strategy and management, the Pollies offer a once-a-year opportunity to grow your skills and expand your network!

 

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Founded in 1969, the AAPC is a multi-partisan organization of political and public affairs professionals dedicated to improving democracy. The AAPC has over 1,600 members hailing from all corners of the globe. It is the largest association of political and public affairs professionals in the world. AAPC members consist of political consultants, media consultants, pollsters, campaign managers, corporate public affairs officers, professors, fund-raisers, lobbyists, congressional staffers and vendors. Membership is open to everyone associated with politics from the local level to the White House. 

 

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AAPC’s Pollie Awards & Conference is the Event of the Year for political consulting and public affairs professionals and suppliers.  No other conference provides access to such an elite and motivated group of prospective buyers who will help direct the $6B in political spend this cycle.

 

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WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

Cutting-edge Programming

Improve your campaign skills through 8 focused tracks, offering the latest in campaign strategy taught by leaders in the field.

Mix & Mingle with the Best in Biz

Connect with the nation’s largest network of political consultants while in Washington D.C. - the epicenter of American politics!

Industry Recognition

Recognize your peers in the Pollie Awards Contest - the most prized and sought-after awards in political communications and public affairs.

Keynote Speaker

Billy Beane, Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Oakland A’s & Subject of Moneyball

 

World class speaker and analytics guru Billy Beane will give the keynote address at the 2020 Pollie Awards Gala on Thursday, March 26, 2020 in Washington, D.C. 

 

Beane will share his insights on lessons for life and business, garnered from his career reshaping baseball through strategic statistical methodology, which has come to be known as the Moneyball philosophy. The Moneyball philosophy is named for the bestselling book and Oscar nominated film chronicling Beane’s journey from General Manager to hero to celebrated management genius.

 

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8 Focused Educational Session Tracks

The 2020 Pollie Awards & Conference features 8 tracks of educational sessions, designed to focus on the most relevant topics in the industry.

 

Tracks include:

Advanced TV

Polling & Data

Communications

Protecting Your Business

Creative

Public Affairs

Fundraising

Voter Contact

Conference Agenda

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CEO

Kevin Martin

Supporter

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Manager

John Smith

Assistant

Sarah Rose

CEO

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600

Political Consultants in Attendance

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30

Expert-led Sessions

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50+

SPEAKERS

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2020 CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE

Choose Your Adventures are courtesy of:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS BALLPARK TOUR

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the home of the 2019 World Champion Washington Nationals! Visit the Nats’ dugout, the Press Box, a luxury suite, and even throw a pitch in the bullpen!

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture Architectural Photrography

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE TOUR

Spend the afternoon at the only national museum solely dedicated to the documentation of African American life, history and culture. Explore this state-of-the-art building that addresses nearly every aspect of the African American experience, covering the arts, the Civil Rights Movement, athletics and much more.

DC BREWERY TOUR 

Get your fill at two of DC’s most beloved breweries as you enjoy behind-the-scenes tours of each brewery, an entertaining blend of beer history and awesome beer-tasting sessions of various styles.  You’ll also enjoy a local hand-rolled pretzel snack and comfortable round-trip transportation.

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