AAPC is proud host of the largest gathering of political consultants in the Nation – The Pollie Awards & Conference – where networks are built, cross-party relationships are strengthened, and ideas are born!
Cutting-edge programming on key industry trends is designed to launch junior consultants forward in their careers and provide seasoned pros with practical insight into our ever-evolving industry. Plus, there’s plenty of time to reconnect with old friends, forge new bonds and mingle with industry legends at stunning awards ceremonies and more!
The bottom line: if you currently work on political or public affairs campaigns, provide services to those who do, or are interested in getting involved, this is the event you need to attend.
Avoid FOMO and register today for an action-packed four-day experience!
Improve your campaign skills through 8 focused tracks, offering the latest in campaign strategy taught by leaders in the field.
Connect with hundreds of members of the nation's largest network of political consultants while in Washington, D.C.- the epicenter of American politics!
Recognize your peers, colleagues, or even yourself by taking part in the Pollie Awards Contest - the most prized and sought-after awards in political communications and public affairs industries.
Political consultants, media buyers, public affairs specialists, suppliers, industry leaders, journalists, or anyone else who has their hands in politics!
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.
"The Pollie Conference is one of the best opportunities to talk directly with vendors and to network with other consultants. The breakout sessions and panel discussions are very informative, and provide thoughtful insights on the latest trends in the industry."
"The best thing about the AAPC's annual Pollie Conference is the experience of bringing political players from across the aisle and up and down the ballot to advance conversations about how to improve our industry."