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Webinar: Advocacy vs. Lobbying

About The Webinar

Until 2017, the number of registered lobbyists had dropped for each of the past 10 years. From a record 14,827 lobbyists in 2007, to a 20-year low of 11,169 in 2016, there’s now some indication that this trend is starting to reverse.

But the rise in “education and advocacy” is accounting for some of the decline in what’s occasionally referred to as the world’s second oldest profession.

So what’s the difference between advocacy and lobbying, where are the grey areas, and why should you care? Find out in our next webinar, where we'll cover how these two key aspects of government relations differ — and where there's overlap. 


Kate Ackley

Lead Reporter for Lobbying and Campaign Finance, CQ

Jonathan McGee

Sr. Marketing Director, George Washington Graduate School of Political Management

Josh Habursky

Director of Advocacy, Independent Community Bankers of America

Mike Fulton

Director, Public Affairs & Advocacy, Asher Agency