Public Affairs

Shape opinion, advance policy, educate and engage key decision makers

We move global agendas, change attitudes, improve public reputation. We enhance the policy reach and influence of organizations, advancing their ideas through deep expertise, and an ability to get those ideas in front of the right people.

We make an impact by creating and executing successful public affairs campaigns for major corporations, governments, trade associations, coalitions and nonprofit organizations worldwide.

As a global public affairs practice we are engaged in the leading national and international issues, including:

As the world becomes more interconnected, public affairs issues can quickly grow from a local challenge to a global crisis. Weber Shandwick is uniquely positioned to help.

  • Biotechnology
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Energy and environment
  • Financial services
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Tax Policy
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade
  • Transportation
  • Information technology
  • Political reform

Our practice maintains a presence in major capitals and centers of influence in North America, Europe and Asia. We have a proven record of creating winning public affairs campaigns to influence public opinion, energize supporters and inspire them to action. We provide effective engagement and on-point messaging to help drive the public policy, corporate image and change issues so vital to protecting and enhancing the reputation of our clients.

Our team of over 400 professionals comes from all levels of government, political campaigns, journalism, law and the private sector, bringing to our work a unique perspective on how to successfully build and manage integrated public affairs campaigns. Some of our most successful campaigns have also included the expertise of our colleagues at KRC Research, a leading full-service market and opinion research firm, and Sawyer Miller Advertising, our in-house award-winning advertising agency, which specializes in public affairs, corporate reputation and issue advocacy advertising.