Public Affairs

Strategic Planning and Issues Management
The difference between risk and opportunity lies in timely issues identification, communication and outreach to critical audiences. Forum Strategies and Communications provides a pro-active approach to managing issues, serving as a trusted thought partner with our clients in developing and executing strategies to address their public policy and reputational issues.

  • Issue Research and Monitoring
  • Research and Policy Development
  • Coalition Building
  • Media Outreach
  • Grass Roots and “Grass Tops” Programs
  • Stakeholder Engagement

Corporate and Government Affairs
Resolving issues means, first and foremost, motivating people to act. Getting people to act starts with building trust and communicating effectively – communicating the right messages to the right audiences, in the right ways and at the right times.

Forum Strategies & Communications supports in-house government affairs organizations and strategy, and develops and manages efficient and flexible outsourced operations that integrate a tailored array of corporate affairs services, including:

  • Grass Roots and “Grass Tops” Mobilization
  • Coalition Building
  • Lobbying
  • Issue Monitoring
  • Materials Development
  • Crisis/Litigation Management
  • PAC Communications

Community Affairs
Society expects corporations to be good citizens in the communities where they do business. Forum Strategies & Communications works with its clients to develop and execute effective community affairs programs and to build strategic partnerships in their local communities, including developing ongoing communications platforms and programs. Where needed, we provide organizational training and tools to help ensure effective programs and processes are implemented at site locations.

  • Message Development
  • Community Events
  • Community Outreach