Government Relations - Industry

Government relations is a kind of public relations that focuses on communication between organizations and the government. It is a fundamental tool for any business that depends on government regulations. Government relations can also be used in a corporate setting to initiate lobbying efforts directed at legislators.

Government relations activities involve:

  • Developing strategies
  • Mapping all stakeholders who influence government decisions that affect the business
  • Researching policy and position papers
  • Preparing businesses for governmental appearances
  • Monitoring issues