Advocacy Versus Lobbying

by Ann Dermody // Feb 16, 2018 Uncategorized

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? Or are there any real differences any more? Where are the grey areas, and why should you care? In this webinar our experts cover how these two key aspects of government relations differ – and where there’s overlap.