What PR Practitioners Need to Know about Government Relations
Drawing from his experience in public affairs and public relations consulting and his time in government, Gabe Garfinkel will present how the relationship between public relations and public affairs can help you reach your communications goals.The session will include a Q&A session. Coffee and tea will be provided (but please bring your own lunch).
About Gabe Garfkinel:
Drawing from experience at senior levels in the provincial and federal governments, Gabe provides specialized government relations and strategic communications services to clients in health, energy, tech and transportation sectors. Gabe is the Principal of Garfinkel & Partners Strategies and also acts as an advisor and Senior Associate to Fleishman Hillard Vancouver.
Before entering the private sector, Gabe served as director of community and stakeholder relations and senior advisor to BC Premier Christy Clark. Before taking on this role, Gabe served as executive assistant to Premier Clark, and previously as executive assistant to the Ministers of Public Safety and Advanced Education. Gabe played a senior role in the BC Liberals’ successful 2013 re-election campaign.
Gabe has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia with a major in political science. He is active in provincial and federal politics and currently volunteers on multiple community boards and committees.
Location and Details
Date: Wednesday, February 24
Timing: 12:00 - 1:30 PM (PST)
Location: SFU Vancouver @ Harbour Centre, Room #2270
515 West Hastings Street
Coffee and tea will be provided (but please bring your own lunch)
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