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IAPC 55th WORLD CONFERENCE
14-16 November, 2022 | London
The Royal Horseguards Hotel, Embankment

Leading political consultants, pollsters, analysts and public affairs experts coming from different countries will compare and contrast issues that influence politics and democracy in their region. The theme of the conference is “Campaigns Across Borders” the first day looks at the theme within the country then the second day expands this to look at the theme on the European continent and the third day will be the theme across the world.

2022 Conference Highlights

THE VENUE

The Royal Horseguards Hotel

 

An impressive historic building in London, The Royal Horseguards Hotel is situated on the River Thames at the Embankment. This hotel is ideally place in heart of central London within walking distance of Covent Garden and minutes from Embankment. 

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WELCOME RECEPTION

Churchill War Rooms

 

Our welcome reception will be held in the historic Churchill War Rooms, the secret underground headquarters where Prime Minister Winston Churchill lived and worked during WWII.

DRINKS & CANAPES RECEPTION

Royal Opera House

 

Our second night’s evening event will be a cocktail and canape reception at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden at the Terrace Bar which looks out onto the square.

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY  1

Focus: United Kingdom

 

  • Keynote Speaker, Arlene Foster | Irish Borders

  • Messages & Themes that Work

  • Non-profit, Trade Union & Corporate Campaigns

  • Diversity in Politics

  • Government Communication with Stakeholders

  • The Business of the Business

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Keynote Speaker | Arlene Foster

Dame Arlene Isabel Foster DBE PC is a Northern Irish broadcaster and former politician who served as First Minister of Northern Ireland from 2016 to 2017 and from 2020 to 2021 and as Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party from 2015 to 2021. She was the first woman to hold either position.

DAY  2

Focus: The Continent

 

  • Keynote Speaker, Dr. Attila Demkó | European Borders

  • 2022 European Elections

  • Ukraine Update

  • Focus on Brussels

DAY  3

Focus: The World

 

  • Keynote Speaker, Guy Benson | American Elections 

  • U.S. Midterm Recap

  • 2022 African Elections

  • The Role of the Media in Shaping Political Discourse

  • Online Platforms - Privacy & Politics

  • The Role of Tactical Voting in Multi-Party Democracies

  • Going After the Rogues -- A Pathway to a Safer Democracy

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Keynote Speaker | Dr. Attila Demkó

Attila Demkó is a Hungarian security policy expert, writer. and former diplomat. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 he became one of the frequently quoted experts of the topic in the international and the local media. 

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Keynote Speaker | Sir John Kevin Curtice FRSA FRSE FBA

Sir Curtice is a British political scientist who is currently Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde and Senior Research Fellow at the National Centre for Social Research. He is particularly interested in electoral behaviour and researching political and social attitudes.

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Keynote Speaker | Guy Benson

Guy Pelham Benson is an American columnist, commentator, and political pundit. He is a contributor to Fox News, political editor of Townhall.com, and a conservative talk radio host. Benson served as a Fellow at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service during the spring 2021 academic semester.

2022 Conference Rates
Unless otherwise noted, registration includes access to the daily conference sessions, all evening reception events, and the Gala Dinner. After registering, you will receive an email with a hotel booking information.

IAPC Member

$1099 USD

Accompanying Guest

Evening events access only

$599 USD

Non-Member

$1349 USD

Student/Faculty

Conference access only

$350 USD

1 Day Attendence

Choose 14th or 15th Nov., Includes access to that evening's event

$500 USD

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!

IAPC Members, who will be gathering in London for the first post-pandemic live conference on November 14th-16th 2022, are some of the worlds’ most influential and respected political, public affairs and communications specialists. Most have played crucial roles in elections throughout the world and are responsible for spending billions of pounds each year on products and services that engage citizens in our democratic process.

 

As an IAPC sponsor, your company will gain powerful presence at the conference as well as a unique opportunity to interact with many of the world’s leading political operatives.

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New to the IAPC World Conference?

Check out our 2020 and 2021 virtual conference agendas, and pics from our last in-person conference in 2019, on the Danube River!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 CONFERENCE SPONSORS!