• Services

W2A is an issue management firm that effectively combines expertise in government, communications, public affairs and politics to manage all components of an issue. We have helped to manage and influence many of the most complex public issues that have impacted the country and the Northwest region over the past 25 years. We offer a range of services to help our clients achieve their goals.

 

Federal Government Affairs

The W2A team assists private and public entities to navigate the federal policy, regulatory and political landscape in Washington, DC. We identify opportunities, execute strategic plans, leverage coalitions and provide a competitive advantage by staying ahead of the federal process and of the news cycle.

  • Influencing Federal Decisions – We know how to get legislation through the legislative process, influence program implementation by federal agencies, affect regulatory outcomes and secure federal permits and agreements.
  • Winning Federal Funding – We have secured billions of dollars in federal funding through budgetary and competitive processes.
  • Lobbying – We are experts at developing effective communications strategies and tools for a federal audience. We track and analyze legislation and federal actions and activities to ensure timely and effective engagement.
Strategic and Crisis Communications

We develop, manage and advise on communications strategies of every kind, including large, complicated political and communications campaigns. We also work with a wide variety of entities to prepare for and deal with crisis communications.

  • Issue specific communications strategies and campaigns related to taxes, transportation, trade, health care, labor relations, energy and more.
  • Business strategies and corporate public affairs.
  • Internal communications and organization.
  • State and local election campaigns.
  • Crisis communication preparation and management.
  • Media and public speaking training and coaching.
Northwest Regional Public Affairs

W2A understands the waterfront of Northwest external affairs issues – local, regional and national – and has a strong sense of the context of those issues. We are connected to the people, issues, businesses, institutions and entities that call the Northwest home.

  • Northwest Connectors – With deep roots and experience in the Northwest, we help entities make connections and improve reach, effectiveness and influence in the Northwest.
  • Communications, Politics and the Media – We know and understand the region’s news-makers and political and social dynamics, and we have years of experience working with the local media.
  • Experience and Authenticity – We are Northwest insiders. We grew up in the region and developed our careers and business working in Northwest politics and policy. Team members are active community leaders, participating on local boards, institutions, commissions and non-profits.
Strategic Executive Counsel

We have advised leaders in business, government, institutions and non-profits. We coach leaders to communicate more effectively, develop and execute business and political strategies and work with and develop teams. We are successful thought-partners and problem solvers,because we listen and have a vested interest in our clients’ success over earning credit for ourselves. Most importantly, we are honest and not afraid to be so.

  • Relationship Building.
  • Brand/Reputation Management.
  • Leadership Development.
  • Community Development.

 

Integrity. Depth. Commitment.

  • 929 108th Avenue NE, Suite 1020
    PO Box 1462
    Bellevue, WA 98009

  • 202.234.0950

  • 820 First St NE
    Suite 710
    Washington, DC 20002

  • 202.234.0950

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