Why WGR

WGR membership elevates your profile as a government relations professional through unique networking opportunities with dynamic industry leaders, professional development seminars and unparalleled guidance by experienced mentors. Through our robust programming, WGR provides access to elected and appointed officials and senior staff from the legislative and executive branches of government, and government relations leaders from a wide range of industries. This access provides your occasions for enhancing your potential, develop your policy skills and often leads to business development and professional growth opportunities.

Member Benefits
Expand Your Network
Programming events help expand your network by building relationships with government relations leaders from a number of fields, develop business opportunities and advance your career goals

Develop Professional Skills
Leadership, advocacy and public speaking skills are enhanced by roundtable discussions, policy briefings and professional mentorships

Access to a Unique Community
WGR members receive direct access to a supportive community of professionals, industry leaders, senior staff from the legislative and executive branches of government, and members of Congress

A Wealth of Online Resources
The Membership Directory and online career resources provide members with access to professional peers, job prospects and career coaches

Extra Advantages
WGR members receive extra perks that are not available to non-members including discounted event fees, free members only webinars and events, discounts on job postings and career coaching sessions.

Join WGR

 Looking for a way to talk to your employer about the benefits of becoming a WGR member? We have developed a “Dear Employer” letter to assist you with the process. Feel free to use the template as is or tailor it to your specific organization and job.

WGR Dear Employer Letter (Private Sector)
WGR Dear Employer Letter (Nonprofit)