Campaigns & Elections

“C&E is and will continue to be a ‘how-to’ journal, bringing you the best in strategies and tactics—what works and what doesn’t, where, why and under what circumstances.”

Stanley Foster Reed, 1980

Founded by Stanley Reed in the spring of 1980, Campaigns & Elections was established on the understanding that management makes all the difference, whether in business or a political campaign. Focusing on the tools, tactics, and techniques of the political consulting profession C&E is the campaign industry’s go-to resource. From its earliest days as a quarterly print journal, to its modern iteration as digital publisher and events producer, C&E has established itself as an indispensable resource.

C&E’s award-winning conferences bring together unmatched audiences of political campaign, advocacy, communications and marketing professionals, vendors and political candidates. C&E’s current event portfolio includes:

The Reed Awards & Conference: Named after Campaigns & Elections founder Stanley Foster Reed, the Reed Awards are the most exacting awards in the political campaign industry. The Reeds embody excellence in political campaigning, campaign management, political consulting and political design. And the Reeds Conference is designed with one goal in mind: exceptional content, networking and opportunities that support the business and professional development goals of political campaign professionals.

CampaignTech East: The largest political campaign technology conference in the world, at CampaignTech East, attendees get unparalelled perspectives on the latest and most effective digital strategies, tactics, tools, and ground-breaking technologies. When it comes to digital campaigning, CampaignTech East has become a must attend event for the campaign industry.

CampaignExpo: First produces in 1982 CampaignExpo is the longest running of all the Campaigns & Elections events. CampaignExpo is the ultimate political campaign conference, covering the full length and breadth of specialisms in the campaign industry From candidates, to campaign managers and from campaign consultants to campaign vendors, CampaignExpo is the annual event that equips attendees with the skills and knowledge to win.

CampaignTech Regional: Building on the biggest political campaign technology conference in the world, CampaignTech East, CampaignTech Regional brings together the key decision-makers, innovators, strategists and vendors who will shape digital campaigning in cycle ahead.

AdvocacyTech: AdvocacyTech is where advocacy professionals get the inside track on the latest and most innovative technologies designed to engage grassroots supporters, and move their organization’s agenda forward.

The Campaigns & Marketing Summit: CAM Summit is the only conference that brings together political campaign, brand marketing, PR and advocacy professionals to explore best practice in their respective fields, assess shared lessons and generate fresh insights. This unique fusion of industries empowers attendees to push the boundaries of what’s possible in their own fields. One thing you’re guaranteed to take away from CAM Summit: actionable strategies and tactics that set you apart from peers.

Click here to view our current calendar of events.

Through Campaigns & Elections Mexico C&E serves the Latin American political campaign industry. C&E Mexico publishes in print and digital, and produces a range of agenda-setting events for the campaign industry:

CampaignTech Mexico: Building on CampaignTech Regional and CampaignTech East, CampaignTech Mexico is an opportunity for campaign professionals to experience the newest technologies in their field. Learning the newest tactics, tools, and digital technologies are the focus of the event.

The Reed Latino Awards: The best of the best in Latin campaign management, political campaigning, political consulting, and design gather together for this awards show. The Reed Awards is a chance for companies to showcase their best work from the previous campaign cycle, while networking with political professionals.

Los Spin Doctors: This event is centered specifically around the campaign industry and equipping professionals with the skills to win. Managers, candidates, and anyone involved in campaigns will benefit from attending this event.

Visit the C&E Mexico website here.

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“Campaigns & Elections is a must read for everyone in the campaign industry and their conferences and events are a must attend. We work with C&E because they really move the needle. Partnering with C&E is hugely valuable.”

Taryn Rosenkranz, New Blue Interactive