Northwind Strategies brings decades of experience working with regional, state, and national media outlets, and unparalleled relationships with reporters, editors, and producers across all mediums including print, TV, radio, and web. We advise clients on sharpening their message, identifying target audiences, and developing a detailed strategy and execution plan to achieve their communications goals.
Our background in advocacy and political battles has prepared us to be disciplined in our messaging, prepared for opposing arguments, and aggressive in getting our side’s point of view into the public arena. We are not afraid to think and act boldly for our clients to achieve their objectives and promote their brand.
Public Affairs & Government Relations
Our team has extensive experience working in senior positions in local and state government. We have also served as top advisors in some of the most successful statewide elections in New England over the past 12 years.
Many Northwind team members have previously worked at local, state and federal government agencies, bringing with them insider knowledge and unmatched relationships with decision makers from Beacon Hill to Washington, D.C. We develop and execute creative strategies focused on achieving legislative, regulatory, or policy goals. We pride ourselves in utilizing strategic communications tactics to influence key outcomes, a skill not common for government relations practices. Northwind has extensive knowledge of the legislative process and can design successful advocacy campaigns that will propel a bill from idea into law.
Whether it is building community support for a development project, developing a strategy for winning support of a corporate initiative, or executing a successful ballot campaign, Northwind Strategies has an unmatched track record of winning campaigns.
Whether it is building community support for a real estate development project, developing a strategy to foster local grassroots networks for an important business priority, or executing on an aggressive non-profit issue advocacy campaign, Northwind Strategies has an established track record meeting client’s goals through winning campaigns.
Our team has extensive experience working in senior positions in local and state government. We have also served as top advisors in some of the most successful statewide elections in New England over the past 12 years. From making public announcements, to fundraising, to grassroots organizing, we will be with you every step of the way in a campaign.
Fundraising can be one of the toughest components of a campaign. From organizing an effective call time, to planning your next fundraiser, to assisting the management of your campaign funds, our team is here to help you succeed. We bring statewide and national fundraising experience and an extensive donor network to your fundraising campaign.
We specialize in preparing surrogates and spokespeople for media appearances, ensuring they are polished, confident, and well-versed on relevant subject matter.
Training is designed and taught by our Partner, Larry Carpman, who has coached a range of U.S. Senators, CEOs, and heads of non-profit organizations. In working with us, clients are given the tools they need to deliver effective responses in difficult situations while at the same time drive their core messaging.
Grassroots Community Engagement
We specialize in identifying and building a community of support around an issue, candidate, initiative, product, or development. Our team includes seasoned grassroots organizers who will work to effectively build direct and personal relationships with both key stakeholders and the larger local or regional community – and will work hand in hand with our communications and public affairs team to meet a client’s goals.
From facilitating support at important hearings and meetings to generating additional supportive actions to policy leaders and decision makers, our team utilizes proven and innovative grassroots techniques that can help our clients reach a wide range of audiences