Bring together decision makers and opinion leaders

Show thought leadership

Celebrate your stakeholders

Provide your guests with compelling content

CQ Roll Call Sponsored Events

Elevate your brand with a CQ Roll Call custom event experience.

As the most trusted source in Washington for serious legislative news and analysis, CQ Roll Call provides unmatched convening power for organizations looking to make an impression, extend an existing campaign, or advance policy discussions in a substantive way.

Let us help you create your next extraordinary event.

What Makes Us Better:

Influential Audiences

Benefit from the convening power of the CQ Roll Call brand and get unparalleled access to lawmakers, high-level decision makers and opinion leaders.

Non-Partisan Editorial Authority

Our commitment to non-partisan reporting gives your event legitimacy, newsworthiness and true educational value.

A Solution for Every Budget

We’re experienced in creating events of all sizes and scales and offer a solution for every vision and budget. 

We Have the Right Experience for You.

Click to Explore:

Policy Breakfasts or Luncheons

CQ Roll Call will bring together members of Congress to discuss a topic or policy area in a keynote address. Then, our experts will moderate a balanced panel of stakeholders well-versed in the topic at hand.

Custom Event Series

Maintain your momentum by hosting multiple events in Washington throughout the year — and keep your issue top-of-mind.

Branded Cocktail Receptions

Are you hosting an annual meeting, a Capitol Hill fly-in day, or wrapping up a major campaign? Our branded cocktail receptions will help you show your appreciation to your supporters and stakeholders and send them home informed and happy.

Half-Day and Full-Day Forums

Sometimes you need to go in-depth. At a CQ Roll Call half or full-day forum, our policy experts will moderate a series of discussions on a topic or policy area, with breakfast and lunch provided for your guests.


Are your stakeholders located around the country? CQ Roll Call can help you conduct a webinar on an issue or policy area. It’s a cost-effective way to keep your members engaged irrespective of their geography.

Content, Panels and Program Production

Already planned your conference or event, but want to leverage CQ Roll Call’s policy expertise for a panel or discussion? We can work within your existing framework to create compelling, informative content for your guests.

Here’s What Sets Us Apart…
You can get flawless execution from any event partner.
We give you that – and more:

Convening Power

We have relationships with the elected officials, opinion leaders and other high-level attendees you want in the room. When you partner with CQ Roll Call, we handle the audience acquisition to ensure that your event is attended by the right people.

Who you can expect…

  • Members of Congress
  • Industry executives
  • Academics
  • Federal officials
  • Issue-area experts
Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) chats with CQ Roll Call’s David Hawkings, Senior Editor, prior to his keynote remarks.
Former HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson speaks during a CQ Roll Call policy briefing, The Cost of Obesity on America’s Aging Population.

Networking at CQ Roll Call’s Election Impact Conference – CQ Roll Call’s signature biennial analysis of the impact of the election on policy and industry.

Nathan Gonzales, Editor of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report and Roll Call contributor, and Perry Bacon, Senior Political Reporter at NBC News, discuss what happened in the latest election at the Election Impact Conference.

Non-Partisan Perspective

Take advantage of our proud commitment to non-partisanship to bring balance and legitimacy to your programming. Our panels will always bring together opposing opinions so that your guests are treated to a fair policy discussion with genuine educational value. Your credibility just skyrocketed.

Who you can expect…

  • Members of Congress on each side of an issue or policy area
  • Speakers from a wide variety of organizations on each side of an issue or policy area (including federal officials and staff, Cabinet members and staff, advocacy groups, academics, media, and current and former administration officials)
  • Nonpartisan remarks and panel moderation from CQ Roll Call editorial experts
  • Issue-area experts

Editorial Authority

We’ve been covering Congress for over 70 years and have unsurpassed in-house policy expertise. CQ Roll Call’s conversations are thoughtful, serious and intelligent, and will help your brand demonstrate thought leadership to your audience on the topic or issue of your choosing.

You can…

  • Host a policy breakfast or luncheon on a major topic you’re tracking
  • Hold an educational webinar for internal stakeholders, such as PAC donors or association members
  • Convene a half-day forum to dive into an issue more deeply
  • Create a custom event series to keep attention on your issue throughout the year

Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.) addresses the crowd during the Cost of Obesity breakfast briefing.

CQ Roll Call alumni help celebrate CQ Roll Call’s 70th/60th Anniversary during a reception at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Creativity and Imagination

We’re committed to helping you bring your vision to life. Our experienced events team will work with your organization to ensure the format, programming and tone of your event are completely tailored to your needs and goals.

You can…

  • Take an existing advocacy or communications campaign and make it a live experience
  • Work with our staff to create extensive opportunities for pre- and post-event marketing, advertising and multimedia experiences
  • Receive consultative advice on your event’s theme and/or concept
  • Take advantage of our policy expertise to provide your audience with educational content 

Get More Out of Your Event:

When you partner with CQ Roll Call, you get more than just a single event. We’ll build you an extended, multi-channel campaign that helps you engage your target audience and broaden your reach. 

Here are the services we provide during the weeks surrounding your event:

We'll convene the right audience

Ad placement in CQ Roll Call print and digital properties

Co-branding with CQ, Roll Call and the Economist

Email and social promotion

Professional photography with photo rights

Video livestreaming

Sponsored content video interview with your executive leadership

Social promotion

Live Twitter feeds

Branded signage

Follow-up ad placement in CQ Roll Call print and digital properties

Attendee lists with contact information

Earned media opportunities

Photo and video assets

We Have Great Venues for You:

We produce events at a wide variety of contemporary and historic venues throughout DC. When you partner with us, you benefit from our relationships with those venues – so you never have to worry about scouting the right location (we’ve already got it covered).

Click below to explore some of the places where you could host your next experience (subject to availability):


The 8th floor of the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center is the top level of private event space and boasts striking views of the Capitol building and surrounding areas from a spacious outdoor terrace and internal meeting space.


National Press Club

Nestled in the heart of downtown between The White House, Washington Monument and Capitol Hill with easy access to Metro, parking and hotels, the National Press Club provides a unique historic setting like no other.


Ronald Reagan International Trade Center

A world-class venue, the International Trade Center offers an esteemed Pennsylvania Avenue address and a contemporary building with dramatic interiors that lends an air of style and sophistication to any event.


Columbus Club

Formerly the fancy soda fountain, Columbus Club is nestled in the east wing of Union Station and offers a unique setting for entertaining. Beautiful clerestory windows and brass chandeliers accent the hand painted traceries of classical Pompeian artwork which decorate the walls and ceiling of Columbus Club.


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Full Logistics Management

Video Live-Streaming


Speaker Recruitment

Event Promotion

Branded Communications


Executive Remarks

Audience Acquisition and Development

People Are Talking:

“I think CQ and its partners have a brand that stands for excellence and non partisanship with a focus on really doing the hard work to get the best intelligence out there in a very timely manner.”

Mario Brossi

President, JKB Worldwide

Case Study: P&G Advances Its #LikeAGirl Campaign in Washington

In May 2015, CQ Roll Call teamed up with Procter & Gamble for an evening reception at the Capitol Visitor Center to honor the 25 most influential women in Congress (as indentified in CQ’s Powerful Women eBook).

Twenty-one of the 25 honorees were in attendance.

Procter & Gamble sponsored the event in the spirit of their Always #LikeAGirl Rewrite the Rules campaign, focused on empowering young women.

Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) offered remarks, along with Economist Editor Zanny Minton Beddoes, Roll Call Editor-in-Chief Christina Bellantoni, CQ Roll Call Senior Vice President and Publisher Beth Bronder, Economist Group CEO Chris Stibbs, CQ Roll Call Chief Content Officer David Ellis and Procter & Gamble Group President Carolyn Tastad. 

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) addresses the crowd at the Rewriting the Rules Reception, sponsored by Procter & Gamble, in the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, D.C. on May 19, 2015.
The Economist’s Zanny Minton Beddoes welcomes the honorees of the CQ Roll Call 25 powerful women in Congress, sponsored by Procter & Gamble.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) chat before delivering remarks at the Rewriting the Rules Reception, sponsored by Procter & Gamble.

Let’s Get Started:


Call now to get the answers you need about your custom sponsored events.

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Let’s get into the details. We can plan a remarkable event to fit your needs.