Public Affairs For The Modern Age
Madaffer Enterprises works with companies, organizations and government entities to plan and execute public affairs efforts that support strategic goals. Our firm offers first-rate strategic planning services and an ability to impeccably execute those plans alongside access to an unrivaled network of relationships. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you achieve your goals.
What we do
Led by former San Diego City Councilmember Jim Madaffer, Madaffer Enterprises is a full-service public affairs firm that offers strategic planning and consulting services for clients in California and beyond. The firm stands out for its ability to implement comprehensive, creative outreach strategies while facilitating partnerships with key decisionmakers to produce winning outcomes for clients. When outcomes matter, Madaffer Enterprises delivers.
Our Focus Areas
We’re proud of our history of working with a broad base of clients to engage public affairs efforts on a variety of issues. Over time, our work has led us to specialize in four focus areas that can be summarized with one word: INNOVATION.
Our people love innovative products, services and ideas. We’re passionate about advancing disruptive technologies that improve quality of life, and we spend a lot of time talking to decisionmakers about how they can make “the next big thing” work for them. New innovations often create challenges for regulators, residents and existing services. Madaffer Enterprises prides itself on ensuring its clients are part of the solution.
The pace of technological innovation far outstrips the government’s ability to effectively adapt and accommodate the disruptive nature of new businesses, apps and paradigms.Entrepreneurs need help to ensure consumers and governments are prepared to adapt to new advances in connectivity. We’re experienced communicators when it comes to the Internet of Things, autonomous and unmanned vehicles, the sharing economy, app-based services and environmental sustainability.
The exploding interest from local governments in becoming “Smart Cities” has driven an intense interest in how municipalities can use the latest technologies and innovations to provide a better quality of life to residents. Officials are inundated with options, but are often left alone to figure out how to devise a plan that works for their specific jurisdiction. Madaffer Enterprises works with local leaders directly to deliver a customized, comprehensive action plan that provides a roadmap for municipalities.
Governments across the nation are struggling to ensure regulations keep pace with the latest technological innovations and paradigm shifts in energy generation. Alternative fuelsfuels, sustainable energy sources, distributed generation and advancements in natural gas have fundamentally shifted where the country gets its energy from, what form it takes and how it is used.
A quality education is the foundation of a strong society. Yet, changing the status quo often comes with a host of problems from those unfamiliar with new ways of teaching, learning and doing. The demands of the modern workforce are vastly different than even two decades ago, and schools that offer training in practical job skills are at a premium.
Madaffer Enterprises provides clients with solutions to complex communications problems. Our comprehensive capabilities ensure that each project benefits from deep, strategic planning matched by impeccable execution. Clients rely on our insight and experience to achieve their desired outcomes – and we always play to win.
Political Consulting & Issue Advocacy
We are a diverse team of results-driven public affairs experts dedicated to exceptional client service and the highest standards of professionalism. We’re passionate about the issues that matter to our clients and relentless in our pursuit of successful outcomes.
We speak at numerous events, conferences and panels sharing everything from the future of transportation, automation and technology to telecom, smart cities and more. Here are some news stories and blog posts that may be of interest.
Today, Jim was interviewed on KPBS for a piece called “California Committee Explores Road Usage Charge in Place of Gas Tax.” Why are the tax revenues that fund road repairs…read more
The gasoline tax is archaic and no longer works. Replacing the gas tax with something more equitable — perhaps a tax based on vehicle weight and miles driven — needs…read more
Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Read the daily news and you will recognize these three words. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) kills an estimated 7 million worldwide and 460,000 people in the United…read more
This sign should be plastered all over Washington, D.C., as lawmakers return from summer break. Congress has had the past five weeks to visit their homes and travel on America’s…read more
Years ago when the city of San Diego attempted to implement a water purification program, fear mongers were loud. The unfavorable “toilet to tap” term was coined and the City…read more
“Serious drought. Help save water.” We see lit-up signs with these five words everywhere in California. More importantly, we feel the effects of this “serious” drought and mandatory water restrictions…read more
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