Practice Areas & Services

Government and Public Affairs

We help governments and companies understand how their objectives fit within the broader global context and help them set achievable goals. Politically, we have established relationships with elected officials at the local, state, and federal level.

Services

Advocacy

Advocacy

We help clients understand and influence policies debated in the Executive and Legislative branches at the Federal, State and Municipal level.

Political Intelligence

Political Intelligence

We analyze complex policy and political issues, identify key areas of interest, map stakeholders and provide insights and forecasting as to how political developments affect business decisions.

Legislative Monitoring

Legislative Monitoring

Knowing when and how movement occurs in the legislative process is instrumental. We track legislation in Federal and State Congresses and provide timely information in a changing political landscape.

Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications

We build and protect corporate and brand reputation that includes corporate responsibility, issues management and
crisis support.

Public Relations

Public Relations

We help clients understand and influence policies debated in the Executive and Legislative branches at the Federal, State and Municipal level.

Case Studies

Client: A Political Party in Mexico

Challenge: Raise its presence in the United States.

What we did: Designed and developed a forward-looking outreach agenda across key capitals in the U.S.

Results:

  • Built alliances to champion the importance of Mexico with stakeholders in the private, public and NGO sectors.
  • Organized a conference with scholars, students and researchers from different academic backgrounds where representatives from the party explained their vision of the U.S.-Mexico relationship.
  • Strengthened the party’s relationship with Mexican immigrant organizations and communities abroad.

Client: U.S.-Mexico Business Coalition

Challenge: A coalition of U.S.-Mexico companies needed to strengthen their influence before the Executive and Legislative.

What we did: Global Nexus implemented a government and public affairs strategy identifying key stakeholders and building coalitions in order to strengthen cooperation with U.S.- Mexican authorities.

Results: 

  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (CCE) created the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue, a bilateral private sector mechanism that seeks to engage on key policy issues that impact the bilateral relationship.
  • The Dialogue is in its 8th edition, and has gathered around 80 companies from both countries to discuss North American competitiveness, optimization of cross border trade, transformation and strategic trade initiatives.
  • Global Nexus has directly addressed specific issues regarding the operations of different US companies with the Mexican government.

Client: U.S. Logistics Company

Challenge: Deepen their understanding of Mexico’s government, policies and key players to facilitate decision making.

What we did: Global Nexus designed and executed a public affairs strategy to influence public policy that impact the supply chain, and in particular, the courier industry.

Results:

  • Unlocked operational challenges affecting the company by rapprochement with the Mexican government.
  • Raised the company’s profile and awareness in the Mexican public arena.
  • Reached agreements with high level government officials on critical issues for the company.

Client: Global Corporation Focused on Technology Solutions.

Challenge: Achieving a greater role in mobility projects at the local level across Mexico.

What we did: Identified key players at the local arena and developed a business-government affairs strategy to promote the company’s services among state governments.

Results: 

  •  Enhanced the corporation’s knowledge on the politics of key local and state governments.
  • Increased the corporation’s participation in smart transport project bids at the local level.
  • Raised awareness on the benefits associated with technological solutions among local authorities in different states and cities.

Diplomacy for Subnational Governments

We build opportunities for Governors and Mayors with international stakeholders. Our focus is to help them buildinternational partnerships to strengthen their local economies and remain relevant in the international scene.

Services

Government Relations

Government Relations

Build formal relationships with other subnational governments, business interests and multilateral bodies.

Diplomatic Missions

Diplomatic Missions

High-level business and political missions to key capitals.

Promotion Strategies

Promotion Strategies

Leverage international stakeholders to attract investment and help increase tourism flow.

Case Studies

Client: A State Government in Mexico

Challenge: Diversify tourism flows.

What we did: Global Nexus built a forward-looking international affairs strategy that included high level visits across 10 capitals in Latin America, Europe, Asia and the United States where we visited government officials, tour-operators, media outlets and other relevant tourism stakeholders.

Results:

  • The state received a historic record 16 million tourist arrivals in 2016.
  • 24% increase of European travelers, 70% increase of Latin American tourists and doubled the arrival of Asian visitors, while leading the arrivals of U.S. travelers.
  • The state’s economy is growing on a 7.1% rate in the first quarter of 2017.

Client: Governors Association

Challenge: Develop an international affairs agenda and raise their presence in the North American region.

What we did: Increased dialogue with other regional governor’s associations and political actors from Canada and the U.S.

Results: 

  • Facilitated dialogue and communication between the parties to arrange the First North American Summit for Governors and Premiers, with the attendance of 13 state and province leaders from the three countries.
  • Strengthened the ties with the National Governors Association and the Canadian Council of the Federation and matched agendas on common interests between Governors and Premiers.
  • Increased Governors and Premiers presence around the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Travel and Tourism

The Western Hemisphere remains a top tourism player. Our unique Government Relations practice helps tourism stakeholders including – hotels, car rentals, airlines, tourism boards, tour operators, cruise lines – understand and navigate the complexities of government regulations, legislation, geo-political challenges, PR and tourism promotion challenges.

Services

In-Depth Knowledge

In-Depth Knowledge

In-depth knowledge of the political and  regulatory environment.

 Stakeholder Mapping

Stakeholder Mapping

Public and private sector stakeholder mapping for decision-making.

Network of Contacts

Network of Contacts

A broad network of contacts at the Federal, State and Local level.

Data Exchange

Data Exchange

Improve the exchange of data between countries, including statistics, tourism flows, market intelligence, stakeholders, and the economic benefits of these efforts.

Multilateral Engagement

Multilateral Engagement

Multilateral engagement with key mechanisms such as the World Travel & Tourism Council, World Tourism Organization, United States Tour Operators Association, American Society of Travel Agents to name a few.

Case Studies

Client: Global Corporation Focused on Tourism and Travel Solutions 

Challenge: Position and increase the Company’s presence within Mexico’s federal and local governments.

What we did: Global Nexus organized high-level meetings with key government officials across the country according to the company’s interests and priorities, we positioned certain brands in the local scenario with diverse authorities. We provided constant support for the company to navigate through the current situation in the country, as well as guiding the process of adjustment and understanding of Mexico’s legal framework.

Results:

  • The Company has in-depth relationship with key stakeholders from both federal and local governments.
  • The Company has a better understanding of Mexico’s legal framework and legislative procedures.
  • The Company has adjusted its operations in several regions according to each state legal framework.

Client: Local Government in Mexico

Challenge: Attract investment from abroad.

What we did: Global Nexus, through its wide network of contacts, generated a comprehensive PR strategy that consisted in linking key business leaders across North-America to help create a strong relationship between them and local government officials in order for them to understand the attractiveness and certainty of investing in the region.

Results: 

  •  The locality received a historic record of 9.2 million tourist arrivals in 2019.

  • 898,100 hotel rooms booked.

  • 5 million tourist arrivals by air and sea.

WASHINGTON, DC

Ruben Olmos
Principal

Phone: +1-202-378-6747

rolmos@globalnexusdc.com

 

 

 

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Miren Berganza
Senior Director

Phone: +521 (55) 1948 8343

mberganza@glbalnexusdc.com