Trevor Smith, Ph.D. Wins AAPC “40 Under 40” Award

By: WPA Intelligence

Washington, D.C.– WPA Intelligence is proud to announce that Trevor K. Smith, Ph.D. has been honored by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as one of the 40 best and brightest campaign professionals under 40 years old.

“AAPC takes the honor of recognizing the industry’s best and brightest young professionals very seriously, and feels that this year’s award winners, including Dr. Trevor Smith, made a measurable impact on the political consulting industry,” said AAPC President Rose Kapolczynski. “We are excited to celebrate and honor the achievements of these winners, and look forward to joining them in Washington, D.C.”

The AAPC will recognize the winners of the 40 Under 40 Awards at the 2020 Annual Pollie Awards & Conference on March 24, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The Conference brings the leading political professionals in the world together to network and hear from top technology innovators, pollsters, pundits and service providers. The 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony and Reception will be sponsored by Ampersand, and will be held at the Hamilton Live.

AAPC Vice President Becki Donatelli added: “This year’s nomination pool included many qualified and talented young political consultants, making the judging process all the more difficult. Our bipartisan team of judges were impressed by the commitment to excellence represented among this emerging generation of political professionals. We’re looking forward to celebrating this year’s 40 Under 40 class at the 2020 Pollies.”

Only 20 Republicans and 20 Democrats in the United States were named to AAPC’s exclusive “40 Under 40” winners list. Candidates were evaluated on their role as a strategic consultant in the industry, along with leadership and professional accomplishments in political consulting.

Click here to view the full list of the 2020 “40 Under 40” winners.

About AAPC
Founded in 1969, the AAPC is a multi-partisan organization of political and public affairs professionals dedicated to improving democracy. The AAPC has over 1,400 members hailing from all corners of the globe. It is the largest association of political and public affairs professionals in the world. For more information, see www.theaapc.org.
About the 2020 AAPC Pollie Awards & Conference
As the premier industry event, the 2020 AAPC Pollie Awards & Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. from March 24 – 27, 2020 and brings the leading political professionals in the world together to network and hear from top technology innovators, pollsters, pundits and service providers. The Conference features cutting-edge programming on key industry trends, designed to empower attendees to leverage the latest techniques in campaign strategy and management. The Conference is widely recognized as the must-attend event for political consultants, media buyers, public affairs specialists, suppliers, industry leaders and journalists. For details, visit www.theaapc.org.

About the 2020 AAPC Pollie Awards & Conference
As the premier industry event, the 2020 AAPC Pollie Awards & Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. from March 24 – 27, 2020 and brings the leading political professionals in the world together to network and hear from top technology innovators, pollsters, pundits and service providers. The Conference features cutting-edge programming on key industry trends, designed to empower attendees to leverage the latest techniques in campaign strategy and management. The Conference is widely recognized as the must-attend event for political consultants, media buyers, public affairs specialists, suppliers, industry leaders and journalists. For details, visit www.theaapc.org.