Lobbyists are often publicly discredited as being manipulative or dishonest – a negative connotation conjured up by some of the lobbyists themselves which may be the reason for doors being shut before you even have the chance to knock.
Brussels: Lobbyists welcome!
Not so in the Brussels village however. It seems lobbyist make up the second largest group of residents here (after politicians obviously). Depending on the definition, there are between six and fifteen thousand lobbyists and more than 2.500 lobbying organisations stationed in