Membership

Membership is the best way to get involved in the Council. Our members range from students to industry leaders to families to world travelers. We invite you to join us as a member and let us bring the international to you.

Your member benefits:

  • Events that explore today’s most topical global issues
  • An active network of people who share your interest in global affairs
  • Exclusive invitations to member-only events, roundtables and receptions
  • Reduced member prices for Council programs and events
  • Access to exciting business, educational, and independent travel opportunities

And extra perks

  • Discounts on publications such as Foreign Affairs, The New Yorker, The Economist, Foreign Policy, and more
  • Invitations to the Annual World Affairs Councils of America National Conference

BECOME A MEMBER

Choose your Level

Members reap the rewards! Our membership levels were created to provide members with an experience tailored to their needs. Explore the categories below and choose your all-access pass to the World Affairs Council today.

Individual, $60

Perfect for an individual looking to join a diverse network of global citizens, you will receive member pricing at Council events, invitations to members-only & networking events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities.

Household, $75

Our household membership is a great match for those with a family member who also wants to go beyond the headlines. Household members get member pricing at Council events for 2 individuals, invitations to members-only & networking events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities.

Young Professional, $50

This special membership was created to connect young professionals through a series of fun and exclusive events. Young Professional (YP) events have a focus on networking, professional development and international careers. Our YP members receive member pricing at all Council events, in addition to YP events, invitations to members-only & networking events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities.

Young Professionals should be between 21 and 40 to enjoy the benefits of a World Affairs Council membership at this discounted price.

Student/Educator/Military, $35

We are honored to offer a membership dedicated to students, educators and active military personnel at a discounted price. Members at this level receive member pricing at Council events, invitations to members-only & networking events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities.

Non-Profit Organization, $100

We value our relationships with other Connecticut non-profit organizations and are pleased to offer this membership level to benefit those in the not-for-profit sector. This organizational membership offers member pricing for non-profit staffers, invitations to members-only & networking events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities.

Patron, $200

For the individual looking to support the Council and take a stand on behalf of global education, this membership offers member pricing at Council events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities, in addition to the following benefits:

  • Member pricing at Council events for 1 guest per event
  • 2 free passes to any event throughout the year, excluding fundraisers
  • Reserved seating at Council events
  • Access to exclusive networking with Patrons, the Corporate Global Circle and special guests

Corporate Global Circle, $750

This organizational membership provides company representatives with high-level networking opportunities, as well as premier benefits, including:

  • Member pricing at Council events for 2 representatives
  • Member pricing at Council events for 2 guests per event
  • 3 free passes to any event throughout the year, excluding fundraisers
  • Reserved seating at Council events
  • Access to exclusive networking with Patrons, the Corporate Global Circle and special guests

BECOME A MEMBER