Partners

 
World Affairs at a Local LevelThe World Affairs Council of Jacksonville is pleased to partner with the following businesses and organizations. Collectively, we are striving to facilitate the "internationalization" of Jacksonville by increasing understanding of world affairs throughout Northeast Florida.Our Partners:The Florida Times-UnionAs Northeast Florida's prime newspaper, the Florida Times-Union has been providing the Jacksonville community with the latest local, national, and global updates and current events. Our partnership has provided the wider Northeast Florida communtiy with information and access to the Council and promotion of our Global Issues Evenings speaker series at the University of North Florida.The Gate Governors ClubThe Gate Governors Club is a unique club membership experience, in which members belong to two or more of the Gate-owned clubs: Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Epping Forest Yacht Club, The Lodge & Club and The River Club. These four Jacksonville clubs are conveniently located to give members access to the diverse offerings of Northeast Florida such as a world-class marina, Atlantic Ocean beaches, championship golf, tennis, fitness, a luxury spa and an array of exquisite casual and formal dining opportunities. The World Affairs Council partners with the Gate Governors Club to present the Global Business Luncheons at the River Club.
GlobalJax
GlobalJax, as the local partner for the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership program, brings hundreds of emerging international leaders to Jacksonville every year. From virtually every corner of the world, these visitors come to make lasting global connections with our business community (from Public Health to Local Economic Development), and to gain firsthand knowledge of the United States. GlobalJax partners with the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville's Young Professionals (YPs) to present Global Exchanges. 
The Haskell Company
For more than forty years the Haskell Company has provided corporate and institutional clients and developers and public agencies with a single source design-build process and is widely considered to be a leader in the fast growing design-building industry. Haskell has been an avid supporter of the Council through the years, printing the Council’s monthly newsletter and hosting Council gatherings, as well as providing a venue for the Council’s quarterly Young Professionals Global Exchanges.Jacksonville Business JournalAs part of the Business Journals division of American City Business Journals, the Jacksonville Business Journal provides Jacksonville with comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. As a partner with the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville for over 5 years, the Business Journal promotes our Global Business Luncheon speaker events at the River Club in downtown Jacksonville.
Jax Chamber
The Jacksonville Chamber  is a business advocacy organization that leads regional economic development by supporting the growth of area businesses, helping to attract and establish new businesses and fostering a healthy and inclusive business environment. It improves quality of life through responsible, sustained leadership on community and regional issues of relevance to our members. The World Affairs Council became a Chamber member in November—2007.
Jacksonville Main Library
Opened November 12, 2005 as the final library project in the Better Jacksonville Plan, the Main Library is over 300,000 sq. ft in size and is the largest public library in the state. The World Affairs Council and the Main Library have partnered to offer Great Decisions to adults as well as co-hosting events for citizens of Northeast Florida.
University of North Florida
The World Affairs Council’s Global Issues Evenings - an evening series delivered by prominent speakers on a range of international issues, followed by an extended Q&A period are co-hosted by and held at the University of North Florida and are included as a part of their Distinguished Voices series. These programs, which run from September through April, promote a deeper understanding of world affairs and deliver the stories behind the headlines.
WJCT
WJCT is the community-supported public broadcasting station for the First Coast. WJCT has provided support for the World Affairs Council over the years, including interviewing Council guest speakers for WJCT radio broadcasts, re-broadcasting speaker presentations via WJCT television and co-hosting special gatherings and forums with Council members and sponsors.
Call the Council office at (904) 280-8162 to discuss partnership opportunities.