With close to 1,000 members, the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville is a vital hub for civic and corporate leadership in Northeast Florida. Membership dues help provide the funding to support our programs and services, opening up a world of information. As a World Affairs Council member, you join a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about expanding international awareness. Members participate in a speaker series with world class speakers who provide the stories behind the headlines as well as special receptions and gatherings. Additionally, Council members are able to travel the world with a program offering unique behind-the-scenes travel opportunities to over 30 international locations – and can take advantage of discounts on publications covering international news, issues and policy.
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List of Premier Members

Student/ Educator/ Military

$40

  • One guaranteed ticket to all Global Issues Evenings
    • Note: Non-premier members may purchase access to Global Issues Evenings Simulcast Suite at the UNF University Center for $50/person per season
  • One discounted ticket per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter

Magellan Society (ages 21-40)

$75 Individual

$100 Couple

  • Exclusive invites to Magellan Society programs
  • Opportunity to participate in the Mentor Program and monthly Luncheon Ladders with Council leadership
  • One guaranteed ticket to all Global Issues Evenings (two for Couple level)
    • Note: Non-premier members may purchase access to Global Issues Evenings Simulcast Suite at the UNF University Center for $50/person per season
  • YP-Individual level: one discounted ticket per each Global Business Luncheon
  • YP-Couple level: two discounted tickets per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter

General Membership

$125 Individual

$200 Couple

  • One guaranteed ticket to all Global Issues Evenings (two for Couple level)
    • Note: Non-premier members may purchase access to Global Issues Evenings Simulcast Suite at the UNF University Center for $50/person per season
  • Individual level: one discounted ticket per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Couple level: two discounted tickets per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter

Premier Membership: Patron

$600

  • Two guaranteed tickets to all Global Issues Evenings
  • Cocktail reception with guest speaker prior to each Global Issues Evening
  • Preferred seating at all Global Issues Evenings
  • Complimentary access to Global Issues Evenings Simulcast Suite
  • Limit two discounted tickets per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Acknowledgment on Council website

Premier Membership: Benefactor

$900

  • Two guaranteed tickets to all Global Issues Evenings
  • Cocktail reception with guest speaker prior to each Global Issues Evening
  • Preferred seating at all Global Issues Evenings
  • Complimentary access to Simulcast Suite at Global Issues Evenings
  • Small private receptions with select speakers
  • Limit two discounted per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Acknowledgment on Council website

Premier Membership: Ambassador’s Circle

$1,500

  • Two guaranteed tickets to all Global Issues Evenings
  • Cocktail reception with guest speaker prior to each Global Issues Evening
  • Preferred seating at all Global Issues Evenings
  • Complimentary access to Simulcast Suite at Global Issues Evenings
  • Small private receptions with select speakers
  • One complimentary ticket and one discounted ticket to each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Acknowledgment on Council website
  • Acknowledgement at each Global Issues Evening

Publication Perks

  • Foreign Affairs: $28/yr print and digital
  • Foreign Policy: 50% off
  • The New Yorker: 30% off
  • PRISM: Free for members
  • Stratfor: 37% off
  • World Affairs Journal: 30% off
  • The Brookings Institution: 20% off all books
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies: 20% off all books

Travel the World

Unique tours to fascinating destinations, with access to political and other local experts who provide behind-the-scenes views and briefings. This unique travel program is organized and run by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia.

Prefer the Paper Route?

We understand that some of our members desire hard copies of their newsletters, membership renewals and other Council correspondence. If you prefer the paper route, just let us know, and we’ll make sure to keep you on our mailing list.

World Affairs Council of Jacksonville
100 Festival Park Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Office: (904) 280-8162