Membership

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The World Affairs Council proudly provides the detail and analysis behind the headlines. Our international relationships bring authors and experts to our fair city to discuss global concerns, crises and solutions. When you become a member of the Council, you are taking a prioritizing education, information, and global understanding. 

Membership with the World Affairs Council of South Texas grants you admission to all general programs at a reduced rate, or, in some cases, for free. You will have access to a vast pool of thought-leaders and policy-makers as well as to fellow citizens and leaders who share your interest in world affairs as it impacts our region and the globe.

Individual Memberships

REGULAR

$50


    • Member prices for top-quality programs.
    • Invitation to World Affairs Councils of America’s National Conference in Washington D.C.
    • Invitation to members’ only events
    • Discounts to co-sponsored programs
    • Reduced subscription rates to the Economist, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and others.
    • Access to business and educational travel opportunities.
    • Reciprocal memberships with most Council chapters throughout the United States.

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    JOINT

    $75


      Regular member benefits for two people.

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      FRIENDS

      $150


        Regular member benefits for five people.

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        DONOR

        $250


          • Friends benefits plus invitations to private dinners and briefings with expert speakers.
          • All guests attend at members rates.

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          SPONSOR

          $500

            Donor benefits plus Website Recognition.

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            PATRON

            $1,000


              • Sponsor benefits plus invitations to private dinners with speakers.
              • Four program passes, value not to exceed $30 each.

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              Corporate Memberships

              FRIEND OF THE WORLD

              $1,000


                • Complimentary 2 tickets for each WACST speaker’s luncheon.
                • 4 additional tickets at WACST member rate.
                • Recognition banner with company logo at each WACST event.
                • Prominent message on company logo in the WACST website.
                • Access to exclusive dinner with visiting speakers and dignitaries.
                • Access to visiting foreign guests and U.S. State Department officials.

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                EVENT SPONSOR

                $1,500


                  • One free table to seat ten.
                  • Their company banner on display at WACST event.
                  • Prominent message / company logo (They supply) in the WACST website for this specific event.
                  • Access to exclusive no-host dinner with visiting speakers and dignitaries, if held.
                  • May address luncheon guests for 3 minutes.
                  • Option of brochures at the luncheon on display and for distribution.
                  • Mention of the Company in Introduction of the Event.

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                  SOUTH TEXAS AMBASSADOR AT LARGE

                  $2,500


                    • Complimentary 4 tickets for every WACST speaker’s luncheon.
                    • 6 additional tickets at WACST member rate.
                    • Recognition banner with company logo at each WACST event.
                    • Prominent message on company logo in the WACST website.
                    • Access to exclusive dinner with visiting speakers and dignitaries.
                    • Access to visiting foreign guests and U.S. State Department officials.

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                    PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE OF SOUTH TEXAS

                    $5,000


                      • Complimentary table of 10 at every WACST speaker’s luncheon event.
                      • Recognition banner with company logo at each WACST event.
                      • Prominent message with company logo in the WACST website.
                      • Access to exclusive dinner with visiting speakers and dignitaries.
                      • Access to visiting foreign guests and U.S. State Department officials.
                      • Prominent mention of gratitude during WACST events.
                      • Company brochures at registration desk.

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