Lifelong Learning

Hear the stories behind the headlines.

Ensuring that Northeast Florida residents have access to the best thinking on global issues, our three signature speaker series examine critical current topics with guests who provide “more light than heat,” while delivering balanced perspectives and promoting thoughtful consideration and learning.

Connect to Community

Join like-minded people in understanding the world.

With more than 800 members, the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville is a vital hub for civic and corporate leadership in Northeast Florida.

Youth Education

Support educational programs impacting over 500 local high school students.

Membership dues help provide the funding to broaden our community’s global perspective and
to sustain global affairs education in our community.

Build Professional Relationships

Expand your horizons—in Jacksonville and beyond.

Council EDGE provides an opportunity for young professionals (ages 21-40) to develop a greater understanding of the world while connecting with others who share an interest in international affairs.

Publication Discounts

Take advantage of discounts on numerous global-affairs publications.

Our members can take advantage of exclusive discounts on publications including World Politics Review (50% off), Foreign Affairs (30% off), Project Syndicate (30% off), and more.

Explore the Globe

Unique travel opportunities that go beyond the tourist traps.

From China and Antarctica to Cuba and Ireland, Travel the World provides opportunities to
access every continent, as well as exciting trips to destinations in the United States.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

  • Two guaranteed tickets to all Global Issues Evenings
  • Pre-event receptions at Global Issues Evenings
  • Preferred seating at all Global Issues Evenings
  • Complimentary access to Simulcast Suite at Global Issues Evenings
  • Invitations to select Special Engagements with speakers
  • One complimentary ticket and one discounted ticket to each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trip
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Acknowledgement on the Council website

  • Two guaranteed  tickets to all Global Issues Evenings
  • Pre-event 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
  • Invitations to select Special Engagements with speakers
  • Two discounted tickets per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Acknowledgement on the Council website
  • Two guaranteed tickets to all Global Issues Evenings
  • Pre-event receptions at Global Issues Evenings
  • Preferred seating at all Global Issues Evenings
  • Complimentary access to the Simulcast Suite at Global Issues Evenings
  • Two discounted tickets per each Global Business Luncheon
  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration
  • Access to exclusive trips
  • Publication discounts
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Acknowledgement on the Council website
  • Two guaranteed tickets to all Global Issues Evenings

  • One complimentary ticket and discounted prices on additional tickets to each Global Business Luncheon

  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration

  • Access to exclusive trips

  • Publication discounts

  • Monthly newsletter

  • One guaranteed ticket to all Global Issues Evenings (two for Couple level)

  • 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

  • Exclusive invites to Council EDGE programs, including special offers for Leading EDGE Dialogues

  • Opportunity to participate in the mentor program and Council Connections with Council leadership

  • Access to happy hour round tables throughout the season

  • One guaranteed ticket to all Global Issues Evenings (two for Couple level)

  • Council EDGE Individual level: one discounted ticket per each Global Business Luncheon

  • Council EDGE Couple level: two discounted tickets per each Global Business Luncheon

  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration

  • Access to exclusive trips

  • Publication discounts

  • Monthly newsletter

  • One guaranteed ticket to all Global Issues Evenings

  • One discounted ticket for each Global Business Luncheon

  • Invitation to the Annual Member Celebration

  • Access to exclusive trips

  • Publication discounts

  • Monthly newsletter

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