Corporate membership fees contribute more than 25 percent of our annual revenue. They enable us to connect St. Louis to the World in matters of culture, policy, and business. 

Your sponsorship makes the following possible:

  • Ambassador Forums and speaker series
  • The Gateway Globes, including the 8th Annual Humanitarian of the Year award
  • Foreign Policy Association’s (FPA) “Great Decision” Series
  • 17th Annual High School International Knowledge Competition: World Quest
  • International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)
With your membership, you support the Council in making our programs possible and in our mission of Connecting St. Louis to the World.

If you are interested in learning more about our corporate sponsorships, please contact Mr. Robert Foster at 314.727.9988 or provide the following:


AMBASSADOR ELITE SPONSOR ($10,000  or more)

  • One corporate representative and nine associate memberships
  • Sponsorship recognition on Council letterhead, promotional materials and during events
  • Private meetings with visiting dignitaries upon request
  • Timely program announcements
  • Member pricing for all events
  • Six seats reserved for Corporate Leadership Breakfasts
  • Six admission vouchers good for admission to any Council programs (excluding fundraisers)

AMBASSADOR SPONSOR ($5,000-$9,999)

  • One corporate representative, fourteen associate memberships and twenty informational memberships
  • Sponsorship recognition on Council letterhead, promotional materials and during events
  • Private meetings with visiting dignitaries upon request
  • Timely program announcements
  • Member pricing for all events
  • Six seats reserved for Corporate Leadership Breakfasts
  • Six admission vouchers good for admission to any Council programs  (excluding fundraisers)

PATRON ($2,000-$4,999)

  • One corporate representative, nine associate memberships and twenty informational memberships
  • Sponsorship recognition on Council promotional materials and at events
  • Opportunities to host and co-sponsor visiting dignitaries
  • Timely program announcements
  • Member pricing for all events
  • Four seats reserved for Corporate Leadership Breakfasts
  • Four admission vouchers good for admission to any Council programs  (excluding fundraisers)

SPONSOR ($650-$1,999)

  • One corporate representative, five associate memberships and ten informational memberships
  • Sponsorship recognition on Council promotional materials
  • Timely program announcements
  • Member pricing for all events
  • Two seats reserved for Corporate Leadership Breakfasts
  • Two admission vouchers good for admission to any Council programs  (excluding fundraisers)

ACADEMIC (Single School — $400; School District – $1,200)

  • One corporate representative and three associate memberships for one school
  • One corporate representative and six associate memberships for one school district
  • Timely program announcements
  • Member pricing for all events

SUPPORTER (Non-profit or for-profit with ten employees or less – $650)

  • One corporate representative and three associate memberships
  • Sponsorship recognition on Council promotional materials
  • Timely program announcements
  • Member pricing for all events

Pay by mail to:
Robert Foster, Executive Director
World Affairs Council
812 Olive Street, Suite 110, St. Louis MO 63101
or by Paypal.