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Community Membership and Portland's Global Edge

PORTLAND’S GLOBAL EDGE is the World Affairs Council’s corporate and community membership initiative offering a slate of annual programs and networking opportunities for Oregon business and civic leaders and young professionals. Support of Global Edge activities through membership and sponsorship provides ongoing education, professional exchange, and public programs that connect Oregonians to the world. Engage and connect with leading experts, authors, policy professionals and visiting international leaders. Be part of the evolving conversation that is defining and shaping Portland’s Global Edge.


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Executive Membership in the World Affairs Council - Executive Membership includes complementary admission for member and a guest to all regular Council programs and the Global Edge Series (not including the International Speaker Series)4 designated employees2 designated employees2 designated employees1 designated employee-
Complimentary tickets to all Global Edge Series Events
Prominent listing as corporate member on all promotions of Portland's Global Edge Series throughout the year and on the Council's website
20% discount off all levels of WAC membership offered to all company  employees
Interact with visiting emerging international leaders
Special subscription rates for periodicals and books**
Public recognition at all or * sponsored Global Edge events*   
Opportunity to introduce presenters/speakers at all Global Edge events/ * at sponsored event*   
Opportunity for product placement at Global Edge Events   
Designated representative nominated to the Council's Board of Advisors    
Designated representative nominated to the Council's Board of Trustees    
** The Economist • Foreign Affairs • Foreign Policy • Saudi Aramco World • Stratfor • World Affairs • World Policy Journal • Council on Foreign Relations • Center for Strategic and International Studies • The Brookings Institution     


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