World Affairs Council of Hilton Head

Why should you JOIN? 

Membership with the World Affairs Council Hilton Head is...

An education. Membership gives you unparalleled access to influential figures in the global arena. Our speakers will inform you of the most up to date information on today’s toughest international issues

Access. Membership offer access to other member only programs such as Great Decisions, Fall Forum, newsletters and WACA programs.

A community. Membership provides opportunities to network socially and professionally within a dynamic, internationally minded group that includes civic, academic, military and business leaders in our region.

An opportunity to influence our future leaders. Volunteer or financially support our two student outreach programs, Model UN and Academic World Quest. We are empowering our youth with the same global sensibilities to ensure a more secure world future for us all.

There are two ways to join:

  • Using a credit card:Click the "Join Us" button (top right of page)
  • By check: fill out the membership form and mail it in. 
A Council membership has its privileges:

  • Discounted guest fees - Members and/or their guests save $5 on each guest, only paying $15 per guest at our Friday Speaker Series programs. Click here to learn more about bringing guests
  • Live- streaming and video recordings -Can't make a lecture? No worries; we live stream our Friday lectures as well as record them for you. These are available on our "member-only" page. 
  • World Affairs Council of America (WACA)- Special webinars & programs such as Embassy Row, Cover to Cover, and Engage America.  
  • Daily Chatter and Weekly World Newsletters - The Daily Chatter is an e-newsletter focused on world new that lands in your inbox at 6 AM; World news in 2 minutes. The Weekly World News is a compilation of articles from around the world on hot topics of the week.
  • Summer Speaker Series- Free programs featuring local experts covering a variety of world Affairs topics.
  • Discounted rates for several periodicals, including The Economist, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The New Yorker, and World Affairs Journal

  • Invitation to the WACA Annual Conference -  The annual WACA Conference, taking place every autumn in our nation's capital, brings World Affairs Council leaders and members together with top government officials, diplomats, business executives, innovators, journalists, experts, educators, students and interested citizens to convene and engage on the most pressing global issues and policy choices impacting our lives. Click here to learn more about the upcoming conference.

  • An outstanding travel program - We partner with the WAC Philadelphia to offer a travel program designed specifically for WACA members.  WAC Philadelphia has been organizing the Travel the World trips for over 35 years.  If you enjoy traveling on unique tours to fascinating destinations and having access to political experts and local guides who give behind the scenes views and briefings, then you'll quickly discover why traveling with the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia is so special. Click here to learn more about the trips they are offering.  

World Affairs Council of Hilton Head

PO Box 22523
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925

843-384-6758  |

Member, World Affairs Council of America

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