World Future Society members enjoy a range of benefits, from participation in a cutting-edge global community to original and curated content, discounted event access, and opportunities to engage in special projects. Members include professionals from the public sector, corporate domain, academia, science, technology and the arts, as well as those who are engaged in shaping the future of their communities, institutions, nations and planet



A global network: Full access to a global community of futurists and foresight professionals

  • Ahead-of-the-curve news and analysis in technology, science, governance, business and the arts
  • Innovative foresight tools and methods
  • A unique annual conference: Pre-eminent and action-oriented conference that provides a platform for the best thinkers, ideas and projects shaping our global future
  • Subscription to The Futurist magazine: Published since 1967, The Futurist offers in-depth features about the personalities, inventions and discoveries that will impact the future
  • Discounted access to WFS events
  • A global fraternity of chapters around the world and an organization dedicated to building regional leadership
  • A vibrant social media community on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Offers and discounts from our partners: education and training opportunities, conferences and products


Nonprofit & Educational Members, $195

WFS also offers a separate membership tier for individuals across the private and public sector who use foresight tools and methods professionally. Professional membership includes all the benefits of general membership, and also:

  • Networking opportunities with professional foresight colleagues around the world
  • Participation in the Professional Members Forum at the Annual Conference
  • Specialized content for and by foresight professionals
  • Exclusive opportunities to participate in special projects, including speaking, research or foresight activities


Corporate Membership, $850

Nonprofit & Educational Institutions, $450

Contact WFS for further information about institutional memberships

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