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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.

Regular Membership -- $79 annually, includes

  • 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
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Professional Membership $295 per year / Nonprofit and 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
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Student Membership includes all benefits of Regular Membership for full-time students under the age of 25. $45 per year Join or Renew Now!

Institutional Membership includes subscriptions to The Futurist and World Future Review, discounts on Society conferences for all staff members, and recognition in The Futurist and on the Society's web site. $850 per year Join or Renew Now!

Institutional Membership for Nonprofit or Educational Organizations $450 per year Join or Renew Now!