Executives leverage the Council to develop their global acumen, connect with other decision-makers, reach a globally-minded pipeline of talent, and participate directly in the conversations that shape policy and affect their business.

Contributions are tax-deductible and corporate membership is available at three levels: Leaders $75,000+, Partners $50,000+, and Affiliates $25,000+.

 

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Corporate Members

 
Leaders $75,000+


Partners $50,000+

 
BP America Inc.
Citi​
CME Group
Dover Corporation
Grant Thornton LLP
Syngenta
United Airlines
USG Corporation
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Affiliates $25,000+

 
Abbott
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Baker McKenzie
Beam Suntory
BMO Financial Group
The Boeing Company
The Boston Consulting Group
Cargill
CIBC
ComEd
Conagra Brands
Dentons US LLP
DowDuPont
Edelman
Fifth Third Bank
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Horizon Pharma
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Ingredion Incorporated
Invenergy
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
KPMG LLP
K&L Gates LLP
Land O'Lakes, Inc.
​Lazard
Mayer Brown LLP
McKinsey & Company
National Dairy Council
Prudential Financial, Inc.
PwC
Sidley Austin LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Transdev
William Blair
Zurich North America

 

Leaders Level Benefits

$75,000+

Customization
  • Opportunity to work with the Council to align membership deliverables with company interests and create occasions for more tailored collaboration (available exclusively at the Leaders level)
Building Global Acumen
  • Opportunity to have the Council's president, Ambassador Ivo Daalder, participate as a speaker or provide a private briefing tailored to the company's preferred topic and audience (available as a remote or in-person opportunity)
  • Opportunity to have two additional Council experts participate as speakers or provide private briefings tailored to the company's preferred topic and audience (also available as a remote or in-person opportunity)
  • A customized annual membership orientation at company offices to maximize engagement from senior executives, employee-resource groups, young professionals, etc.
Connecting Global Leaders
  • Opportunity for the President and CEO to serve as the Corporate Principal and receive invitations to:
    • Quarterly, members-only Corporate Leadership Breakfasts, cohosted quarterly by Council board chairman and president
    • Off-the-record programs with top business executives, government officials, and other global influencers and thought leaders
    • Private dinners and receptions and dinners with speakers, board members, individual donors, and other corporate members
    • The annual Global Leadership Awards Dinner with the Council's most generous supporters
  • Opportunity to designate ten (10) additional executives as Senior Leaders to receive invitations to the members-only Corporate Leadership Breakfasts, cohosted quarterly by Council board chairman and president
  • Complimentary admission to public programs with no meal component and discounted admission to programs with a breakfast or lunch component for the designated Corporate Principal and Senior Leaders
  • Opportunities to participate in members-only conference calls to hear real time analysis from content experts on critical global issues
  • Invitations for a Senior Leader to travel internationally as part of the Leadership Study Mission with the Council’s board and major donors
    • Previous trips have included Cuba, the Arctic Circle, and South Korea, and have included private meetings with world leaders such as the king of Saudi Arabia, president of Turkey, and the Dalai Lama
Developing Global Professionals
  • Tailored communications for C-suite leaders highlighting Council research and programming relevant to the private sector
  • Opportunity for all employees to participate in more than 150+ public programs throughout the year, which includes:
    • Complimentary admission to public programs with no meal component and discounted admission for public programs with a breakfast or lunch component
    • Opportunity to bring clients and guests to programs at the same complimentary or discounted rate
    • Access to 20+ Young Professionals-specific programs and events
  • Opportunity to nominate a high-potential employee to represent your company and serve as a Young Professionals Ambassador (YPA)
Elevating Your Global Brand
  • Opportunities for executives to introduce speakers from the podium at events, providing executive visibility and company branding
  • Priority opportunities for company experts to participate in Council task forces and other Studies activities
  • Customized sponsorship opportunities that align with the company's business priorities including sponsorship of programs, networking events, research, and digital assets
  • Company logo featured with hyperlink on corporate member page of the Council website
  • Recognition in the Council’s annual donors listing

 

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight - and influences the public discourse - on critical global issues. The Council is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and contributions are tax-deductible. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about corporate membership, please contact Andrea Montoya.

Partners Level Benefits

$50,000+

Building Global Acumen
  • Opportunity to have one Council expert participate as a speaker or provide a private briefing tailored to the company's preferred topic and audience (available as a remote or in-person opportunity)
  • A customized annual membership orientation at company offices to maximize engagement from senior executives, employee-resource groups, young professionals, etc.
Connecting Global Leaders
  • Opportunity for the President and CEO to serve as the Corporate Principal and receive invitations to:
    • Quarterly, members-only Corporate Leadership Breakfasts, cohosted quarterly by Council board chairman and president.
    • Off-the-record programs with top business executives, government officials, and other global influencers and thought leaders
    • Private dinners and receptions with speakers, board members, individual donors, and other corporate members
    • The annual Global Leadership Awards Dinner with the Council's most generous supporters
  • Opportunity to designate seven (7) additional executives as Senior Leaders to receive invitations to the members-only Corporate Leadership Breakfasts, cohosted quarterly by Council board chairman and president
  • Complimentary admission to public programs with no meal component and discounted admission to programs with a breakfast or lunch component for the designated Corporate Principal and Senior Leaders
  • Opportunities to participate in members-only conference calls to hear real time analysis from content experts on critical global issues
  • Invitations for a Senior Leader to travel internationally as part of the Leadership Study Mission with the Council’s board and major donors
    • Previous trips have included Cuba, the Arctic Circle, and South Korea, and have included private meetings with world leaders such as the king of Saudi Arabia, president of Turkey, and the Dalai Lama
Developing Global Professionals
  • Tailored communications for C-suite leaders highlighting Council research and programming relevant to the private sector
  • Opportunity for all employees to participate in more than 150+ public programs throughout the year, which includes:
    • Discounted admission to public programs
    • Opportunity to bring clients and guests to programs at the discounted rate
    • Access to 20+ Young Professionals-specific programs and events
Elevating Your Global Brand
  • Priority opportunities for company experts to participate in Council task forces and other Studies activities
  • Customized sponsorship opportunities that align with the company's business priorities including sponsorship of programs, networking events, research, and digital assets
  • Company name featured with hyperlink on corporate page of the Council website
  • Recognition in the Council’s annual donors listing

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight -  and influences the public discourse - on critical global issues. The Council is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and contributions are tax-deductible. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about corporate membership, please contact Andrea Montoya.

Affiliates Level Benefits

$25,000+

Connecting Global Leaders
  • Opportunity for the president and CEO to serve as the Corporate Principal and receive invitations to:
    • Quarterly, members-only Corporate Leadership Breakfasts, cohosted quarterly by Council board chairman and president
    • Off-the-record programs with top business executives, government officials, and other global influencers and thought leaders
    • Private dinners and receptions with speakers, board members, individual donors, and other corporate members
    • The annual Global Leadership Awards Dinner with the Council’s most generous supporters
  • Opportunity to designate three (3) additional Senior Leaders to receive invitations to members-only Corporate Leadership Breakfasts, cohosted quarterly by Council board chairman and president
  • Complimentary admission to public programs with no meal component and discounted admission to programs with a breakfast or lunch component for the designated Corporate Principal and Senior Leaders
  • Opportunities to participate in members-only conference calls to hear real time analysis from content experts on critical global issues
  • Invitations for a Senior Leader to travel internationally as part of the Leadership Study Mission with the Council’s board and major donors
    • Previous trips have included Cuba, the Arctic Circle, and South Korea, and have included private meetings with world leaders such as the king of Saudi Arabia, president of Turkey, and the Dalai Lama
Developing Global Professionals
  • Tailored communications for C-suite leaders highlighting Council research and programming relevant to the private sector
  • Opportunity for all employees to participate in more than 150+ public programs throughout the year, which includes:
    • Discounted admission to public programs 
    • Opportunity to bring clients and guests to programs at the discounted rate
    • Access to 20+ Young Professionals-specific programs and events
Elevating Your Global Brand
  • Customized sponsorship opportunities that align with the company's business priorities including sponsorship of programs, networking events, research, and digital assets
  • Company name featured with hyperlink on corporate page of the Council website
  • Recognition in the Council’s annual donors listing

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight - and influences the public discourse - on critical global issues. The Council is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and contributions are tax-deductible. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about corporate membership, please contact Andrea Montoya.