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International Focus Membership is for anyone who shares our belief that we can each make a contribution to international understanding and goodwill.

Our members participate directly in diplomacy and international understanding through hospitality, exclusive events, and special news and updates:

Welcome Guests to Your Home

Provide homestays for visiting international guests. Homestay families receive a full year of free membership.

Offer home hospitality  for international emerging leaders and diplomats

Attend Special Events

Receive free and/or discounted entry into special events and receptions, including the International Festival of Raleigh

Receive complimentary access to events focusing on global issues and connect with international delegations

Expand Your Circles

Gain access to valuable local and global networking opportunities and professional resources

Membership Levels

Ambassador Circle $1,000

All the benefits of Chargé d’Affaires, plus:

Exclusive invitations to VIP events * Exclusive invitations to high-level delegation meetings * 2 VIP tickets to Citizen of the World Awards Gala * 4 VIP tickets to the International Festival of Raleigh

Chargé d’Affaires $500

All the benefits of Consul, plus:

Exclusive opportunities to meet with high-level international delegates and International Focus leadership * 2 VIP tickets to the International Festival of Raleigh

Consul $250

All the benefits of Citizen Diplomat, plus:

Special recognition in International Focus publications * 10% Discount on all International Focus events

Citizen Diplomat (Adult) $60, (Student, Senior) $30 or Consular Corps (Family) $80

Invitations to members’ only events with international dignitaries * Members-first opportunities to host visitors through Homestay and Home Hospitality * 5% Discount on all International Focus events