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Joining AWC could be the best 10 minutes you spend today. The benefits of networking, camaraderie, professional development and product discounts will pay for your membership many times over as your career takes off.

List of Chapters

How to Join

    1. Scroll down to see all of our membership options
    2. Click on the “Join Now” button to either join online or—if you’re a Corporate Member or Faculty Advisor—to download a PDF application.
    3. Want to mail your application? Simply download a membership application and mail it in with payment to the AWC National Headquarters.

Why Join?

Membership Options

Corporate Membership

Classic (Three Members) / Signature (Five Members)

$995 $1895
One Year
For professionals currently employed in communications disciplines or who hold a communications degree. Corporate memberships must be purchased at either the Classic (three members) or Signature (five members) level. Applications must be coordinated through a single contact who will receive renewal invoices and make sure the contact information for each remains up to date. Chapter dues are charged separately. Join by completing a PDF form.
Application fees: $150 (Classic) / $250 (Signature)

Executive Communicator

One Member

$189
One Year
For communication professionals with 10 years or more experience serving in executive, managerial or senior positions. Chapter dues are separate.
Application fee: $50

Professional Communicator

One Member

$129
One Year
Open to professionals currently employed in communications disciplines or who hold a communications degree. Chapter dues are charged separately.
Application fee: $50

Entrepreneur Communicator

One Member

$114
One Year
Open to freelancers or consultants in a communications discipline who are self-employed and have no employees. Chapter dues are charged separately.
Application fee: $50

Retired Communicator

One Member

$34
One Year
Open to retired communications professionals, age 62 or older (work less than 20 hours per week) or age 72 or older regardless of employment status. Chapter dues are charged separately.
No application fee.

Faculty Advisor

One Member

$0
One Year
Complimentary membership for faculty members of accredited colleges or universities who serve as official advisors to chartered and active student AWC chapters. Must meet the other guidelines for AWC Professional membership.
No application fee.

New Graduate

One Member

$34
One Year
For women or men who graduated in the past year and demonstrate a commitment to a communications career. Must have graduated from college in the past 12 months. Graduation date and school name required for validation. Chapter dues are charged separately.
No application fee.

Student Communicator

One Member

$34
One Year
Open to women or men working full-time toward an undergraduate or a graduate degree and who demonstrate a commitment to a communications career. Expected graduation date and school name are required for validation. Chapter dues are charged separately.
No application fee.