At this time, the Academy of Wine Communications offers three membership levels:

  1. Individual Membership ($100/yr) – meant for smaller organizations who may only have a few employees working in wine communications.
  2. Organizational Membership ($500/yr) – meant for organizations with five or more employees working in wine communications.
  3. Sustaining Membership ($2,000/yr) – meant for those organizations that wish to go above-and-beyond in supporting the AWC.

Membership Benefits

Here are some of the benefits of being a member of the Academy:

  • AWC’s quarterly media programs and all other AWC events.
  • Exclusive invitations to free members-only events.
  • Discounts on admission prices for special events.
  • Opportunities to meet and talk with reporters and editors who cover the wine industry in an informal setting.
  • Participation in networking opportunities with the industry’s top communications experts.
  • Monthly forums that address key issues, changes and challenges, trends and transitions.
  • Inclusion in our members–only directory.
  • AWC web site presence with a link to your company’s website or blog.
  • Quarterly newsletter reporting important information on AWC events, etc. as well as contributions from members on select topics.
  • Access to AWC online community.
  • Special membership badge for use on company websites or blogs.
  • A friendly environment in which to build new professional relationships with industry colleagues, foster invaluable alliances, advance your career, generate business referrals, and begin lifelong friendships.