Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM CDT
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The Coronado Ballroom 
3701 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108

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The World Affairs Council of St. Louis 

Gateway Globe Awards Presented by the St. Louis World Affairs Council 

Presented by The World Affairs Council of St. Louis, in partnership with the St. Louis Regional International Partnership (SLRIP), the Gateway Globe Awards honor those who are connecting the St. Louis region to the world. by promoting global networks, embracing cultural differences, creating welcoming policies, and fostering global business opportunities. Awards will be presented to individuals and organizations each of theses broad categories:

Culture – showcases the efforts of those building alliances and bridges to connect St. Louis to the world.

Policy – acknowledges those who are advancing the region through policies and agreements which facilitate fairness and equity, making St. Louis a welcoming and inviting environment for those around the globe. 

Business – recognizes trailblazers who are allowing St. Louis to compete in today’s global economy through their vision and commitment to facilitate global business.

In addition, the event will recognize the following: 

SLRIP Global Pioneer Award

SLRIP International Ambassador Award

WAC Lifetime Achievement Award

WAC Humanitarian of the Year Award

Enter to win a seven-day VIP Cruise for two on Carnival! Only 100 chances will be offered! All proceeds will benefit the WAC’s WorldQuest program, a competition for high-school students to demonstrate their knowledge of world events and global interactions. Purchase raffle tickets with your event tickets or seperately if you cannont attend the Gateway Globes.

Event Sponsor Levels

Embassy Sponsor 


  • 8 tickets to the Gateway Globe Awards with reserved seating, including 4 tickets to VIP reception
  • Corporate logo or individual name featured on all materials and signage 
  • Prime exhibit table

Ambassador Sponsor


  • 8 tickets to the Gateway Globe Awards, including 2 tickets to the VIP reception
  • Corporate logo or individual name featured on select materials and signage
  • Exhibit table

Consul Sponsor


  • 4 tickets to Gateway Globe Awards
  • Recognition on select materials and signage
  • Exhibit table

Additional sponsor levels available. Please contact Elizabeth Hatfield, ehatfield@wac-stl.org, (314)727-9988, for more information.