World Affairs Council of St. Louis to Host Second Annual Gateway Globe Awards
11/18/2019

Nonprofit to honor innovative individuals and organizations

Online PR News – 18-November-2019 – St. Louis, MO – The World Affairs Council of St. Louis (WAC-STL)—a non-profit organization that assists the community in understanding global culture, policy, and business—in concert with the St. Louis Regional International Partnership and presenting sponsor Emerson will hold the second annual Gateway Globe Awards program. The event, which honors leaders who connect the St. Louis region to the world, will be held on Thurs., Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Coronado located at 3701 Lindell Blvd.

The evening includes a VIP reception, a trade show featuring 20 organizations that globally link the region, the awards program, and a dessert reception.

Sponsors include Boeing; Carnival Cruise Line; Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at St. Louis University; Giltner St. Louis; Hungarian-Missouri Educational Partnership; University of Missouri-St. Louis International Studies and Programs; Washington University; and Webster University George Walker School of Business.

The 2019 Gateway Awards are presented for global commitment to culture, policy, and business. Recipients include H.E. Ambassador George Herbert "Bert" Walker, III; Anna Crosslin, President and CEO of International Institute of St. Louis; Joel Glassman, PhD, Director Emeritus International Studies and Programs at University of Missouri-St. Louis; and the National Churchill Museum.

Founded in 1948, the World Affairs Council of St. Louis (WAC-STL) is a non-profit, nonpartisan membership organization. The council connects St. Louis to the world by promoting global networks, embracing cultural differences, creating welcoming policies, and fostering global business in the region. WAC-STL is one of 90 chapters of the World Affairs Councils of America.

General admission is $90 per person and VIP tickets, which include a private reception with the award finalists, are $180 per person. For more information about the event, call (314) 727-9988 or visit http://www.gatewayglobes.org.