Corporate Members

The Royal African Society provides an unparalleled network and a prestigious platform for its corporate members. RAS corporate membership offers companies valuable insight, networking opportunities, brand visibility and government relations. We enable our members to better understand the social, economic and political contexts in which they operate, giving them a competitive advantage when doing business in Africa. Key benefits of membership include: 

Policy & government relations 

  • Invitations to private dinners & exclusive roundtables with key decision makers in business and government
  • Invitations to closed-door briefings & meetings in Parliament hosted by the Africa All Party Parliamentary Group

Knowledge & insight 

  • Access to our high level contacts and extensive network of Africa experts
  • Invitations to high-profile events, including our esteemed Annual Lecture
  • Complimentary subscription to African Affairs, the world’s leading journal on African studies
  • Complimentary subscription to the African Arguments newsletter, with the latest on current political analysis 
  • Regular weekly bulletins on Africa in Parliament and monthly e-bulletin ‘The Macro’
  • Discounted subscription to partner publications, Africa Confidential and The Africa Report 
  • Exclusive discounts on a range of Africa business events run by our partners in the UK and in Africa

Public engagement & brand visilibity 

  • Access to our high level contacts and extensive network of Africa experts
  • Speaking opportunities at relevant RAS events
  • Opportunities to co-host and co-curate events demonstrating thought leadership to key stakeholders
  • Opportunity to partner with our annual cultural festivals, Africa Writes and Film Africa, and ou other programmes 

Annual Corporate Membership is £2,400 (including VAT). Sign Up now to become a member or contact us for more information.