top of page
High Fives

Join the Association of Professional Futurists

The Association of Professional Futurists is a global organization made up of individual practitioners and organizations who practice strategic foresight and futures thinking. 

APF Community


Join APF Community

This free community membership is for anyone who is interested in foresight & futures thinking. 

  • Continuing education and networking

  • Don’t miss any of our Compass newsletter reporting on the latest developments in the profession

  • Regular Friends of Foresight events

  • APF Community Forum discussions on a wide range of topics

  • Get in touch message and follow or professional Futurists for project work, exchange or inspiration


Advance your professional career with APF.

This membership provides you direct contact with your foresight peers and be an intrisic part of APF.

  • Reduced tickets for our professional development conferences

  • Funding and support for Project proposal (mentoring programme)

  • Exclusive membership webinars and gatherings 

  • Annual recognition of excellence in graduate students’ work

  • Most Important Futures Works recognition

  • Highlighted in our Members Directory

  • Access to exclusive member and regional groups

  • Download area of past and future publications from andy by APF members

  • Appellations for Full Members to communicate your standing as a professional futurist

APF Community
Friends of Foresight
Full Membership


Advance Your Study Experience with APF.

Connect & meet peers in professional Futures community.

  • Students enrolled in an accredited course or program in futures studies or in a related discipline are encouraged to join the APF.

  • Student members enjoy all benefits as Full Members.

  • You will pay a reduced membership fee for the duration of your studies. 

Student Membership


Develop Your Organizational Practice of Foresight with APF.

For organizations that practice foresight, you can apply for APF membership as a team.

  • One designated member from the organizaton can act as a sponsor and point-of-contact for the organization.


*Organizational Membership package fee covers for three members, and each additional organizational member beyond the first three is $150.  Organizational Members must work with the organization at least 51% of the time.

Organization Membership
Image by DeepMind

Membership Benefits & Fees

Benefits Order
Friends of Foresight
Full Membership
Organization Membership
Platform Access
APF Community
APF Open Forum
APF Members Events
Direct Resource Update
Professional Development Support
Participate in Award Recognition Programs
ListServ Discussion
Internal & Regional Members Groups
Reduced Tickets for Professional Development Conference
Free Download of APF Resources
Use of APF Logo

yearly fee


US $195

* Students Membership will be US $50/year. 

US $500

* For the first three members. Addtional member will be $150 each.

Benefits & Fees Comparison

Membership Tiers Pricing

The APF has introduced regional pricing for memberships to make it more equitable for our global community. Our pricing discounts are constructed based on the income groups identified by The World Bank. 

Discount Rate
Full Membership
Student Membership
Organization Membership
Tier 4 - Low Income Economies
Tier 3 - Lower-Middle Income Economies
Tier 2 - Upper-Middle Income Economies
Tier 1 - High Income / OECD Economies
Pricing Tiers
bottom of page