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MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS

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Who We Are

Newsweek Expert Forum is a vetted professional organization of senior executives, speakers, authors, and academics who are passionate about sharing their expertise.

NEF icon Areas of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Our cross-industry collaboration is one of our greatest strengths. Members come from the highest levels of leadership in:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Travel
  • Government
  • Technology
  • Economics
  • Sciences
  • Environment
  • Money
  • Social Issues
  • Health
  • Lifestyle

NEF icon Membership Packages

1-Year
Membership

Full access to networking, publishing and events.

  • Private, vetted online community
  • Virtual events with fellow members
  • Publish bylined articles on newsweek.com
  • Monthly participation in Expert Panels
  • Newsweek Expert Forum member Executive Profile
  • Interactive Groups, chat and member directory
  • Professionally-designed digital membership badges
  • High-touch editorial and concierge support
  • Intuitive member portal and mobile app
  • Press release tools to publish online
  • Complimentary membership in EXEC—a highly curated hotel, travel, lifestyle, and business benefits program
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2-Year
Membership

For serious networkers. Get full access at a discount.

  • Private, vetted online community
  • Virtual events with fellow members
  • Publish bylined articles on newsweek.com
  • Monthly participation in Expert Panels
  • Newsweek Expert Forum member Executive Profile
  • Interactive Groups, chat and member directory
  • Professionally-designed digital membership badges
  • High-touch editorial and concierge support
  • Intuitive member portal and mobile app
  • Press release tools to publish online
  • Complimentary membership in EXEC—a highly curated hotel, travel, lifestyle, and business benefits program
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Premium 1-Year
Membership

Full access plus professional interview stories and bios.

  • Everything in 1 and 2 year memberships plus:
  • 3 interview-style Spotlight Stories
  • 1 professionally written company bio
  • 1 professionally written personal bio
  • Content strategy consultation
  • Comprehensive 1:1 interview process
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  • Private, vetted online community
  • Virtual events with fellow members
  • Publish bylined articles on newsweek.com
  • Monthly participation in Expert Panels
  • Newsweek Expert Forum member Executive Profile
  • Interactive Groups, chat and member directory
  • Professionally-designed digital membership badges
  • High-touch editorial and concierge support
  • Intuitive member portal and mobile app
  • Press release tools to publish online
  • Complimentary membership in EXEC—a highly curated hotel, travel, lifestyle, and business benefits program
  • Private, vetted online community
  • Virtual events with fellow members
  • Publish bylined articles on newsweek.com
  • Monthly participation in Expert Panels
  • Newsweek Expert Forum member Executive Profile
  • Interactive Groups, chat and member directory
  • Professionally-designed digital membership badges
  • High-touch editorial and concierge support
  • Intuitive member portal and mobile app
  • Press release tools to publish online
  • Complimentary membership in EXEC—a highly curated hotel, travel, lifestyle, and business benefits program
  • Everything in 1 and 2 year memberships plus:
  • 3 interview-style Spotlight Stories
  • 1 professionally written company bio
  • 1 professionally written personal bio
  • Content strategy consultation
  • Comprehensive 1:1 interview process
Do I Qualify?
Do I Qualify?
Do I Qualify?

NEF icon Membership Criteria

To be considered for membership, you must be:

  • A senior executive serving a company that generates at least $500K in annual revenue or has $500K in total institutional financing or
  • A CEO, president, vice president, provost, chancellor, professor with 5+ years experience, or senior leadership role at a U.S. accredited, degree-granting institution

Alternatively, you may qualify for membership if you have qualified proof that you’re an expert in one of our approved expertise areas. Examples of qualified proof include you are:

  • An author published through a reputable publisher (not self-published on Amazon). Must have documentation of units sold or audience reach
  • A professional speaker who has conducted 25+ paid speaking gigs or generates at least $50K annually through keynote presentations
  • A bylined columnist who is a monthly contributor to a reputable industry publication, website, or international outlet
  • A TV, radio, or podcast show host who publishes at least once a month. Must have documentation of downloads and/or audience reach of 3K followers

NEF icon Residency

Newsweek Expert Forum is currently accepting applications only from those residing in the US or Canada.
Note: We cannot accept applications from people residing (or companies headquartered) in China, Russia, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, or Iran.

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