International Council Membership

Paley International Council—co-chaired by Frank A. Bennack, Jr. and Henry A. Kissinger—is an invitation-only membership community comprised of the world’s most important entertainment, media, and technology executives. The Council provides advice and guidance on the Paley Center’s global programs and initiatives, including the renowned Paley International Council Summit. To enquire about Membership, contact Mads Hebbelstrup, Director, Membership, Industry Programming, call 212.621.6664 or email


Rt Hon Jeremy Wright MP, Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Maureen J. Reidy; Shari Redstone; Aryeh B. Bourkoff, Strauss Zelnick; James A. Baker, III; Frank A. Bennack, Jr.; Robert Mueller; James Murdoch, David Zaslav; Angelina Jolie, Tom Brokaw

International Council—USD $10,000

(By invitation or approval through application process; non-transferable)

  • Seat on the prestigious Paley International Council
  • Four (4) Delegate passes to the Paley International Council Summit
  • Invitation to private meeting with Summit Co-Chairs and members of the Paley International Council during the Summit
  • Priority during the Paley International Council Summit Q&As
  • Priority access to roundtables and networking at the Paley International Council Summit
  • Invitation to the annual roundtable meeting with the Paley International Council to share insights and thought leadership on the industry and global landscape
  • VIP invitations and opportunity to participate in the quarterly Paley International Council Program Series
  • Opportunity for a featured story in The Paley Report, the Paley Center’s biweekly report sent to its esteemed membership community and industry thought leaders
  • VIP tickets to special events virtually or at the Paley Center in New York*
  • Company name included as part of the esteemed Paley International Council on the Center’s website and in Annual Report
  • Dedicated Paley Center concierge to assist with Member benefits
  • VIP Access to Paley Media Council events
  • Priority during the Paley Media Council programming Q&As
  • Access to relevant and timely thought-leadership reports
  • Biweekly Paley Report providing industry insight
  • Additional in-person benefits (if conditions allow)
    o Four (4) VIP tickets to the Chairman’s Opening Night reception of the Paley International Council Summit
    o Exclusive VIP access to the Paley Center in NY for hosting business meetings (up to four (4) times per year*)
    o Preferred Council rates for use of the Paley Center in NY for private events

*Subject to availability

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