GlobalPittsburghCONNECT Membership Program



International and local globally-minded students, professionals and all members of the Greater Pittsburgh Community are invited to become GlobalPittsburgh members. We connect people here from other countries with the Pittsburgh community through year-round group activities and networking events. Memberships make great gifts for international and local graduates and job-seekers, too!


GlobalPittsburghCONNECT is a membership program for people of different backgrounds who share the love of learning about world cultures and meeting people from all over the world. We are a network of over 600 globally-minded people currently calling Pittsburgh home!


JOIN TODAY by filling an online membership form or download our printable membership form and a brochure!


CLICK HERE to view GlobalPittsburgh 2015 Annual Report and Major Achievements.



  • Financial value of over $900 per year in complimentary tickets to cultural performances and movies, and admission to events in Pittsburgh
  • FREE admission to the GlobalPittsburgh’s First Thursdays Monthly Networking Happy Hour For Globally-Minded People
  • FREE admission to GlobalPittsburgh Annual Picnic
  • FREE and discounted tickets to local cultural events and shows 
  • Discounted admission to GlobalPittsburgh's Annual Dinner 
  • Invitations to free and discounted weekend group activities 
  • Invitations to member-only Intercultural Potluck Dinners 
  • Invitations to Monthly Group Dinners
  • Discounts on goods and services (please see the details below)
  • Opportunities to meet with current and emerging international leaders
  • Opportunities to host international leaders in your home (for local residents)

Check out upcoming events and activities


Additional benefits for international newcomers:
  • Invitations to holiday and hospitality dinners with local American families
  • Jobs and internship opportunities announcements 
  • Short and intermediate homestays with local families 
  • Volunteer and internship opportunities at GlobalPittsburgh
Additional benefits for local residents:
  • Hospitality and holiday dinners hosting opportunities 
  • Homestay hosting opportunities (monetary compensation for homestays often applies)
  • Invitations to special receptions and events with visiting international leaders
Corporate member benefits:
  • Individual/Family Membership for employees
  • Special membership rate for GlobalPittsburgh’s Annual Event
  • Opportunities to meet with visiting international leaders and experts one-on-one or in small groups to discuss areas of expertise and excellence
  • Opportunities to develop professional business relationships with or gain market information from visiting international leaders
  • Opportunities to host or engage with international visitors and expand your  employees’ knowledge of the world while showcasing our region and its diverse cultures and expertise
  • Invitations to special receptions and events with international leaders
  • Invitations to quarterly networking events with GlobalPittsburgh member
  • Listing in GlobalPittsburgh Service Directory and under Supporters on our website
  • Opportunity to sponsor GlobalPittsburgh events
  • Advertising opportunities on GlobalPittsburgh website and social media outlets
  • Special member rates for GlobalPittsburgh’s Annual International Dinner
  • Recognition as a GlobalPittsburgh Corporate Supporter on website and publicitiy materials
Member Discounts:
  • Zipcar signup waiver and discounts on hourly rates. CLICK HERE for more information.
  • Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society offers $5 discount on tickets. Give GlobalPittsburgh membership number when ordering.
  • Massage Envy in Squirrel Hill offers 10 percent discount on massage sessions. Give GlobalPittsburgh membership number when ordering.
  • Quantum Theater offers $5 discounts on tickets to its programs. Give GlobalPittsburgh membership number when ordering or use code glblpgh when ordering online.
  • Eclipse Lounge in Lawrenceville offers 10 percent discounts for GlobalPittsburgh members. Just show your membership card when ordering!
  • Olive or Twist in downtown Pittsburgh offers 10 percent discounts for GlobalPittsburgh members. Just show your membership card when ordering!
  • The American Middle East Institute in Pittsburgh offers discounts to its events to GlobalPittsburgh members.
  • Pittsburgh-based Armada Global offers a 20 percent discount off its Travel  Intelligence and Security Program to GlobalPittsburgh members. Just provide your membership number when contacting them.

Annual Membership fee structure:

  • $50 per year for individuals, families and graduate students
  • $40 per year for undergraduate students









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