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This page supports IEEE volunteers who are engaged in membership development activities. 

 

Region/Section/Chapter communication templates for Membership Development

The following membership development communication templates can be used by Region, Section, or Chapter Membership Development Officers in outreaches to members who have newly joined IEEE, are in arrears, or are past members and could be reinstated. Areas in each letter are highlighted for customization by the IEEE geographic or technical unit.

 
 

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The "elevator" pitch for membership

You may be asked to explain what IEEE is. Depending on the time you have available, here are some short responses:

The 1-line response:

IEEE is the world's largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

The 15-second response:

IEEE is the world's largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. It publishes technical journals, sponsors conferences, develops technology standards, and supports the professional interests of more than 400,000 members.

The 30-second response:

IEEE is the world's largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. It publishes technical journals, sponsors conferences, develops technology standards, and supports the professional interests of more than 400,000 members. IEEE creates an environment where members collaborate on world-changing technologies—from computing and sustainable energy systems to aerospace, communications, robotics, and healthcare—to engineer a better tomorrow.

 
 

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Benefit promotion posters

Academic Benefits Poster

Increase awareness of IEEE member benefits by placing posters at local events, trade shows, classrooms, hallways, or lunchrooms. Select a poster that meets your target audience or simply select Generic for a broad audience. 

 
 

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Committee and contacts

Membership Development is comprised of a group of IEEE volunteers and staff. Ed Perkins is the 2013 Chair of the Membership Recruitment and Recovery (MRR) Committee. If you have any questions on membership development activities, or the MRR Committee, please e-mail grow-membership@ieee.org.

 
 

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Membership Promotion

Benefit Development Toolkit, Regions 7-10

Retention Programs and Tools