The membership benefit that pays.
No one knows how beneficial IEEE membership is to technical and career development better than IEEE members.
Consider sharing your IEEE membership experience and get rewarded for doing so. Through the Member-Get-a-Member (MGM) program, IEEE rewards your efforts in recruiting new members. Your local IEEE Section can also benefit
Note on 2016 MGM Awards: MGM awards for the 2016 membership year (recruiting activity from 16 August 2015 to 15 August 2016) will be distributed the last week in September 2016. Awards will be distributed via email to the address on your member record. Please ensure your email address is up-to-date in your profile to ensure you receive this and other important membership information.
For each new member you recruit during the membership year (16 August 2015 through 15 August 2016), you earn an award that can be used toward IEEE dues, IEEE Society fees, or the purchase of books and publications (excludes merchandise and products.) Shop the Memberships and Subscriptions Catalog.
Professional members can earn:
Student members can earn:
Your local Section can also benefit by your participation in the MGM program.
Regional awards: The top five recruiters in each IEEE geographic region will earn membership-development awards for their Section to help underwrite the sections’ local programs and activities. Within each region, five awards will be given to the recruiters' section:
Overall IEEE award: The top recruiter in IEEE earns an additional US$500 award for his/her Section.
Additional rules apply to Section awards.
All members receive four referral cards that are personalized with their names and member numbers in their acknowledgement package when they join or renew each year. If you need more cards, you may download this PDF template from the link below that can be printed as is, or on Avery business-card-style templates. This is a fill-able form where you can enter in your name and member number, save the file locally, and reprint as needed.
IEEE members connect, communicate, and learn from colleagues, in addition to saving on products and services.