Membership Development

Membership development (MD) plays a key role in ensuring the future growth of IEEE and its members. This page supports IEEE volunteers worldwide who are engaged in membership development activities. This suite of tools and resources is designed to give MD volunteers what they need to be successful.

Email questions or suggestions related to membership development 


Most used resources

This section contains links to the most used membership development resources.

Monthly Membership Development Reports MD Kit Order Form
Volunteer resources Membership Development Volunteers Community
Benefits of Membership (PPT, 5 MB) Section and Society Reporting
IEEE Contact Center & Support Membership Development Goals and Recognition
Senior Member Program vTools
Member-Get-a-Member (MGM) Program Conference Member Recruitment 


This section contains information and resources for IEEE volunteer training related to membership development.

Elevator Pitch for Recruiting New Members MD Manual - English (PDF, 1 MB)
IEEE Member Grade Elevation on Benefits of Membership (PPT, 5 MB)
Recruitment Best Practices Retention Best Practices
Membership Reporting Training MD Officer Training presentation (PPT, 12 MB)
Center for Leadership Excellence MD Officer Training (PDF, 1 MB)
First Year Member Toolkit (PPT, 529 KB)

Communication templates

This section contains templates to assist volunteers with communications to IEEE members. The 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. 

Outreach to new members
(DOC, 23 KB)
Region Director message to region volunteers
(DOC, 30 KB)
Outreach to members during renewal and recovery
(DOC, 25 KB)
Region MD Chair message for recruitment
(DOC, 29 KB)
Message to members in arrears
(DOC, 24 KB)

Reports and data

This section contains various reports and data to assist IEEE volunteers with metrics

regarding IEEE membership. 

Monthly Membership Development Reports Membership Reporting (SAMIEEE/OU Analytics)
Membership Development Webcast Archive Society and Section Reporting
Membership Development Goals and Recognition IEEE Annual Statistics

Programs and online resources

This section contains online resources for both volunteers and IEEE members.

New Member Start Page

IEEE Contact Center and Support

Global Benefits Finder

MD Staff Contacts

Member-Get-A-Member Program

Member Recruitment & Recovery Committee (MRRC)

Electronic Membership Program

Senior Member Program

Student Resources


Young Professionals Program

IEEE Societies

IEEE Branding Toolkit

Women in Engineering (WIE)

Promotional Ad Library


Gift of IEEE Membership

Promotional collateral

This section contains promotional collateral to assist IEEE volunteers in recruiting new members. There are links to documents that can be printed locally, or you can order a Membership Development kit to have collateral items mailed to you. You can also visit the IEEE Promo Library for web and print program materials

Membership brochure - Professional (PDF, 459 KB)

Member-Get-a-Member brochure (PDF, 1 MB)

Membership brochure - Student (PDF, 287 KB) IEEE Volunteer brochure (PDF, 1 MB)
MD Kit online order form (secure login required) Electronic Membership flyer (PDF, 287 KB)
Gift of Membership (PDF, 165 KB) IEEE Into Focus Photo Contest flyer (PDF, 1MB)

Benefit promotional posters

IEEE Brand, Advancing Technology for Humanity (PDF, 430 KB) Stay Ahead of Industry Trends (PDF, 749 KB)
Achieve Professional Goals (PDF, 616 KB) Explore the World of IEEE (PDF, 2,218 KB)
Build Your Global Network  (PDF, 902 KB)

Download the high resolution posters above and have them printed locally.

Posters measure 17" x 22", Metric: 43.18cm x 55.88cm.