IEEE has witnessed remarkable growth in its membership, with the year-over-year (YoY) statistics for August 2023 indicating significant strides. In this article, we delve into the noteworthy trends and numbers that reflect the thriving community of IEEE members worldwide.
Region 10, encompassing Asia-Pacific, has been at the forefront of this membership surge. In June 2023, the YoY growth in R10 membership experienced significant acceleration, reaching 15.52% in August 2023, up from 14.73% in July 2023. The impressive growth rate in August 2023 underscores the region's vitality in terms of IEEE membership.
Comparing these figures to August 2022, where R10 recorded a YoY growth of 7.64%, the upward trajectory remains steady and robust. Region 10 continues to be a dynamic hub for IEEE, with an ever-expanding community of members.
- Enhance communication and collaboration with organization units such as sections and chapters.
- Increase membership and retention rate with valued service and activities.
- Encourage sections to provide local benefits for highlighting IEEE membership.
The Membership Development Track of IEEE Region-10 is responsible for developing strategies to attract and retain members in the region. The committee focuses on providing opportunities and benefits that meet the needs and expectations of existing and potential members. The Membership Development Track activities of IEEE Region-10 include:
- Member Retention:The track conducts surveys and feedback sessions to understand the needs of members and identify areas of improvement. It then develops programs and benefits to retain members.
- Member Recruitment:The track develops recruitment strategies to attract new members. It identifies potential members and develops programs to showcase the benefits of IEEE membership.
- Member Engagement:The track develops programs and activities to engage members and encourage their participation in IEEE activities. These include conferences, workshops, webinars, and other events.
- Volunteer Development:The track provides training and development programs to enhance the skills of IEEE volunteers. It also develops recognition programs to acknowledge the contributions of volunteers.
- Student Engagement:The track works closely with IEEE student branches to engage students in IEEE activities. It provides funding for student activities, encourages student participation in IEEE conferences and competitions, and provides mentorship opportunities.
- Outreach Programs:The track develops outreach programs to promote IEEE and its activities to non-members. These include public lectures, outreach events, and social media campaigns.
Overall, the Membership Development Track activities of IEEE Region-10 aim to create a vibrant and engaged community of IEEE members in the region. By providing opportunities for member engagement, volunteer development, and student engagement, the track helps to promote the growth and development of the IEEE community