The Membership Committee is responsible for the recruitment and retention of Chapter members. Committee members participate in monthly Committee meetings and plan membership initiatives (e.g. marketing blitzes, membership discounts, social events, and membership-drive functions).
The Committee also hosts new members at Chapter events. This is the committee responsible for retaining existing members, recruiting new members and promoting involvement among all members. The Membership Committee acts to promote membership and retain existing members in NAIOP. The Committee administers organization membership policies and issues membership applications as needed. The Committee initiates selective programs as needed to promote new members and follows up with members who have elected to not renew their membership. The following are the specific responsibilities of the Committee:
- Identify prospects/targeted individuals and recruit as new members with a specific focus on attracting Principal members.
- Develop and implement an annual survey to identify members' reasons for joining the Chapter and their needs.
- Follow-up with non-members who attend Chapter meetings to discuss their consideration of membership.
- Follow-up with members who do not renew to determine their reasons for non-renewal (exit interviews).