Membership development

Membership development


Members are the key asset of Employers' and Business Member Organizations. Members provide resources and guarantee representativeness. Members are customers, but also owners of EBMOs. Membership is power. How to retain members? How to attract new ones? Recipes from all over the world. 


Have a look at our "hands-on" guide for Effective Employers' and Business Member Organizations on Membership Development (the guide is under preparation and will be available by the end of December, 2018 - for the time being you can access our first draft). 

Guidance paper 
Membership development (DRAFT)

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Feel free to download our ready-made, customizable presentation on Membership Development.

Membership strategy


During your strategic reviews exercises, go through our practical checklist to compare the status of your organization versus the best EBMOs management practices and to make sure you keep on track in each element contributing to the organizations' success.

Download members management and retention checklist

Additional tools

Our Additional Tools section is developed to further support Employers' and Business Member Organizations in becoming more and more relevant and effective by providing useful materials, documents and templates regarding Membership Development.


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