More Than Twenty RIMS Chapters Experience Membership Growth

March 01, 2016

Increased Demand for Advanced Risk Management Capabilities Drives Practitioners to RIMS
NEW YORK (March 1, 2016) — Just as organizations continue to lean on their risk management departments to achieve strategic objectives, risk professionals around the world continue to lean on RIMS for resources and networking opportunities to deliver value to their organizations. As a result of this trend, 21 RIMS chapters will be honored at RIMS 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Diego for increasing membership.
The Membership Growth SuperStar and Star Awards are bestowed annually by RIMS to Society chapters that have experienced significant membership growth in the previous year.  The Membership SuperStar Award honors chapter growth of at least nine percent. The Star Award recognizes those chapters with growth of at least six percent but less than nine percent.
Recipients of the 2015 Membership SuperStar Award are:
•    RIMS Alaska Chapter (Anchorage, AK)
•    RIMS Australasia Chapter (Melbourne, AUS)
•    RIMS Broward County Chapter (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
•    RIMS Japan Chapter (Tokyo, JPN)
•    RIMS Long Island Chapter (Nassau County, NY)
•    RIMS Mexico Chapter (Monterey, MEX)
•    RIMS Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter (St. John’s, NL)
•    RIMS Piedmont Chapter (Raleigh-Durham, NC)
•    RIMS Quebec Chapter (Montreal, QC)
•    RIMS Silicon Valley Chapter (Silicon Valley, CA)
•    RIMS South Louisiana Chapter (New Orleans, LA)
•    RIMS Utah Chapter (Salt Lake City, UT)
•    RIMS Virginia Chapter (Williamsburg, VA)
Recipients of the 2015 Membership Star Award are:
•    RIMS Arizona Central Chapter (Phoenix, AZ)
•    RIMS Canadian Capital Chapter (Ottawa, ON)
•    RIMS Central Florida Chapter (Orlando, FL)
•    RIMS Greater Miami Chapter (Miami, FL)
•    RIMS Northern Alberta Chapter (Edmonton, AB)
•    RIMS Pittsburgh Chapter (Pittsburgh, PA)
•    RIMS Toledo Chapter (Toledo, OH)
RIMS membership awards were initiated in 2008 to acknowledge the valuable work of the Society’s chapters and the important role they play in keeping membership vibrant and engaged.  For more information about RIMS chapters, visit

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As the preeminent organization dedicated to promoting the profession of risk management, RIMS, the risk management society®, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS is committed to advancing risk management capabilities for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit

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