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RIMS International Membership Up in 2014 4/27/2015


RIMS Australasia Chapter, RIMS Manitoba Chapter Lead the Way as Society Honors 19 with Membership Growth Awards
NEW YORK (April 27, 2015) —RIMS has taken major strides to strengthen its resources and opportunities to accommodate the growing demand for content that supports the evolution of risk management.  At RIMS 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition, 19 chapters were honored for membership growth, including RIMS Australasia Chapter that experienced a 126 percent increase and RIMS Manitoba Chapter that experienced a 38 percent increase in membership in 2014.
The chapters were presented with the Society’s Membership Growth SuperStar and Star Awards recognizing these accomplishments.  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 2014 Membership SuperStar Award are:
•    RIMS Alabama Chapter (Birmingham, AL)
•    RIMS Australasia Chapter (Melbourne, AUS)
•    RIMS Central Oklahoma Chapter (Oklahoma City, OK)
•    RIMS Central Texas Chapter (Austin, TX)
•    RIMS Detroit Chapter (Detroit, MI)
•    RIMS Eastern Oklahoma Chapter (Tulsa, OK)
•    RIMS Golden Gate Chapter (San Francisco, CA)
•    RIMS Greater Quad Cities Chapter (Muscatine, IA)
•    RIMS Iowa Chapter (Des Moines, IA)
•    RIMS Manitoba Chapter (Winnipeg, CAN)
•    RIMS Northern Nevada Chapter (Reno, NV)
•    RIMS Rocky Mountain Chapter (Denver, CO)
•    RIMS Saskatchewan Chapter (Saskatchewan/Regina, CAN)
•    RIMS Southwest Florida Chapter (Naples, FL)
•    RIMS Toledo Chapter (Toledo, OH)
Recipients of the 2014 Membership Star Award are:
•    RIMS Broward County Chapter (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
•    RIMS Central Ohio Chapter (Columbus, OH)
•    RIMS Cumberland Chapter (Nashville, TN)
•    RIMS Hawaii Chapter (Honolulu, HI)
•    RIMS Ohio River Valley Chapter (Cincinnati, OH)
RIMS membership awards were initiated in 2008 to acknowledge the valuable work of the Society’s and the important role they play in keeping membership vibrant and engaged.  For more information about RIMS chapters, visit

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 10,000 risk practitioners who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information about the Society’s world-leading risk management content, networking, professional development and certification opportunities, visit

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For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or



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