Most organisations judge their success by retaining existing members, and getting them to upgrade their membership, not the opposite.
Poor attendance and representative numbers at the AGM can also mean a loss of faith in that organization.
According to the Chairman of Tourism Whitsundays, this years AGM was attended by only 58 people, representing 'just 41 companies'.
Whitsunday Times, Thursday 30 September, 2010
Sources: Whitsunday Times