Frequently Asked Questions
Is attendance compulsory ?
We strongly recommend that you attend as many meetings as possible, but it is not compulsory
Must I send a substitute if I cannot attend ?
There is no need to send a substitute, though it would make sense to send a colleague if possible
Can more than one person attend from a business ?
Yes, the business is the member, not the individual – so more than one can attend
Is membership exclusive within each sector ?
There is officially no exclusivity, though we reserve the right to “cap”
sectors where appropriate
Will I receive training on how to be an effective member ?
Yes, every month we hold an Induction meeting for new members
Will I get bored by attending the same type of meeting every fortnight ?
Definitely not ! We use 9 or 10 different meeting formats during the year, to keep things varied and fresh
Can I bring guests along to meetings ?
Yes, apart from certain “members only” events. We welcome guests as they provide variety and growth
Is there a minimum period of membership ?
Initially you commit to one year, thereafter there is a 3 months notice period
Is there a separate charge for food ?
No, your monthly subscription includes all food and drink
Will I have to make a large up-front payment ?
No, there is a modest initial registration charge and then subscriptions are paid monthly
What happens if I am unhappy with the value I have received ?
Subject to your having satisfied three conditions, your 12 months subscriptions will be refunded