many meetings do I attend before I can join?
Each guest is required to attend two (2) consecutive meetings before an
application can be accepted. An inspection of an applicant's place of
business is a requirement of acceptance.
many votes are required for acceptance into Dallas Referral Partners?
75 % vote.
How much does it
cost to join Dallas Referral Partners?
$50 initial membership fee and $25 per quarter.
When are my dues
required to be paid?
We collect dues on a quarterly schedule. The Treasurer will pro-rate new
members' dues when they join to get them on the cycle.
Who will notify me
when I'm accepted for membership?
The Membership Chairperson and your sponsor (if a member) will call you the
day you are voted in.
What is a Qualified
A Qualified Guest is a person whose occupation is not represented in the
group, and if permitted to join, would not be in conflict with any of the
group's members. Guests are invited for two (2) meetings, and they must
decide about joining at the second meeting.
Once a member of
Dallas Referral Partners, am I confined to conducting business only with
other Dallas Referral Partners members?
Your fellow Dallas Referral Partners members are your business' best
references, as you are theirs. Member's LOYALTY to each other explains why
Dallas Referral Partners is so overwhelmingly successful and continue to
grow . Support your SALES FORCE and they will support you.
How many referrals
do I have to give?
To maintain your membership - two (2) referrals per month are required. The
real question is: How much business do you really want? You will be
rewarded according to your ability to help others. Really! The more
referrals you provice, the more referrals you will receive. It's not a
If I have a problem
or a conflict with another member, who do I contact?
Members are asked to talk directly with other members about any problems
that arise. Most of the time this will be an adequate solution. If the
problem persists, contact any Board Member. Every issue is confidential and
will be kept that way. The Board will take steps as necessary to resolve
the issue using specific guidelines set by Dallas Referral Partners.
How long do I have
to do my commercial?
At each meeting every member receives 30 seconds to pass referrals and do
their commercial. Begin by informing fellow members - 'A good referral for
me...' Make it count.
When do I get to
Greet and Speak?
The Group's Program Chairperson sets a schedule for the group so everyone
has an opportunity as they join the group. The first week you Greet and the
following week you are the Speaker.
How long do I have
when I am the Speaker?
Ten (10) minutes.
Can someone attend
meetings in my place?
Only as specified by Dallas Referral Partners, an alternate may attend six
(6) times per year, and never more than two (2) consecutive meetings. That
person must be a qualified substitute, not a secretary.
Who tracks my
attendance and who do I call if I'm going to miss a meeting?
The Vice President. Always call if you're going to miss a meeting. You must
attend at least 75% of all meetings.