How 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.

How 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 Guest?
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 one-way street.

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.