Questions and Answers
does the group meet?
Each chapter meets twice a month, networking starts at 11:30 am, and the event at Noon. The
events adjourn at 1:30 pm.
Optional Power Partner Groups, Business Growth Group, and the E-Learning Third Mind provode additional opportunities for
What else happens in the events?
Occuring each event, members and guest stand
and give a 60 second
“commercial” about their business. The more you talk about how you solve
customer problems – opposed to what it is you do –
the more other members will relate to your service.
Every event allows one or more member(s) to give a 10 minute, in-depth presentation about their business.
There are announcements and updates on what’s
happening with the group, as well as explanations of
Synergy National’s guidelines.
One-on-ones are set up at each meeting. Each member arranges a 30-45 minute visit to the business of another member to learn
more about that member’s
One-on-one forms are submitted which document
these offsite meetings.
Referral slips are submitted to document referrals to other members, so everyone in attendance can view
the nature of the referral given..
What are the responsibilities of the members?
There are a few requirements of each
1. Be an active participant in the events; attend 80%
of your home chapter meetings.
2. Give two referrals per month to other members.
3. Meet with two members per month for a one-on-one.
4. Bring one potential new member per quarter to
the events; (Because the more members, the
How many referrals do I have to give?
Members are expected to give a minimum of two
referrals a month. But again, the more you give, the more you’ll get.
What would be a good, potential guest?
There are two requirements for a
1. Someone whose business will not conflict with
any existing member’s business, refer to
our website for member profiles.
2. A company with a solid, professional reputation
in the business community.
As a guest, how many events can I attend before I’m able to join?
Guests are permitted a 30-day trial to visit as
many events as they wish. Then guests can
submit an application to join. An inspection
and expectation process is also required
Once I’m a member, am I expected to do business only with other members?
No, though loyalty to other members will increase
your chances of getting
referrals in return. We know you have existing working relationships, but the support you show to Synergy National members will
Do I have to be at every event?
We encourage members to attend a minimum of 80% of their home
chapter meetings. If you miss one
or two meetings a quarter, keep the lines of communication open and let us know why you can’t make it.
Can someone from my company fill in for me?
Yes, but on a limited basis, as long as they have the
same qualifications as you. Once you’re a member,
you are expected to attend a minimum of 80% of the meetings.
What is the dues structure?
Dues can be set-up to be paid
or annually, whichever is most convenient for you.
Who can I call if I have more questions?
Contact Diane Wingerter, VP of Operations at 1-614-556-