1. Name: The Association (group of like minded people) is called Maidstone Business Networking
2. Objectives: Maidstone Business Networking is established to:
2.1 promote and encourage commerce and industry in the borough of Maidstone, including large organisations to sole traders, by way of an annual subscription and sponsorship.
2.2 arrange and provide regular communication for business networking meetings, seminars and exhibitions, including where funds allow, the information and regular update of a website and the production of a business directory circulated to as many homes and businesses as possible in the Maidstone Borough area.
3.1 Membership of Maidstone Business Networking shall be open to any person (or if in partnership the partnership) carrying on a trade or business in the designated Maidstone borough area; or carrying on a business elsewhere but living in the designated area; or representing an association, club or society operating in the designated area; or retired but with an interest in networking (business or pleasure).
3.2 Each member organisation shall appoint one individual person to represent it and attend the networking meetings of Maidstone Business Networking.
3.2.1 Each member organisation may appoint a deputy to replace its appointed representative if the appointed representative is unable to attend any particular meeting of Maidstone Business Networking.
3.3 The organiser shall have the right to approve or reject applications for membership without explanation to the applicant.
3.4 The organiser shall have the right to terminate the membership of any individual member or business concerned or the individual representing the member organisation providing they are given the opportunity to be heard before a final decision is made.
3.5 The organiser can secure functions from outside the designated membership area in a number of different ways including secondment and awarding honorary membership.
3.6 The organiser has the right to refuse admission to any person at any event night without reason. ROAR - Right Of Admission Reserved.
3.7 Once joined the memership is automatically renewed at the end of the years membership. It can only be cancelled in writing prior to the end of the eleventh month of membership.
3.8 You can pay to come to a networking event without joining - cost £15. If you book to come to an event and then do not turn up we reserve the right to charge £10pp. (This situation has been caused by the thoughtless few).
4. Non-Payment of membership fees
Any member whose membership is in arrears is entitled to membership and unless the organiser otherwise decides, any member whose subscription is more than 1 month in arrears shall cease to be a member and his name shall be struck off the membership list.
5. Membership payments
All monies raised by or on behalf of Maidstone Business Networking shall be used to maintain the organisation, corporate use, marketing, websites, posters, promotion articles, etc., and other other requirement as deemed by the organiser Alan Reading.
The address for Maidstone Business Networking is Prospect House, Hunton Road, Marden, Kent TN12 9SL 01622 820841
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Est: 30 June '17
Rules of Maidstone Business Networking.