Our Frequently Asked Questions:
NGIV or The Networking Group of Indian Valley is a group of local business people that enjoy each others success. We get to know each other personally as well as professionally. We learn about all of the members businesses and learn their strengths during their presentations. When the opportunity for a referral arises we have confidence in making the referral because most of the members have conducted business with other group members and have success stories to share.
We are a “low rules” organization, and we want your membership to be beneficial and fun. Membership is not required to attend our meetings , guests are always welcome The purpose of NGIV is to network and promote each others business through education and building relationships. Membership is open to most businesses in the region, and is limited category but not industry exclusive. There are no referral rules or requirements. The business and member must be in good standing with the community.
When you enter the Restaurant you will be greeted by a local committee member , sign in and choose your meal option (cash or check only).First time visitors are welcome to try the meeting and their choice of drink at no cost. The cost for all meetings is at minimum $6.00 and includes coffee, tea, juice or soda. Each location has breakfast or lunch meal options for as low as $10.00. Each meeting will consist of networking , a presentation from a member and information about other community and business events. We also share testimonials about positive referrals or business accomplishments from other members.
There are (4) meetings , Wednesday lunch & Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday breakfast. Tuesday Breakfast is at the Broad Street Grind in Souderton.Sign in begins at 8:00am and the meeting begins at 8:15am and ends at 9:00am. Wednesday Breakfast is at the Roy Ann Diner in Sellersville. Sign in begins at 7:45 and the meeting time is from 8:00am-9:00am. Wednesday Lunch-The group meets every Wednesday at the Franconia Heritage Family Restaurant. Sign in begins at 11:15am and the meeting begins at 11:30 am and ends at 12:30 pm. There is open networking after the meeting until 1:00 pm. The group meets every Thursday at The American Star Diner in North Wales. Check in is from 7:45 am - The meeting starts at 8:00 am and ends at 9:00am (Meetings may be cancelled during Holiday weeks , please like our Facebook page or join our meetup group for notifications)
Tuesday Breakfast meetings: Broad Street Grind 117 E. Broad Street Souderton, PA 18964 Wednesday Breakfast meetings: Roy Ann Diner 1318 Bethlehem Pike Sellersville, PA 18960 Wednesday Lunch meetings: Franconia Heritage Restaurant: 508 Harleysville Pike Telford, PA 18969 Thursday Breakfast meetings: The American Star Diner 1200 Welsh Road, North Wales PA 19454
The Franconia Heritage is south of Souderton in Telford. Follow Rt. 113 South toward Harleysville. The Broad Street Grind is right in the Center of Souderton on rt 113.. The American Star Diner is in the Redners Shopping Center in North Wales. The Roy Ann Diner is on Bethlehem Pike just North of Route 563 in Sellersville.
There are NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRMENTS! All business people are invited to attend. Nominal cost Memberships are available. Check to see if there is an opening in your category as we limit the number of business in specific industries. Membership is valid for 12 full months from the date you join ! If you join today your membership is valid for the next twelve months. We encourage you to attend a few meetings and see if the group would be a benefit to your business. Membership includes : website listing , ability to give presentations , ability to post on social media ( additional costs may apply ) and access to member only events. NGIV Code of conduct: As a professional group of business people we expect members & guests to conduct themselves as such. Inappropriate and/or unwelcome physical contact will not be tolerated and should be reported to a NGIV board member. Examples of inappropriate / sexual harassment include: Unwelcome sexual advances , suggestive or lewd remarks, unwanted hugs, touches , kisses, requests for sexual favors , retaliation for complaining about sexual harassment , derogatory or pornographic poster , cartoons or drawings.
1. Business listing on website directory 2. Discounted event & meeting rates. 3. Information about other local Networking events 4. Ability to share business events on groups social media. (additional costs may be required ) 5. Opportunity to present your business presentation to the group. 6. Post on social media ( additional cost may be required ) 7.Increased exposure to the community.
Yes, Please bring cash or a check made out to "NGIV" for the cost of breakfast or lunch. This is only paid when you attend a lunch meeting and receipts are handed out when payment is received. The cost is as low as $6.00 including a drink. Meal options are available for a total cost including tax & tip for as low as $12.00. There are no requirements to purchase a meal but it is encouraged to support the restaurants. All NGIV meetings are conducted by volunteers , it is not a for profit operation.
Anyone is welcome to attend any meeting as long as they have a business card. There are no meal requirements.All meal costs are as low as $6.00 total which includes a beverage of your choice. Meal options are available at all meetings.All meetings are payable in cash or check only , no credit cards. Our members try to attend as frequently as your schedule allows. There are no attendance rules, but the more meeting you attend the more exposure you receive. Many of our members like our attendance guidelines and they attend meetings during their business slow season. There also aren't any referral requirements, our members want to refer each other but there aren't any requirements.
We want your membership to be beneficial and fun. Presentations are not required but speaking for ten minutes is a great way to communicate your companies value proposition. We can help your create your presentation if you feel you need assistance.
Only members in good standing are welcome to give presentations. Membership is reviewed each year by the Board to determine if each member is in good standing. * Speaker Schedules are only available to schedule at the meetings or with the groups facilitator.
For additional Questions contact any of the board members: 1. Christina DiVergigelis, President, Email: email@example.com 2. Michael Grover, Vice President & Treasurer, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 3. Geoff Slick, Vice President, Email: email@example.com