MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

  • Membership is by invitation only
  • Members are Professional Conference Organisers or Professionals in the field of assisting clients with the sourcing and securing of venues for Leisure Groups, Conferences, Teambuilding and Functions and for Organising Events, Tours & Travel
  • Membership is given to individual persons, not companies
  • Members are to have been in the Events business for a minimum of two years
  • A current company or personal Tax Clearance Certificate to be submitted if said PCO pays venues and suppliers on behalf of clients
  • Potential members must have an active website
  • Potential members to be actively placing business. A list to be submitted to EXCO, indicating all business placed during the previous 12 months. This to include Rand-value placed and venues where such business has been placed
  • Before full membership is approved, written references to be submitted to the EXCO from at least 2 venues
  • Members to sign agreement to abide with Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics

Potential members are referred by current members and venues. Names and company details will be forwarded to all current members for comment. Based on comments received as well as the above criteria having been met and approved, potential new members may be appointed after meeting with the Executive committee and on a 3-month probation period.