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TERMS AND CERTIFICATIONS

By acknowledging your accord below, you hereby agree to receive communications and correspondence from us relating to CNI and further agree that CNI may share your information and details with other CNI Members, Affiliates, and all parties involved, in order to provide you with the required services as CNI Member.

  • RIGHTS : CNI is an initiative of M/s. PROMPT TRADE FAIRS (I) PVT LTD., a registered company under the Companies Act, 1956 with its Registered Head office operating at No. 621, Sire Mansion-3rd Floor, Anna Salai, Thousand Lights, Chennai – 600006.
  • NOTION : The CNI Forum will act as a platform for referral sharing among the Members and Participants. This is exclusively for the fraternity of the Construction Industry.CNI proposes to organize the congregation of Construction Professionals as an Event, exclusively to provide successive and sequential Marketing Services for the participants and the initiative is no way intended to be measured as an Enterprise, Society or Association. CNI is strictly a Marketing Service Provider.
  • CNI promotes Business connects among a Group of Construction Industry Professionals, with maximum of eighty (80) Members in a single chapter. Twenty (20) Members who are Builders / Architects / Engineers in the Construction industry, will share the Group space with only one (1) Member from the prime 60 segments of the Construction industry, ensuring that the Participating Member capitalizes on all possible business leads for the segment from the remaining Members. For instance, Each Chapter will be formed by a Group of 60 Members representing varied segments of the Construction industry together with a Group of 20 Members who will be Builders, Architects or Engineers seeking the products / services from those 60 Members in the chapter.
  • Membership Screening Committees of each Chapter have final authority relating to classification conflicts.
  • The CNI will stringently operate within the boundaries of a Referral Networking Forum facilitator and will no way be held responsible for any Business transactions / Financial agreements between the participating members
  • All disputes arising out of or relating to the Member’s Participation in CNI shall be resolved by binding arbitration in accordance with the laws of the country of India, outside the Forum precincts, subject to the jurisdiction of MADRAS HIGH COURT, between the Members involved. CNI will no way be liable or held responsible.
  • CNI Policies are subject to change. All proposed policy changes will be reviewed and finalized with the consent of all Chapter CEOs.
  • The applicable Annual subscription charges payable for the CNI Membership by Individuals will be Rs.15,000/- and for Corporate Businesses will be Rs.20,000/-. GST will be applicable and extra. The subscription is valid for a period of 12 months from the date of joining and needs to be renewed by the end of the subscription period.
  • The Membership Fees cannot be transferred from one person to another, unless the fees were paid by the same company. The Membership is not transferable between companies.
  • The CNI Chapter Meetings (other than Virtual Meets) will be organized in the Banquet facilities of Star Rated Hotels. All expenses incurred towards organizing the meet will be shared among the Participants and chargeable in addition. The Meetings will include Monthly Referral Meets, Review Meet, Training Programs and all other Meetings.
  • All payments will have to be made in favor of M/s. PROMPT TRADE FAIRS INDIA PVT LTD., vide Cheque/ Demand draft/ RTGS or UPI Modes, along with the duly filled Application form.
  • The Receipt acknowledging payment will be auto-generated and copy of the same would be made available to the applicant as a hardcopy by post to the official address and as a soft copy to the official email id mentioned in the application form.
  • The Fees paid by applicants whose Memberships couldn’t be confirmed in their favor, will be reimbursed by CNI within 6 working days from the date of intimation to the Applicant

MEMBERSHIP ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES

  • The aspiring applicant for CNI Membership, should necessarily and exclusively be part of the Construction Industry with his / her Business activity being directly or indirectly related to the various segments of the Construction industry as listed below.
    • PROFESSIONALS
    • Architects – Buildings
    • Architects – Interiors
    • Architects - Landscapes
    • Builders & Promoters
    • Building Contractors
    • Civil Engineers
    • Electrical Engineering Contractors
    • Interior Designers
    • MEP Contractors
    • Structural Engineers
    • Valuers
    • Surveyors
    • Consultants – Buildings
    • Consultants – EHS
    • Consultants – Vaastu
      MATERIAL & EQUIPMENTS
    • Adhesives
    • Aggregates – Coarse, Fine, M Sand
    • Air Curtains
    • Aluminium Extrusions
    • Building Hardware
    • Bricks – Country
    • Bricks – Porotherm
    • Bricks – Moulded
    • Bricks – Fly Ash
    • Brick Making Machine
    • Building Machinery & Equipment
    • Building Materials - General
    • Cables
    • Carpets
    • Cement Manufacturers & Dealers
    • Centring sheets & Scaffolding
    • Cladding and Glazing
    • Construction Chemicals
    • Construction Equipment Manufacturers & Rental Suppliers
    • Cranes & Hoist
    • Doors & Windows – Wooden, Flush
    • Doors & Windows – Metal, SS
    • Door & Windows - P.V.C. & Fibre
    • Door Closers
    • Earth Movers
    • Elevators (Lifts)
    • Electrical Lighting Fixtures
    • Electrical Pipes
    • Electrical Switches & Safety Devices
    • Energy Saver
    • Exhaust Fans & Ventilation
    • False Ceiling
    • Fibre Products
    • Fencing
    • Fire Products
    • Flooring – Wooden
    • Flooring - Vinyl
    • Furnishing
    • Furniture
    • Garden Equipment
    • Glass Dealers
    • Granites
    • Grills & Gates
    • Gypsum
    • Hallow Blocks
    • Home Automation
    • Iron & Steels, TMT Bars
    • Invertor / UPS
    • Kitchen Cabinets
    • Kitchen Electric Chimneys
    • Laminates
    • Lighting
    • Lime
    • Marbles
    • Manhole Steps
    • Modular Kitchen
    • Mosquito Screen
    • Mosaic Tiles
    • Paint - Manufacturers & Dealers
    • Particle Board
    • Pavers
    • Pipe & Fittings
    • Plywoods
    • Poly-corbonate Sheet
    • Power Tools
    • Pre-Fabricated Buildings
    • Pumps
    • Ready Mix Concrete
    • Rolling Shutters
    • RO System
    • Roofing Materials
    • Sanitary ware
    • Safety Equipment
    • Security System & Products
    • Solar Energy Equipment
    • Solar Water Heaters
    • Spraying Equipment
    • Steel Guard Chemicals
    • Tiles – Ceramics & Vitrified
    • Timber Merchants
    • Vermiculite
    • Venetian Blinds
    • Water Level Controller
    • Water Taps
    • Water Tank
    • Wire Rope
    • Weathering Course Materials
    • Wooden Flooring
    • Wooden Preservative
      SERVICE & WORKS
    • Air Conditioners Repair & Maintenance
    • Aluminium Fabricators
    • Bore-well Contractors
    • CAD Designing & Drawing
    • Concrete Mixtures & Works
    • Demolishers
    • Earth Mover & Works
    • Fabrication Works
    • Painting Contractors
    • Plumbing Works
    • Pest Controls
    • Security Service & Consultants
    • Soil Testing
    • Steel Fabrication
    • Wall Decoration
    • Water Proofing
    • Water Treatment
      Related Services
    • Auditors
    • Promotion & Publicity Services
    • Exhibition & Trade Fair
    • Magazines & Publications
  • The organization represented by the Member should be a Registered Business in India in the form of a Public Limited Company, Private Limited Company, Partnership or Sole Proprietorship Firm, LLP or a OPC (One-person Co. registered under Companies Act of 2013). The Member will have to record their valid GST Registration Number and PAN Number with their application.
  • CNI’s minimum eligibility criteria for any registered company will be three (3) incessant years of operations in the same segment for which membership is applied.
  • Builders, Architects and Engineers operating as Individual decision makers and influencers in the Construction industry are endorsed for CNI Membership, on expression of their interest. However, proof of their operations for the immediate past three (3) years need to be submitted. The required documents for Proof of experience could be submitted in the form of GST Registration, Company / Firm Registration or PAN Registration
  • Individual applicants requesting to be enrolled as Engineers, will have to qualified Civil Engineering Degree / Diploma holders with a minimum three (3) years of Professional experience, with proof of Income-tax returns submitted.
  • Other segments for which individual applicants are permitted include Architects, Structural Engineers, Consultants, CAD Designers, Surveyors, Valuers. However, three (3) years of Professional experience is mandatory and essential in all fields.
  • Members must represent their primary occupation and not a part-time business.
  • While CNI’s screening committee will submit recommendation for Membership Admissions based on the applications received, the Sole discretion of Membership selection or rejection, for any chapter will rest with the Board of Directors of M/s. Prompt Trade Fairs (I) Pvt Ltd., whose decision will stand final and irrevocable.
  • In the event of an applicant considered to be completely eligible for an already occupied segment in any chapter, CNI’s screening committee may provide membership options for the applicant in alternate chapters of CNI as per the applicant’s choice.
  • An individual member cannot be part of an alternate CNI chapter that allows only one person per profession and whose primary purpose is to pass referrals to one another, because it substantially reduces their commitment to the primary chapter members.
  • Corporate Businesses who prefer to be Members in multiple CNI Chapters are permitted to do so. However, they will have to pay the Premium Membership Fee applicable for the same (calculated as - Basic Subscription Fee (Rs.20,000/- + 50% Additional Fee plus applicable GST). However, it needs to be noted that the company will have to depute a different representative for each CNI Chapter. A single representative of the same company wouldn’t be offered Membership in multiple CNI Chapters.
  • Members are expected to bring bona-fide referrals and visitors to their Chapter of CNI. The Chapter CEO will review each Member’s number of referrals and/or visitors brought in, for suitable recognition of the Member’s efforts.
  • On no criteria will any Business or Company, not related to the Construction industry be entertained or permitted to be enrolled as a Member of CNI
  • The Member representing his / her company is anticipated to hold the position of a Director, Proprietor, Partner, CEO, while the substitute participant for any meeting representing the Company will have to hold at least a Managerial Position
  • Members who wish to change their classification must submit a new membership application and obtain approval from the Membership Development Committee (MDC) for the classification change. However, this will be subject to availability of Membership space in the specified classification.
  • In case of any problem arising due to a Member’s action, the Chapter CEO may intervene and resolve the issue at his/ her discretion, while documenting the incidents and corrective action taken, for review of the Membership Development committee (MDC)
  • The MDC holds the authority for initiating the required corrective action to be taken against any Member, in the event of his/ her failure to comply with the policies and / or the code of ethics of CNI.
  • Aspiring Applicants who are active Members of other Referral Networking Forums are not eligible for CNI Membership. Their Membership in CNI will be confirmed, only after submission of suitable proof confirming their Membership closure from the alternate Networking Forum.

CNI CODE OF ETHICS

  • I accept to provide the quality of services at the rates that I have offered to the other CNI Members.
  • I will be genuine with the members and their referrals.
  • I will build goodwill and trust among members and their referrals.
  • I will respond promptly and take responsibility for following up on the referrals received.
  • I will display a constructive and supportive attitude.
  • I will always maintain the ethical standards and follow the formal code of conduct of my profession.
  • I confirm that I will be an exclusive Member of the CNI Referral Forum and not participate or represent my organization/ business in any other alternate Referral Forums

Certification I hereby declare and certify that all statements contained in this application and any accompanying documents are true and correct, and that any misrepresentation or false statement may be grounds for rejecting my application or, if discovered after my application has been accepted, subject me to immediate termination at CNI’s discretion without any reimbursement. I further understand that my membership is conditional and I agree, accept and will abide by all the terms and conditions set forth herein and those contained within the CNI Member Policies, Guidelines and Code of Ethics, all of which I have had the opportunity to review upon request or received upon induction. I acknowledge that breach of these terms, conditions, and policies shall be grounds to terminate my membership. I understand and agree that UPON ACCEPTANCE, FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE WITHOUT EXCEPTION.

I hereby confirm that I have read and understood all terms stated and submit my acceptance.