Program FAQs

General

What is a NAIOP National Forum?

Who is eligible to apply for an appointment to a Forum?

What is the difference between Limited and General Forums?

What do members talk about in a Forum meeting?

Is there a list of Forums with descriptions?

How do I choose a Forum?

How are members selected for appointment to a Forum?

What are the critical principles of Forum success?

How many members are in a Forum?

What is the term of a Forum appointment?

What is the annual fee to participate and what does it include?

What is a typical schedule of Forum events for a year?

Who leads each meeting?

What are the dates and locations of future Forum events?

Members

What are the critical principles of Forum success?

What is the confidentiality agreement?

What is the term of a Forum appointment?

How may my membership be renewed after my initial three-year appointment?

How can I get in touch with my Fellow Forum members?

What is a Forum listserv?

How can I get a current roster of my Forum?

What is the National Forums Directory?

How do I update my bio in the directory?

How is the meeting agenda developed?

May I see a sample agenda?

What are the arrangements for the Forum dinners?

What is the typical attire at Forum events?

What happens if I cannot attend a meeting?

May I transfer to a different Forum?

What is NAIOP’s antitrust policy as it pertains to Forums?

Leaders

What are the roles of the chair and vice chair?

How long do chairs and vice chairs serve in their roles?

How do National Forums select their leadership?

What NAIOP resources are available to leadership to support their role?

What if I have a membership issue in my group?

How can I get a listing of my group’s current members?

How can I communicate with all my members at once?

What is the recruitment schedule for new Forum members?

What if my group wants to add members?

What if my group wants to add a specific person?

How is the meeting agenda developed?

How do I get a past agenda for my group?

When should I begin planning for the next meeting?

Who decides where our Forum will go for dinner at future meetings?

What if my Forum wants to plan or host our own dinner?

What if my Forum wants to take a tour as a group at a meeting?

What if my Forum wants to meet at an off-site location?

What if we want to invite an outside speaker?

Can my group request extra meeting time at the next national event?

Who would I contact if my group has any special needs or requests?