Commonly Asked Questions
Is Power Gals Industry Specific?
We normally get this question on a daily basis: Is Power Gals Seat Specific? Or is it open to anyone that would like to join?
Power Gals is NOT Seat Specific. Meaning that yes there can be more than one person representing any industry, any profession, any company. Why because there is enough business for growth. Plus everyone has a different personality, you want to do business with people you like.
May I attend a meeting before registering?
Yes, we welcome any new guests to come and visit any of our networking meetings to see if Power Gals is the perfect fit for you. Guests can visit ONCE before having to become a registered member. Most of our guests fall in love with our organization right after attending their first meeting. We try to our best to make everyone feel welcomed.
How do I update my profile?
So you need to update the information on your profile? This is also a very simple process. All you need to do is send a well detailed email to: PowerGalsNetworking@gmail.com
Let us know what you would like for us to revise, correct, or update and we will do it for you. Due to the high volume of emails please allow us a few days to update your profile.
This was also explained to you in your welcome email.
How can I find out when my membership expires?
The best way to find out when your membership expires is easy. All you need to do is look for the welcome email that our Founder Karla Arita sent you when you first became a registered member.
Simply look in your emails for the email with the Subject Line: Congratulations! You're now an official Power Gal.
The date of when first became a member is your anniversary date of when your membership expires.
How do I become a Member?
Becoming a member is simple. All you need to do is click on the tab that says "Become a Member" read & fill in the registration form. Once we have received your payment and registration form, your profile will be created within 5 to 7 business days. You will receive a welcome email. Please take the time to read your welcome email.
How many employees can I have under my membership?
Only one profile per each paid membership. That means that only one person's information will be displayed on a profile in our Business Directory. Only the registered member will have access to our member's only Facebook page. You can have up to 3 employees attend our networking meetings to represent your registered business at no extra cost. If your employees want their own profiles in the Business Directory then they have to purchase their own membership.
Can I visit other Chapters if I am a registered member?
Yes, one of the many awesome perks of being a registered member of Power Gals is that you have access at NO EXTRA CHARGE to all the Chapter locations in our organization. You are welcomed & encouraged to visit as many of the other Chapters as possible. With Power Gals you can literally visit each and every one of our networking Chapter locations. You can network as much as you want or as little as you desire. That is completely up each individual member.
Who do I contact if I have a question about the meetings?
If you have a question about any of the upcoming networking meetings, please contact the Chapter Leader(s) for that Chapter location.
If you are having trouble finding a meeting on the Calendar page of our website, please contact the Chapter Leader(s).
Power Gals Newsletters
Are you receiving, opening, and READING the Newsletters? If you are not receiving them, please check your Spam Folders. Also, what happens often is that people tend to input the wrong email addresses when they are registering for the first time. So please verify that the email you entered was your correct email address.
When is it time to renew my membership?
Your clock starts ticking from the day that you first became a registered member. Please look at your welcome email or paid invoices to see when you first became a registered member. That is your anniversary date for renewing each year. Also our Admin Team will email you a few weeks before your membership expires. If you don't pay on time, your information will be removed from the website and Facebook page.
I don't have time to attend any meetings. Can I still join?
Absolutely! For busy business owners like yourself that may not have enough staff for you to go out and promote your own business, all you need to do is register your business on our website. This way, you don't have to attend the networking meetings but you can still have the information of your business listing on the Business Directory.
Can I become a Leader?
Click on the tab called Become a Leader. After you have read that entire page, and you still are interested simply fill out the registration form. Once we have received your registration form, please give us a few days for us to review it.
Please understand that filling out the registration form does not guarantee that you will be approved in becoming a Leader.
Can I pay for advertisement?
Most definitely yes! Power Gals offer advertisement to anyone that would like to pay for advertise a special upcoming event, or special sales that your business might be having. Advertisement becomes more popular during the holidays but you are welcomed to pay for advertising with us all year long. Paid advertisement is excellent for brand awareness. Non Members and Men are also welcomed to advertise with us on our website.
How can I post my upcoming event of the website?
Sorry but the Calendar of Events page on our website are exclusively for our networking meetings. Or for events that our being hosted by any of our Chapter Leaders. This is to avoid confusion and to protect the flow of how things are posted our Calendar of Events Page.
But you are more than welcomed to promote your special events on our Facebook page.
Can my employees attend the networking meetings for me?
Yes, but they can only promote your registered business. We understand that sometimes you get stuck in the office swamped with work but you still want to promote your business during the networking meeting. This does not grant your employees to promote their own side gigs.
How do I contact my Chapter Leader?
If you have questions about anything related to Power Gals simply click on the Locations & Leaders tab on our website to get the contact information of your Chapter Leader.
How do I know who my Chapter Leader is? Easy, just look at what Chapter location is your preferred location and the Leader of that Chapter is who you would contact.
What if I don't have a Chapter near me?
Then send us a message via our Contact Us Page. We are always looking for new areas to bring Power Gals to more women. Maybe you have what it takes to open a new Chapter in your area or you might know of someone that can be a great Leader in your community.
Or you can visit the Become a Leader page to learn more on how to start your own Chapter location.
Do you have Social Events?
Yes we do! Besides our networking meetings, Power Gals love getting together after office hours to simply have fun and relax. So please ask your Chapter Leader(s) on creating a fun Social Event for your Chapter.
You can also visit our Social Events page to see what other Social Events are happening each month.
I'm retired, can I attend a meeting?
Yes!! At Power Gals we welcome everyone to attend our meetings. Regardless if you are retired, unemployed, a stay at home mom, new to Florida, new business owner, or what ever your situation may be. We always welcome non members to attend our meetings because you might end up making great connections with some of our members.
Can I bring a friend to a meeting?
Yes, please bring your friends with you to any of our networking meetings. We love having new guests all the time. Plus you can share our meetings with all your friends on Social Media. Just remember that to maintain a professional atmosphere as these a business networking meetings. So being respectful & quiet while other members speak their commercials is important.
How do I stay connected?
You can stay connected in a bunch of ways. Registered members of Power Gals have exclusive access to our private Facebook page. You can also visit our YouTube Channel, our Linkedin page, even our Instagram page, or our public Business Facebook page.
Visiting our website's Calendar of Events Page every week is one of the best ways to staying connected.
Can I promote other networking groups?
This is a Fragile subject to talk about. We simply ask that you reframe from promoting other networking groups during our meetings and on our Facebook page. In return, please be polite when you attend other networking groups. I know that most of you love saying great things about Power Gals and we truly appreciate that but just be polite and ask the hostess of that networking meeting if it would be okay for you to talk about Power Gals at their meetings. If you have any questionshis please contact us.
Can I wear my face mask at our meetings?
Most definitely yes! We want to make sure that you feel 100% secure about wearing a face mask during our meetings. The important thing is for you to feel safe.
We can't force anyone to wear face masks but we want to make sure that you feel it's okay and acceptable to wear them.
Can I post about other businesses that are not registered?
No, please only post about your own business. If you believe that someone else's business would benefit from Power Gals then they should register their business with us even if they don't necessarily have time to network they can just pay for the Basic Membership.
I forgot about the Rules. Where can I learn about the Rules?
Simply visit the page for Terms & Conditions found on the Power Gals website to learn more about the rules of what to do and what not to do. Just like any professional organization, we have rules in place to protect Power Gals and its members. If you don't follow the rules then your membership may be terminated depending on the offense. Just remember to practice good professional protocol. Just remember that these are the Terms & Conditions that everyone reads and agrees with before becoming a member. But it doesn't hurt to review them once in a blue moon.
Can I bring my products to sell during the meetings?
Yes, we welcome our registered members to bring products to sell before or after our networking meetings.
I would recommend that you ask your Chapter Leader is this is okay with them just out of professional courtesy. Some restaurant locations may not have enough space for you to display your products.
How can I offer discounts to members of Power Gals?
Excellent question! We love and appreciate when business owners offer discounts to our members of Power Gals.
Visit our Member Discounts page to see all the discounts that we currently have for our members.
Don't forget to contact us if you would like to post your special discounts on this page.
What if I don't live in Florida?
Even if you don't live in Florida you can still become a member from anywhere in the world. We offer Virtual Networking Online every month. Virtual Networking is a great option so you can start to make more connections with other Gals. Hey maybe in the future you might be brave enough to start a Power Gals location in your area. But we can discuss that later.
Visit our website for the information for Virtual Networking.