Any firm or company having a place of business located in the Philippines and engaged in the distribution of merchandise or rendering of services directly to the consumer in the homes as distinguished from sales contracts made by direct mail or any stores or showrooms of the persons, firm or company, shall be eligible to apply for membership defined below and to exercise full voting rights in the affairs of the Association.
The requirements for membership are as follows:
(a.)That the applicant has a capitalization of not less than P2,500,000 or that the Annual Sales Volume is not less than P10,000,000.
(b.)That the applicant has been established in the Philippines or elsewhere for a period of not less than one year.
(c.)That the merchandise or service distributed by the applicant is of merchantable quality.
(d.)That the applicant is involved in ethical sales practices.
(e.)To abide by the Constitution and Code of Ethics.
Notwithstanding the above, any member shall have the right to object to the admission of any applicant for membership with the Association on the ground(s) that the applicant, though complying with the requirements set forth, can produce additional reasons and/or evidence to substantiate that the admission of the applicant may be contrary to the furtherance of the objectives of the Association.
REQUIREMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED TOGETHER WITH THE APPLICATION FORM
I. Articles of Incorporation/ Memorandum of Association
II. Audited Statement of Accounts for the past 2 years
III. Details of Directors of Company
IV. Sales and Marketing Plans/Compensation Plans/Sales Contract
V. Dealer/Distributor/Salesman Agreement(s)/Contract(s)
VI. List of Products, Product Description, Warranty/Guarantee Cards, Catalogs, etc.
VII. Organizational Chart of your sales force
VIII. ONE set only-Starter Kit, inclusive of contents (if any)
IX. (3) Three sets of requirement.
Members’ Annual Dues rates shall be based on annual sales turnover of the company as follows:
|below 100 million||
|over 100 million-300 million||
|over 300 million-600 million||
|over 600 million-1 billion||
|over 1 billion- 5 billion||
|over 5 billion||