Our Pledge & FAQs

Our Values & Community Pledge

As a Member of Crème de la Crème, I am committed to fostering a professional and inclusive environment where all members can thrive. I pledge to uphold the following values:

  • Ethical and Professional Conduct: I commit to practicing business ethically and professionally, ensuring fairness, honesty, and objectivity in all my professional relationships.
  • Respect and Dignity: I commit to always treating others with dignity and respect, and to fostering a welcoming and inclusive community for all.
  • Discrimination-Free Environment: I commit to maintaining a professional environment within my business that is free from discrimination of all types and from harmful, racist, abusive, offensive, or harassing behavior.
  • Conflict of Interest: I commit to avoiding conflicts of interest and will disclose any potential conflicts to clients to maintain transparency and trust.
  • Clear Communication and Responsibility: I commit to honoring my professional commitments to the best of my abilities, including maintaining clear communication and never ghosting a client.
  • Privacy and Confidentiality: I commit to not violating the privacy and confidentiality of information entrusted to me or to which I may gain access through my work with clients.
  • Social Responsibility: I commit to ensuring that the products of my work are used in a socially responsible way, to the best of my ability.
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: I commit to making every reasonable effort to ensure that I have the most current knowledge and that the proper expertise is available when needed, and to sharing knowledge with others in a respectful and constructive manner.
  • Truthful Marketing Practices: I commit to being truthful in my marketing practices and to avoid manipulative or harmful sales tactics in my business.
  • Confidentiality and Personal Gain: I commit to not using knowledge of a confidential nature in any unauthorized manner or to achieve personal gain.
  • Supporting Fellow Members: I commit to supporting fellow members in business, including passing referrals in good faith, cheering each other on when the opportunity presents itself, and doing my part to foster a collaborative and supportive environment.

As a member of Crème de la Crème, I acknowledge that I have read, understand, and will uphold these professional ethics and standards of conduct. I look forward to contributing positively to the Crème de la Crème professional community.

Frequently Asked Questions 💭

What is Crème de la Crème and what does it offer?

Crème de la Crème is a private business network for professional women service providers. It offers a platform for networking, B2B referrals, and professional development. Members have access to a supportive community, exclusive events, and resources to grow their businesses.

What are the benefits of becoming a member?

As a member of Crème de la Crème, you’ll gain access to a vibrant community of professional women service providers. You’ll have opportunities for networking, collaboration, and business growth through our B2B referral system. Additionally, you’ll receive exclusive invitations to events, access to valuable resources, and the chance to showcase your expertise to a targeted audience.

What is the application process like?

The application process for Crème de la Crème is straightforward. Prospective members can apply through our website by completing a brief application form. Once submitted, applications are reviewed by our team to ensure they meet our membership criteria. Approved applicants will receive an invitation to join the network and will be guided through the membership onboarding process.

Submit your application here.

Can I refer someone for membership?

Yes, we encourage members to refer other B2B professionals who would benefit from Crème de la Crème. Simply invite them to apply on our website and list your name as the member who invited them.

What types of professionals are part of the network?

Crème de la Crème welcomes a diverse range of professional women service providers. Our network includes entrepreneurs, business owners, consultants, coaches, freelancers, and other experts in various industries such as marketing, finance, legal services, healthcare, and more.

Is this community inclusive of marginalized people?

At Crème de la Crème, inclusivity is at the heart of our community. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all, including marginalized individuals. This commitment is deeply rooted in our company values and is a cornerstone of our CX (community experience) efforts.

We recognize that inclusivity is an ongoing journey, and we are dedicated to continually improving and learning. We value and rely on feedback from our members to ensure that we are creating a safe, supportive, and positive space for everyone in our community.

How often are events or networking sessions held?

Crème de la Crème hosts events and networking sessions regularly throughout the year. The frequency of these events may vary, but we strive to offer opportunities for our members to regularly connect, learn, and grow on a consistent basis.

Learn more about what’s included in your membership here.

What kind of networking opportunities are available?

Crème de la Crème offers a variety of networking opportunities to help members connect, collaborate, and grow their businesses. These include monthly facilitated live group networking calls with breakout sessions, where members can expand their professional network and refine their networking skills. Additionally, members can participate in monthly live group coworking calls, providing a supportive virtual setting to boost productivity and motivation. Members also have access to our online community space on Circle, designed for ease of connection and engagement with fellow members.

How is Crème de la Crème different from other business networks?

Crème de la Crème stands out from other business networks in several ways:

Focus on Professional Women: Crème de la Crème is specifically designed for professional women service providers, creating a unique environment tailored to their needs and challenges.

Vibrant Community: We offer a vibrant and supportive community where members can connect, collaborate, and grow both personally and professionally.

Exclusive Events and Resources: Members have access to exclusive events, resources, and opportunities aimed at enhancing their businesses and professional development.

B2B Referral System: Our B2B referral system enables members to exchange referrals and grow their client base through trusted connections within the network.

Online Community Space: The online community space on Circle provides a secure and user-friendly platform for members to connect, engage, and collaborate with each other.

Networking and Coworking Calls: Monthly networking and coworking calls provide structured opportunities for members to expand their networks, enhance their skills, and boost their productivity.

Overall, Crème de la Crème offers a comprehensive and tailored approach to networking and professional development for women in business.

Is there a community forum or online platform for members to connect?

Yes, Crème de la Crème provides an exclusive online community space for members to connect, engage, and collaborate. This platform, hosted on Circle.so, offers a secure and user-friendly environment where members can interact, share resources, ask questions, and build relationships with other professional women service providers in the network.

How much does a membership cost?

Crème de la Crème offers two membership options:

Quarterly Billing: $297/quarter Founding Member Rate | 12-month contract, billed each quarter

Annual Billing: $997/year (Save $191) Founding Member Rate | 12-month contract, billed annually

These membership fees provide access to all the benefits and features of Crème de la Crème, including the online community space, networking and coworking calls, profile listing on the website, features in email and social platforms, and more.

How do I apply for membership?

To apply for membership with Crème de la Crème, simply visit our website and complete the online membership application. Once submitted, our team will process and review your application. If approved, you’ll receive a congratulatory email with an invitation to officially join the network. You’ll then be guided through the onboarding process and welcomed into the community. If your application does not meet the standards for membership, we’ll notify you via email as well.

How are members selected or approved?

Members are selected or approved based on several factors to ensure they align with the values and goals of Crème de la Crème. The application process involves reviewing the applicant’s background, experience, and references. Our team verifies the applicant’s identity, conducts an online search, reviews their digital platforms, and verifies three references to confirm a positive track record. This process helps us maintain a high-quality network of professional women service providers who are committed to professionalism, integrity, and collaboration.

Is there a referral program for members?

Yes, Crème de la Crème has a referral program for members. We encourage members to refer other professional women service providers who would benefit from our network. When referring someone, members can list their name as the member who invited them. This referral program helps us grow our community with like-minded individuals and rewards members for their efforts in expanding our network.

Are there any requirements or qualifications for membership?

Yes, Crème de la Crème has specific requirements and qualifications for membership. We welcome professional women service providers who are committed to professionalism, integrity, and collaboration. Applicants must meet our membership criteria, which includes having a positive track record in their field, as verified through our application process. We also prioritize applicants who align with our values and are actively engaged in their professional development.

Can I cancel my membership at any time?

Yes, members can cancel their membership at any time. However, please note that membership fees are non-refundable, and cancellations will take effect at the end of the current 12-month billing period.

Can I upgrade my membership to a higher tier?

At this time, Crème de la Crème only offers a single-tier membership, and there are no options to upgrade to a higher tier. However, we are continuously looking for ways to enhance our membership offerings, so please stay tuned for any updates or changes in the future.

Can I join if I am not a woman business owner?

Crème de la Crème is specifically designed for professional women service providers. However, if you strongly believe that you’d be a great fit for our network, we encourage you to still apply and let us know why you think you’d be a great fit.

Are there any discounts or promotions available for membership?

Crème de la Crème occasionally offers promotions for membership. However, these are not always available and are subject to change. We recommend checking our website or contacting us directly for the most up-to-date information on any current discounts or promotions.

How can I get involved in the community and contribute?

There are several ways to get involved in the Crème de la Crème community and contribute:

Attend Events: Participate in our networking mixers, workshops, panel discussions, and mastermind groups to connect with other members and share your expertise.

Actively Pass Referrals: Actively pass referrals to others in the network, helping to create business opportunities for fellow members.

Join Discussions: Engage in conversations on our online community space on Circle.so. Share your insights, ask questions, and contribute to discussions to help others in the community.

Share Resources: Share valuable resources, tools, and tips with other members that can help them grow their businesses.

Refer Members: Refer other professional women service providers who would benefit from Crème de la Crème, and help grow our community.

Collaborate: Look for collaboration opportunities within the network. Partner with other members on projects, events, or initiatives that align with your goals.

Contribute to the Newsletter: Share your expertise by contributing articles, tips, or insights to our monthly community-curated newsletter.

Attend and Host Coworking Calls: Join our monthly live group coworking calls to work alongside peers in a supportive virtual setting and collaborate on projects.

Be Active on Social Media: Follow us on social media and engage with our posts. Share your experiences with Crème de la Crème and encourage others to join.

By actively participating in the community and contributing in these ways, you can help create a supportive and collaborative environment for all Crème de la Crème members.

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