Terms & Conditions

1. These are the Terms and Conditions of Use (‘Terms’) of Novi. Please read these Terms and our Privacy Policy before using our Site. If you continue to use our website, you are agreeing to be bound by the Terms and Privacy Policy.

2. We may review and update these Terms at any time. Any changes will be notified to you by posting an updated version on our website. We recommend you regularly check for changes when you visit our website.

Membership & Events payments

3. By registering as a free or premium member of Novi via our website, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or over. You must ensure that the personal and contact details you enter on the Novi website are accurate and complete and that you update us on any changes.

4. Novi has a limited free membership offering for women who click on the “Free Membership” option on the Novi website. By becoming a free member, your data is inputted onto our database. At registration, your consent is required to receive the Novi Newsletters and other updates. As a free member, you do not receive event ticket discounts and free attendance at the Novi monthly business breakfast networks.

5. The annual cost of Novi premium membership is as advertised on the Novi website at the time the membership is created. Novi corporate membership annual packages are negotiated with individual companies. By becoming a premium member, your data is inputted onto our database and at registration, your consent is required to receive the Novi newsletters and other updates.

6. As a premium member, you will be asked to create a password. Your password must be kept confidential and only be used by you. In particular, any event ticket orders received by Novi from your member profile using your member password will be your responsibility. If you believe that the security of your password has been compromised you must inform us as soon as reasonably possible.

7. Novi reserves the right to increase annual membership fees but current members at the time of a membership fee change will not be subject to the new annual membership fee until the date of their next annual membership renewal and any increased fee will not be applied retrospectively.

8. Fees for individual Novi events are as advertised by Novi on our website or third-party sites – an “early bird” discount is often applied to events, to encourage individuals to book their places early. Any “early bird” discount will expire on the date stated on these sites.

9. Novi premium or corporate members are able to purchase tickets for Novi events at the discounted membership rates advertised on the Novi website.

10. Novi may, at its discretion, provide special offers on event ticket prices for non-members as well as for members and Novi decision on the event ticket prices offered to members and non-members is final.

11. Novi membership is not transferable.

12. Auto-renewal of membership – Novi premium membership is renewed annually. A maximum of three reminder emails may be sent before the renewal date. Payment for subsequent years’ membership will be automatically taken by Novi upon the anniversary of the creation of the Membership. At the point of automatic membership renewal, the applicable annual membership payment will be taken from the credit card or bank account originally utilised when the membership was created.

13. Membership cancellation – The duration of Novi premium membership subscription is 12 months and annual membership payments are not refundable in part or whole where a member decides to cancel her membership mid-way through the 12 month membership period. The date of original creation of the Membership will become the Automatic Membership Renewal Date for subsequent years unless a promotional offer was added unto the account. Members wishing to cancel their membership of Novi can do so by sending a minimum of 28 days’ notice of membership cancellation, prior to the Automatic Membership Renewal Date, to Novi either by email to: hello@wearenovi.com or by recorded delivery post to: Novi, Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds LS15 4LG.

14. Event ticket cancellation: Tickets purchased for Novi events can be cancelled and ticket costs refunded in full provided that at least 7 days’ written notice of cancellation is sent to Novi either by email to: hello@wearenovi.com or by recorded delivery post to: Novi, Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds LS15 4LG.

15. In circumstances where less than the required notice periods set out in paragraphs 12 and 13 above is provided to Novi, no refund shall be given for the membership or event ticket payment made, unless exceptional circumstances apply (such cases to be determined by Novi at its absolute discretion). Where reasonably possible, Novi will offer to carry payment for events over to future events (e.g. if attendance is not possible at a January monthly Power Business Breakfast, Novi will, where reasonably possible, offer to carry payment for the January event through to the February monthly Power Business Breakfast).

16. Price and availability of events and courses advertised on the Novi website are subject to change. In the event that an event advertised by Novi is cancelled by us you will receive a full refund. Please see paragraphs 13 and 14 above regarding our refunds policy for Novi events that you book but are subsequently unable to attend.

17. In the event of an error relating to pricing, venue or date of an event on Novi website, we will correct this as soon as reasonably possible and will inform all members who have booked to attend the event in question, giving them the option of reconfirming or cancelling their attendance. In the case of a cancellation in these circumstances, a full refund will be provided.

18. Nothing in these Terms excludes your statutory rights.

Novi National Awards

19. Final determination of the categories and awards to be presented will be decided upon by the independent panel of judges based on the quantity and quality of the completed application forms received by the deadline.

20. Whilst every precaution is taken to ensure that the judging process is carried out in line with the entry criteria, Novi cannot be held responsible for errors, emissions or mistruths made on behalf of the entrant.

Website contents

21. The contents of Novi website are protected by copyright and or trademark and all intellectual property rights in respect of the site contents are fully reserved and our website content may not be copied or reproduced without our prior written consent.

22. Novi is not liable for the accuracy or efficacy of the contents of any third party blogs, advertisements or other content displayed on the Novi website and any queries arising from such content should be directed to the third party. Novi shall not be liable for any damages arising from the use or inability to use the Novi website or any information contained on it or from any action or decision taken as a result of information on the Novi website.


23. From time to time Novi advertises links to third party sites via its website. We are not in control of the other websites and cannot accept any responsibility for the content of those websites. We recommend that you read their privacy policies before giving out any information.

24. Providing links on our website does not mean that Novi (i) endorses or approves the third party’s products or services; (ii) is working in partnership with or as an agent for the third party.

Social media competition

25. The Promoter will be Novi.

26. Purchase of any product or service is not necessary.

27. There will be no cash alternative.

28. Competitions on the promoter’s social media pages are not endorsed by those social media channels in any way.

29. Entry to the promoter’s social media channel competitions are open to UK residents aged 18 or over, excluding employees, their relations or anyone professionally connected to the promotion.

30. One entry per person.

31. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend promotions due to events arising beyond our control.

32. The promoter is not responsible for third party acts or omissions.

Disclaimer of liabilities

33. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Novi and its employees, affiliates and agents shall not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages whatsoever including without limitation damages for loss of profits, business interruption arising from or in connection with the use of our website or otherwise in connection with the provision of goods and services under these Terms and Conditions. This does not exclude liability for death or personal injury.

34. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that information on the wearenovi.com site is correct, we shall not be liable for any damages arising from the use or inability to use the wearenovi.com site or any information contained on it or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the forwardladies.com site or any such information.

General terms

35. Novi may terminate members’ use of the website at any time without notice.

36. These Terms and any disputes arising from or in connection with them shall be governed by the laws of England and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

How to contact us

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding our Terms & Conditions, please contact us either by email or by writing to us at:

Carrwood Park
Selby Road
LS15 4LG

Email: hello@wearenovi.com

Last updated: 09/04/2024