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The Benefits of Membership Are Many!

  • Increased exposure to many other local businesses and people
  • Business growth through a referral partner network
  • Increased Visibility, Credibility and Profitability
  • Tools to network more effectively
  • Educational workshops
  • Peer mentoring
  • Personal and professional development
  • Solid business relationships lasting a lifetime
  • And much, much more!

Benefits of Visiting a Chapter

  • Referrals/Revenue: You will see business referrals being passed during the meeting.
  • Influence: You will see how members become the resource for the people in their network because they "gotta guy."
  • Structure: It is 90 minutes a week of working "ON" your business rather than "IN" your business.
  • Education: BNI has more person hours of training per year than any other organization. You'll also be surrounding yourself with experts in their fields.

How to Visit a BNI Chapter Meeting

  • Find a Chapter near you with an opening for your profession
  • Register to visit the chapter or Contact the Chapter President to let them know you will be visiting their chapter
  • Confirm meeting time and location
  • Show up early and be friendly, introduce yourself to the other members and guests
  • If you like the chapter, talk to the Membership Committee to discuss whether this might be a fit

What to Expect When Visiting a BNI Chapter Meeting

  • Be greeted by the Visitor Host Team
  • Meet and introduce yourself to other business professionals
  • Experience a structured business meeting that lasts 90 minutes
  • Pass your business cards to Members and Visitors during the meeting
  • Learn about the benefits of BNI membership