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With over 180,000 members worldwide, BNI is the largest business networking organization in the world. Last year alone, BNI generated 6.6 million referrals resulting in $8.6 billion dollars' worth of business for its members. We offer members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, business referrals.

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Benefits of BNI membership include increased exposure to many people and businesses, tools to network more effectively, opportunities to participate in many networking meetings and more!

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What the Press is Saying...

Read "What the Press is Saying" about BNI all around the world and see for yourself why BNI has brought businesses together all across the globe for 30 years!

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Meet the Founder of BNI...

Dr. Ivan Misner® is the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, as well as a New York Times best-selling author. Called the "Father of Modern Networking," Dr. Misner is one of the world's leading experts in business networking and referral marketing.
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Latest BNI News

  Friday, July 31, 2015
 Brian Pedersen Explains How BNI Has Drastically Changed His Life

In the latest "BNI Then and Now" video, BNI U.S. Director Consultant Brian Pedersen explains how, in taking his business from zero to six figures, BNI has drastically changed his life. 

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  Monday, July 27, 2015
 BNI Louisiana Recognized for Business Progress & Excellence

BNI Louisiana was recently awarded the 2015 Business Progress Award by the Jefferson Chamber, as well as the 2015 Louisiana Excellence Award on behalf of the U.S. Commerce & Trade Research Institute. 

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  Thursday, July 23, 2015
 Charlie Lawson on the Wonderful World of BNI

In this video from the "BNI Then & Now" Video Series, Charlie Lawson, National Director for BNI in the U.K. & Ireland, admits that ten years ago, he almost didn't give BNI a chance.

Click on the "Read More" tab to watch the video and find out just how much Charlie's view of BNI has changed . . .


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  Monday, July 20, 2015
 Never Too Young to Learn the Power of BNI

The BNI Legends Chapter in South Africa recently reached out to local youth to educate them about the phenomenal networking opportunities available through BNI, and to mentor and support them in reaching their educational and career goals. 

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  Friday, July 17, 2015
 Ivan Misner: One BNI Member's Incredible Story

In this video from the "BNI Then & Now" 30th Anniversary Video Series, BNI's Founder is asked to answer the question, "What's the greatest story you've ever heard as far as a member benefitting from BNI?"

Click on the "Read More" tab for to watch and listen as Ivan shares one BNI member's incredible story . . .

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