Hot off the presses, the official statistics for BNI referrals passed worldwide last year have just been released!
- In 2012, BNI members passed 7.1 million referrals
- These referrals generated over $3.3 billion (USD) worth in business for BNI members
- Since 1985, BNI has generated over $27.7 billion (USD) in business for BNI members (!!!)
Congratulations to BNI members around the world on playing such a huge part in helping the businesses of your fellow members thrive in 2012! Your dedication to the Givers Gain® philosophy is the reason this organization continues to grow and impact businesses and lives in a phenomenally positive way.
Please feel free to share BNI's 2012 referral statistics during your International Networking Week® events. We can't think of a better way to demonstrate that networking is a truly powerful and life changing tool and that BNI really is Changing the Way the World Does Business®!
*Statistics are calculated based on two doctoral studies--the first done by Dr. Ivan Misner, BNI's Founder & Chairman, and the second done by Julien Sharp, a business consultant and BNI member based in Colorado.