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2018 Global Convention - Important Reminders

By: BNI Staff
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BNI’s Global Convention 2018 is just over two months away! As we prepare for the 2018 Global Convention in Bangkok, Thailand, we’ve summarized important details for your reference. 


We are on pace to make this our largest convention yet. If you plan on attending and haven’t registered, please register here.

Keynote Speaker

This year, we’re excited and honored to host Steve Farber. as our Keynote Speaker. As a Wall Street Journal best-selling author of one of the Top 100 Best Business Books of All Time, Steve was named Huffington Post’s #1 Speaker to Watch in 2017. Steve’s focus on leadership development, promoting strong team cultures, and driving business growth will help all of our attendees super-charge their business operations.

Please read his bio here, and view his introduction video below.

Important Notes to Remember

Please review the details below, including all you need to know about this year’s event, which is all about building A New World of Opportunity:

  1. #BNIGC18 More Networking – More Sessions: The Members' Event at Global Convention will start on Wednesday morning, 7 November and run through Thursday afternoon, 8 November. Each day, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to attend networking sessions, presentations and discussions. Check out the full schedule.
  2. Global Connectivity Sessions: Join the “Local Business, Global Network” session to meet directors from other BNI countries or the New Business Matching session to promote your business! For more exposure, get one of the last remaining trade show booths or check out sponsorship opportunities.
  3. A Visa to Enter Thailand: Review this overview closely to see the visa specifications for your country. We’ve also sent a special visa invitation letter to each attendee should you need it.
  4. A Trip of A Lifetime: Local BNI travel specialists can help you with team activities in Bangkok or book a range of additional excursions for you before or after Convention. Activities for spouses and families are also available during Convention.

Thousands of BNI leaders have already registered for BNI’s 2018 Global Convention. #BNIGC18 is guaranteed to bring you more connections, more business and more opportunity. See you this November!