Our Stories

Our Stories

Our Members enjoy unparalleled business growth. As the world’s largest referral network, BNI Members passed over 12 million referrals last year, resulting in more than $16 billion (usd) in business.

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Our Stories

In addition to unparalleled business growth, BNI Members develop lasting relationships that allow them to grow personally and professionally.

BNI is an innovative company who adjusts with the times.

When I joined BNI, I knew it was a place to network and pass referrals, but what I never expected was the camaraderie that exists between members. With BNI Online, we can safely connect to a weekly meeting in our homes with members we know, like and trust.  What members are asking for may be different, but it doesn’t matter because we all have a common goal: to pass referrals and offer any support and solutions we can. While we can’t control the situation outside our homes, we can control our thoughts and actions. Online conversations are richer and deeper now because they now include many acts of kindness and compassion, in addition to passing referrals.  Members can have 121s with anyone around the world and begin to build global business relationships and friendships.  A visitor was impressed:  he said it was obvious BNI CARES.  The support members receive in our virtual rooms is priceless…well worth the price of admission.  The main reason members stay in BNI globally is camaraderie and fellowship.  We WANT to refer members we know, like and trust…because we truly care about each other succeeding and helping each other live our best lives.

Glad Perez is a Senior Financial Advisor & Managing Director – Indigo Wealth Management * BNI Director Consultant


Glad Perez


“In the six years since I joined BNI, the business has grown from two of us to 13 people, and BNI has been an essential and integral part of that.

“We’ve benefited enormously from great referrals and qualified introductions, as well as very fruitful collaborations with other businesses.
I’m also really pleased that through their membership of other BNI groups, my team members are developing their own confidence and awareness of lead generation opportunities. It empowers them to take ownership of their parts of our business.

And for my part, I’ve learned so much about how to run a business from the experience and wisdom of other members.”

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Devendra Rampersaud


Like most entrepreneurs, Benjamin struggled growing his business with cold calls. However, somebody told Ben about BNI and invited him to visit a BNI chapter.

He immediately fell in love with BNI as it was well-suited to his personality and his way of doing business. Benjamin became a BNI member in 2014 because BNI helps him to get those opportunities that he wouldn’t get by cold calling.
What Benjamin loves most about BNI is the culture of our members and the global support he receives. Ben is now starting to support others globally. Ben helps BNI members in other countries get in touch with French businesses. He also found his first international customer at the 2018 BNI Global Convention in Bangkok, Thailand with another BNI Director Consultant from BNI Germany.

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Moments of Giving video series features BNI Founder & Chief Visionary Officer, Dr. Ivan Misner, reading amazing success stories from BNI Chapters all around the world.


John Fairgreive

BNI Titans

"With the shift to digital networking, the versatility of BNI Members knows no bounds. "


Graham Weihmiller

BNI CEO + Community Builder

"Now more than ever, BNI stands alongside you. And in these challenging times, bni online™ offers you a way to stay connected and grow forward together."


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