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Positive & Structured

BNI is a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. It does so by helping you build personal relationships with dozens of other qualified business professionals.

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Sales Team

Belonging to BNI is like having dozens of salespeople representing your business, and in return you are representing their businesses. What goes around comes around. If I help you, you'll help me and we will both benefit as a result.

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Committed

Business Networking of any kind requires commitment. The most successful chapters of BNI are comprised of participants who are sincerely committed to helping one another through networking. They are a a member of the team, not just fair-weather fans!

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What You Should Know

  • Weekly meetings last for 90 minutes. Think of this like your weekly sales meeting.
  • Only one person from each professional specialty is accepted into each chapter of BNI.
  • Attendance is critical. If you cannot attend a meeting, you may send a substitute.
  • Participation in the chapter by members is a key to the success of a group. Members can participate by bringing bona-fide referrals and/or visitors to their BNI chapter.

The Benefits of Membership Are Many!

  • Increased exposure to many other business professionals
  • Substantially increase business through referrals
  • Learn to effectively educate others about your business
  • Sharpen your presentation skills
  • Participation in up to 52 networking meetings per year
  • Member Success Program workshop
  • Advanced Education Series workshops
  • Leadership Development
  • And much, much more!
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Find A Chapter To Visit...

Explaining a BNI meeting is like giving a haircut over the phone - not very effective. BNI meetings are best experienced in person. The first step is to see a meeting for yourself.  Check out the BNI Northwest Ohio website to learn more and to find a chapter in your area.