About BNI

What is BNI

 
 
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BNI is a 37-year-old business and professional networking organization that allows only one person from each trade or profession to join a chapter. BNI has over 292K members worldwide, in 76 different countries, from over 300 different types of professions, all of whom have benefited from increased referral business as a result of BNI.

Belonging to BNI is like having dozens of salespeople working for you! Because every single company and entrepreneur out there needs more sales. BNI provides a structured referral networking system to help generate referrals by sharing business connections

The philosophy of this organization is built upon the idea of “Givers Gain®”: By giving business to others, you will get business in return. This is predicated on the age-old idea of “What goes around, comes around.”

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292,155

Global Members

10,821

Global Chapters

12.6M

Member Referrals

$19.4B

Member Generated Business

 

OUR MISSION

The mission of BNI is to help BNI Members increase their business through a structured, positive and professional referral marketing program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals.

OUR MISSION

The mission of BNI is to help BNI Members increase their business through a structured, positive and professional referral marketing program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals.

 
 

Our Core Values

 

BNI is built on a set of guiding principles which form the foundation on which members interact, conduct themselves and fulfill their goals. At BNI, we’re Changing the Way the World does Business®.

 
 
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Givers Gain®

Givers Gain is the underlying philosophy of BNI. We exemplify that by giving business to others; you will get business in return.

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Lifelong Learning

We believe in the continuous improvement of personal and professional skills. BNI provides a variety of opportunities to support lifelong learning.

 
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Traditions + Innovation

Tradition in an organization tells us where we come from and lays the foundation of who we are, but we must always be looking for ways to innovate.

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Positive Attitude

BNI provides an environment that enables you to surround yourself with people who want to help you succeed.

 
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Building Relationships

Networking is more about farming connections with new contacts than hunting for them. People want to do business with people they know and trust. It’s about cultivating those relationships.

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Accountability

If you want to have a powerful personal network, you must have accountability. Otherwise, it becomes a social group.

 
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Recognition

It’s important to recognize those who are contributing.

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BNI India

Established in 2004, BNI India has grown into the largest and most successful Business Networking organization in the country. In 2022, BNI India has over 1003 Chapters with 45,306 Members, locally passed over 26,15,566 referrals, which generated INR 24,611 Crores in closed business. That’s an average of 44.69 Lakh per referral.

45306
Members
117
Cities
24.60
Crores of Business Done in last 12 months
26.1
Referrals passed

BNI India Leadership

 
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Ivan Misner, Ph.D

Founder and Chief Visionary Officer

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Graham Weihmiller

Chairman and CEO

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Mac Srinivasan

President, BNI APAC + MFAs

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Hemu Suvarna

BNI India National Director

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Awards & Recognition

BNI India ranks among the top countries in the world, taking home awards for the Highest Average Number of Members Per Chapter at 45 as well as for net growth of 45,306 Members & 1003 chapters and many other key success factors at the BNI Global Convention, 2019.

What You Should Know

 
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Generate Business Weekly
 

Members of a Chapter meet every week & pass referrals.

 
 
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Get the Edge Over Your Competition

Only one person from each professional specialty is accepted into a Chapter.

 
 
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Tap Into a Global Network
 

Connect with over 292K Members around the globe through the BNI Connect online network.

 
 
 

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