With 190,000+ members in 69 countries, BNI is the world's largest referral marketing organization. In 2015 alone, BNI members generated over 7.7 million referrals resulting in more than $9.3 billion worth of business for each other!
BNI Minnesota & Northern Wisconsin has 3,200+ members that meet weekly across 157 chapters. In 2015, our members generated over 172,000 referrals, resulting in more than $130 million in closed business!
Our goal is that every member, visitor and substitute have an amazing experience at our chapter meetings and regional events. If you are looking to connect in a genuine way with other business professionals and intentionally expand your referral marketing strategies, here are the next steps:
- Find a chapter. With over 160 established or forming BNI chapters in our region, we will help you find one that is a good fit for you and your schedule.
- Visit a chapter. BNI is about developing strong relationships. Think long-term. What could these relationships mean over the coming months and years?
- Apply for membership. Acceptance into BNI is not automatic. Chapters are looking to add quality members to their team. Put your best foot forward and have fun!
Click on the map to find a chapter near you, or fill out the "Help Me Find a Chapter" form for assistance.
The Power of BNI Featured on PBS!
In this 2010 PBS Nightly Business Report segment, see first-hand how BNI helps business owners succeed — even in a down economy — and the value a membership in BNI can bring beyond referrals.
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