Why Join BNI?

Referrals Work


“The lifetime value of a referred customer is 25% higher than that of other customers”.

We are a Member focused business referral network that works. You will develop long lasting relationships with like-minded business professionals, create opportunities through referral marketing and grow your business skills. As a BNI Member, you will be part of an organization that generated $20.4B in BNI Member referral business revenue in 2022.


Your Membership Benefits


Referrals Work

We aren’t the only ones that understand the importance of referral business:

“Referred-in customers have a 37% higher retention rate than other customers.” Source: Deloitte

“The Lifetime Value of a referred customer is 25% higher than that of other customers.” Source: Chief Marketer

Builds Relationships

Why building a trusted “go-to” referral network can build your business?

“70% of U.S. consumers say they trust brand and product recommendations from friends and family.”

Source: Forester Research, “How To Build Your Brand with Branded Content”

Sharpens Skills

Lifelong Learning has been one of our core values for more than 38 years.

We know how important both personal and professional growth are to our Members. Because of this, we provide our Chapter Members with the opportunity and resources to build their business and networking skills.


When in person meetings are not possible, BNI® Online is a fantastic online meeting platform. It’s a simple and effective way to build and stay connected to your network from the comfort of your home or office. All it takes is a couple of mouse clicks.

Find a local Chapter

Your first step is to find a local Chapter and register for a meeting. We have over 10,900 Chapters all over the world. The registration process is easy. You will receive emails from the local Chapter leadership with information about the meeting and a link to participate in a meeting.

What to Expect

Visitors like you attend Chapter meetings all the time. Members are excited to meet you and make every effort to make the experience fun and productive for you. There is a proven agenda used worldwide to make the most of your time.

Proven Agenda

During the meeting, you’ll have a few seconds to share your name, your business, and how you help your clients. It’s that easy and is only a few mouse clicks away.

Relationships and Referrals

You will see networking in action. Members will be building relationship and sharing referrals to help each other grow their businesses.

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