Business Network International (BNI) has been THE referral organization in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland of BC since 1996.

Mission: The mission of BNI Canada across the province of British Columbia is to help members increase their business through a structured and professional “word-of-mouth” referral program. The BNI program encourages long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals.

Who is BNI: Business Network International (BNI) is a business and professional networking organization whose primary purpose is to exchange word-of-mouth business referrals. BNI Canada has over 200 chapters operating from Halifax to Victoria. Internationally, there are 8,958 chapters operating on four continents. Members around the globe pass more than 11 million referrals per year generating over 15 Billion Dollars in new business annually.

BNI is the largest business referral organization in the world with more than 253,000 members in 40+ countries. Each week dedicated business people meet in a 90 minute marketing session to exchange qualified business opportunities with each other. The sole purpose of BNI is to generate new business for members through word of mouth marketing.

What Makes BNI Unique: BNI Canada offers exclusivity. Each chapter allows only one person per profession or business category to join. Once you’ve joined a chapter, none of your competitors can participate in that chapter. BNI members get excellent results for their business through quality referrals and much more.

BNI Philosophy: “Givers Gain”

  • BNI is predicated on the concept of: “What goes around, comes around; if I help you, you’ll help me, and we’ll both benefit as a result”. Members operate as a marketing team for each other.
  • Success in BNI means you need to be a positive and supportive member of your team, committed to your fellow members, and to the  philosophy; “Givers Gain”.
  • If you want to get quality business you have to give quality business to other business people in your chapter.
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