About BNI

BNI (Business Networking International) is the world’s largest referral marketing business.  Our primary purpose is to assist our members to find and exchange qualified business referrals for each other and develop word-of-mouth marketing techniques.

Unlike other networking groups, BNI provides our members with a professional structure and an ongoing training system which enables members to network in a deliberate manner as well as constantly update their referral marketing skills.

BNI is an international organisations with over 130,000 members world wide, 4o countries and 5,800 chapters and has been running for 25 years.

In 2009 BNI members in Australia passed over $155 millions worth of closed business.  Whilst world wide our members passed $2.3 billions worth of closed business.

Our system works as building relationships and building your business by referral marketing is the most effective form of advertising available.

We provide a structured and supportive system of giving and receiving business. It does this by providing an environment in which personal relationships can be developed with dozens of other qualified business professionals. By establishing this ‘formal’ relationship with other people, each member has the opportunity to substantially increase his or her business.

In Australia, BNI has been in operations since late 1997. To date with have over 200 chapters and 5000 members. New chapters are starting every month all around the country.

BNI operates under a network of professional Directors who regularly visit each chapter to assist members in their “referral marketing programme”. Directors are local and involved in the business of BNI so it is in their interest for members to be successful and profitable.

With a unique and ongoing educational and support programme, BNI is the pre-eminent business referral organisation in Australia.

The Australian website offers BNI members an unprecedented opportunity to network, promote their business through the unique “trade category” listing, and make new contacts both in Australia and abroad.

The BNI Australia blog offers BNI Members the opportunity to further expand their knowledge and education on networking and referral marketing. Our motto on the BNI Blog is “Learn, Grow & Share”

Why not visit your local chapter and see if BNI can help your business grow?  Visit a chapter