May 21, 2015

THE VALUE OF A BNI MEMBERSHIP - MUCH MORE THAN JUST A MEETING

As a private marketing business, BNI provides value to YOUR business and, we are committed to adding more value to your business through your continued membership in BNI.  Most people see only the tip of the iceberg when looking at BNI. For many members, BNI can appear to be just the weekly meeting with their chapter members, but it is so much more! Referral-marketing is a performance activity that requires constant vigilance, energy, maintenance, and new growth, however it takes time – often times more than one year!
BNI fees provide a member with the following benefits of Membership:

  • Potential for a significant amount of new referred business.  
    • In the BNI Heartland Region, our members generated over $27.5 Million in referrals in 2014, valuing each membership at over $25,000. 

 -  -  -  over 56 times the annual investment -  -  -

  • A structured environment to increase referrals, contacts and referral sources.
    • Structured Mentoring Program
    • Brainstorming with other like-minded business professionals
    • Building long-term Referral Sources
    • Building incredible business and professional relationships and resources. 
    • Up to 52 Weekly 90 minute meetings, where you receive:
      • 50 Weekly Presentations (up to 60 seconds each)
      • Feature Presentation(s) to educate your referral partners 
      • Improve Presentation Skills and Speaking Skills
  • BNI Connect featuring online referral opportunities, chapter websites, social media forums, and the evolution of a BNI Global network with over 180,000 members. -  -  - your personal page alone, is optimized and provides you, and your business (name and business dependent), some Search Engine Optimization -  -  - many people have searched for their name or business name and found their BNI profile to be near the top of the first page of results. Be sure to take advantage of this now, by making sure your profile is complete!
  • Current information about the latest business trends in other industries that facilitate the operation and growth of one’s own business. 
  • Special business contacts that can be converted into long-term strategic alliances at the regional level, up to and including the global business community.
  • Special coaching about referral-marketing from trained and talented BNI Directors.
  • Advanced Training including Chapter Success Workshops, Advanced Leadership Training, Discounts from our strategic alliance partners, and our online training platform, BNI Learning, with many new updates continually being added for members.

If any one of the above benefits were fully utilized by a member, its value alone would far outweigh the monetary investment of a BNI membership.  We are committed to assisting you in making the most of your membership and making your return on investment the best it can be.


THE VALUE OF A BNI MEMBERSHIP - MUCH MORE THAN JUST A MEETING