Welcome to BNI -- The World's Largest Referral Organization -- for Central North Carolina

BNI, or Business Network International is a business and professional networking organization that offers members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and referrals. Word of mouth advertising is one of the most cost-effective ways to generate new business, and BNI provides the structure, accountability, and education necessary to produce referrals for your business.

With more than 7,000 chapters worldwide, BNI is the world's leading professional business networking organization. The NC Triangle region is one of the fastest growing regions in BNI with nearly 40 chapters developed over the past few years.  This region includes Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Fayetteville and surrounding communities.

For information on BNI outside of the Triangle, visit www.bni.com.

Now, more than ever, business people need to network to stay in business. BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment to exchange quality business referrals.BNI is the largest business networking organization in the world. We offer members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, business referrals.

Last year Members of BNI passed thousands of referrals, which generated over 4$ Billion dollars worth of business for each other! BNI is a business and professional referral organization that allows only one person from each profession to join a chapter.

Belonging to BNI is like having dozens of sales people working for you because all the other members carry several copies of your business cards around with them. When they meet someone who could use your products or services they hand your card out and recommend your services. It's as simple as that!

It's simple because it's based on the proven concept of "what goes around, comes around." If I help you, you'll help me and we will both benefit as a result. Would you like to increase your business by 20%, 30%, 50% or as much as 100%? You can see results like this! Many have. Some participants have added as many as 50 new clients in the first 2 years!!!

In 2012, Business Network International passed over 7.1 million referrals in 6200+ chapters with over 135,000 members in 50+ countries resulting in more than $3.3 billion in business!

Triangle BNI named 2013 Star Award Winner--recognized for starting more new chapters than any region in the United States.


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Cary, NC 27512

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For more information call 919-465-1667 or email stevehand@bni.com or watch this video, created by members of the Bull City Business Leaders chapter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIYlg9pnSyU

To listen to a local radio interview with many Triangle BNI members including Paul Hobbs, Dr. Sophia Myers, Andy Krichman, and Dennis Sargent click here.

One of the cornerstones of BNI is training.  Here are some resources to assist you with word-of-mouth marketing in your business.  http://trianglebni.com/training_videos.html

Keep up with local EVENTS including CaryB2B after hours networking.

New chapters are always forming. Details can be found here. http://www.trianglebni.com/chapters_forming.php

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