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5-Star BNI Chapters 

5-Star Chapters are implementing the BNI success system and are chapters you can feel confident in applying to and referring colleagues to apply. To earn a five-star rating, chapters must make sure these things occur:

  • President conducts Chapter SUCCESS Meetings monthly and submits monthly report by the 10th of each month (for the previous month)
  • Vice President conducts Membership Committee Meeting and submits monthly report by the 10th of each month (for the previous month)
  • PALMS reports are submitted no later than end of day Monday for the previous week’s meeting
  • Secretary/Treasurer accurately marks attendance or enters visitor information in BNI Connect® by end of day Friday of each week’s meeting
  • At least one member from the chapter attends a Leadership and Support Team Roundtable that month (only one star is given, no matter how many members attend). Every chapter received a star for October, since no Roundtables were held.


Congratulations to the 15 chapters who earned 5-Star status for the month of November!

Absolute Connections  – Wednesday 7:15 AM Champlin

Authentic Achievers – Tuesday 7:15 AM Coon Rapids

Better Business Builders – Tuesday 8:15 AM Faribault

Business Connectors – Tuesday 7:30 AM Mankato

Creating Connections – Thursday 11:00 AM Mankato

Dream Team – Wednesday 7:00 AM Eau Claire

Infinity – Tuesday 8:00 AM Minneapolis

Integrity Leaders Network – Thursday 11:00 AM Woodbury

Intentional Excellence – Wednesday 11:30 AM Plymouth

Northwest Suburban – Tuesday 7:30 AM Maple Grove

Professional Edge – Thursday 11:30 AM Minneapolis

Red Hot Referrals – Wednesday 11:30 AM Hugo

The Lakes – Tuesday 7:15 AM St. Louis Park

Tri County Referrals – Thursday 7:30 AM Eau Claire

Zumbro Valley – Thursday 7:00 AM Rochester

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BNI Minnesota & Northern Wisconsin has a long reputation of helping committed business professionals launch strong and thriving BNI chapters that not only impact the participating members, but also the communities around them.

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Every new BNI chapter starts with one to three individuals who are proven influencers in their community. They are connected, they are liked and respected, and they are passionate about their success and the success of others.

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Our Chapter Development Team is dedicated to guiding each new group through a proven three-phase process that is simple and efficient. If you want to participate in, or learn more about our new chapter development process, fill out the form below. We would love to connect with you and help you build your team.

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