BNI - The World's Leading Business Networking and Referral Organization

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BNI members, on average, increase their business 20% the first year. Our chapter is a dynamic, committed group of business people who know how to refer business to each other. Welcome!

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Come for our meeting -- stay for the referrals!!!

We have open categories for individuals who will bring enthusiasm and integrity to our meeting. Just one person per professional specialty is allowed in each chapter.

Search our members here to see if your category is open, then visit a meeting and lock out your competition! 

Starting August 17, we will be meeting in Community Room 1 at the YMCA - Forest Lake MN, 19845 Forest Rd N, Forest Lake, MN 55025.  The meeting starts at 7:00 am and coffee will be provided.  There will also be a Zoom option if you cannot get there in person. The Y staff are wearing masks and they would appreciate it if visitors mask up whiile in common areas.

Limited Time Offer: Expires Dec 31, 2021
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Membership Dues: $475/year (or $645/2 years - till Dec 31, 2021)
Veteran's get 3 months membership free with paid membership
Non-Profits: 1 year membership FREE (1 per chapter)
Sponsor a member and get 3 months membership FREE

If you would like to join us online, click on the "visit us" link below to be emailed this weeks link to our "BNI Online" meeting via ZOOM
BNI's unique system makes business fun + profitable.  Click here to see how.

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Leave No Member Behind! - Many members can’t receive referrals right now but are still dedicated to helping their fellow members in their time of need. They are focusing on bringing visitors who may be potential shoppers or referral partners for their members, they are providing emotional support and friendship, they are actively posting about their members businesses on Facebook, Nextdoor and other social media sites.  Now more than ever is when the strength of our relationships, our caring for each other will make a difference to everyone in your chapter. We are always stronger together than alone. What other creative ways can we GIVE to our referral team in time when they need us the most.

The relationships you build right now will last a LONG time! Every hurricane or crisis I have ever gone through in my life I remember most fondly those people who were there for me in my time of need. They are friends to this day! BNI Online gives you the opportunity to reach out and connect, support and help people from across the state, the country or the world. I am working on putting opportunities for those members who would like to maximize this time to connect with other BNI members. We will be hosting regional contact sphere meetings, national contact sphere meetings and eventually global contact sphere meetings.  I encourage you to attend and expand your network and build relationships as much as possible during the next few months. Knowing more people will only help open doors for you and you may be able to open doors for others!

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Open To Business is “open for business” (by appointment only) in Washington County. Contact Tyler Hilsabeck at 612-789-8838 for business consulting.

Thankful Day - Nov 23
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