Welcome to BNI -- The World's Largest Referral Organization -- for Coastal North Carolina
BNI, or Business Network International, is a Professional Business Referral Relationship Networking organization that offers members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and qualified 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 over 211k members in 7,800 plus chapters worldwide, BNI® is the world’s leading referral organization. In 2016 alone, BNI® members generated 8.8 million referrals resulting in over $11.2 billion in closed business worldwide.
The Coastal Carolina BNI Region covers all of the North Carolina coastline and goes inland to include Fayetteville. There are currently 7 chapters located in this region, consisting of over 130 members.There is also 3 new Core Chapters forming, as well as 2 other Pre-Core Groups gaining traction. In 2016, Coastal Carolina BNI members passed over 2,400 referrals, generating $2.5 million in profit. The average value of membership was $18.6 thousand.
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. Because each BNI chapter is category exclusive, you have no competition within the group for referrals. It's as simple as that!
For information on BNI outside of the Coastal NC Region, visit www.bni.com.
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