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Last year alone, members of BNI passed 5.4 million referrals...
...which generated over $6.5 billion dollars' (U.S.) worth of business for its members! BNI is a business and professional networking organization that allows only one person per professional classification or specialty to join a chapter.

Here you will find the latest information on the BNI Chapters located on Long Island as well as learn about the benefits of being part of the most cost-effective way of increasing your business - through effective word-of-mouth marketing!




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Member News  
angelaCongratulations to Denise Langweber from All In Referrals Chapter for being a winner in this year's Membership Extravaganza. Denise won a trip to New Orleans where she met the founder of BNI, Dr. Ivan Misner.
angelaCongratulations Thomas Osbourne of the BNI Power Lunch Chapter for receiving a Notable Networking Award. He is the chapter's real estate broker..

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BNI Philosophy

Belonging to BNI is like having dozens of salespeople working for you. Every member of your BNI chapter carries your business cards around with them to hand out when interacting with a friend, client or business associate who could use your products or services. It's as simple as that! No commissions, no referral fees.. … ju


st a "givers gain" way of growing business that works! It's based on the proven concept that "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%?

any BNI members have. Some participants have added as many as 50 new clients in the first two years! Successful businesses depend on positive "word-of-mouth" advertising. It has long been touted as the best and most cost-effective way to promote and grow consumer confidence as well as increase your bottom line.

Started in 1985 by Founder and CEO Ivan R. Misner, PH.D, BNI provides a structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. It does so by promoting a team atmosphere, allowing business professionals to build trust and confidence in one another. This result in members enthusiastically promoting you and your business to their best clients, colleagues and friends. BNI only allows one person per profession to join a chapter. Thus once you have joined, none of your competitors can.