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BNI (Business Network International) Lousiana's purpose is to help businesses, large and small, grow their business and make more money!

BNI is the world’s largest business networking and referral organization and its culture, which is built upon the philosophy of Givers Gain®, is unique. This is a culture of caring about giving business, professional development and building consistent, proactive and reciprocal business relationships. BNI helps members develop a structured, positive, and professional referral marketing program which provides them opportunities to:

BNI Louisiana region is actively building business referral and networking groups in Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, New Orleans, Mataire, Mandeville, Lake Charles, Gretna, Denham Springs and Slidell. Click here for information about our chapters.

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More Information. The best way to find out about BNI is to visit a chapter. Please call (504) 834-5264, click here to send an email or complete the form below for assistance with visiting and/or joining a BNI Louisiana chapter.

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The best way to find out about BNI is to visit a chapter. Click here to find out more about how to visit. You may also complete the form on this page.

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In 2017 the BNI Louisiana region reported income in excess of $30 million in new business!

The 227,000 members of BNI worldwide passed over 9.8 million referrals which resulted in more than $13.6 billion in business.


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BNI Louisiana Member Spotlight

Dr. Jerrilynn Primeaux

Dr. Jerrilynn PrimeauxCongratulations to this month's Spotlight Member, Dr. Jerrilynn Primeaux of Lafayette Ragin' Revenue, formerly known as the 19th Hole. She is a chiropractor at Advanced Chiropractic, which is a fully integrated, alternative wellness center that focuses on healing the body naturally, without medications, injections, nor surgery. 

She has been a member for 6 years during which she has served as Mentor Coordinator, Education Coordinator, Growth Coordinator, and currently as Vice President.

At the fall Leadership Conference, Jerrilynn was recognized as a Gold Sponsor. She was also awarded in her chapter with the Notable Network award, Most Referrals, and Most Visitors certificates. 

Congratulations to Jerrilynn as outstanding member of BNI! Please click here to visit her website.

BNI Louisiana Chapter Spotlight

Jackson Madison-Ridgeland BNI

This month's Spotlight Chapter, Jackson Madison-Ridgeland, began 15 years ago and is a recent recipient of the Silver Medallion Pin status. At 36 members currently, Madison-Ridgeland earned the Silver Medallion Pin for maintaining 30 or more members for several months. 

In the past year, the Madison-Ridgeland chapter has passed more than 1,300 referrals, hosted over 50 visitors, conducted more than 700 one-to-ones, and reported $984,541 in closed business. These achievements earned them Most Referrals and Most Closed Business in the region during the recent Leadership Conference.

Under the guidance of President Lisa Schmidt, Vice President Matt Guillory, Secretary Treasurer Mary Miller, and Area Director Consultant Zetella Gooch, the chapter meets for breakfast on Wednesdays at Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano. 


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