BNI (Business Network International) Louisiana'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.
BNI Application. Click here for a BNI Membership Application (PDF).
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.
Click here to watch a brief video about how Business Network International (BNI) and Givers Gain® work.
In 2019 the BNI Louisiana region reported income in excess of $30 million in new business!
The 270,000 members of BNI worldwide passed over 12.2 million referrals which resulted in more than $16.7 billion in business.
Congratulations to our first Spotlight Member of 2020 -- Jenn Wasserman.
Jenn is an enthusiastic and successful member of the BNI Select chapter in Shreveport, LA. She currently serves as Vice President of her chapter and has fulfilled the roles of Chapter Ambassador and Director Consultant.
Jenn Brooke Photography, specializes in photography for businesses in need of new or updated marketing images and high school senior portrait sessions. She is known for her fast turn around time and ability to capture images the first time without re-shoots.
To congratulate Jenn and learn more about Jenn Brooke Photography and her success in BNI Select, visit her BNI member profile, HERE.
Congratulations to our January Spotlight Chapter -- BNI Bayou Bengal Money Makers.
The BNI Bayou Bengal Money Makers is a new chapter in Baton Rouge, LA. The chapter recently hosted its official Kickoff, 19 members strong!
According to Zetella Gooch, BNI Director Consultant, "The Bayou Bengal Money Makers chapter is off to a strong start because they have trusted and followed BNI's proven steps and strategy for building a successful chapter. There is a genuine camaraderie among members, and their hard, steady work has paid off," added Zetella.
With the leadership of President Jared Moore, Vice President Joey Wilks, and Secretary/Treasurer Lauren Fournier, the BNI Bayou Bengal Money Makers chapter is poised for growth.
BNI Bayou Bengal Money Makers meet each Tuesday at 8:15 a.m. at the legendary Ruffino's Italian Restaurant on Highland Road in Baton Rouge. Visit the chapter website, HERE.