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 2017 the BNI Louisiana region reported income in excess of $30 million in new business!
The 250,000 members of BNI worldwide passed over 9.8 million referrals which resulted in more than $15.5 billion in business.
At this year's Leadership Conferences, many members and chapters were recognized and awarded for outstanding achievements. We will be spotlighting some of the them in the next few months.
This month, we would like to recognize the chapters that were recognized for achieving Million Dollar Chapter Status. These chapters recorded over a million dollars in closed business in one year. Several of them were multiple year winners and have been identified as such below. Here is the list of the winning chapters by region:
Elite (4th year in a row)
BNI Founders (2nd year)
Vermilion (2nd year)
Team BNI (3rd year)
Every chapter on the Northshore was a $Million Chapter!!!!
Northshore Original (4th year)
Northshore Networkers (2nd year)
Baton Rouge Region
Ascension Producers (2nd year)
By Referral (4th year)
BNI Connectors (2nd year)
Livingston Leaders (3rd year)
Trade Wins (3rd year)
New Orleans Region
GNO Elite (4th year)
CC Business Partners
Wealth In Networking (4th year)