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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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.
This month’s spotlight is Joe Arceneaux, the winner of this year’s Membership Extravaganza. Joe has been a member of BNI for 15 years and is currently a member of Livingston Leaders in Baton Rouge. Owner of Arceneaux Pest Management Service, Inc, he provides termite, pest control, and real estate inspections. He is also a Board Certified Entomologist.
During his tenure as a member, Joe has served on his chapter’s Membership Committee. During this year’s Extravaganza, he sponsored two new members into his chapter and his name was drawn winning the Membership Extravaganza!!!
Congratulations to Joe for his contributions to his chapter! Click here to find out more about Joe.
This month’s Chapter Spotlight is the Ragin’ Revenue BNI Chapter in Lafayette, Louisiana. The chapter launched in 2008 and is currently growing at 19 members. At the recent Leadership Training Conference, Ragin’ Revenue earned recognition as a Membership Extravaganza Growth Accelerator Chapter for adding six new members during Membership Extravaganza! They were also recognized for the most referrals per member (over 75) and for the year (over 1,200), the most visitors per member (13) and overall (211) and the most closed business per member at almost $30,000.
Under the guidance of President Sarah D’Avy, Vice President Jerrilynn Primeaux, Secretary/Treasurer Sharon Richey, and Area Director Consultant, Maria Pitre, Ragin’ Revenue meets Thursday mornings at the City Club River Ranch in Lafayette.
Congratulations to Ragin' Revenue and click here to find out more about this award-winning chapter!