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Our Members

At BNI Toowoomba - 'The Range' Chapter we currently have 35 members. We are the original BNI group that started networking in Toowoomba in 2005.

 BNI Australia is a fast growing business referral group focusing on helping members succeed in their profession and industry. Our goal is not just to increase our membership, but to help businesses gain new clients. We do this by allowing our members to grow their networks and develop a lead generation strategy.

We invite owners, executives and other representatives of all types and sizes of business to join our business referral club. Find a chapter near you to find out how you can be one of our successful members.

FACT: 98% of businesses rely on referrals to gain new business.

FACT: Only 3% of businesses have a strategy for generating referrals.

BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. It does so by helping you build relationships with dozens of other qualified business professionals.

Last year, members of BNI passed millions of referrals that generated billions of dollars of business for each other. Belonging to BNI is like having dozens of people promoting your business, and in return you are promoting their businesses. What goes around comes around. If I help you, you'll help me and we will both benefit as a result.

Networking requires commitment. The most successful chapters of BNI are comprised of participants who are sincerely committed to helping one another and operate as a high performing Team.


What You Should Know

 

  • Weekly meetings last for 90 minutes. Members need to arrive on time and stay for the entire meeting.
  • Only one person from each business specialty is accepted into a chapter of BNI.
  • All participants must represent their primary occupation.
  • Attendance is critical. If you cannot attend a meeting, you may send a substitute.​

 


 

Membership Investment

There is an initial application fee, annual membership dues, and chapters may have a venue fee. Please see visit a BNI chapter and all the necessary information will be provided at the meeting. When you apply to participate in BNI your application will be reviewed by the chapterís Membership Committee and you will be notified of the status of your application before the next meeting.
Benefits

  • Increased exposure to many other businesses
  • Substantially increase business through referrals
  • Effectively promote your business
  • Sharpen your presentation skills
  • Participation in over 50 networking meetings per year
  • Newsletters with educational material on networking, public speaking, and business
  • Member Success Program workshop
  • Leadership Team Training/Chapter Success Seminars
  • Business tradeshows
  • Local conferences
  • And much, much more!

 


How to Participate

BNI started in Australia in 1997, and today there are well over 5,000 businesses that participate in BNI in Australia. BNI is for all types of businesses. Today Chapter Membership is made up of small, medium and large businesses, including representation from major financial institutions in Australia. We now have over 200 business referral clubs or chapters across the country.

Started in January 1985 by Dr. Ivan R. Misner, Founder & Chairman of BNI. BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for men and women to further their business through referral marketing.

Networking requires commitment. The most successful chapters of BNI are comprised of participants who are sincerely committed to helping one another and operate as a high performing Team.

 


Here are some of the benefits our members experience:

  • Increased exposure to many other people and businesses in our Toowoomba and Darling Downs region and beyond!;
  • Substantially increased volume of business referrals
  • Participation in up to 50 networking meetings per year
  • Listing on the BNI website trade directory
  • Regular newsletter with material on networking, word-of-mouth marketing and business
  • Opportunities to participate in cross chapter networking events and social functions
  • Periodic workshops on networking, and much more...