BNI International network extends to 18 chapters in Sri Lanka

The World’s Largest Referral Networking Organization making waves in the local market

BNI International with over 280,000 members in 74 countries has expanded its presence in Sri Lanka by initiating the 18th. chapter recently in Colombo.

Currently in its 37th year, this professional business referral and networking organization with Entrepreneurs representing well over 300 different types of professions worldwide has served as the ideal medium for its Sri Lankan membership to enhance business opportunities through referrals. Partnering with BNI has presented its members with the unique benefits of having a group of Entrepreneurs, introducing business opportunities within their network of decision makers, without  having to engage in traditional sales processes.

“The philosophy of this organization is cemented upon the principal of “Givers Gain®” and this could not be more true considering the simple principle has proved to be extremely effective as BNI recently celebrated 37 year of Growth recently” said MAHESH ‘MAC’ SRINIVASAN Global Markets President, National Director – BNI Sri Lanka

The “Better Together” campaign launched in January this year celebrates what BNI has achieved and looks to the future with great optimism. With over 10,000 Global chapters and a total of over US$ 18.6 Billion in referral business passed in the last 12 months, BNI is confident that growth is inevitable in the days ahead.

Glenn Lord Area Director – BNI Colombo said  “Noteworthy achievements and initiatives have allowed our members to network, with Global members using the innovative BNI Connect platform; ensuring that they always have the necessary resources for their journey”

On a country level, BNI Sri Lanka is proud to have launched its  18 Chapters recently securing over  500 Members while making a staggering 17,471 referrals, which generated LKR 2 Billion in closed business for its members.

“BNI members have the exclusive benefit of regular training, which opens them to implement innovative approaches in their organisations. We are extremely happy to see the growth in Sri Lanka and look forward with optimism knowing that BNI Members will emerge stronger in 2022” said Dr Ivan Misner – Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI