By Priyanka Guha:- BNI® was founded in 1985 by Dr Ivan Misner. Dr Misner is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI®.
Mac Srinivasan is the President of Asia Pacific & National Director of India.
Murali Srinivasan is the Head Franchisee Operation of India.
BNI® Kolkata CBD (A) is managed by Executive Directors – Bimal Samal, Rahul Agarwal & Rahul Mohata.
BNI® is present over 73+ countries, 867+ Regions with over 220,000 members in 7,774 plus chapters worldwide. In 2016 alone, BNI® members generated 8.8 million of referrals resulting in over 76,140 crores in closed business worldwide.
In India BNI® is present in 27 cities, with over 14,000+ members in 307+ chapters. In 2016 alone, BNI® members in India passed 770,974 referrals resulting in over 5004 Cr in closed business.
BNI® Kolkata CBD (A) Region has over 610+ members in 10 chapters. In 2016 alone, BNI® Kolkata CBD (A) members passed 29,895 referrals resulting in over 243 Cr in closed business.
BNI® Kolkata CBD (A) Region is amongst the world’s No 1 Ranked Region out of 867 Regions.
The philosophy of this organization is built upon the idea of “Givers Gain®”: By giving business to others, you will get business in return. This is predicated on the age-old idea of “What goes around comes around.”
The mission of BNI is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive, and professional ” business networking & referral ” program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals.
BNI allows only one person per professional classification or specialty to join a chapter.