BNI Michiana continues to grow and last year alone did $4.5 million in referred business just this past year
BNI Michiana Forms - 2001
BNI Michiana begins as a new chapter with the goal of cultivating professional relationships within the Michiana area.
BNI Opens Internationally - Dec. 1993
Canada opened BNI’s first chapters outside the United States in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
The Network Is Renamed Business Network International - Dec. 1990
In 1991, Dr. Misner could see the organization was close to launching internationally, and to prepare for the change, rebranded The Network as Business Network International, and shortly after focusing the name as BNI for simplicity and trademark purposes.
The Network Expands to Two Chapters - March 1985
By the end of the first year, 20 chapters were spread across Southern California.
First Official Meeting - Jan. 1985
The first official meeting of The Network was held by Dr. Ivan Misner and friends in January 1985 in Arcadia, California.
An Idea Is Born - Nov. 1984
Dr. Ivan Misner is looking for ways in increase clients for his personal consulting business. He and friends Carolyn Denny, CPA, Lee Shimmin, insurance agent, and Mike Ryan, financial planner, hatched a plan.
This morning we had the chance to hear from Cassie Fautz from Centier Bank. Cassie brings infectious energy to all she does matched with her high level competence which provides great banking services for individuals and businesses. Thanks Cassie for your genuine care for all you do! ... See MoreSee Less
This morning we had a chance to hear from Julia Laskowski - designer for Clayton Hoover and Sons. She shared the many things that Clayton can help you with and reminded us of the long and amazing history of the company. Thanks Julia for sharing what your team can do! ... See MoreSee Less
This morning we had a chance to hear from the hilarious Joe Lowery with Huff Septic. Great to hear about your family and your work history and your faith. If you need help with your septic needs or need a system checked to see if it is failing, give Joe a call! ... See MoreSee Less
This morning we had the chance to hear from Vince Barletto with BluWave Energy. We heard more about what BluWave does and how Vincent can help you make Solar a reality for your Residential or Commercial needs. Thanks Vince for your educational approach to empowering our finances with the power of the sun! ... See MoreSee Less