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BNI Member Extravaganza

Congratulations to Joseph Whitney of Chapter 56, winner of this year's BNI Member Extravaganza!

BNI Founders Awards 2013

Chapters  1 ~ 3 ~ 4 ~ 6
 11 ~ 12 ~ 17 ~ 34
 ~ 62 ~ 66

Rookie Chapter of 2013

Chapter 56

Comeback Chapter of 2013

Chapter 15

Best Regional Retention
Chapter of 2013

Chapter 1

Outstanding Presidents

Bill Allen
Alison Arden Besunder
Krystin Boylan
Mark Chapman
Jimmi Circosta
Paul Donas
Roy Fenichel
Michael Fiedel
John Fiorito
Bill Fischer
Jackie Frank
Andrea Kent
Steve Millhollin
Dan Putignano
Josh Sands
Lisa Skye
Joe Whitney

Outstanding Vice Presidents

Alan Bennett
Brittany Crosby
Terry Dunn
Chris Fladgate
Jon Goldberg
Jodi Graber
Sapna Gupta
Andrew Kahner
Jack Kasavi
Scott Lanin
Diane Macdonald
Jason Rulnick
Tom Toy
Gerritt Vooren
Thomas Wolf
Jay Zimner
Gretta Zutz

Outstanding Treasurers

Jim Addy
Sergio Asaro
Gail Bass
Jim Berry
Jim Fell
Steven Frey
Stephen Friedman
Marshall Fulton
Mike Goldfine
Mike Knuff
Dan Lipman
Andrew Romano
Peter Romeo
Joshua Speigel
Conrad Starbone
Curtiss Venn
Donna Zanger
Now, more than ever, business people need
to network to stay in business.
BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment
to exchange quality business referrals.
Interested in Visiting a BNI Chapter? If you would like additional information on visiting a BNI chapter, click here to send in your contact information.

BNI, the largest business networking organization in the world, is a business and professional referral organization that allows only one person from each profession to join a chapter.

Belonging to BNI is like having dozens of sales people working for you because all the other members carry several copies of your business cards around with them. When they meet someone who could use your products or services they hand your card out and recommend your services. It's as simple as that!

BNI First Thing in the Morning
by Chapter 60's Charles DeBenedittis

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For 29 years BNI has used a simple but elegant philosophy that exemplifies membership, "Givers Gain," or in other words, "what goes around comes around." Based on what members reported in BNI Connect, the organization passed 5.4 million referrals that generated $6.5 billion worth of business for our members in 2013! In Manhattan, we currently have more than 1400 members in 51 Chapters. 
Eighteen years ago, Manhattan BNI Executive Directors Mike Brathwaite and Todd Hallinger had a vision few recognized at that time. They shared a belief and passion that Manhattan could support a referral marketing platform like BNI and thrive. It has been a great journey for many and we continue to learn and innovate as we grow. 
We have a highly talented team of 16 Directors available to coach and mentor all aspects of networking within Manhattan BNI. We pride ourselves on providing a state of the art website where you can now explore our community and see what we can offer you. But, only seeing is believing, and we encourage you to visit a chapter near you soon, for as some sales guru noted, "you can't give a haircut over the phone." We look forward to meeting you at a Chapter event in the near future.
Happy networking and good luck! 
Mike Brathwaite
Todd Hallinger
Executive Directors
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Executive Director Todd Hallinger, BNI Founder
and Chairman Dr. Ivan Misner, and
Executive Director Mike Brathwaite.

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