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Welcome to BNI Louisiana!

Now, more than ever, business people need to network to stay in business. BNI is the largest business networking organization in the world and provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment.  We offer members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, business referrals.

BNI is a business and professional referral organization that allows only one person from each profession to join a chapter.  Last year alone, BNI generated 5.4 million referrals resulting in 6.5 billion dollars worth of business for its members! 

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!

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Tomara Evans

The spotlight member this month is Tomara Evans of BNI Prosperity Partners in Baton Rouge. She owns Tomara Cleans which customizes residential and commercial cleaning services. Since joining BNI in 2012, Tomara has served as Visitor Host, President, and Mentor Coordinator.

Find out more about Tomara, click here.

Lake Charles BNI Founders

The spotlight chapter is Lake Charles BNI Founders. The first chapter in its area, it launched in 2012 and is currently growing strong with 26 members. In the past year the chapter has passed over 600 referrals, hosted more than 200 visitors, conducted 228 one-to-ones, and reported almost $160,000 in closed business. Under the guidance of President Amber Mize, Vice President Michelle Miller, Secretary Treasurer Sarah Ford, and Director Consultant Joshua Henderson, Lake Charles BNI Founders meets for lunch on Wednesdays.


Find out more about this groundbreaking chapter, click here.

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