BNI was started in January 1985 by Ivan R. Misner, Ph.D. BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for business people to grow their businesses through word of mouth marketing. Since 1985 BNI members have exchanged millions of referrals which have resulted in excess of $13.6 Billion dollars in business. Being a member of BNI is like having sales people working for you every day who market your product or service. BNI’s sole purpose is to provide a structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. If referrals are an important part of your business, then BNI is the organization for you.

North Shore Chamber of Commerce

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to shaping policy and events so that decisions by business and government result in an improved economy and quality of life for the region.