BNI Vision is a local business network with platinum status based in Enfield, North London. The network comprises of over 60 professional businesses in key industry categories. The group plans to generate £6 million in the current financial year.
Vision is part of BNI, the world's biggest referral marketing organisation. BNI provides a structured, supportive, business environment where local business people can get together.
Members can pass referrals, learn valuable marketing skills and develop the strong personal relationships that lead to trust and the consequent generation of significant business for each other.
Visitors are always welcome at BNI Vision meetings. We’re a friendly group of local business people—you will be surprised at how much laughing and joking you will hear at such an early hour in the morning. But we are structured, positive, and supportive as well. When attending a meeting for the first time we want it to be a valuable and productive experience, so we have put together this guide to give you an insight to our meeting. If you have any questions, please contact the member who invited you or contact us via our website.
What to bring Bring along 70 business cards, as you will have an opportunity to pass them round at the meeting. What to wear The Golf club operates a 'No Jeans' policy. Please do not wear jeans as you may not be allowed into the building.
We meet Friday mornings at Enfield Golf Club. Our Friday morning meetings are lively, informative and full of energy. You are welcome to arrive from 6:30am to network with our members. The meeting starts formally at quarter to seven. After a short introduction, we hear short presentations from our members, after which you will be invited to give a short presentation (30 seconds) about your business.
Important to know
We accept only one person per profession into any chapter, so if your business is the same or similar to an existing business in the chapter, you may not be able to present your business or pass your cards round. We invite you to enjoy the after-meeting. If you like the idea of being the sole business in your industry, we can refer you to another local BNI chapter who are in need of your profession.
Enfield Golf Club
Old Park Road South
You are invited to network with our members at any of our meetings. We meet on Friday mornings, 6:30am at the Enfield Golf Club and you are welcome to join us. Alternately you can join a smaller group of professionals relevant to your industry for a more informal meeting. Note that you need to be invited to BNI to join a meeting, if you want an invitation, please click here.
You can park in any of the parking spaces, but please DO NOT park in any of the reserved spaces. These are directly in front of the club house to the left as your drive in.
The 30 second commercial presentation It is not surprising that most people are nervous about this, but BNI Vision is a friendly and supportive place, you will have no problems whatsoever. To help you, here are some suggestions of what to include. Your name and business name. What you do: give an overview of your services/products and the benefits they offer Who you would like to be referred to: even if the person/company you would like to be referred to is not in the room the members there may be able to help and put you in contact with them.
With over 60 professionals meeting regularly at BNI Vision, there are plenty of possibilities to spread the name of your business, and remember, it is not just the people in the meeting you will be reaching but everyone they know too. Referrals One of the most impressive parts of our meeting is the referral-giving section, where you will observe members passing business referrals Don’t hesitate to give one either. Referrals are why you’re here and we want to network with you.