Bonus Learning Event Added to IND

We are excited to see you at the upcoming BNI International Networking Day March 24! It promises to be an extraordinary day. We hope you will join us after IND for Superior Selling with Doug Grady, brought to you by BNI.

BNI and High Achievers Network are offering an exclusive opportunity for you to attend Doug Grady’s Superior Selling seminar for just $69! (tickets are normally $199).  This seminar will be offered at the Gwinnett Civic Center, following International Networking Day.  IND lasts most of the day on Thursday and the Superior Selling event will begin with networking and refreshments at 5:30, followed by the presentation from 6:30 – 9:30 pm.

If you haven’t yet purchased your International Networking Day ticket, you can save on both events by registering through High Achievers Network and get admission to both for only $99.  Remember, your IND ticket includes lunch!

Doug Grady is President of High Achievers Network. For over 16 years, Doug has been engaging audiences from coast to coast with his wit and wisdom. Exciting, entertaining and enlightening are words invariably used to describe his unique seminars and workshops.

“Business development can be boiled down into two critical components. How do we find bigger and better prospects and what do we do with them when we find them? This program will provide you solid, proven yet innovative strategies to turn your best prospects into your best clients. You will learn to augment standard selling strategies with non-traditional personal marketing and creative communication.”

You will learn how to:

• Avoid the SALES KILLERS
• READ people
• Book yourself solid
• Triple your referrals
• Increase your closing ratio by 38%

Here are your ticket options:

Option 1: $69 for The Superior Selling seminar with Doug Grady register now!

Option 2: $99 for IND+ The Superior Selling Seminar register now!

Option 3: $36 for IND only register now!

Option 4: Do absolutely nothing (not recommended)

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, March 24th for a jam packed day full of education and networking that  will help put more profit in your pocket in 2011!

Advanced Training Now In Webinar Format

Networking TrainingBeginning January 10th, BNI members will be able to attend our monthly Member Success Program Advanced Training from the comfort of their own office (or home) via webinar.  While this option doesn’t allow for the the in-person networking of our live events, it does mean you won’t have to miss out on honing your skills if you aren’t able to make the drive to one of our training locations.

The normal schedule will be the first Monday of the month from 3 – 4:30 pm.  The exceptions are January, July and September, when holidays at the beginning of these months will shift the webinar to the second Monday.

Advance registration is key, as only the members who pre-register will receive an email with the link to the webinar event. Please add the email address bni@referrals4life.com to your address book to ensure proper delivery of the webinar email.

MSP Advanced Training is a great benefit of BNI membership.  Non-members are welcome to attend our live training events for only $20 and members attend for free.  Make it your goal to attend Advanced Training each month, either in person or online.  These events will keep your networking inspiration fresh and provide you with the tools you need to increase the profits from your networking activities.

Click here to check the Georgia Calendar of Events and register for an Advanced Training.

Click here to check the North Carolina Calender of Events and register for an Advanced Training.

Networking Event as a Relationship-building Opportunity!

Step 1. Purchase a VIP ticket for International Networking Day on February 10th at the Gwinnett Civic Center so that you are committed to a business-growing activity and are motivated to follow through 🙂 Regular price:$79. Early bird price before January 10th: $59.

Step 2. Identify 2-3 potential referral sources for your business.

Step 3. Invite a potential referral source to attend a special networking conference as your guest with lunch included.

Step 4. Attend IND with your guest. Use the opportunity to find out how you can help grow their business and what a good referrals is for them (if you haven’t already had this conversation.)

Step 5. Make helpful connections for yourself and, where possible, introductions for your guest to the companies at the business expo.

Step 6. Lunch with your guest and ask the panel of conference speakers and networking experts good questions.

Step 7. Schedule a follow up meeting with your guest one week later to formulate a referral strategy that is beneficial to both of you. Hint: If you do not have the contacts your potential referral source needs, whom do you know that does have those contacts and you could make an introduction?

Click here for event details, speaker info and ticket purchase.

Referrals4Life is giving away networking training!

We have mailed cards to over 300 BNI and Corporate Connections members to notify them they are eligible to receive free networking training for classes beginning in January.  Currently 4 locations are on the schedule, two in GA and two in NC.  This training is valued at $249 and is part of our Networking Like A Pro All Stars program. The program teaches business professionals how to identify 5 to 8 profitable referral sources and implement a plan to establish relationships with those people.

Fewer than 100 spots are available for the January classes. If you have received a scholarship card and would like to register, please send an email to melinda@referrals4life.com.

To download the class schedule, please click here.  For program benefits and details, please visit www.nlpallstars.com

The Early Bird Gets the Green

International Networking Day will be here before you know it and the early bird will save money. This conference is has it all, a real triple threat: it’s a networking opportunity, you can learn new networking techniques and lunch is included with your ticket! Held on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Gwinnett Civic Center, early bird ticket prices end soon. Click here for event details.

Conference topics include:

– Advanced Networking Techniques

– Building Strategic Alliances

– Social Media

– Converting Prospects to Clients

The conference also features a business expo where companies who are interested in growing their business by referral can showcase their products and services. Booths are industry exclusive, so to find out if your profession is still available, please call Anita York at 678.888.0200 x228.

Special Event for Business Owners and Managers

December 9th, Alpharetta, GA – We are hosting a special Executive Brief in partnership with Sandler Sales.  If you manage a sales team, this event will provide you with both networking and sales tools to inspire your team to greater profitability.  Lunch, 2 books and a free DISC assessment are included!  Click here for details.

Members Only Special Offer for Free MP3!

Now thru October 15th, every BNI or Corporate Connections member who purchases a ticket to International Networking Day will receive a coupon for a free networking training mp3 presentation from the Referrals4Life store.

MP3 Presentation topics include:

          • Generate Referrals Doing Nothing
          • Creating Change in Your Chapter
          • The Sales Arm of Your Chapter: Visitor Hosts
          • The Secrets of Making Power Teams Work
          • and more!

Click here for more info on International Networking Day

Click here for the Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Ticket Now for an Event in February

Click here to buy your ticket or expo booth

Charlotte, NC – Executive Brief 05.21.10

Due to popular demand, we are hosting one more Executive Brief before Summer vacations get underway.  These events have been well-received due in part to the value they provide.  In one morning, you can get advice on both networking and sales, two complementary books and lunch!  If you have not been to one yet, come find out why our last two presentations were made to a packed room.  Or if you know someone interested in referral marketing that can’t make it to your normal chapter meeting, invite them to learn more through this special event.  Click here for more details.