BNI, Business Network International, is a business and professional networking organization that offers members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts, and most importantly, referrals. Our chapter is one of the best networking groups in the Capital Region. We have great diversity, enthusiasm, commitment to each other, and integrity.

Our chapter meets every Wednesday from 7:30 - 9:00 am at The Corporate Woods Conference Center, 7 Southwoods Boulevard, Albany. Come visit. Visitors are allowed to attend two meetings before joining.

People do business with people they know and like. With you r BNI membership you not only gain the support of a credible networking organization, you also benefit from building friendships and relationships. For less than $1 per day you have a sales force working for you. Learn more.

You can feel confident doing business with any of our outstanding members. We carefully screen prospective members to make sure that every business slot is filled with an outstanding person we will want to refer business to. Peruse the members in each team above.

The Way We Are

We bring together a committed, diverse, enthusiastic group of professionals dedicated to developing each member's professional strengths so that each referral received through our networking group leads to closed business. Our relationships transcend our weekly meeting, creating a broad based foundation of trust built on each member's integrity and desire to draw friendships from within the group, and clients from around the Capital Region, across the country and throughout the world.


Member News

A big thank you to departing president, Alexis Meeks, and a big welcome to our new president, Kevin Gutman! See our new leadership team.


Member Rick Berman is hosting a Grand Opening for Studio 20/20 Fitness on 10/9 from 4:30-6:30.


Member Kat Simmons will host a Question and Answer period after the 10/9 meeting.


Member company, Bennett Contracting, is featured on the front page of the Times Union real estate section on 9/6. Take a side.


Member Matt Ungerer is featured in the 2/22 Spotlight newspaper. T.A.C.S. Is More Than Just An Autobody Shop.


2013 referral dollars: $313,072