Corridor Connections

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Randy —>

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(Member List* / Information)

Tuesdays, 11:15-12:45
at Tomato Jakes*
8202 Renaissance Pkwy., Durham. (MAP*)
Parking Info

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About BNI (general information)

About This Chapter

Visiting / Parking

Current Chapter Members*

BNI New Member Application* for this chapter (click to open, right-click for download options)


Corridor Connections* is a small chapter, with about 12 members. The meetings follow the BNI standard meeting agenda, but there is some flexibility due to the smaller size.

If your seat is open in our chapter and you wish to apply to join, you can find a New Member Application link above. Fill it out and bring it with you to the meeting or you can email it to the chapter secretary/treasurer – you’ll find contact information for the secretary/treasurer on the member list you get at the meeting.

Please thank the chapter host, Tomato Jakes, by staying after the meeting for lunch. This is a good time to network with a couple of people.


Thank you for visiting Corridor Connections BNI – day, time, and location information is at the top of the page Here are a few specifics:

  • Before the meeting, take a look at the member list at THIS LINK* to determine who you most want to meet. If you know someone in the chapter, ask them to make introductions.
  • Arrive between 11:15 and 11:25 a.m. to register and network – the meeting starts at 11:30
  • Bring business cards – there are typically 15-20 people in attendance each week, and your cards will be passed around the room for everyone to take.
    • If you are attending on a visitor day, there may be 50+ people in attendance.
    • After the meeting, you may pick up your remaining business cards on your way out. They are not kept – if you don’t pick them up, they get tossed out.
  • Bring a 60-second business presentation for the group – be sure to mention who invited you.
  • There will be 2 passes around the room for giving business presentations.
    • The first time is for members – if you are subbing for a member, you will stand up and do that member’s 60-second presentation.
    • The second time is when you get to stand up and do YOUR 60-second presentation.


There is plenty of free parking in the lot.


  • Registration and Open Networking
  • Start of Meeting
  • Welcome by President
  • Introduction of Visitors
  • Meaning of BNI
  • Educational Moment
  • Member 30-Second Presentations
  • Visitor 30-Second presentations
  • Introduction of Leadership Team
  • Speaker of the Week
  • Break
  • “I Have” Moments
    • Typically, this is for the members to share their successes within the chapter or give testimonials. You are welcome to say something when your turn comes around, but please do not do another business presentation.
  • Door Prizes
  • Closing
  • End of Meeting and Additional Networking