Tobacco Road Referrals

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Visit Core Group
Tobacco Road Referrals
(Information*)

Thursdays, 8:00-9:30 a.m.
at Hunter Rowe*
7080 NC-751, #108, Durham, 27713. (MAP*)
Parking Info

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About BNI (general information)

About This Chapter

Visiting / Parking

Application Process

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

ABOUT  THIS CHAPTER

Tobacco Road Referrals* is a “core group”, which means that it is still in the forming stages and not yet a full chapter. During the coming weeks, the weekly meetings will consist of an introductory primer to BNI, bringing visitors to the meetings, and accepting applications for open seats.

Unless a seat is announced at the meeting as having been filled, you may apply to join – there is 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 listed on the form.

OFFICERS

  • President – Katie Levy
  • Vice President – Kyle Smalling
  • Secretary / Treasurer – Scott Walker
  • Membership Committee – Matt Minor, Steve Winegar
  • Visitor Hosts – Matt Minor, Steve Winegar, Ashley Manuel
  • Education Coordinators – Scott Walker, Kyle Smalling
  • Consulting Director – Randy Bernstein
  • Executive Director – Steve Hand

FILLED SEATS

SEATS TO FILL

  • Any role not listed above, but specifically these below
  • Handyman
  • Property Manager
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Residential Cleaner
  • Estate Planning Attorney

VISITING

Everyone is welcome to visit, even if that seat has been filled. When you are visiting, please bring someone with you who may benefit from this group. Day, time, and location information is at the top of the page Here are a few specifics:

  • Arrive between 8:00 and 8:10 a.m. to register and network – the meeting starts at 8:15
  • Bring business cards – there are typically 12-20 people in attendance each week, and your cards will be passed around the room for everyone to take.
    • 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 pass is for members of the chapter and any substitutes. The 2nd pass is when visitors have an opportunity to stand up and give their 60-second presentation.

PARKING

 

Plenty of parking in the lot.

APPLICATION PROCESS

You can download an application above. Once completed, bring it to the next meeting (or you can email it to the secretary / treasurer listed on the application). Full payment is due when the application is submitted. If you intend to pay by credit card, indicate so, but DO NOT write your credit card information on the form – the office will call you for that info.

Applications will be reviewed in the order the are received. Each candidate will be interviewed by the membership team and a decision will be made. Once an applicant has been accepted, the payment will be processed and that seat will be considered filled.

MEETING AGENDA

  • 8:00 – Registration and Open Networking
  • 8:15 – Start of Meeting
  • Welcome
  • Purpose of Meeting
  • Pass Business Cards
  • BNI Educational Session
  • 60-Second Presentations
  • BNI Educational Session
  • “I Have” section (announcing referrals given, testimonials, etc.) Visitors may chose to participate, if they would like.
  • 9:30 – End of Meeting and Additional Networking