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How to Join A Louisville Business Networking Chapter

HOW TO JOIN A LOUISVILLE BUSINESS NETWORKING CHAPTER
 

Guests:
We welcome any business representative who is interested in building their business by referral to visit one of our chapters to see if we are a fit for their business.

Louisville Business Networking, LLC Chapters are exclusive representation groups, meaning that only one business per category is allowed to guarantee top of mind referrals. Interested members may attend two meetings before they are required to submit a membership application.

Attendance:
Louisville Business Networking, LLC is for active business professionals. All members are required to attend as regularly as possible. Arriving 15 minutes late is counted as an absence. If a member is unable to participate, he/she may have a suitable substitute visit instead, up to a maximum of three times per calendar quarter. The substitute must be in a similar profession as the member or can be from another business if not in competition with an existing member.

Should a member fail to attend (or provide a substitute) for three or more meetings in any calendar quarter, Louisville Business Networking, LLC has the right to terminate his or her membership.

Investment:
The Investment to join Louisville Business Networking, LLC consists of an application fee and participation dues.

  • A one-time $99 Application Fee to reserve your category in a chapter. 
  • Monthly dues of $25 per month. 

Coffee/breakfast or meals are on your own and at your discretion.

100% of all monies collected remain in your local community. 

Application and membership fees are non-refundable. Pre-Paid Membership fees are non-refundable but are transferable to another representative from the same company in the same category should a member need to resign. 

Checks should be made payable to Louisville Business Networking, LLC.

 

Questions?

Why charge for membership?

By investing in membership, you are also investing in marketing your business.

Compared to other lead groups, our membership and application fees are lower*. 

Where does my money go?

100% of your dues and fees stay in the Louisville area, benefiting local charities and helping educate and promote local small businesses. 

What do I get for my fees?

  • Local training and support
    • Developing Your Network Training
  • Increased exposure to many other people and businesses
  • The opportunity to build stable business relationships that will last for years
  • Tools to network more effectively
    • Online Referral Tracker
  • Opportunity to participate in Louisville Business Networking joint-marketing opportunities and events

Comparison:

BNI (Business Network International) vs LBN (Louisville Business Networking) 

* The investment to join a BNI (Business Network International) Chapter consists of a registration fee, plus a participation fee as shown below:
      BNI Registration fee: $199 plus a participation fee:
     $540 for a one-year membership or $915 for a two-year membership.
    Therefore, the initial investment to join BNI is $739 for one year or, $1114 for two years.

Also, many BNI chapters also have dues of their own on top of the corporate fees.

MEMBERSHIP Application

Fill out the membership form by clicking the link below or send us a message if you have questions. 

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