Jacksonville, FL, January 22, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Business Network International (BNI), the world’s largest international networking organization specializing in business referrals among members will host its fourth annual International Networking Week February 1 – 5, featuring a number of events across the world. In honor of International Networking Week, BNI Jacksonville will host its exclusive event on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 from 7:30 – 9:00am at the Holiday Inn at 9A and Baymeadows in Jacksonville, Florida. The event will feature guest speaker Iain Whyte, Executive Director for BNI Scotland and Author of Life, Business and Speedboat.
Guest speaker Iain Whyte was born and raised in Aberdeen, Scotland and brings to Jacksonville many years of experience within BNI, networking internationally and training. As the featured speaker, Iain will discuss building customer confidence in both life and business. According to Iain, confidence, is a two-way process in business and by building ones individual confidence, one can build their prospects’ and clients’ confidence in them as well.
The goal of International Networking Week is to raise the awareness of networking in the larger community, recognizing it as an essential tool in the success of businesses worldwide. The event is an opportunity for BNI members and guests of the community to network with each other, to understand the concept of good networking in order to grow their individual businesses. The cost to attend the BNI Jacksonville event is $20.00 and attendees can purchase tickets at the door or register online in advance at www.bniflorida.com.
"We are excited to celebrate International Networking Week with an event that offers Northeast Florida business professionals an opportunity to be proactive in their word-of-mouth marketing efforts," says Lynne Coggin, BNI Executive Director. “As 2010 begins, now is the time to develop new business relationships and strengthen existing ones through networking so that our businesses experience exponential growth."
BNI is a business referral organization whose primary purpose is to assist its members to find and exchange qualified business referrals for one another and to develop effective word-of-mouth marketing techniques. Unlike many other networking groups, BNI provides its members with a professional structure and an on-going training system, allowing members to network in a formalized approach to deliver tangible results.
For additional information on the BNI Jacksonville International Networking Week event or to learn more about BNI Jacksonville please visit www.bniflorida.com
Business Network International (BNI) is the world’s largest business networking organization, founded in 1985 by Ivan R. Misner PH.D., author of The World’s Best Known Marketing Secret, Seven Second Marketing, Business by Referral, Masters of Networking and Masters of Success the latest addition to his bestselling Masters Series, and the #1 best-seller, Truth or Delusion--Busting Networking's Biggest Myth.