The Voice of Leadership - Mark Simmons

August 6, 2014 Written by BNI UP
BNI UP President Mark Simmons is featured on an upcoming Radio Show. On August 11th, 2014 you can hear Mark Simmons talk about Creating connection and giving voice to those struggling to be heard. - See more at:

Summer Time Networking Advantages

July 17, 2014 Written by BNI UP
Why THIS is the time for networking It’s summer in Vancouver and the weather is amazing. After spending the majority of the year under an umbrella, who can resist spending every spare moment at the beach and on a patio? It may sound counter-intuitive, but if you’re an entrepreneur, this is a key time for networking. Here are a few reasons to work expanding your professional circle into your summer schedule. Your Competition is Networking Right Now Those of us who have written off the possibility of making new business contacts in the summer are leaving the net wide open…

Fitness Trainer & Printer Visitor Day

June 28, 2014 Written by BNI UP
Are you a Fitness Trainer or a Printer? You're invited Wed July 16th, 2014 to network and promote your business. You could meet your next biggest client... We are looking for high quality, reliable fitness trainers and printers to come network with us and join in our pool of referrals. If you are looking to meet fitness trainers or printers come join us on this day. We are a friendly, positive and out-going group of business professionals. Come make connections that last! REGISTRATION You will notice that our events are organized, efficient ways to learn about everyones business while still…

Did you skip breakfast?

June 9, 2014 Written by BNI UP
We’ve all heard that a hearty breakfast helps us start the day with energy. At BNI Urban Professionals, we meet every Wednesday morning for breakfast, networking, and to help each other grow our businesses. Last year, we’ve already helped our members earn over two hundred thousand dollars through closed business and connections made during these morning meetings. If you’d like to try starting your day off with more energy, join us for breakfast on Wednesday. You’ll meet lots of new people and be done before 9 am! We’d love to meet you and show you how we support each other…

Upcoming Presentations at BNI UP

June 2, 2014 Written by BNI UP
Do you know what type of insurance an amphibious vehicle needs? How can you get to the top of search results in LinkedIn? How do you take a great portrait when it’s very bright and sunny out? What is better, a fixed or variable-rate mortgage, and why? We’ve learned about these topics and more during ten minute presentations at BNI UP. At BNI UP, each member of our referral marketing group gets a chance to showcase their business for ten minutes, in order to further educate the group about what they do. One member presents each week. Some presentations involve…

BNI UP Visitors Day May 14 2014

April 30, 2014 Written by BNI UP
Would you like to meet 50 Vancouver business professionals for breakfast? You're invited Wed May 14 to network and promote your business. You could meet your next biggest client... REGISTRATION You will notice that our events are organized, efficient ways to learn about everyones business while still having fun in the process. You'll be impressed by the amount of work that gets done before the rest of your office gets to work. Bring a pocketful of business cards and a great attitude. Venue:The Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel1133 West Hastings Street @ ThurlowTime:7am - 9amAdmission:$25 cash or credit cardRegister Here: Who…

Business Owners Wanted

April 14, 2014 Written by BNI UP
BNI UP is looking for business owners who want to see their sales and profits increase. We are looking for new members for our growing chapter of Urban Professionals who meet on a weekly basis to help each others’ businesses grow through referrals. Imagine working with a team of highly motivated sales people who are looking to bring you new business. Because BNI only allows one of every profession to join a chapter, this helps members lock out their competition. Here are some of the positions we’re looking to fill. Electrician: this position is a great fit in our BNI…

We want your feedback

March 1, 2014 Written by BNI UP
What was your favorite part of the meeting? At BNI UP, we’re privileged to have a lot of great guests visit us for networking and breakfast on Wednesday mornings in downtown Vancouver. After the meeting, we often ask them what they enjoyed most about the meeting. Here are some of the answers we have gotten recently. “I enjoyed the opportunity to meet likeminded business professionals.” “I got a lot of new ideas about how to promote my business.” “I thought that everyone was very approachable and professional. I’d like to learn more about becoming a member.” “I was impressed at…


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