BNI is a business networking organisation that meets once a week to share potential leads and build relationships. There are 17 networking groups in BNI Scotland North.
John Willis, sales director at Aberdeen-based business telecommunications service provider 2 Circles Solutions, has achieved £3m worth of business referrals in 12 years with BNI.
Andrew Alleway, managing director of Aberdeen-headquartered commercial cleaning company Tidy Green Clean, has successfully hit the £2m milestone after only 7 years with BNI.
The two are both members of the BNI Aberdeen Alpha chapter and met there in 2015. The pair have remained close friends ever since, even launching business ventures together including Virtual Check-In – the contactless sign-in solution for businesses which was introduced at the beginning of the pandemic in 2020.
BNI Scotland North is owned by Aberdeen-based Angela Kinghorn and her husband Bryan, who are both executive directors. Referrals are known as ‘Thank You For The Business’ in BNI chapters.