BNI (Business Networking International) is a business and professional organization whose primary purpose is to exchange qualified business referrals. Last year in Maine alone, BNI helped members pass over 13 million dollars in business. Here's how it can work for you. 


BNI is forming its newest chapter (ME Chapter 32-Portland). For more information, please go to The group currently has the following positions filled: realtor, pest control, mortgage broker, title research, financial advisor, personal/commercial insurance, landscaping, insurance, moving company, makeup artist, event venue/hotel, hardscape services, chiropractor, event planner, credit card processing, and health & wellness supplements.

Some of the categories we are looking to fill are: attorney, cleaning services, banking, bookkeeping, CPA, electrical, general contracting, painting, plumbing, property inspection, printing company, web designing, staffing company, bakery, bridal shop, catering, florist, musician, photographer, DJ, acupuncture, martial arts, massage therapy, and personal training. If your profession is not listed and you have interest in BNI, please contact Kim Shoemaker at 774-6158 or at for more information.


We are having a mini visitor’s day that we would like to invite you to help grow this chapter. The event information is below:

Date: Wednesday, December 3rd
Time: 11:30AM – 1:00PM
What: Mini Visitors Day for a New BNI Chapter in Maine
Place: Egg and I, 139 Riverside Street, Portland, ME (you will be able to order lunch if you would like)