ACTivate 2023

Activate 2023

More referral partners equal better results. 
ACTivate to increase your BNI ROI.
  1. Identify business people you know who are looking to grow their business
  2. Bring Visitors to your Chapter Meetings to introduce them to potential referral partners
  3. Participate in your chapter Activate Event(s)

Will you qualify for the prize drawing and the opportunity to go cruising with Dr. Ivan Misner?

ACTIVATE 2023 Information Flyers

To learn more about ACTIVATE 2023, click to access the information flyers for both ACTIVATE and the Chapter Challenge.

Activate 2022 Flyer
ACTIVATE 2023 Flyer
Chapter Challenge Info Sheet
Chapter Challenge Info Sheet

You Could Set Sail October 6-9, 2023

Join BNI’s founder, Dr. Ivan Misner, and other BNI members from across the U.S. for a 3-night Bahamas & Perfect Day Cruise aboard The Royal Caribbean International, Independence of the Seas.


  1. Sponsorships are Eligible when Chapter adds six or more new members OR when a member has sponsored 2 or more new members during the contest period.
  2. The more New Members sponsored, the more drawing entries earned once member or chapter has qualified.


Resources for Inviting and Bringing Visitors and Visitor Events

Business Open Day Guide
Guide for Bringing Visitors
Easy as 1-2-3
Business Open Day Guide
Business Open Day Guide
Contact Sphere Challenge Guide
Contact Sphere Challenge

Rules and Eligibility

  1. Only applications submitted during the contest period of April 2 through June 3, 2023 will be eligible. Applications not completed by June 15 will be excluded. To be complete the applicant must be approved by the membership committee for membership in the chapter and have paid their BNI fees.
  2. Applicant must be a new member to BNI and not a transfer member. Former members who have been out of BNI and are subject to the application fee are eligible.
  3. New Members must list their sponsor’s name on the application.
  4. Sponsorships qualify for the drawing when either (a) their chapter qualifies by adding six or more new members into the chapter from applicants during the contest period, or (b) a member sponsors two or more new members from applicants during the contest period.
  5. Upon personal or chapter qualification (see item 4), sponsors will receive one entry in the drawing for each new Member sponsored. Sponsors must be a current Member to participate in the drawing.
  6. Winner will be announced on Monday, June 19.
  7. Cruise must be taken on the advertised date and is non-transferable. If drawing winner prefers, they may receive a 2-year renewal of their membership paid by the region office instead of the cruise.
  8. During the contest period, the Region Office will be conducting a Chapter Challenge game. To be eligible for the Chapter Challenge Prize, chapters must schedule and hold a Director led Business Open Day. Each chapter will earn points based on chapter and member activities related to inviting Visitors and sponsoring new members into the chapter. The chapter with the highest point total in the Chapter Challenge will be awarded the Chapter Challenge Prize. For the Chapter Challenge, data entry in will be the sole evidence used to evaluate Visitors at the chapter meetings and completed New Member Applications. Visitors not correctly entered in the Visitor Portal and marked attended will be ineligible for consideration for the Chapter Challenge.

How will your chapter activate? Business Open Days or Contact Sphere Challenge

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