BPN Blog Archives

Adam Cortese, Southern Floors

Yet. Another. New. Member!


Here we see Business Power Network President Chris Jarratt inducting our newest member at yesterday's meeting: Adam Cortese of Southern Floors. Will this be Chris' last time to "pronounce ...
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Annual Conference Early Bird Registration Ends Today!

Annual Conference Early Bird Registration Ends Today!

Today is your last chance to take advantage of the Early Bird registration price for this year's BNI Annual Success Conference. Here is the link: 2012bniannconf-springfield.eventbrite.com/ We've got 12 members ...
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SBE Week 4

Social Butterfly Effect, Week 4

Week 4 of the Social Butterfly Effect challenge, which means we're already halfway through!  How are you doing so far?  Are you keeping up with our challenge of two reviews ...
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And you've got the stock market beat,

BPN Day At The Lake – A Huge Success!

Well, our First Annual Business Power Network Day At The Lake was an absolute, unqualified success!  Easily the best event we've ever had for our chapter members, so for those ...
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BNI Annual Success Conference - Early Bird Registration

BNI Annual Success Conference – Early Bird Registration

The BNI Annual Success Conference is scheduled for September 28th this year.  (See the website link below.)  Even though that's still a month and a half away, please remember that ...
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Lake Day Is Here!

Lake Day Is Here!

BPN Day at the Lake is upon us!  A couple of things to remember as you head toward the water this morning: - We will be meeting for lunch at ...
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Social Butterfly Effect, Week 2

Social Butterfly Effect, Week 2

Halfway through Week 2 of our Social Butterfly Effect challenge!  I'm happy to see all the online review activity that has been going on since we started last week; I ...
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Facebook Recommendaton Box

The Facebook Recommendation Box

One of the options for our current Social Butterfly Effect game is to write a Recommendation for a chapter member's business on their Facebook Business page.  The Recommendation box is ...
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BNI Chapter of Excellence for April 2012

Crossing The Party Line, 2012 Version

We have a lot of traditions in Business Power Network. (Not so) strangely enough, they all seem to revolve around having fun! For example, each year when we surpass our ...
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Ted Tinsman & Jason Frerking

This Is How We Roll (And Roll, And…)

Catching up on some overdue posts... Yes, it's true, we added two more members!  But it's not true that we mail-ordered them from the Manly Men Department Store, sorry to ...
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The Roost

July Social Hour TONIGHT at The Roost!

Almost forgot to remember that the monthly BPN Social Hour is tonight! Don't you forget, too -- meet us at The Roost Bar & Grill. We had a great turnout ...
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American Cancer Society Cattle Baron's Ball

From The Nice Department, III

We'll call this the "Ollis & Co. Edition" of our Nice Department... Coming up next Thursday, July 26th, our very own Cary Prater will be applying for his Chrome Dome ...
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The official BPN group photo.

BPN Social at Hammons Field – Photo Gallery

Pics from our 2nd Annual BPN Social at Hammons Field, held June 15th 2012. Enjoy! ...
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BNI Explained In This Short Video

With this new video done by Steven Lin at 2Q Creations, you never have to wonder about how to best explain BNI to others -- you can simply share this ...
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Diana Tyndall & Cyndi Crews

Oops, We Did It Again. Add New Members, That Is!

First, my apologies for the Britney Spears reference. Second, we are proud to announce that two MORE members have joined the fold at Business Power Network! Here you see President ...
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2nd Annual Springfield Cardinals Social Is Here!

2nd Annual Springfield Cardinals Social Is Here!

As Andy Flint would say, "Alright, alright, alright!"  The 2nd Annual Hammons Field Social is upon us! Time to head down to the ol' ballpark for a little networkin', socializin' ...
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What I Love About BNI -- by Mike Tobin, Regional Director

What I Love About BNI — by Mike Tobin, Regional Director

I've already posted this once (on Facebook), but it deserves a double-post.  What Mike has to say about this video: "This is my submission for the BNI International Video Contest ...
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Wendy Johnston, Morrissey Law Firm

BPN Inducts Newest Member, Wendy Johnston

Remember that visitor from our last new member induction who said she wanted to join THE chapter in Springfield?  Well, she did!  (Oh, by the way, we're modest, too.)  ...
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Old Chicago

May Social Hour at Old Chicago!

Don't forget, our Social Hour for May is tomorrow (Thursday) night at Old Chicago on Independence. Don't know about you, but I'm already anticipating those Sicilian pepperoni rolls. Yum!!  Remember, ...
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Express Employment Pros - Refresh Leadership Event

Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

Coming up in one week, Express Employment Professionals will present the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast.  Details: When: Wednesday, May 16th, 7:30am - 12:00pm Where: University Plaza Hotel, John Q ...
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Alzheimer's Association Wine Auction & Gala

Charity Begins At Home? No, At BNI!

Business Power Network members are not only quality business-folk, many members of our chapter are heavily involved with local charities as well, and as usual, this summer will be full ...
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