BNI Business Connections One:

Generates more business before 9am than most people see all week.

Join us this Thursday at 7am and find out more

Come visit Toronto’s best B2B BNI!

We meet every Thursday from 7 to 8:30 am at the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club, 44 Price Street, just off Yonge, between the Summerhill and Rosedale subway stations.

Our aim is to help each other find new, high-quality clients. This year we exceeded our goal of referring $1.5 million in business to each other.

Here’s what visitors say about our meetings:
 

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“I really like the structured agenda...”
“There’s a wonderful spirit of fun at these meetings...”
“The money you generate for members is impressive...”
“Very professional group...”

Referral marketing is powerful and proven

There is no more effective way to grow your business than word-of-mouth. Our BNI Business Connections One chapter helps you harnesses the power of word of mouth marketing.

See how our network and energy can help you grow your business.

Come visit one of our weekly meetings.

Entrepreneurs? Clients? Executives?

You never know who you'll meet at Business Connections One. That’s because we attract some of Toronto’s top professionals.

But we can tell you this: You'll laugh. You'll learn. And you'll be inspired to get out there and make a difference in your company — and your community.

WHO: Dynamic, diverse professionals
WHAT: The Business Connections One chapter of BNI
WHEN: Every Thursday at 7:00 am
WHERE: Toronto Lawn Tennis Club, 44 Price Street, Toronto, ON, M4W 1Z1. East off Yonge Street, between Rosedale and Summerhill subway stations. Last building on the left at the end of the street, follow signs to entrance. Meter parking in the area. Five minute walk from Summerhill subway station.
WHY: To learn, have fun and build business.

We want you! 

Here are some of our most sought after category openings:

Event Planner
Business/Strategy consultant
Private Banker
Concierge Services
Litigation Lawyer
Family Lawyer

Promotional Products
Investor / Investment Banker
PR
Sales coach
Bookkeeper

Jeanette Bicknell

Jeanette Bicknell

I have seen first-hand the harm that can be caused by conflict in organizations. Valued employees leave. Stress levels go through the roof. Decisions don’t get made. Important tasks don’t get done. A feeling of helplessness prevails.

Mediation offers an affordable and collaborative process to resolve harmful conflict and preserve relationships. I help my clients create stronger organizations where employees can focus on their work in an atmosphere of cooperation and mutual respect.

Not all conflict is bad.  In fact, constructive and respectful disagreements about things that matter can be a sign of a very healthy organization. Whether it’s a team or a board, I help members trust one another enough to make conflict natural and productive. 

I hold Advanced Certificates in Alternative Dispute Resolution and in Family Mediation, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from York University in Toronto. I have earned the designation “Chartered Mediator” from the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada. This is Canada’s most senior official designation for mediators, with extensive training and experience requirements.

I work with individuals and with large and small organizations.  One thing never changes, client names and identifying details are strictly confidential.

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  • We meet every Thursday @ 7am

    We meet every Thursday @ 7am

  • We meet every Thursday @ 7am

    We meet every Thursday @ 7am

  • We meet every Thursday @ 7am

    We meet every Thursday @ 7am

Calendar

Upcoming Speakers

Each week one of our members gives a 10-minute presentation on their area of expertise.  If a topic interests you, contact us to be our guest!

 


Oct 25

Dan Snow | Social Media  | How to Create One Piece of Content, and Use if Everywhere

Dan Snow, Founder of SNOW Digital & Social, will be giving a short talk on "How to Create One Piece of Content, and Use It Everywhere" which will provide insight on how to deliver a consistent brand experience wherever you speak to your customers. Dan has worked for small and large advertising agencies, and an experienced speaker - it should make for a good discussion. 


Nov 1

Zahra Taseer | Family Law 


Nov 8

TBD | 


Nov 15

Rob MacKenzie | Commercial Banking 


Nov 22

Violet Mo | Bookkeeping 


Nov 29

Jarrod Stewart | Building supplies 


Dec 6

Laura Ranieri | Copywriting 


Dec 13

Valeri Hall Little | Built To Soar 


Dec 20

Chris Ellefson | Mobile Application development 

 

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