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:


“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
Sales coach

Paul Chato

Paul Chato

Actually, this is YOUR Web Department

People come to Your Web Department so they can update and manage their own websites, without having to wait in line (and pay) for a web developer.

YWD lets you design, build and update your own website. No other system gives you YWD’s combination of flexibility and control. We make the Internet simple.

And what results! Our clients are building some GREAT websites – more than 1,000 of them so far.
Our goal with Your Web Department™ was to give you web site development power. When you hire a web developer it’s nearly always about their CMS, or their programmers, or their designers, or their SEO experts, etc.

Until now, it’s been a one-way street – their street.

YWD is a two-way street. It’s the one platform where you can plug in any consultant, any designer, any professional – and any of thousands of Web 2.0 applications. That’s why we’re so different from anything else out there.

For end-users YWD increases choice and makes updates free and easy. For designers and other suppliers, YWD becomes a new business platform. YWD is not about us, it's about you. That’s why it’s YOUR Web Department.

P.S. We think it’s also the future of web development.

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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


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!


Feb 21

Claude Boiron | Real Estate

Title: What would you ask someone who knows everything about Real Estate?

Description: A rapid-fire, unscripted, Q&A with a top Real Estate Broker, investor, and educator.

Great Guests are: Financial Advisors. Also, anyone who owns a property, would like to own a property, invests in Real Estate, or is involved with Real Estate professionally, like a mortgage agent, Real Estate lawyer, appraiser, inspector, environmental engineer, contractor, etc.


Karima Khan | Equinox Development

Equinox Development Inc. – The Client’s Choice for a reputable and qualified builder for Residential, Commercial & Industrial projects

Does your builder have the resources and credentials to complete your project on time and on budget???


Great Guests are:

Anyone who is moving, renovating, building, leasing, buying or selling. Residential or Commercial clients

Feb 28

John and Peter

Mar 7

Paul Chato | Your Web Department

Your Web Department has been building websites since 1999. Today we announce a new chapter in our business as we move to a cloud-based, multi-site service based on WordPress that's good enough to put our Your Web Department name on it. Multi-site might not mean much to you but for us it is the key to offering great support for our more than 700 clients. Learn what this all means and why it's the best solution for small business owners, during Paul's presentation. 

Mo Dezyanian | Empathy Inc.

So you want people to find your business in 2019?  

You're going to need a website that's Google ready and up-to-date. You're also going to need a way for people to find that website. Paul and Mo and are going to arm you with everything you need to generate business from your websites. 

Mar 14

Kola and

Lisa Simkins | Superior Home Inspectors

Learn what surprises Superior Home Inspectors uncover with an infra red camera  during a home purchase  conditional offer period,  and what condo buyers need to know.  

Mar 21

Hina and Todd |

Mar 28

David and TBC

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