We invite you to submit an application for BNI Chicago chapter membership to lock out your competitors, upon your acceptance in the chapter. You may also click here to access a BNI Membership Application in PDF format.
The investment to join BNI consists of an application fee and a participation fee:
Application Fee: $199
Participation Fees: $599 for a one year membership, or $949 for a two year membership.
Therefore, the initial investment to join BNI is $798 for one year or $1,148 for two years. Click here to see "where the money goes".
Your application will be reviewed by the Chapter's Membership Committee, and you will be notified of the status ASAP.
You may pay with VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER OR AMERICAN EXPRESS.
NOTE: Paying for your membership online does not imply acceptance to BNI. All applicants must be reviewed and approved by the chapter membership committee in order to be a BNI member.
For more information contact the BNI Chicago office at (312) 629-9500, or send email.
Arbitration. All disputes arising out of or related to this Agreement or the member’s participation in BNI shall be resolved by binding arbitration in accordance with the laws of the State where the applicant’s BNI Chapter is located. The Arbitration shall be subject to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association. This clause encompasses any and all disputes involving BNI, its franchisee, and their officers, directors, agents and representatives.
Limitations on Liability. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, any liability to you involving BNI, its franchisee, and their officers, directors, agents and representatives for any cause whatsoever arising out of or related to this Agreement and/or membership or participation in BNI, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount of yearly dues paid by you for the membership in BNI. Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, in no event will there be any liability to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages.