Over 500 East Africa’s CEO’s were hosted by Business Network International (BNI) in Nairobi-Kenya allowing SME’s owners to interact with major business leaders aiming to change the scope of business in East Africa
BNI is the world’s leading business networking and referral organization, and intends to bring together entrepreneurs and business leaders together to exchange qualified business referrals to each other.
Through the initiative, SME’s owners will be able to interact and learn from business leaders from various sectors with an aim to change the scope of business in the East African region through a structured, positive and professional word-of-mouth program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals.
Speaking during the event the East African Director , Elizaphan Muraguri said, “Getting business referrals is all about creating lasting personal relationships with other business owners. And that is why we strive to create a structured supportive system of giving and receiving business by farming for relationships that turn into businesses”.
Kenya has the potential to be one of Africa’s success stories from its growing youthful population, a dynamic private sector, highly skilled workforce, improved infrastructure, a new constitution, and its pivotal role in East Africa BNI playing a major role and being recongnized as a global leader in the business networking community, with representation in every continent of the world, currently, having thirteen chapters in Kenya with its efficient business networking forum driven by professionalism,
The event was graced by the CEO Standard Group Mr Orlando Lyomu ,CEO Centum Group CEO DR James Mworia,BNI
The meeting offered the CEO attendees an opportunity to share ideas, contacts, networks and most importantly, business referrals.