In 2019, BNI United Arab Emirates celebrates its anniversary with over 15 Chapters with 550 Members, locally passed over 250,000 referrals, which generated AED 1.48 B in closed business for its members. Noteworthy achievements and initiatives have allowed our members to network with each other all over United Arab Emirates and ensuring they always have the resources to help on your journey. Our training incorporates best practices from all over the world.
AED 194 B BUSINESS DONE
(in 12 Months)
35,000 REFERRALS PASSED
(in 12 Months)
DR. IVAN MISNER
Founder and Chief Visionary Officer
Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer for BNI and is also an author, a humanitarian and an expert in the field of business networking.
Chairman and CEO
Graham Weihmiller joined BNI in 2014 to help execute BNI’s strategic plan that includes operational enhancements, continued membership growth, and ongoing global member expansion.
Bijay Rajnikant Shah, Anuradhha B Shah
Co-National Directors - BNI United Arab Emirates & Qatar
Bijay Rajnikant Shah and Anuradhha B Shah are the Co-National Directors for Business Network International (BNI) in the United Arab Emirates & Qatar.
The couple have won numerous BNI CEO awards for outstanding performance and business excellence in 2006, 2008 and 2013.
Bijay holds a Bachelor of Science in Banking & Finance from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff and a Master of Science in Shipping Trade & Finance from City University (London) whilst Anuradhha is a BPharm graduate from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff.
Both Bijay and Anuradhha recently also qualified as Certified Franchise Executives (CFE) from the International Franchise Association.
Through BNI, the couple are helping hundreds of entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through a structured system of referrals. BNI has been operating for 15 years in the UAE and currently has over 550 members. Over the last 15 years, BNI members have generated business worth over AED 1.3 Billion for each other.
Their burning desire is to grow the BNI Community to over 2,000 members in the UAE and educate young graduates on the benefits of networking at a young age!
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