Learn Networking for Startups from Mike Macedonio, a New York Times Best Selling author, speaker, entrepreneur and Executive Director at BNI (Business Network International) the world's largest referral organization.
With passion, humor, and engaging his audience at all times, Mike Macedonio will address building an effective network, creating a focused target market, having a compelling story, and making use of effective testimonials. Is it time to stop Networking to Death and start creating Referrals For Life®?
Mike Macedonio is a New York Times Best Selling author, speaker and franchisor
Mike and his business partner, Dr. Ivan Misner, co-authored “The World’s Best Known Marketing Secret, Building Your Business By Referral” and “Truth or Delusion, Busting Networking’s Biggest Myths” which has hit several best seller's lists.
Mike is the Managing Partner of Referral Institute. By using the referral strategies that he teaches, Mike has built his company from a small training and consulting company to a franchised organization with over 60 locations in a dozen countries within 6 years.
Mike is also a Co-Executive Director for BNI in the Bay Area. In this role he helps thousands of local business owners build their businesses through structured business networking.
Mike gives back to his community by volunteering. He holds a position on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue, a non-profit organization caring for abused or neglected tigers and lions. When he is not helping entrepreneurs and big cats, he has a passion for his wife, cycling and mountain climbing.
Mike Macedonio is a New York Times Best Selling Author. President & Partner Referral Institute Creating Referrals For Life® www.referralinstitute.com. The Referral Institute is proud to announce our selection as one of the top 500 rated franchises in Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500 for the fifth year in a row.