eSAX podcast featuring Denis Brisson of BNI networking with Jarrod Goldsmith

Denis Brisson from BNI sits down with Jarrod Goldsmith and shares some great networking tips. BNI helps entrepreneurs to cultivate relationships that lead to getting word of mouth referrals.

ABOUT Denis Brisson:

BNI – Franchise Owner/Executive Director Eastern Ontario & Western Québec, International speaker and presenter. 

Denis Brisson has received numerous awards including the Director of the Year/Givers Gain award twice. He was invited in 2003 to join the Founder’s Circle by Ivan Misner, the founder of BNI. The Founder’s Circle consists of 16 International Directors, which are chosen from amongst over 550 Directors.

Denis has been a speaker at the BNI International conference in Los Angeles, the Australian National BNI conference, as well as BNI conferences in New Zealand and throughout the United States and Canada. Denis has been a keynote speaker for the Canadian Bookkeepers Association, Algonquin College, Guelph University, Catholic School Board, the Orleans Chamber of Commerce and a Staples Business event

Specialties: Business Network International (BNI) is a business and professional networking organization whose primary purpose is to exchange business referrals.

Word of Mouth advertising is considered a powerful, cost-effective way to increase business. BNI provides an environment for developing personal relationships with teams of business professionals which become the foundation for increasing your business referrals.

ABOUT BNI (Business Networking International):

The mission of BNI is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive and professional referral marketing program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals.

With over 270,000 members in 9,400-plus chapters worldwide, BNI is the world’s leading referral organization. In 2019 alone, BNI member referrals have generated $16.2 billion USD in revenue for our member businesses.

Through weekly meetings and exclusive resources, BNI helps you build a strong network that fuels professional growth.


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eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience – https://eSAX.ca) is an entrepreneur networking community for small business located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. #eSAX Makes Networking Work!

eSAX was founded by entrepreneur and musician Jarrod Goldsmith. Jarrod is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is one of Ottawa’s best known entrepreneurs and founded Sax Appeal (Canada’s Premier Saxophone Ensemble), Sax Appeal Productions (an agency for all live music in Ottawa and Gatineau providing live jazz music, classical music, Christmas and holiday music, cocktail music, or wedding music), eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience); Ottawa’s largest entrepreneur networking community for small business, eXclusive eXperience and hosts both Ask the Fedora (a YouTube video series on entrepreneur networking for smallbiz) and the eSAX Podcast series.

This podcast was produced by Barking Monkey Studio.