How We Got Started
Biz to Biz was founded in Zimmerman, Minnesota in 2006 by Tracy Kienitz. As an entrepreneur, Tracy suffered the loss of an extremely profitable business because she didn’t have the knowledge, resources, or community connections to have what she needed to keep it from going out of business. In hindsight, she saw there were many other options, and if she had a powerful network it would have changed the fate of her business and life.
Biz to Biz has successfully made it through the changing market for over 14 years. Our goal has been to empower small businesses to thrive against the high odds of failure. Our networking groups across the United States provide business mentorship, in a positive community environment. Our groups are known for their powerful connections, the way that our members show up for one another, and ultimately uses a strategy designed to help you have what you need to be successful in business, including referrals.
01. Vision & Mission & Purpose
To be the best networking organization in the world.
To serve more than 100,000 members by 2025.
To help small businesses grow and succeed. Reducing the overall 95% business failure rate
02. Our Commitment to Ourselves & to You
03. Your Success is What Drives Everything We Do
Your small business deserves to have access to the support, tools, and network that it takes to grow and be successful.
We believe that it is our responsibility to empower you as an entrepreneur or business owner.
Your Success is What Drives Everything We Do
Biz to Biz has a refined and intentional strategy that makes it possible to find like-minded individuals and have the training and development you need to thrive.
With over 10,000 members in our networking groups over the last 10 years, we have helped small businesses build a trusted network of business referral partners making it easier to reach new customers. Our groups are known for their welcoming environments, and for providing real support that produces real results.
Biz to Biz has created networking groups that are designed to bring you and your business tools, and a community to empower you to be successful.
We’re In It For The Long Haul.
What We Do Best (And How it serves you)
Strategically Designed to Help You Get Results
- Non-Discrimination Policy
- Rotating Agenda to Keep You Engaged
- Non-Compete Industry Spots
- Relevant & Valuable Training & Development
- Biz to Biz App Making it Easy to Pass Referrals Digitally & Track Results
- Training & Events from Biz to Biz Connecting Every Chapter Member in the United States
- Have a Community of Positive Likeminded Individuals
- Avoid Trial & Error through Support & Mentorship
Frequently Asked Questions
- How much does it cost to join?
$175 1 time application fee and then $595 per year.
- Do you have an attendance policy?
Yes, in order for chapters to thrive and your business to be successful it begins by showing up. Our commitment is that your time and effort to attend and participate is worth your time each and every week. Attendance and being known in the community is important for building a referral network and will empower you to get real results.
- How long are your weekly meetings?
Our meetings are one hour and fifteen minutes long. We value your time, and our meetings begin on time and end on time.
- What do you mean by a non-compete spot?
We only allow each person to represent one business designation, which means that once the spot for your industry is filled there will not be any competition in the group for referrals. This empowers you to build trust and a high-quality reputation in your industry and group for your specific products or services.
- Do you require power hours for chapter membership?
Power hours are a one on one meeting with another person in your group, These power hours are not required for membership. We do, however, encourage power hours particularly if you are new to a chapter, or if your chapter is just getting started. Power hours will help you build a positive team environment, and help your team know how to refer you to potential customers.
How to Know if a Biz to Biz Chapter is Right For You?
This means giving from an abundant mindset, knowing that when you give it comes back to you in one way or another. This sets the context and tone for how our groups deliver results.
Some other ways to know if you will do well in our chapter environments is by asking yourself:
Are you ready to build connections?
Are you looking to be more confident in your sales skills?
Do you like being part of a team where everyone gets to win?
Are you willing to give other businesses referrals?
Are you ready to learn and grow with the members of your chapter?
If you answered yes to these questions, we invite you to attend a Biz to Biz chapter near you, or virtually to get started.
CONNECT. GROW. SUCCEED.