BNI Incredibles, Gurgaon--A Story of Networking and Bonding

An Incredible Story of Success through Collaboration
  • A Senior Finance Executive who quit his job at American Express to start a health food restaurant 
  • A CA who started a recruitment consulting firm to put round pegs in round holes 
  • A Signage systems expert who brought the 80 year old pioneering business from Chawri Bazaar to Gurgaon 
  • A IIT IIM graduate & high flying executive who became a passionate photographer 
  • A Senior Executive from radio industry who started an event management company 
  • A Dentist who was sent on deputation to NSG 
  • A Senior Gynecologist from AIIMS who has started a holistic women wellness clinic chain.

You can meet all these zealous entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs at one place i.e. BNI Incredibles. Imagine the energy in the room when so many passionate entrepreneurs come together. (Make sure you stay in control and don’t get hyper because of the high energy around you). With such energy, it's no big surprise that referrals worth Rs 11 crores plus have been generated in mere one and a half years of its existence.

Incredibles team expresses its deep gratitude to BNI Gurgaon region team led by Arti and Rakesh Kochhar for the nurturing, support and training provided.

                                         BNI Incredibles was born in Feb 2014 with an incredible spirit to bring deeply passionate entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs together, to hold hands in business growth & personal development, to go beyond referrals and energize one another with positive vibes,  to share the joy of good times and to support during the rough ride of the roller coaster of life. Above all to form genuine human bonds and to remind us that givers gain.

Let us dive a little deeper into the interesting stories of these passionate entrepreneurs and working professionals.

A typical day begins. A good day starts with a good morning of course. And mornings remind us of getting fresh and comfortable bathrooms. Amish Singhal represents BKS Concepts offering high end bathroom fittings. Move around in the showroom and you feel you have entered the bathroom of a celebrity, with all major brands at one place. You come out of the washroom refreshed and wonder if you had a magical carpet to sit on it and fly. So get ready for the red carpet welcome by Amit Kapoor, who represents Elan, a well known name in carpets. In terms of aesthetics, the carpets are magical for sure. (Photo-Meeting taking place at Hotel Clarens, Gurgaon)

The interiors tell a powerful story about any place. Arvinder Singh is an architect from the reputed School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), Delhi and can assist you in project supply for Interiors of Hospitals, Hotels & Hospitality Infrastructure. He represents Delvento Homes (& Karma FF & E) with offices in 8 countries across the globe. Time to start recruitment for your growing business and do some vetting. Meet our own James Bond, Baldev Kr. Puri, an award winning investigator. His firm AMX Detectives offers investigation services like pre- employment vetting, post-employment investigations, pre-marriage investigations and so on since 1986.  

"Smile. It is right beneath your nose", Dr Major Meenaxe keeps repeating to fellow Incredibles, her friends and patients. After all she is a Dental Surgeon who specializes in creating beautiful and healthy smiles. Her clinic (Panacea Dental Clinic) also offers state of the art cosmetic procedures. Well if Dr Meenaxi loves creating smiles, Gautam loves watching them. “I love seeing the smile on my customer’s face when her kitchen is completed” says Gautam Macker of The Homemakers which had bagged the prestigious Commonwealth Games order. The Homemakers was amongst the first few in India to enter into the modular kitchen segment and now deals in Natuzzi Recliners too.  

Time for a long road trip and fitness check for your vehicle. Here you go. Gurpreet Singh has a drive for four wheelers and represents Wheelocity Motors. He can help you with refurbishing, redesign and servicing of all your passenger four wheelers. With so much business and referrals flowing in at BNI, you certainly need investment advice too. Hardeep Singh, a Certified Personal Financial Planner is glad to do that. His organisation Capital Solutions offers tailor made solutions to individuals and SMEs on their investments to optimize returns on their assets. 

So you are ready for expansion and need more office furniture. Wait, the Incredible Kapil Bharti will help you. He represents Alsorg Interiors which has furniture showrooms in Gurgaon and Chennai. Good furnishing creates beautiful houses but people only can create “beautiful homes”. If your dear friend is fed up with daily battles at home & wants help, you can take the assistance of Kiran, a third generation lawyer. She is known for uniting deserted couples and peaceful separations. Her firm Ashri Associates offers a ray of hope for the warring couples with USPs like fixed litigation fee and minimum time. (Photo-Member giving 8 minute presentation on his business)

Want to create your audio visual success story or a documentary film? Komal Sharma would be glad to help you out. She represents Frames Twentyfour Communications which is into filmmaking and documentary films. Want a touch of art at your home or workplace? Leena Namjoshi who represents Art Workzz can be your guide. From Virat Kohli’s residence to Taj Gateways Resorts at Damdama, from murals and paintings to large scale public installations, you can find the works of Art Workzz at the most unexpected places.

So your business is now in rocket growth mode and you want to set up a new branch office. Major Dhir Singh represents Lutyens Habitat, a commercial real estate services firm managed by a team of professionals from MDI, Gurgaon. With clients like Hrithik Roshan the primary focus at Lutyens’ is assisting clients in acquiring commercial real estate up to 1,00,000 Sq Ft. Well your new office needs good lighting too. Lights which make your office bright enough to cheer up the spirits, and support your journey to victory year after year. Manav Khanna, the lighting expert represents Victory Lighting and is always eager to help.

Your family deserves to enjoy your success too. Time to move in to a bigger house. Mandeep Singh Johar, schooled at DPS RK Puram, represents Regency Corp and has been executing turnkey projects in Delhi NCR for the last 30 years serving clients like the promoters of Nova Dairy & Kaplana Sarees. For well planned and aesthetically appealing construction, obviously you need an architect. No problem, you have Manjari Sharma representing D’Asign Source and her passion is to design residences that display passion, design that meets a balance of functionality and aesthetics that exceed client expectations.

Oh, you just realised your growing business needs a sleeker logo and graphics. Fine. Monika Khanna Gulati, graphic designer (representing Skyblue Design) specialises in brand identity systems, coffee table books, brochures, magazines, annual reports and signage. Now wouldn’t you need a bigger office also. No worries. Neha Kulkarni represents AUM Architects, an architectural design consultancy.  Established in 1990, AUM works in the areas of architecture and interior design consultancy including green building design and has received several prestigious awards. (Photo-Member birthday being celebrated)

Time for a break. What about complete peace in the mystical Bhutan? Nishant Jain represents Hiwings and specializes in tours to Bhutan. Hiwings is a one stop travel shop and provides all kind of travel related services to corporates since early 80's. Want to plan another baby or need health advice? Dr Nupur Gupta represents Well Woman Clinic and is also Consultant Gynecologist at Paras Hospital, Gurgaon. Being a holistic women wellness and high risk pregnancy expert, it comes as no surprise that she has been a part of many GOI committees. 

Need an interior designer now? Let us introduce you to Parull. Parull Mahaajan represents House of Design LLP. She specializes in creating atmospheres which exuberate positive vibe & energy, blending design with functionality and can also assist you in importing home interiors from China & Italy. Hmmm all settled at home and looking forward to some party time to chill out? Plan a party or a wedding with the help of professional Event Planner Praney Dawar who represents Huez Entertainment specialsing in wedding planning services. (Photo- Award being handed over by a visitor)

Isn’t a party incomplete without some dark chocolate? Get some fine dark chocolate from Rachita Kapoor, a Choclateur who represents Divino-The Taste of Heaven. Heaven is fine but then earthly duties can’t be missed out. Time for some documentation for the new company. Rahul Kishore Sharma of Corpus Justus will do it for you. Corpus Justus offers expertise in various legal documentation services from company incorporation to partnership registration. 

Financial year is coming to an end. No matter how taxing it is, you have to pay taxes. Time to meet the CA with plenty of experience. Rajat Beihari Lal represents Rakesh B Lal & Co, providing services in accounting, taxation, regulatory compliance & auditing since 1977. How can we forget the inconvenience your customers will face in reaching your new office without the right signage. Rajeev Mahajan represents Lachhman Dass & Co one of the pioneers of signage systems in India. His firm provides Signage Design, Manufacture & Installation products & services. Their signage services are used by leading MNCs as well as retail stores, hotels and hospitals.

Beautiful home or Beautiful office deserves some photographs to preserve the memories of the people who inhabited them, and the buildings. Rajiv Chopra represents Rajiv Chopra Photography. His work centers around natural light, interiors, travel and tours, monuments, fine art and abstract work. Obviously as you keep growing you need more people to fuel your expansion plans. Raman Malhotra represents Bellwether Talent Solutions, which is in the business of recruitment and executive search. Raman & his team is known for putting round pegs in round holes and square pegs, you know where. (Photo-Award being handed over to a member)

They say an organisation or team goes through four stages viz. forming, storming, norming and performing. Why not help your team bond with some Out Bound Learning (OBL) activities with the help of our MICE expert Ravi? His organisation ‘I Shall Holiday’ provides services to corporates relating to organizing of meetings, incentive travel, conferences and exhibitions. Festival time or celebration time. You very well know your duty is to buy some jewellery for your spouse or dear one. Saurabh Maheshwari represents Vishal Jewels. He is an alumni of the prestigious Modern School, Barakhamba Road and is also an engineer-MBA and a certified gemologist from GIA. He is currently busy improvising on aesthetics and bringing more young customers to his three generation old business at the flagship store in M Block Market, GK-1 (New Delhi).

Want a gala launch for your new company or product? We have the senior radio executive turned event manager Sauraj Bharadwaj who represents Touchpoints Communications and his clients include Mercedes Benz and IAF to name a few. Need we say more. Some healthy food is a must after all the junk food and polluted air of the metro life to rejuvenate us again. Sudeep Kapoor represents SPS Foods Specialities which runs “The Spice Lab” restaurant. Close to the Nirvana country, you can certainly find some food Nirvana here with low calorie and olive oil cooked food. 

Time has come to invest some of your spare profits in real estate. Sudhir Sharma believes in creating win win situations and represents Win Square Properties. It offers Residential Real Estate Sale / Purchase in Gurgaon. Want to give a sleek looking presentation to clients and prospects. Professional help is available. After all however good intentions you may have people look only at your presentations. Sukriti Sachar represents Power Labs which provides services including designing and redesigning presentations, sponsorship proposals and pitch presentations. (Photo-Members and guests keenly listening to 30 second presentations)

The CV of the new global professional says, "Preferred Location- Anywhere across the globe." Relocating to greener pastures? Vani Gehani represents Santa Fe Moving Services and can make your packing and moving across the globe hassle free. Whether its high on emotional value inherited dinner set from granny or a commercially high value painting, you can trust your goods to be in good hands with Santa Fe.What about an e-commerce venture to reach out to global markets while enjoying the comfort zone of home? Or optimizing your website for search engines. You can get some wise advice from Sagacious Softwares’ team offline or online. Vikram Mathur represents the website and web application services firm. 

You are probably wondering that your company staff also needs to look more professional in line with your growth. Go for sophisticated uniforms then. Vikram Vohra represents Cult Clothing which has been producing uniforms for Fortune 500 clients for more than two decades now. 

More growth means more expenses too. Why not save some money and shift your loans to banks who offer lower interests? Vineet Kumar Jain can assist you in arrangement of funds through right lender at lowest finance cost from Rs. 5 Lacs to 50 Crores. (Photo-Best 30 second Award being given by a member to another member)

If you don't believe in "Like attracts Like", you will start believing in it once you have been a guest to the meeting. You can see law of attraction and the secret manifesting right in front of you as the group attracts more positive vibes and passionate entrepreneurs.

BNI Incredibles team strongly believes in the power of team spirit and no wonder the war cry is, “The Power of I. Multiply”

(Story co-created by Dr Amit Nagpal / AL Services team with BNI Incredibles team)
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