As the largest barter company in Canada, Barter Network Ltd. (BNL) knows what it takes to grow a successful business. This savvy business thinking is applied to finding new business for the company is 2000+ active card holders and reducing their cash expenditures with unrelenting passion in the two pillars of the trade exchange’s existence. BNL drives approximately $25 – $30 Million in trade annually, with many of Canada’s leading corporations and smaller companies alike, obtaining new business from fellow members in even larger proportions.

BNL has become a part of the The International Reciprocal Trade Association. IRTA is a non-profit organization committed to promoting just and equitable standards of practice and operation within the Modern Trade, Barter and other Alternative Capital Systems Industry, by raising the awareness and value of these processes to the entire Global Community. We have access to Trade exchanges all over the world through IRTA’s Universal Currency.

And with every single dollar our member spends through BNL, they save cash through use of our unique BNL currency. That’s right as our members’ cash is no good here!

Our membership includes corporate leaders such as:

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Buying and Selling on Barter

At risk of stating the obvious, with every purchase by one of our BNL members, there is a corresponding sale. So while we are actively working to help our members purchase what they want or need for their business or themselves, in effect we are actually working just as hard to find our members new sales.

Naturally, you are unable to buy anything from our diverse membership unless you have BNL Trade Dollars in your account to spend. That is where our Certified Trade Brokers step in as your sales force, actively promoting your business to those who we jointly believe will be most interested in what your company has to offer. We will encourage you to educate us about your business so we can best represent you to our membership and we can even pre-qualify buyers if that is your preference.

And remember, our BNL trading team understands our members extremely well, knows their preferences and knows how to best promote your company to them. We dedicate all our efforts to ensure our members trade regularly and take pride in being the highest volume barter exchange in Canada.

And the best part is we will bring you as much or as little business as you wish. It’s up to you to decide how to best capitalize on your membership with BNL. We view our relationship with our members as a true partnership.

We can promote your business to other BNL members by:

Why Barter with BNL

BNL revolutionizes the traditional barter concept by facilitating direct trade between parties. We do this through our unique currency called BNL Trade Dollars that can be spent with-in the closed economy of our industry leading barter exchange.

Our Certified Trade Brokers work to identify new sales opportunities and determine key spending areas where our members can most effectively use their BNL Trade Dollars.

Bartering with BNL is comparable to service offered by a bank or credit card company except that unlike your bank, we’ll find you new business. The value of your BNL Trade Dollar is recognized by the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency as equivalent to one cash dollar.

Here are our top three reasons why you must join our exclusive group of BNL members.

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