Bristol Chamber of Commerce

A business network that connects and represents local businesses in the most economically successful city region outside of London

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Access promotional opportunities to raise your business profile and find new business.

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Bristol is an economic powerhouse in aerospace and defence, high-technologies, higher education, professional and legal services, media and creative industries.

Bristol Chamber of Commerce plays a central role in helping local businesses capture and nurture these opportunities, while ensuring that Bristol’s reputation for business remains high.

James Durie is the Chief Executive of the Bristol Chamber. A Bristol native, James has dedicated the past 17 years of his career to helping Bristol and its businesses reach their true potential. Reflective of this, in addition to his role as Chamber Director, he works closely with the largest employers in the city and has a track record of success in delivering landmark projects to improve business, the economy and culture in the city. 

Bristol Chamber members enjoy a number of benefits including:

  • Raise your profile online, in the press and among your peers
  • Opportunities to find new business and advance your sales pipeline
  • Network with experienced and influential business leaders in the local area and beyond
  • Have your views represented at a local and national level to decision makers who listen
  • Gain preferential access to training, advice and support services to help your business grow

Plus, as part of Business West, Bristol Chamber, also encompassing South Gloucestershire Chamber interests, provides a local access point to government funding, business services and support, as well as other business opportunities available via your fellow members. Check out the members' area to view the members' directory, latest tenders and business opportunities, events and news from the local business community.

  • Join the Chamber

    Connect, share & grow - raise your business profile locally & nationally through the largest membership organisation in the South West.

  • Join the Chamber

    Connect, share & grow - raise your business profile locally & nationally through the largest membership organisation in the South West.

  • Call the team

    As a member you can speak to the team directly about any Chamber service now on 0800 980 2789

  • Members can post their content on our website

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Latest from the Bristol chamber

There's gold in that data!

It's been five years since we first heard that ' Data is the new oil' , in those five years the tools available to us to collect, sift, analyse and share that data have exploded in number. In...
Chris Weston
Chris Weston
Posted on: 24.04.17
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£45,000 fund shows Bristol is still very much a green capital

Funding available for small businesses to pursue environmental and sustainability projects.
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Nina. Skubala
Posted on: 20.04.17
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James Durie reacts to news of snap election

A response to the announcement of a general election on 8 June.
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Kye Parkin
Posted on: 18.04.17
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Upcoming events

Managing an ageing workforce

Overview This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi...

18th May 2017
Devon
Managing an ageing workforce

Having difficult conversations

Overview This course provides you with practical and effective techniques to conduct and manage...

17th May 2017
Swindon
Having difficult conversations

Contracts and Handbooks

thursday 18th May 2017 10am - 12.30pm (registration from 9.30am)Kassam Stadium, Oxford OX4 4XP...

18th May 2017
Contracts and Handbooks

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Funding to create new & expand existing micro and small businesses in rural WoE LEP areas

Funding to create new & expand existing micro and small businesses in rural areas.

Funding to support food & drink production in West of England LEP area

Grants available for projects of scale and impact to support food and drink production in West of England LEP area.