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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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.

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South Gloucestershire's thriving visitor economy

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James Durie
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Exciting collaboration between Arcadia & Bristol Port showcased at Glastonbury

Business West Initiative staff members went to Glastonbury Festival last week to see a sneak preview of Bristol based Arcadia Spectacular’s latest artistic installation, Pangea. Towering over the...
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Laura Ross
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Upcoming events

Digital Gaggle - Marketing Conference

Are you wondering whether your online marketing is working hard enough to drive traffic and new...

19th September 2019
Digital Gaggle - Marketing Conference

Bandstand Concert - Keynsham

A varied programme of brass music to appeal to all musical tastes.

27th July 2019
Bandstand Concert - Keynsham

'WEEE' Can Be Sustainable!

The Future Economy Network is really excited to announce we will be joined by our subscribers...

6th August 2019
'WEEE' Can Be Sustainable!

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