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.

Latest from the Bristol chamber

University of Bristol start-ups become first tenants at new scientific incubation centre

Two companies founded at the University of Bristol have become the first tenants to move into new scientific innovation centre, Unit DX. This takes place in the same week that the University has...
Adam Finnimore
Posted on: 26.05.17
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Open letter from Avon & Somerset Constabulary in response to Manchester attack

An open Letter from Avon and Somerset Chief Constable Andy Marsh and Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens.
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 24.05.17
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What will happen to EU migrant workers after Brexit?

Theresa May has put controlling immigration from the European Union at the centre of her negotiating platform . The strong indication from both her speech and her White Paper is that this will be...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Posted on: 22.05.17
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Upcoming events

Employment law update

Overview The legal landscape and how it affects your business, or workplace, is constantly...

28th June 2017
Employment law update

Managing discipline and grievance

Overview This course will give delegates a detailed understanding of how to handle both...

28th June 2017
Managing discipline and grievance

Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol August 2017

The Business West Chamber Networking Breakfast, Bristol Held at Bordeaux Quay on Bristol’s...

3rd August 2017
Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol August 2017

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities


The iconic Bristol Hippodrome is saying goodbye to their historic theatre seats this summer and are offering the opportunity for y

TravelWest grants to incentivise sustainable travel to work

Businesses across the West of England have until the 16th June 2017 to apply for the TravelWest grant which will go towards the cost of incentivisi