Bristol Chamber of Commerce

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

Trading Through Coronavirus

We provide guidance & support on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for businesses, employers and employees in the region.

Trading Through Brexit

Access information directory & vital services to help businesses most impacted by Brexit, including Customs Declarations.

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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Latest from the Bristol chamber

Two South West cheese companies giving the world a slice of the South West

On National Cheese Lover's Day, we spoke to two South West cheese exporters about their success in overseas markets.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 20.01.21
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Ashton Gate Chairman Martin Griffiths lays out vaccination plans at West of England Initiative meeting

More than 175 members and invited guests joined the January 2021 West of England Initiative meeting, which took place via Zoom. President of the West of England Initiative & Bristol Chamber,...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 19.01.21
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Exporting to Sub-Saharan Africa – 5 minutes with David Perry

We asked David Perry, Managing Director of Perry of Oakley, about his experience in exporting to Sub-Saharan Africa and what tips he can offer to businesses looking to follow in its footsteps. Perry...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 15.01.21
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Upcoming events

Better Business Design: Reducing Your Waste

You can purchase tickets or find out more here: http://bit.ly/3o8qtdM Reducing your waste is a...

11th March 2021
Online
Better Business Design: Reducing Your Waste

Buildings and Net Zero: The 2030 Goal

Find out more or get your tickets here: https://www.thefutureeconomynetwork.co.uk/upcoming-events...

4th March 2021
Online
Buildings and Net Zero: The 2030 Goal

Create a sales presentation to get that meeting with your ideal reseller

Create a killer sales presentation to get your prized meeting with your ideal resellers,...

18th February 2021
Online
Create a sales presentation to get that meeting with your ideal reseller

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

CHSW Business Club 2021

Children’s Hospice South West are looking for 100 businesses to join our new CHSW Business Club in 2021, our 30th year.

We're Hiring! Become our Careers Coach!

We are looking for someone enthusiastic about supporting and empowering low income and ethnic minority young people to enhance their success in car