Bristol Chamber of Commerce

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

Attract new business

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

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Get 30 minutes of free advice over the phone from a local legal, accountancy or HR firm.

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 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

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James Stangroom

Commercial Manager at The Bristol Port Company
Featured chamber member
James Stangroom, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers joined the Bristol Port Company in 2001. In the last 15 years, James has worked with a diverse range of sectors as part of the Commercial team but now as Commercial Manager his area of specialism is containers, warehousing, general cargo and the cruise sector. James’s day to day role involves working closely with clients with a global spread who want to import, export and reach their logistical aims.

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Upcoming events

Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol January 2017

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

5th January 2017
Bristol
Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol January 2017

Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol December 2016

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

1st December 2016
Bristol
Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol December 2016