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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Latest from the Bristol chamber

Queen's Awards for Enterprise winners in the South West 2019

A diverse range of businesses from across the South West have been named as winners of the 2019 Queen's Awards for Enterprise . The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for businesses...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.04.19
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What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals for business?

You probably have a strategy for your business, whether or not it’s written down (if not, you might want to take ten minutes to think about it). But what about a strategy for the planet? Running a...
Jessica Vallentine
Jessica Vallentine
Business West Ltd
Posted on: 17.04.19
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Labour market in good order but challenges remain

Commenting on the labour market figures for April 2019, published today by the ONS, Phil Smith – Managing Director at Business West said: phil_smith_ttb.png “The strong increase in employment,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.04.19
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Upcoming events

‘Going for Gold’ Green Mingle – May 2019

Join us at the Green Mingle – a monthly networking event, offering individuals, organisations and...

2nd May 2019
Bristol
‘Going for Gold’ Green Mingle – May 2019

3 Day Workplace Mediator Training

Overview This three day event provides you with mediation skills and techniques to effectively...

11th June 2019
Bristol
3 Day Workplace Mediator Training

Employment Tribunals: An Insider's Guide

Overview The prospect of facing an employment tribunal can be daunting to say the least. Join...

22nd May 2019
Devon
Employment Tribunals: An Insider's Guide

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Exclusive Business West member offer on PixlipGo display lightboxes

Business West members can now take amazing advantage of an exclusive offer from Clip - an instant 5% discount on your first order

Festival of Sustainable Business

The Festival of Sustainable Business is taking place on 17th September 2019 throughout Bristol city centre.