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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Kye Parkin
Business West
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Jo Haywood
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Bristol Festival of Economics 2019 preview

As a founder member of the Bristol Cultural Development Partnership, Business West helped to establish the Bristol Festival of Ideas back in 2005 to provide a year-round forum for ideas to flow in...
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Upcoming events

Festival of Economics 2019

In our eighth Festival of Economics, programmed by Diane Coyle (University of Cambridge and...

19th November 2019
Bristol
Festival of Economics 2019

Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol December 2019

The Business West Chamber Networking Breakfast, Bristol Join us for a delicious breakfast and...

4th December 2019
Bristol
Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bristol December 2019

Business Breakfast: Making Hospitality Green

Get your tickest here: http://bit.ly/2nYP1Nu Built for pleasure and relaxation, beautiful Bath...

21st January 2020
Bath
Business Breakfast: Making Hospitality Green

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Trustees Wanted

Jessie May is a Bristol based charity that provides a children’s palliative care nursing service to support children

Variety, the children’s charity, Bristol & the South West region

Bristol & the South West region is made up of a volunteer committee whose members arrange fund raising events Etc.