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.

Finance Hub

Our Finance Hub provides key information on a wide range of options available, as well as access to approved providers.

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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Upcoming events

Build Back Better: Tech & Retrofit

Book on here: We are keeping a close eye on all updates in relation to...

5th November 2020
Build Back Better: Tech & Retrofit

Creativity, Marketing and Our Climate Crisis

Event Link: We are keeping a close eye on all updates in relation to COVID...

22nd October 2020
Creativity, Marketing and Our Climate Crisis

The Mayor’s Annual State of the City Address 2020

In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas

2020 brought a health pandemic that caused Bristol – like everywhere else – to shut down for...

14th October 2020
The Mayor’s Annual State of the City Address 2020

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Business Continuity Planning - 50% discount for Chamber Members

Bristol Risk Solutions provides integrated solutions for all your IT risks, including production of business continuity plans.