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

UK economy now recovering rapidly says Bank of England

The COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting us all for more than a year now. My fellow Agents and I know that those businesses that rely heavily on being able to have customers visit them in person –...
Malindi Myers
Malindi Myers
Bank of England
Posted on: 17.05.21
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How to develop an effective export pricing strategy

The new series of the Export Academy has launched with one of the sessions focusing on the importance of developing a pricing strategy.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 17.05.21
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Bristol businesses leading on equality, diversity and inclusion

The May 2021 Initiative meeting took place on so-called ‘super Thursday’ – a day which saw voters in Bristol and the West of England head to the polls to elect their local leaders. President Richard...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 11.05.21
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Upcoming events

BCCSW C7 Conference

The British Chambers of Commerce South West have invited guests and experts from fellow Chambers...

27th May 2021
BCCSW C7 Conference

Building Resilience In the Workplace

Resilience in the workplace is a key part of better business. Join us for this hybrid evening...

24th June 2021
Building Resilience In the Workplace

Circular Economy Innovations

Tickets and more information available here:

15th July 2021
Circular Economy Innovations

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