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

How three companies are preparing for Brexit

Business West speaks to three companies about how they've been preparing for Brexit and how Business West has supported them.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 20.11.20
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Established South West eel exporter faces business closure as Brexit poses trade challenges

As the end of the Brexit transition period looms, businesses are struggling to prepare due to new regulations. Business West spoke to Glass Eels, who may be facing closure due to requirements imposed...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 20.11.20
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How can businesses prepare to import from the EU after Brexit?

With the end of the Brexit transition period on the horizon, Business West looks at how importers can prepare.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 18.11.20
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Upcoming events

Build your Sales Pipeline Ready for 2021 Challenge

This 4-week lead generation challenge has been designed to build your sales pipeline ready to hit...

23rd November 2020
Online
Build your Sales Pipeline Ready for 2021 Challenge

How to improve your lead conversion rates and close more deals

As lockdown 2 is upon us and a period of economic uncertainty continues many businesses are...

23rd November 2020
Online
How to improve your lead conversion rates and close more deals

Behaviour Change: Making Sustainability Accessible

What are the similarities and overlaps between accessibility and sustainability, and why is...

2nd February 2021
Behaviour Change: Making Sustainability Accessible

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Chamber Members Exclusive Cybersecurity Free Offer

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 cybercrime has grown both in quality and quantity, in March alone we saw a staggering 400% increase in scams making

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.