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

How Much Holiday Entitlement Should Casual Workers and Zero Hours Workers Receive and How Should It Be Calculated?
Member role

This case has far reaching implications for practices across many sectors within the economy. In this case The Harpur Trust seeks a common-sense interpretation of the Working Time Regulations (WTR)...
Gareth Edwards
Posted on: 21.03.18
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How API can boost your KPI
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More and more businesses are seeing the benefits of sharing insights and intelligence from data. By building partnerships to harness third party data, they can enhance their proposition to clients...
Kate Saunders
Posted on: 16.03.18
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Who is John Smith?
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With the arrival of the 4th Money Laundering Directive, which came into force on 26th June 2017, has also come many changes with the aim of making the UK a more hostile place for money launderers and...
Kate Saunders
Posted on: 16.03.18
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Upcoming events

Getting social: making the most of your Social Media Marketing

The value of social media and the investment that is required is often questioned. In this CIM...

12th September 2018
Getting social: making the most of your Social Media Marketing

Social media for B2B

Social media can deliver results in a B2B environment, if you have a plan and the know-how. At...

13th June 2018
Social media for B2B

Reaching new customers: making SEO work for you

Positioning your website at the top of search rankings is a challenge for most marketers. At this...

12th June 2018
Reaching new customers: making SEO work for you

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Business Supporter opportunities with the Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival

Now in our 6th year, Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival is explosion of music, dance and good times at the Colston Hall and surrounding venues.

The Bristol Hippodrome launches its Stairway of Stars in time for Christmas

The Bristol Hippodrome, the city’s West End theatre, is offering theatre lovers the opportunity to become part of one of Bristol’s most iconic venu