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

Q&A with Laura Wade-Gery – Non-Executive Director at John Lewis
Member role

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Laura Wade-Gery, Non-Executive Director at John Lewis, before she...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 20.03.19
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Awareness of mental health is as high as it has ever been, now is the time for action

Over the past 3-5 years, the phrase ’mental health‘ has exponentially grown in awareness amongst the British public. This is all thanks to the likes of Prince Harry’s and Prince William’s campaign...
Blue O'Connor
Blue O'Connor
Posted on: 14.03.19
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Business West reaction to spring statement 2019

Commenting on the Chancellor’s spring statement Phil Smith, Managing Director at Business West said: phil-smith.jpg “Like nearly all current government business, the Chancellor’s focus and forecasts...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.03.19
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Upcoming events

How to Recruit, Train and Retain Talent

Please sign up to this event using the following link: The Future Economy...

2nd April 2019
How to Recruit, Train and Retain Talent

Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k

The Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k takes place on Sunday 5 May followed by the Simplyhealth Great...

5th May 2019
Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k

The Challenge of Bath Being a Listed City

Please use the following link to sign up to this event: Date & Times...

9th July 2019
The Challenge of Bath Being a Listed City

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Graphic Designer

We’re looking for a graphic designer to work with our team on part time, freelance basis.

Abstract Digital Artist/Artworker

We’re looking for an abstract digital artist/artworker to work with our team on freelance basis.