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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Access promotional opportunities to raise your business profile and find new business.

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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.

  • Join the Chamber

    Connect, share & grow - raise your business profile locally & nationally through the largest membership organisation in the South West.

  • Call the team

    As a member you can speak to the team directly about any Chamber service now on 0800 980 2789

  • Members can post their content on our website

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Latest from the Bristol chamber

Why do we need a Metro Mayor? Business leaders speak

Ahead of the Metro Mayor elections on 4 May business leaders spoke to Business West about why a Metro Mayor is needed in the West of England. Jaya Chakrabarti - TISC Report Ned Cussen - JLL Kevin...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 28.04.17
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How the Metro Mayor can tackle racial inequality in the West of England

The Black South West Network recently hosted a series of roundtables assessing how the Metro Mayor can get to grips with racial inequality in the region once elected. Two recent reports assessing...
Sado Jirde
Sado Jirde
Posted on: 28.04.17
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Is the West of England recognised as a place to invest or are we invisible?

We are a net contributor to the Treasury but this alone doesn’t deliver the punch or influence we need when arguing with Westminster for investment.
Steve West
Steve West
Posted on: 26.04.17
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Upcoming events

Contracts of Employment - How to get it right

Overview This course provides detailed guidance on how to create, agree, vary or terminate...

1st June 2017
Cornwall
Contracts of Employment - How to get it right

Performance management and appraisals

Overview Organisations can achieve the best results from their employees by managing performance...

26th May 2017
Dorset
Performance management and appraisals

Contracts of Employment - How to get it right

Overview This course provides detailed guidance on how to create, agree, vary or terminate...

25th May 2017
Devon
Contracts of Employment - How to get it right

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Funding to create new & expand existing micro and small businesses in rural WoE LEP areas

Funding to create new & expand existing micro and small businesses in rural areas.

Funding to support food & drink production in West of England LEP area

Grants available for projects of scale and impact to support food and drink production in West of England LEP area.