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

Chambers call on PM to 'fix the fundamentals' for UK growth

Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom, including Business West managing director Phil Smith, have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 22.05.18
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Brexit - a logistical nightmare for cross-channel trade

Last week, three of the UK’s largest Chambers of Commerce - London Chamber of Commerce Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Business West – converged on Folkestone to meet with Eurotunnel...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Posted on: 21.05.18
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Skills within our workforce need to be drastically improved

Skills shortages is one of the most frequently reported barriers to business growth in the West of England according to the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership. This statement is backed up...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 21.05.18
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Upcoming events

Miss Saigon at The Bristol Hippodrome

Tickets to see Miss Saigon at The Bristol Hippodrome - Offer open to all Business West members...

22nd May 2018
Bristol
Miss Saigon at The Bristol Hippodrome

Essential Skills for Line Managers

Overview Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training...

4th July 2018
Gloucestershire
Essential Skills for Line Managers

Essential Skills for Line Managers

Overview Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training...

27th June 2018
Essential Skills for Line Managers

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Tenders & Opportunities

Grow your non-UK markets - even post-Brexit

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