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

BCC and six national Chambers across Europe urge transition and trade talks

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today joined with national Chamber organisations from six countries bordering the North Sea, on the United Kingdom and the European Union to swiftly move to...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 12.12.17
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Innovative sporting businesses converge on Bristol conference

What makes the business of sport such a unique and compelling area of interest is the huge amounts of innovation that is going on from a grass roots level right to the very top. Sport, health and...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 12.12.17
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Phil Smith reacts to breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations

Following the announcement of a deal concluding the first phase of the Brexit negotiations, Phil Smith, Managing Director, Business West said: “Businesses will breathe a sigh of relief that a Brexit...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 08.12.17
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Upcoming events

Approved LEV Training Courses from Vent-Tech

Vent-Tech are currently the only LEV installation company in the UK also authorised to run BOHS...

8th January 2018
Approved LEV Training Courses from Vent-Tech

Can't Do or Won't Do

Overview What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't? This course...

7th February 2018
Can't Do or Won't Do

Human Resource Management for Beginners

Overview This practical event provides an introduction to the fundamentals of employing people...

6th February 2018
Human Resource Management for Beginners

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Tenders & Opportunities

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

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We urgently need a bathroom fitter with at least 5 years experience for an immediate start in our small, friendly plumbing team, based in Redland,