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

A winning Chamber with a truly winning outfit

Business West Chambers of Commerce was one of five chambers that walked away as World Chambers Competition champions.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 21.09.17
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Food and drink producers on a trade mission from Bristol Airport

On Saturday 16 September 2017 representatives from eleven local food and drink companies from across the South West departed from Bristol Airport to China for a five-day trade mission aimed at...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 19.09.17
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Can 'Stand-by' Duty Constitute Working Time?

Yes, held the Advocate General (AG). When considering the definition of 'working time' in the Working Time Directive, regard should be had to the quality of the time that the worker may enjoy when on...
Laura Vallet
Posted on: 18.09.17
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Upcoming events

Conducting Investigations

Overview This full day event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation,...

13th October 2017
Conducting Investigations

Essential skills for line managers

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

12th October 2017
Essential skills for line managers

Managing employee use of the Internet, E-mail and Social Network sites

Overview This half-day course is aimed at employers and managers who wish to manage effectively...

11th October 2017
Managing employee use of the Internet, E-mail and Social Network sites

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Tenders & Opportunities

Nuclear South West conference - Chamber member promo code

With the construction of Hinkley Point C now underway and with projects worth £50 billion to our economy over the next two decades starting to take