Bristol Chamber of Commerce

A business network that connects and represents local businesses in the most economically successful city region outside of London.

Trading Through Coronavirus

We provide guidance & support on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for businesses, employers and employees in the region.

Finance Hub

Our Finance Hub provides key information on a wide range of options available, as well as access to approved providers.

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

Networking in a post-Covid recession

How do you keep up business connections when we’re still not able to meet face to face? How can you prepare yourself and your business for an impending recession? One useful way to future proof is to...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 07.08.20
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Maintaining your vehicle’s health during lockdown
Member role

Maintaining your ICE vehicle’s health during lockdown If your vehicle is parked up for a long period of time, as it will be for most people across the UK during the pandemic lockdown, what is the...
Jonathan Southall
Posted on: 03.08.20
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Team Changes at SWIG Finance
Member role

SWIG Finance has welcomed two new recruits to its growing team, at the same time as saying farewell to one of the company’s longest- standing employees who has retired. Nicki Kimberley has started as...
lisa alcock
S W I G Finance Ltd
Posted on: 03.08.20
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Upcoming events

Future Focused Fashion & Textiles: A 3-Part Free Series

Tickets available: We are keeping a close eye on all updates in relation to...

12th November 2020
Future Focused Fashion & Textiles: A 3-Part Free Series

Sustainability, Diversity & Leadership

Tickets available here: We are keeping a close eye on all updates in...

15th October 2020
Sustainability, Diversity & Leadership

Food Security and Climate Change (Business Breakfast)

Tickets here: We are keeping a close eye on all updates in relation to...

22nd September 2020
Food Security and Climate Change (Business Breakfast)

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Tenders & Opportunities

Business Continuity Planning - 50% discount for Chamber Members

Bristol Risk Solutions provides integrated solutions for all your IT risks, including production of business continuity plans.