Join our Community

Join us as a member and benefit from a range of dedicated membership business support services and exclusive benefits. What’s more, you can choose a membership option that fits with your aims.  

Access vital business support services; raise your profile in the region; and have a say in how our region shapes to be the best place to do business.

We offer a simple membership fee structure, with pricing depending on the membership option you choose, ensuring value for money whilst enabling you to maximise new opportunities and scope for growth.


Be part of something big. As the largest business membership organisation in the region, and a Certified B Corp, with a network of Chambers of Commerce operating in Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, we believe in business as a force for good.

To join, annual memberships start from as little as £42 per month. Our memberships are designed to offer you maximum value for money and flexibility, with access to core business benefits and optional membership business services packages.

To request to join simply complete and submit the form below. We'll be in touch! 


We enable opportunities for growth. By joining a buzzing local business community you will build  professional connections, raise your business profile, and shape the business landscape you want. 

You’ll be part of an independent organisation that focuses on the needs of an active and hyper connected business community to stay ahead and unlock growth.



Any business, from Start-Up to Corporate, who wants to open a door to new opportunities; to raise their profile, grow their network, access business support and share knowledge amongst peers.

Being an active member within an influential business community you will not only enable positive impacts for your business but help contribute in creating new possibilities our business community all benefit from. 

Your involvement helps us to stand up for business ensuring our region gets the support it needs now and in the future.



As a Certified B Corp, our purpose is to bring business leaders together to create a prosperous city region for all, where business and community thrives - where together we can positively influence the way our area is shaped, managed and developed.

The Initiative exists to help drive long term change, we work with members and local and national decision makers to drive policy around issues that impact our region, ranging from promoting clean growth, housing, skills, climate change and transport.


Want to have an active role in influencing your region's development? To make it the best place to live, learn and do business?

Become a member of the Initiative in your area and join an influential Initiative community of business leaders pledged to make a difference to the business landscape across the West of England.


Businesses and individuals who are committed to making a positive impact in their region by joining our Initiative memberships available in Bristol, Bath, Swindon & Wilts, or Gloucestershire.

Our Initiative community is a collection of leading employers and community groups across a diverse range of sectors, who are driven to create an economically, sustainable and culturally prosperous region. 

For more information and to request to join, please contact us via the link below. We'll be in touch.

Contact us

For further information on the Initiative get in touch with our team on 0800 980 2789 or send us a message.

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Membership Benefits

Business Support

From Net Zero to HR, get access to advice, training and support services to help your workforce and your business to develop and grow.

Your critical business issues are represented each quarter at a local and national level to government and key decision-makers, your voice helping to actively shape a better business landscape for all.

Networking & Events

Meet and collaborate with peers and influential business leaders across Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire through our popular and busy membership events programme. 

Get well-positioned to capture new business and learning opportunities through online and in-person events that are designed to help advance your business skills and growth.

Raise Your Profile

Promote your business to a wide audience through being active within our member community and benefiting from a range of dedicated online marketing tools and channels for members.

Create an advanced profile in our online business directory, publish your content on  our website, get profiled in case studies and interviews, feature on our social media channels and access PR, advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

Savings & Discounts

As part of your membership or via exclusive membership rates, from HR to Cybersecurity, Tax to Fleet Management, Health Plans to Export, you and your employees will have access to a wide range of professional membership support products and services.

Carefully curated to provide options relevant to your business, value for money and ROI - saving your business time, money and costly resources outside of membership.

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    If you'd like to find out more about our membership options, fill in our form and a member of the team will be in touch.