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

BCCI – a rock of stability in an ever-changing Bristol

According to Gerd Leonhard the pace of technological change over the course of the next twenty years will outstrip that of the last three hundred. Cryptocurrencies. AI. White collar automation. It’s...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 15.01.18
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Wondering whether GDPR applies to you?

If, like many business owners, you’ve convinced yourself that GDPR doesn’t apply to you because you believe you don’t deal with consumers and you don’t handle personal data then you need to stop and...
Kate Saunders
Posted on: 12.01.18
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Why people won't see your business Facebook posts

In the volatile landscape of social media, the ground has shifted once again. For businesses on Facebook, this means they will have to change tactics if they want to thrive, or even survive, on the...
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 12.01.18
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Upcoming events

CIWM Certificate in Internal Workplace Mediation

Overview Accredited workplace mediator training (5 days). Equipping and accrediting people as...

7th March 2018
CIWM Certificate in Internal Workplace Mediation

Recruitment, Selection and Retention

Overview Gain the relevant expertise to recruit, select and retain the right people for your...

28th February 2018
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

Performance management and appraisals

Overview Organisations can achieve the best results from their employees by managing performance...

27th February 2018
Performance management and appraisals

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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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