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Upcoming Events

Sat May 23, 2015 @19:30 -
Bournemouth Blind Society Bingo Night
Wed May 27, 2015 @07:30 - 09:00AM
WestBeach's Networking Breakfast
Thu May 28, 2015 @10:30 - 12:30PM
Bournemouth Blind Society Coffee Morning
Thu May 28, 2015 @12:00 - 02:00PM
BH On the Go - May Networking Lunch
Fri May 29, 2015 @19:45 -
Coastal Comedy Night at Hotel Celebrity
Sat May 30, 2015 @11:00 - 04:00PM
Fun Food and Wine Pairing Course
Sat May 30, 2015 @19:00 -
1940's Murder Mystery Night

Contact Details

Bournemouth Chamber Of Trade & Commerce
Argyll House
158 Richmond Park Rd

Tel: 01202 372437.

BCTC - Building A Better Business Community

How much do you spend on marketing your business to attract new customers?

From just £75 for 12 months membership we can provide you with the links you need to promote your business and meet potential customers. Just one new customer for your business will more than recoup the cost of membership.

Membership of the Chamber has many benefits, taking advantage of these for your business and being actively involved in communicating with other members and businesses in Bournemouth can deliver new customers.


Latest News


Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 21st May

Date: Thursday 21st May 7.30am till 9am or as long as you want to stay once the store is open. Venue: Beales Department Store, Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth (use the main entrance) Sponsored

Baron of Beef Event - Launch of the Food Festival

Thursday 18th June 2015 from 6.30pm - Smart Casual The Cumberland Hotel £20:00 per person. The evening will include:Welcome Drinks Reception sponsored by Conker Gin  A selection of

Southbourne Welcomes the Wheels Festival

All new for this year’s Wheels Festival, the scenic suburb of Southbourne will be  getting its own share of the excitement! On Saturday 30th May, the Coastal Business Improvement District

£3000 Grant for SuperFast Broadband through C4L in Dorset

  Dorset Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a FREE joint event in Partnership with C4L. The purpose of this breakfast briefing is to inform all Dorset businesses how they can apply for Governme

Bournemouth Wheels Festival Window Display Competition

Join in for a chance to win £300 in cash and prizes! Have fun, motivate your staff and join in! We want to see Bournemouth windows all dressed with wheels designs, circles, tyres, plates &ndash

Spur Road Maintenance - Update May 13th - Second 24 Hour Lane Closure

Update May 13th This weekend will see the second 24-hour lane closure as part of the preparation work for the A338 major maintenance scheme starting in September. One southbound lane of the A338 Bou

HRH Princess Royal Officially Opens The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop of Winchester Academy, Bournemouth, welcomed Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal to commemorate the official opening of the £14 ½ million facilities which were constructed u

Coleman Staff Enjoy the Buzz of the Quayside at the Poole Harbour Boat Show!”

The first Poole Harbour Boat Show took place on 9th and 10th May and has been hailed as a huge success by the event organisers, Poole Harbour Commissioners and Poole Quay Boat Haven. Poole Quay welco

Lewis-Manning Preparing to Go Yellow for Hospice Awareness Month

Lewis-Manning in Poole is urging locals to support its National Hospice Awareness Month campaign throughout June to help raise both awareness and funds for the hospice and highlight the important role

Saffery Champness Pledge Continued Support for the Bournemouth Air Festival

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants in Bournemouth have pledged their loyal support for the Bournemouth Air Festival by becoming Patrons of the event for the fourth consecutive year. Partner, And

AFC Business Club - Wine & Canapé Evening - June 11th

AFC Business June Wine & Canapé Evening   2014 at the Goldsands Stadium. The evening will be held in our exclusive Bubbles champagne lounge, offering guests the chance to en

Domestic Angels Inspired to Become Patrons of Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth and Poole based Domestic Angels have signed up to become the latest Patrons of the Bournemouth Air Festival. Director, Samantha Acton enthused, “We attended the Air Festival Launch

Bournemouth University Team up With RockReef Indoor Adventure Centre to Help Children Climb Away From Obesity!”

A team of Sports Management students from Bournemouth University have partnered with new Bournemouth attraction, RockReef, to tackle childhood obesity within Dorset.  Doctors have stated that UK

Go the Extra Mile for Race for Life Urges Law Firm

A DORSET law firm is urging other companies to follow its lead and enter a team for this year’s Bournemouth Race for Life. Ellis Jones Solicitors is fielding its largest ever contingent in the

Bournemouth and Poole College Student Set to Pitch to Dragons’ Den Star

A promising young entrepreneur from Bournemouth has earned the chance to pitch his clothing company to star of Dragons’ Den Peter Jones CBE. James Struthers, 21, studies with the Peter Jones En

BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch - May 28th

  Basepoint Bournemouth Thursday May 28th 12 noon to 2pm Please join us for BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch, your FREE quarterly lunchtime networking event - lunch and refreshments

Business Scene Bournemouth & Poole - June 17th

    Bournemouth Chamber of Trade is delighted to be involved in the next Business Scene Event on  Wednesday 17th June at 17.30 ABOUT BUSINESS SCENE EVENTS... Are you looking to

Greendale Converting Wareham’s Old Magistrates’ Court

Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited, has started work converting the old Magistrates’ Court in Wareham into a new manufacturing and administration building for leading radi

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’

Come along on June 8th and enlist. Next meeting: Cottonwood Hotel - June 8th 5:30 p.m. Open exclusively to the first 100 members, The Patrons 100 Club is a fantastic way for local businesses to beco

Seminar and Drinks Reception - Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century

You are invited to an evening seminar and drinks reception on Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century A discussion with founders and experts from the South Coast Wednesday 20 May 2015, 18:00 - 21:00

Stars Pitch in for Local Children's Charity.

Former Premier League manager Harry Redknapp and CBeebies presenter Chris Jarvis pitched in to help a local charity score big with young footballers. ournemouth-based Redknapp and Jarvis were invited

Kinson Festival of Music - July 4th & 5th

Further to the successes of the Kinson Village Christmas, Kinson Business Forum are now launching a two day festival of music! The event will feature music performances and workshops on two stages, f

Green Knowledge Networking - July 23rd

  Welcome to the Green Knowledge Network ...a sub group of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce If you are a business offering green products or services...or a company looking for help

Dorset Coast & Harbour Ride

Dorset Coast & Harbour Ride Sunday June 28th 2015 A lovely summer ride with a choice of 4 great routes - 17 mile family route, 35, 55 and 70 mile. Join us on as we pedal through the beautiful Do

Local Heroes Wanted: Become a Festival Maker at Bournemouth Wheels Festival

Do you love Bournemouth? Are you keen to showcase the best that Wheels Festival has to offer? Do you have great customer service skills? Or perhaps you were a ‘Games Maker’ during the Lon

Festival of Cricket at Dean Park, Bournemouth Hailed a Great Success

The inaugural Dorset Festival of Cricket has been hailed a great success by organisers as some 2,500 spectators dodged the showers and visited Bournemouth’s historic Dean Park Cricket Ground ove

Long Service Achievements Celebrated At Castlepoint’s Sainsburys

Two of Sainsburys staff at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint shopping Park have celebrated over 30 years with the retail group. Store manager Paul Barlow congratulated Commercial team leader Paul Kerr f

Greendale, Rock! Chartered Building Company Revealed as Finalists for Two Rock Star Award Categories

Poole based Construction Company, Greendale Construction Limited, has announced it has reached the finals in two Rock Star Award categories. Beating a phenomenal 270 nominated companies to reach the

Bournemouth Jazz Festival Details Announced - June 19th - 21st

Plans for Bournemouth’s exciting new Jazz Festival were announced this week. Three days of fantastic jazz from Friday 19th June to Sunday 21st June, with 40 singers and bands playing popular ja

BH Banter Monday 1st June

Monday 1st June Marsham Court Hotel 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EVENT FORMAT Call in for a drink on the way home and make the most of this informal monthly gathering. You need to register via the li

Big Stunts Set to WOW Crowds at Wheels Festival

With just over five weeks to go, final preparations are being made for this year’s Bournemouth Wheels Festival. Stunt legends, the Kangaroo Kid and Paul Swift are the latest to be confirmed for

Food & Drink Festival Invites New Sponsors to the Table.

AS Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival prepares to welcome even bigger crowds in 2015, its organisers are looking for more sponsors to add to its recipe for success. Visitors to the Food & Dr

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BH Business Magazine

BH Business is the official magazine of the Chamber. It is published bi-monthly, goes out to over 3,000 business people in the local area and includes the latest news, views and information about Busi

Promotional Eshot

For just £50 per submission you can promote your business to other Chamber members in a professional manner, including your logo, an image, up to 200 words of promotional text (including an exclusive

Proud to be Members Logo

Members are free to use the logo “Proud to be Members” on their stationery and websites once the usage terms are agreed. Logos are available as jpg and eps. Contact: Click here to accept the T&C'

Events on BCTC Website

Member events can be placed on the BCTC website. Please submit details of the event in a Word document with logos etc preferably as Jpgs. Contact: 

HTML Email

In addition to the Promotional Eshot, we can also offer html emails. These feature your business exclusively (you don't have to share with anyone else), and are more 'designed'. They always include th

Member 2 Member Offers Website Page

If you have an offer and would like it listed on this  web page just e-mail the details in an attached word document with jpegs for any logos please Contact:  website@bournemouth

Sponsor BH Banter, Beales Breakfast & Window Competitions

If you wish to promote your gorgeous naughty dating sites now brand, product /service then this is a superb opportunity.  Your brand presence will be featured at the event and be promoted by the event leader, which will normally

Presidents Dinner (after AGM) and Christmas Dinner & Dance

One sponsor per year will be chosen for each of these events. Details are as per the BH Banter sponsorship or by arrangement. Contact:  Cost: £1000

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