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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.

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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.


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Annual General Meeting and Presidents Dinner

Thursday 19th March 2015 Connaught Hotel This important annual date in our calendar highlights the important work we do to support local businesses, and outlines our exciting plans for the year a

AFC Business Breakfast Wednesday 4th March

Wednesday 4th March 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.. Goldsands Stadium. With the last AFC Business breakfast being a sell out, this is sure to be another great networking opportunity. The event will star

Nominations Requested for The Chamber Executive Board 2015 - 2016

The Executive Board manages the day to day running of the Chamber, its finances and its affairs – everyone is an unpaid volunteer apart from the Executive Officer. The Chamber itself is a private comp

Bank of England Lunchtime Briefing - Tuesday March 17th

Tuesday 17th March 2015 Bank of England Outlook for the UK Economy Lunchtime briefing by Andrew Holder – Deputy Agent of the Agency for Central Southern England, Bournemouth Chamber of Trade &a

Doors Open at The Citrus Building in Bournemouth

The first occupiers have begun to move into a prominent 64-home apartment block in the heart of Bournemouth town centre. The opening of The Citrus Building, a £12 million development overlooking Horse

Dorset International Business Network - Free

Dorset International Business Network Thursday, 12 March, 2015 - 08:00 - 10:30 Menzies Carlton Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AN £0.00 Join Dorset Chamber for the latest Dorset International Business N

Senior Appointments at Sembcorp Bournemouth Water

TWO senior appointments have been announced by Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW). Peter Millward has become Chairman of the Board while Philippa Goodwin has been appointed as Finance Director. Peter

Business Scene Bournemouth & Poole - March 10th

    Bournemouth Chamber of Trade is delighted to be involved in the next Business Scene Event on  Tuesday 10th March at 17.30 Venue - LV= Streetwise We would love your support at this event, w

Dorset's Environmental Management Breakfast - With B&Q and Winchester University

Welcome to the Green Knowledge Network ...a sub group of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce Dorset's Environmental Management Breakfast With B&Q and Winchester University Sponsor: G

Junior Cherries Partners Adventure Wonderland Giving One Lucky Young Supporter a Day to Remember.

Adventure Wonderland will provide a mascot package, as well as a replica kit and family ticket, for a Junior Cherries member at the crucial home fixture against Middlesbrough on Saturday 21st March (k

Employers Fined for Failing to Comply with Pensions Duties

The total number of employers fined for failing to comply with their workplace pensions duties reached 169 by the end of 2014, according to figures released by The Pensions Regulator. The total repre

Charity Asking Cmmunity to Serve up Big Bear Brunch

Lewis-Manning in Poole is asking local businesses and community groups to honour its cuddly mascot Lewis Bear by hosting their very own Big Bear Brunch in March to raise funds for the hospice, which p

BCTC "On The Road" - Westbourne March 26th

Thursday March 26th 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Our Lady Immaculate Church, Seamoor Road,Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9AE BCTC are going 'On The Road' and building on the success of BH Banterand coming

Bournemouth Gears up for Wheels 2015

Epitomising motion, power and elegance, the country’s biggest free, family wheels-themed festival returns to the UK’s best seaside resort for a second year – this time falling on the weekend after the

Castlepoint Supports Safety Day

Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park joined the Dorset Police and Crime Commission’s Townsend Community Safety Day to show its support and appreciation of the dedicated work provided by many of the

Conor Burns MP Hears of Ambitious Plans for Westbourne Village

Conor Burns MP met with Steve Taylor, the newly elected President of the Westbourne Trader's Association (WTA).  Steve took the opportunity to update Conor on the ambitious  plans that the WTA has for

Poole Accident Repair undergoes £250k Rebrand and Refurbishment with Greendale Construction

Poole chartered building company, Greendale Construction, has returned to Poole Accident Repair centre to carry out a £250k rebranding and refurbishment for the South Coast’s leading repair facility.

Charity Golf Tournament at the ‘home’ of Former US Open WInner

Lewis-Manning Hospice is looking for golfing enthusiasts and their friends to take part in a charity tournament on April 29th taking place at North Hants Golf Club in Hampshire, the ‘home’ of US Open

Green Business Dorset to Host Green Knowledge Breakfast

Dorset’s new e.magazine, Green Business Dorset, is to host an exciting B2B Event in March designed to help businesses gain a valuable insight into the many possibilities of environmental management –

Pet Rescue

LUCKY Sam Sprinks was the toast of colleagues at the Boscombe PDSA charity shop when he won a delivery of goodies thanks to Yellow Buses. He won tea, biscuits and cookies after entering the bus compan

Wear Your Pyjamas on April Fool's Day and Raise Money for Charity

Dorset Blind Association is encouraging local businesses to sport their best PJ's and onesies to work on April Fool's Day for just £2.00 per person. CEO Jonathan Holyhead: "Even the small donations m

Momentum Cycle Challenge - 9th to 29th March

Bournemouth will host its third Momentum Cycle Challenge between the 9 and 29 March! Local businesses and not-for-profit organisations will have the chance to compete in any one of six different cate

Coleman Insurance Brokers attend Bryanston Careers Day

Coleman Insurance Brokers were pleased to be invited to attend the Bryanston School Higher Education and Careers Forum on 30th January. Hosted by Coleman client, Bryanston School, the day brought tog

Arts University Bournemouth - Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition 2014

The Gallery at Arts University Bournemouth presents the Jerwood Drawing Prize, hosted at AUB for the third time. In 2006 The Gallery was the first venue in the South West to host the exhibition. The

Dorset County Council - Major Maintenance on Spur Road Starting September 2015.

Dorset County Council will be carrying out major maintenance on the Bournemouth Spur Road starting in September 2015. The £22m scheme, funded by the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership will reconstru

The Italian Villa Wins Prestigious Accolade at the South West Tourism Awards

The Italian Villa, based at Compton Acres in Poole, have won another accolade for their work, winning the Silver “Venue & Business Tourism” Award at the annual South West Tourism Awards. The multi

Pension Alert Issued, as “Death Benefit” Rules are Outlined

Changes to pension rules mean smart tax savings for savvy businesses and individuals. There are a little over two months to go before the new “pension freedom” becomes a reality and, with new legislat

Mayor of Bournemouth's Charity Ball at The Pavilion

The Mayor’s main fundraising event is his CHARITY BALL SATURDAY, 11 APRIL 2015 The Pavilion This year, the event is returning to its normal format at the Pavilion Ballroom and includes entertainme

Looking Ahead to Conference and Exhibitions Coming up in 2015

Bournemouth International Centre, the South Coast's largest and most versatile conference and exhibition venue, has announced a string of major events for 2015 that will generate millions of pounds fo

BH Banter Tuesday 7th April

Tuesday 7th April The Hotel Miramar 6pm to 8pm 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 link below.

Can Your Business Take Corporate Bowling Crown?

Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole is looking for local businesses to take the last few places left for its Corporate Bowling and Networking Evening, which is returning for its third year running at Bowlp

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 19th March

Date: Thursday 19th March 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) Sponsor

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 included.

Let Bournemouth Borough Council Manage Your Commercial Waste and Recycling.

Start your New Year with a new way to save your business money - let Bournemouth Borough Council manage your commercial waste and recycling. With more than 30 years experience in commercial waste, we

Matt Le Tissier Announced as Speaker for AFC Bournemouth’s Annual Sportsman’s Dinner.

Sky Sports Soccer Saturday Pundit and Former England international Matt Le Tissier has been announced as the guest speaker for AFC Bournemouth’s Annual Sportsman’s Dinner. Le Tissier will be telling

Big Quiz 2015 in aid of Life Education Wessex

Are you and your colleagues/ friends a whizz at general knowle

Featured Promotion


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 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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