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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.


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BH Banter Monday 5th October

Monday 5th October Hotel Miramar 6:00 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 link

National Minimum Wage Effective October 1st

The government is introducing increased National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates of pay on Thursday, 1 October. The new rates apply to the majority of workers , including apprentices. We want to ensure that

Bournemouth Chamber Christmas Masquerade Ball

Thursday 10 December 2015 7:00 p.m. -1:00 a.m. Ticket price: £25-00 Marsham Court Hotel Join us for a sparkling evening of great entertainment, great food and great company at the Marsham C

Chamber Members' Cocktail Club

Thursday 22nd October 2015 From 7:00 p.m. Cliff House Hotel, Southbourne BCTC Members and their guests are invited to join us for an evening of cocktails & acoustic guitarist at the award win

Castlepoint’s Discount and Prize Packed Evening Announced for Students

More than 18 retailers at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park have agreed to offer up to 20% discount on the evening of Monday 5 October to promote its annual Student Lock-In event. Between

Boscombe Market Branding, Website Re-design and Social Media Establishment

Submit by Sept 30th Bournemouth Borough Council seeks quotes and proposals for a branding/logo, webpage re-design and social media set-up for Boscombe Market.  We are looking for a company or in

Shaken Not Stirred For New Recruit at Cliff House Hotel

Cliff House Hotel is thrilled to have recruited local cocktail bartender Robert Haidau.  Robert joins the team at Cliff House Hotel and brings with him a wealth of experience and mixology knowled

Buoyant Mood at Southampton Boat Show

There was a buzz in the air at the 47th Southampton Boat Show which took place from 11th – 20th September. Poole based marine specialists, Coleman Insurance Brokers enjoyed catching up with many

Mental Health Nurse Wins Clothing Draw Prize

Claire Hall, a mental health nurse from Christchurch was delighted to learn that she had won Castlepoint’s recent on line draw for Wallis vouchers.  Claire, who commutes to St Ann’s H

BoConcept Marks 15 Years in Bournemouth.

BoConcept - Bournemouth's last remaining, family-run, town centre furniture store - is marking 15 years of bringing Danish design to Dorset. Run by Stella and Gareth Whitcombe and their sons Brent and

Coastal Comedy Night - Friday Oct 30th

Coastal Comedy (Over 18s only) Friday 30th October Doors open at 7.45 pm show starts at 8.30 Hotel Celebrity £10 in advance and £15 on the door. The Headliner for this month is Joel

Local Business Advisers Continue to Inspire the Community

The Inspire team has been out in force this month, helping to decorate the new Julia’s House Children’s Hospice shop. Each member of the Inspire Team are allocated one day a year to volun

Marsham Court Hotel goes for Gold

A family-run hotel with big ambitions has made it through to the final of the Dorset Tourism Awards. The Marsham Court Hotel, on Bournemouth's East Cliff, is a finalist in the Venue & Business Tou

Hire this 'Roller' and Help Grant the Wishes of Poorly Children.

A Bournemouth-based charity is offering people the chance to grant poorly children's wishes, by climbing aboard a brand new Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II. Round Table Children's Wish has been offered th

Greendale Construction Complete Gym Extension at Littledown Centre

Greendale Construction Limited has successfully completed a major renovation and refurbishment of the gym and activity areas at The Littledown Centre, Bournemouth. The 320 square metre single storey

Young Sisters to Speak at Celebrating Women Charity Event

Tickets are still available for Lewis-Manning's third annual Celebrating Women Lunch which is taking place in October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year’s event will be on Frid

New Garden Goes Down a Treat With Green-Fingered Residents

Green-fingered residents at a Poole housing scheme are able to enjoy their favourite hobby thanks to a new inclusive garden. Aster Living's Delphis Court provides extra care accommodation for elderly

The 2015 Bournemouth & Poole Landlord Exhibition - Oct 8th

The date has been set, for Thursday 8th October, at the Bournemouth International Centre, from 10am - 7pm! After the huge success of the 2014 exhibition, we are incredibly happy to announce that Pool

Wimborne BID New Directors Announced

A ballot took place at the Wimborne BID’s Annual Levy Payer’s Meeting on 2nd September 2015 at Allendale House and the following seven levy-payer elected directors were voted on to the Boa

Young Reviewers Programme – Introductory Workshop

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts Tuesday 6 October Workshop 5pm – 6.30pm Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts launch an exciting new programme to train and encourage the

Saffery Champness Announced as Headline Sponsor for Annual Property Gala Dinner

Saffery Champness has been announced as the headline sponsor at the RICS South Wessex and Bournemouth Property Association (BPA) annual Gala Dinner.  The high profile dinner which takes place at

Spur Road Maintenance - Closures October 2nd, 5th & 6th

Update October 2nd Some overnight closures next week on the A338. We need a southbound closure next week so that we can add an access point to our works area, clear ditches and remove vegetation at

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 15th October

Date: Thursday 15th October 7.30am till 9am or as long as you want to stay once the store is open. Member Promotion If you are an existing Chamber member and bring a guest with you to Beales Brea

AFC Business Breakfast Wednesday Nov 11th

Wednesday 11th November 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Vitality Stadium. With the last AFC Business breakfast being a sell out, this is sure to be another great networking opportunity. The event will st

AFC Business - Directors Dinner October 8th

Alan Chambers MBE has earned a place in the history books of Polar expedition and now he is coming to speak at Vitality Stadium. Having led the first successful British team to walk unsupported from C

CAB Wants 75 Volunteers to Celebrate 75th Anniversary

Bournemouth Citizens Advice Bureau is celebrating its 75th anniversary by attempting to recruit 75 new volunteers to cope with increasing demand. The town’s bureau, opened in September 1940 a y

“Come and Join us!” Local Hospice Opens its Doors to Public

Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole is opening its doors to the public on Tuesday October 6th from 4 – 7pm for a Free Open Afternoon and a chance to find out about recruitment, supporting and volunte

BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch - Nov 26th

  Basepoint Bournemouth Thursday November 26th 12 noon to 2pm Please join us for BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch, your FREE quarterly lunchtime networking event - lunch and refreshm

Westbourne Summer Festival Drawing Competition Winners

Award winning Bournemouth marine artist, Michael Sole, was invited to judge the competition entries from the Westbourne Summer Festival drawing competition which was run throughout the month of August

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival Returns for a 10 Day Extravaganza

From 9 - 18 October, Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns to the coast for an exciting fifth year of music, dance, performances and installations, all wit

Motorhome Hire Specialist Prepares For Last Minute Winter Sun Chasers

Abacus, the Ferndown and Andover based Motorhome hire specialists are preparing their fleet of 44 X  2 – 6 birth motorhomes for winter hires.  Dave Wolfenden, Managing Director of the

Cricketing Legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE Hits Audience for Six

OUTSPOKEN cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE hit a business audience for six when he appeared at AFC Bournemouth's Vitality Stadium. The former Yorkshire and England cricketer had clients and cont

Local Firm Creates Support Vehicle For Cairo – Cape Town Charity Cycle Ride

Ferndown based Horton Commercial Vehicles has completed a support truck that will accompany 6 cyclists as they ride the 10,300 km from Cairo to Cape Town on October 8th. The former Police divers comm

Green Knowledge Networking - Tues 27th October

  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

A Jolt for Insurance Fraud All Set to Open in Dorset

Serial entrepreneur Mark Robinson is poised to launch his latest technology venture named Jolt, on his home turf, Dorset. Mark explains, “Bournemouth and the surrounding area is the perfect loc

BFX Festival Showcases the Best in Visual Effects, Computer Games and Animation

Now in its third year, BFX Festival returns to Bournemouth International Centre with a spectacular and all-encompassing event to represent the very best talent in the visual effects, gaming and animat

Round Table Children's Wish Seeks Former 'Wish Children' to Star in Anniversary Book.

Bournemouth-based charity Round Table Children's Wish celebrates its silver anniversary next month (October) and is seeking former 'wish children' to feature in a celebratory book.Round Table Children

Store Manager Walks 100km Across Dorset, to Remember his Daughter

“It’s time to talk about care and not just cure”, says the supermarket store manager who will on Friday 18 September begin a 100km charity walk across Dorset to remember his daughter

Join a Sky Ride in Bournemouth

Sky Ride Local rides are guided by friendly British Cycling Ride Leaders along scenic planned routes. With different levels, there’s something for everyone – wheth

High Targets For High Flying New Aircraft Sales Director

Craig Lammiman, 36 from Poole has landed the top job as Sales and Marketing Director with Biggin Hill based Oriens Aviation. The distributor for the Swiss manufactured Pilatus PC-12 executive aircraft

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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:  Cost: FREE

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:

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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