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Thu Feb 11, 2016 @16:30 - 05:45PM
Charities Forum Meeting Thursday February 11th
Thu Feb 11, 2016 @19:00 -
Chamber Members' Cocktail Club
Sat Feb 13, 2016 @18:30 -
Supply Shack's Valentine's Ball
Sat Feb 13, 2016 @19:00 -
Ventana Valentines
Sat Feb 13, 2016 @19:00 -
Mirabelle Valentines
Tue Feb 16, 2016 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Business Essentials - IOSH Managing Safely (4 days part time)
Wed Feb 17, 2016 @07:30 - 09:30AM
Energising Breakfast Networking with Well & Connected
Wed Feb 17, 2016 @08:15 - 10:00AM
Free Taster of Business Owner Peer Boards
Thu Feb 18, 2016
Accessible Business Clinics

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.

Bournemouth Tourism Awards

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC) is a returning sponsor of the Bournemouth Tourism Awards and this year will be sponsoring The Education Award category.

If you would like to sponsor a category or for more information visit:



Latest News


Travel Trade Opportunities, Essential Dates for 2016 and Much More..

  International Travel Trade business opportunities As part of the South West Tourism Growth Fund there are a number of International Travel Trade business opportunities for

Bournemouth Chamber Centennial Celebration - Ticket Sales Close March 1st

  Thursday 10 March 2016 Doors Open  6.15pm Drinks Reception 6.30pmCall to Dinner and Event 7.15pm   Ticket price: £45-00 Bournemouth International Centre Members & Guests      

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 18th February

Date: Thursday 18th February 7.30am till 9am or as long as you want to stay once the store is open. Beales Breakfast is a friendly and informal business networking event attended by a wide variety

Finalists Announced for Bournemouth’s Tourism Awards

The wait is finally over and The Bournemouth Tourism Awards can now reveal the finalists of the 2016 Bournemouth Tourism Awards. Tourism and business trade judges as well as sponsors have spent days

Charities Forum Meeting Thursday February 11th

  Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce Meeting of the Charities Forum Thursday February 11th 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. The Grove Hotel AGENDA 4.30pm:          Registration (refreshments wil

Business Scene - Bournemouth - Tuesday 23rd February

  Bournemouth Chamber of Trade is delighted to be involved in the next Business Scene Event Tuesday 23rd February 5:30 - 8.30 Best Western Hotel Royale, Gervis Road, Bournemouth BH1 3EQ Best We

Chamber Members' Cocktail Club - Thursday February 11th

  Thursday 11th February From 7:00 p.m. Cliff House Hotel, Southbourne Wipe away those winter blues and fall in love with our February Chamber Cocktail Club at Cliff House Hotel on Thursday 11th F

Castlepoint “Shop Window” Website Launched

Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park has relaunched their popular website to help their shopper’s better plan their visits to the Park.  The new web site includes an engaging new design that enable

2016 Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival - Farmers and Producers Market

The 2016 Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival is looking to expand its successful Farmers and Producers Market with traders based in Dorset, The NewForest, Hampshire and The Isle of White. Held in the

Greendale Construction Starts Projects for New Clients in Christchurch and Sturminster Marshall.

Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited is creating warehouse and office space for Stewarts Garden Centres in Christchurch, and the Birchmere Group at Bailie Gate industrial estate,

Spur Road Maintenance - Update February 5th

The Dorset for You website and A338 blog site have sections where users of the road and local business community can record any issues/impact felt within businesses.  This is the official website for

BH Live Acquires East Dorset’s Former Virgin Active Site

Bournemouth, UK – BH Live, the South Coast’s leading operator of leisure and event venues, announces its latest acquisition in Corfe Mullen, East Dorset as part of its strategy to increase the quality

Route PR Unveiled - Jackie Phillipson and Richard Blunderfield Celebrate 15 Years of Business

Sunseeker became a staple of the James Bond movies as did Omega watches, but did you know that it is thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit and out-of-the-box thinking of a Dorset girl that the super ya

Coleman Staff View Launch of Sunseeker’s 155 Motor Yacht Princess AVK in Poole Harbour

Coleman Insurance Brokers staff watched in excitement and anticipation as Sunseeker launched its brand new 155 yacht onto the water this morning, directly opposite Coleman’s Marine & Private Clien

'Premier League Signing' as Legal Big hitter Joins Ellis Jones

ONE of Dorset's biggest legal hitters has joined Ellis Jones Solicitors in what the firm is describing as akin to a 'Premier League signing'. Robert Bajaj is appointed a consultant after 24 years at a

Charity Hope to be Bowled Over by Business Fundraiser

Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole is looking for local businesses to enter teams for its Corporate Bowling and Networking Evening, which is returning for its fourth year running at Bowlplex, Tower Park a

David Bowie Tribute Night to aid Local Hospice Charity

Elite Living Club, which has been providing Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole’s residents with exclusive daily deals at local restaurants, spas, hotels, activities and health clubs since 2012, has j

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016 Come along on March 14th at 5:30 p.m. and enlist. Next meeting: Cumberland Hotel Open exclusively to the first 100 members, The Patrons 100 Club i

Aish Technologies Announce Record Turnover

AISH Technologies, a systems design and manufacturing company based in Poole, Dorset, has announced a record turnover for the year ended November 2015. The company also also saw an increase in staff,

Karla Shacklock Company returns to Pavilion Dance South West With a Live Performance of The Happiness.

What does happiness mean to you? Find out at this fast, fun, thoughtful and physical performance at Pavilion Dance South West on Thursday 11 February at 7.30pm. The Happiness is a provocative and en

Fundraisers Celebrate £14,109 Donation From Stewarts Garden Centres

Staff and Fundraisers have celebrated a record breaking donation of £14,109.19p at the Stewarts Garden Centres in Christchurch and Broom hill near Wimborne. Terry Head, Head of Retail and Marketing at

Led-Zip Lighting Selected to light up Beach Promenade During the Green Party Conference

BCTC members Led-Zip presented at a recent event where the South West’s first Green Party MEP Molly Scott-Cato was also a speaker. A representative from the party attended and was impressed with the v

People of Bournemouth to Walk and Run Themselves Proud for Sport Relief

The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is back – and it’s coming to Bournemouth. The town is set to host its second Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 20 March which is being run jointly by Bournemout

Doctor, Nurses, Chefs and Clerical Staff Needed for Expanding Local Hospice

Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole is holding two more Recruitment Open Days this month and is offering nursing, clerical and chef roles ahead of the opening its inpatient bedrooms for 24/7 care later thi

Coastal Comedy at Hotel Celebrity - Feb 26th

Coastal Comedy (Over 18s only) Friday 26th February Doors open at 7.15 pm show starts at 8.30 Hotel Celebrity £10 in advance and £15 on the door. Our TV Headliner is the fantastic Felicity Ward

BH Banter Monday 7 March

Monday 7 March 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 belo

Music Legends Head for Seaside to Play at 2016 Bournemouth Jazz Festival

Drum legend Ginger Baker, and top singer Jacqui Dankworth are just two of the names featuring in an expanded 2016 Bournemouth Jazz Festival launched this week. The brainchild of film director and ent

BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch - February 25th

  Basepoint Bournemouth Thursday Fenruary 25th 12 noon to 2pm Please join us for BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch, your FREE quarterly lunchtime networking event - lunch and refreshments inclu

AFC Business Breakfast Wednesday March 9th

Wednesday 9th March 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 start

Love is in the Air - WIN a VIP Westbourne Experience

Love is definitely in the air in Westbourne Village!  The Westbourne Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) businesses, in partnership with the Westbourne Business Association, are launching a sp

Fare Changes Announced by the Yellows

YELLOW Buses (YB) is to change some of its fares from Sunday January 31. Where prices are increasing, this is the first rise for two years. The company says it has worked hard to minimise the impact

Could Your Snapshots Help Dorset Cancer Sufferers?

AMATEUR photographers are being asked to submit their best photographs of Dorset to help the county's cancer sufferers. Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF) is inviting the public to send in their sho

Featured Promotion


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 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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