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Thu Aug 21, 2014 @07:30 - 09:00AM
FREE LiveElite Networking Breakfast
Tue Aug 26, 2014 @17:00 - 08:00PM
Green Knowledge Networking
Thu Aug 28, 2014 @08:00 -
The Cumberland Air Show Experience
Thu Aug 28, 2014 @12:00 - 02:00PM
BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch
Fri Aug 29, 2014 @19:00 -
Hotel Miramar - Navy Blue Party
Mon Sep 01, 2014 @11:00 - 03:00PM
NCTA Training Course - Welcome Bournemouth Host
Mon Sep 01, 2014 @16:30 - 05:45PM
Charities Forum Meeting Monday Sept 1st

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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.


Latest News


BH Banter Monday September 1st

Monday 1st September 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. Paul Littlefair, Business Navigat

Hotel Miramar - Navy Blue Party

  Friday August 29th 7 p.m to 11.30 p.m. Dress: Gentlemen - lounge suits, blazers Ladies – cocktail dresses Drinks on arrival - Delicious hog roast served with jacket potato and salads La

Green Knowledge Networking - August 26th

  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

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

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

Charminster Festival 22-24th August Seeking Sponsors

Charminster Festival is on 22-24th August at Avon Social Club, 51 Avon Road BH8 8SE. Go to where you will find details confirmed actors and guests from the original Star Wars films,

AFC Business Directors' Dinner

Krishan Ramyead Doctor of Chiropractic will help local business figures unleash their potential at this year’s AFC Business Directors’ Dinner. Dr Krishan, Chiropractor, who has a unique approach to

Enterprise Nation Home Business Survey 2014

Over 70% of businesses are started from home and, increasingly, business owners want to grow from home too. Home based businesses contribute £300bn to the UK economy and social benefits too through s

Charities Forum Meeting Monday Sep 1st

  Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce Meeting of the Charities Forum Monday 1st September 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel 4.30pm:Registration and VCS networki

Bournemouth Chamber President Makes a Splash!

Chamber President endures jetpack adventure to wave the flag for local businesses. The President of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Mandy Payne, has taken off from the water in a bid to hi

AFC Business Breakfast Wednesday Sept 3rd

 Wednesday September 3rd 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Goldsands Stadium. AFC Business February Breakfast Event With the last AFC Business breakfast being a sell out, this is sure to be anot

Bournemouth Coastal BID Appoints tandi creative media as New Marketing Partner

Bournemouth’s Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) has announced the appointment of  Bournemouth based tandi creative media as its new marketing partner for its 2014 autumn marketing campa

Business Scene Bournemouth & Poole - Tuesday 9th September

    Bournemouth Chamber of Trade is delighted to be involved in the next Business Scene event on  Tuesday 9th September at 17.30  The Cumberland Hotel We would love your

BCTC Golf Society - Moors Valley Friday September 26th

     BCTC Golf Society Friday September 26th Any BCTC member may join the Society - No handicap needed Members and Guests welcome Meet 11.30 a.m. for introductions18 Holes - meal

Arts by the Sea Festival Announces Tickets on Sale

Arts Bournemouth are pleased to announce tickets for the highlight events of this year’s Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival are now on sale.  Visit the web site and be the first to find out mor

Free Seminar - Access to Finance and Training Finance

  Free Seminar Access to Finance and Training Finance Monday October 6th 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce  is joining forces with Natwest to help SMEs learn

Cutting it close – all off for Macmillan!

Man puts his hair on the line in order to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Macmillan Cancer’s new fundraising campaign “Shave or Style” has seen iconic figures from the world of fashion including Abb

Templar Wines – A Passion for Wine Brings New Recruit into Business

Chad Christian, wine expert and sommelier from The Hotel Du Vin Poole, has joined the Templar Wines team. Templar Wines are a specialist wine importer and merchant supplying the “On-Trade” across Dors

Bournemouth Hospital Charity Cycle Ride

Bournemouth Hospital Charity Cycle Ride Raising money for extra equipment for our heart unit Sunday 28 September Registration: 9.30 am - start 10am Entry fee: £15 (includes charity t-shirt) U

Lewis-Manning Seeks Supporters for the Purbeck Marathon

Stretching over 3,000 feet of picturesque views of the Jurassic coast, Lewis-Manning hospice is searching for determined participants to take part in the Purbeck Marathon on 14th September all in the

New Headmaster in Charge for Charity ‘Back to School Quiz’

In conjunction with the kids heading back after the school holidays, Lewis-Manning Hospice will be holding its annual “Back to School” quiz on Friday 26th September at Parkstone Grammar School with a

Poole Methodists to Benefit from Improved Church Building and Facilities

Worshippers at Poole Methodist Church, Poole High Street, are benefitting from an extensive £1.1 million restoration and re-development of the existing church by Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale C

Airways Aviation Group Rapidly Expand in the UK

Airways Aviation, global flight training group, has announced that UK based Bournemouth Helicopters and its fixed wing training sister company Solent School of Flying will now operate as one of Airway

Steele Raymond Advise on sale of Subsea Vision Ltd

Chamber solicitors for over a decade and leading commercial law firm, Steele Raymond have acted for the shareholders of Subsea Vision Limited on the sale of that company to Fendercare Marine Limited,

A Saxophone Soiree With Local Charity

Blessed with spectacular views across Poole Harbour from its location on Evening Hill at Sandbanks, Lewis-Manning Hospice will be opening up its Gardens to the public on Friday 5th September for an ev

The Future is Futurum – A Change for the Positive

John Scott, MD of Puragen, the renewable energy systems provider based in Poundbury near Dorchester has announced that following over two years of trading successfully in the renewable energy sector

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - September 18th

Date: Thursday September 18th 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) Spo

Patriotic Bunting Purchased For Events Celebration

If Peter Matthews, general manager of Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park uses the saying “put the flags out” to the maintenance team, they know that they face a long job – in fact 1151ft  (3

Bournemouth Pier’s new RockReef Attraction “Zips” into Action in 200th Anniversary of Piers

In the year that marks the 200th anniversary of British Piers, Bournemouth Pier is keeping pace of the times and thriving.  An historic theatre on Bournemouth Pier is set to be unveiled as a uniq

Superfast Broadband Reaches 1 Million More Homes and Businesses in the UK

The Government’s rollout of superfast broadband has now reached more than 1 million homes and businesses across the UK, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid, announced today. As a result of the work being d

BFX 2014 - Bournemouth’s Exciting New Visual Effects and Animation Festival

BFX is back for our second year with an exciting line up of activities and a fantastic showcase of the very best in visual effects, computer games and animation from around the world. Discover the la

Business Volunteers Sought to Inspire Next Generation

HELP inspire the next generation of enterprising young people. That's the message from Young Enterprise (YE) which is looking for 150 business volunteers to take part in its new programme of activiti

Sembcorp Bournemouth Water Engages New Delivery Partner

SEMBCORP Bournemouth Water (SBW) has engaged Kier, one of the leading water industry repair and maintenance contractors in the UK, as its new delivery partner.  Following a competitive tender pr

Help Julia’s House put the ‘T’ into August!

Help put the T into August by holding a summer tea party for Julia’s House! Support your local children’s hospice this month by supporting Time For Tea – get together with a few friends over a cuppa,

Bank of England Briefing - Oct 23rd

Thursday 23rd October 2014 Bank of England Outlook for the UK Economy Breakfast briefing by Andrew Holder – Deputy Agent of the Agency for Central Southern England, in association with Bournemo

The WSX New in Business Course Sept 25th and 26th

The New in Business  Course supported by funding from  Bournemouth and Poole Councils  Designed to help you succeed!  Bournemouth & Poole College  25/26 September 

Norfolk Afternoon Tea for Two - Two for One Offer

The Norfolk would like to extend a special offer on their Champagne Afternoon Tea. Afternoon Tea includes an assortment of finger sandwiches (home cooked ham, cucumber, egg mayonnaise and smoked sa


Office Coordinator, Bournemouth (QUA)

FULL TIME PERMANENT POSITION Salary £13000 - £15000 As a specialist Recruitment Agency, Quantum Recruitment focus on staffing requirements within the Commercial, Construction, Healthcare and Hospi

Vehicle Technician - Salisbury / Bournemouth (OP)

Competitive Salary with Bonus Scheme We are looking for a Technician who is possibly looking for a new challenge, in a different location. You will diagnose, service and repair vehicles, to the hig

Head Of Care, Blandford (QUA)

PERMANENT POSITION Salary £34,000.00 per annum Our client, a leading healthcare group with nursing homes throughout the UK, is looking to recruit a Head of Care for their stunning nursing home locat

Restaurant / Events Manager – Bournemouth (OP)

Competitive salary and  a commission structure discussed at interview. Shift work including weekends based on a 40 hour week. Our client has a fantastic opening for a real forward thinking and

Junior Sous Chef, Dorset (QUA)

PERMANENT POSITION Salary £20,000 - £22,000 Our client a stunning boutique hotel based in the heart of Dorset is looking to recruit a creative, talented and driven Junior Sous Chef to join the 

Field Sales Representative for the Telecoms Industry (OP)

A fantastic opportunity for a self motivated sales person has arisen in a growing local telecoms business.  I am searching for a driven individual who is passionate about business to business

Small Works Contracts Manager, Bournemouth (QUA)

PERMANENT POSITION Salary of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum Our client, a leading Chartered Building Company are currently seeking an experienced Contracts Manager/Quantity Surveyor to head up their Sm


Ian (QUA)

Ian is a hands on Warehouse Manager who is able to build a Warehouse from an empty building.  He is able to put in place software packages to manage stock, he has dealt with overseas suppliers

Emma (QUA)

Emma is has been working as a Purchase Ledger Assistant, and is looking to move into a more varied position where she is able to get involved with different aspects of a company. She is looking to mo

Jennifer (QUA)

Jennifer is a qualified RGN qualified a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care, Jennifer is looking for another manager role in which she can utilise her management skills and rece

Anne (OP)

Anne is an exceptional candidate. Strong administrative and organisational skills, highly numerate.  An enthusiastic, determined and self motivated individual.  Bilingual in English and Fre

Stephen (OP)

Stephen is an experienced Practice Accountant with expertise in dealing with various client industries and sizes.   He has an excellent track record in gaining new clients and building re

Anita (QUA)

On interviewing this candidate today, Anita cane across as a clear communicator, very polite, charming and friendly. With many years hospitality and find dining experience Anita is looking for a full

Maggie (OP)

Maggie is a delightful candidate. Genuine warm and personable nature.  She has gained a wide range of experience working in Care Homes.  Mainly dealing with dementia care and brain injury

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'

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

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

Magnetic Networking Badge

Magnetic badge, which is easy to attach to any outfit, without damaging your clothes. Features your company logo and your name, just supply jpeg of logo and your name Contact:  execofficer

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: 

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


Corporate Clothing Solutions

Hotels in Bournemouth... Are you fed up with ordering your Uniforms on line or from a catalogue and being disappointed? Are you looking for a Uniform supplier that will come to your place of work

10% Discount to all Members for Stationery, Print, Embroidery and Design.

To support local business and the local traders associations we are offering a 10% discount to all members for stationery, print, embroidery and design. Just to give you a bit of information about

I'm pleased to announce that The Inspiration Agency's new website has just launched!

     I'm pleased to announce that The Inspiration Agency's new website has just launched! The launch coincides with the release of an article detaili


Basepoint Business Centres provide high quality workspaces to let, including serviced offices and workshops. We have spaces suitable for almost every business use imaginable; with very flexible easy

Protective Coatings - 20% Discount

 Protective Coatings Dorset use EnduroShield for auto glass. The award winning nano technology used in EnduroShield repels rain, road grime, oil, ice and snow to improve driver vision and safety.

Fab Frocks of Westbourne - 10% BCTC Member Discount

With one of the largest collections of evening and cocktail dresses in the area, Fab Frocks is ‘the’ place to shop this party season. If you worry about seeing someone in the same dress then discov

Promoting your Business, Service or Product at Castlepoint

Have you ever thought about promoting your business, service or product at Castlepoint Shopping Park? Well now you can, in the comfort of our brand new Promotions Pod, located on the upper level

BMO Academy Ltd

Discover how BMO ACADEMY LIMITED can help your business by taking advantage of our exclusive member-to-member offer. hire and retain the best people for your business,using Disc assessment tool can gi

Turnover 80k+ - Free One Hour Consultation

Discover how chartered accountants and business advisers Princecroft Willis (PcW) can help your business by taking advantage of our exclusive member-to-member offer. Locally-based, independent and wi

From the team at Mike Stokes Motoring & Motorsport covering

Batteries - Lights - Tyres - Steering - Suspension - Brakes - Exhaust - Anti-Freeze Call now on 01202 547555 to make your booking or email   As a fellow member

Auditel – Taking cost and purchase management to a new level

    Auditel can help you cut overheads by providing an in-depth and detailed audit of your costs, and then helping you to implement the saving opportunities. We have been operating for

Supply Shack is a registered Social Enterprise Mark holder

      Supply Shack is a registered Social Enterprise Mark holder: What is a Social Enterprise? A social enterprise is a business that trades for a social and/or environment

Senesce - Chamber Members a 10% discount

    If you are anything like we used to be, you might find that some of these strike a chord: - You're not making as much profit as you could You have some great ideas but no time

ECS is one of the UK's leading communications companies

      ECS is one of the UK's leading communications companies, specialising in communications at the touch of button. We are experts in the areas of Two-Way Radio Communi

Fire Risk Management (Plus) Services - Protecting life and your business

Since 2006, the Regulatory Reform Order has required businesses to assess their risks from fire and become "self-compliant" with the law. Fire Services now undertake an enforcement and prosecution rol

Lashmars - HALF PRICE Tax Audit

Lashmars Tax Accountants are offering all BCTC members a HALF PRICE Tax Audit this Spring. With HMRC increasingly focused on ensuring UK businesses are paying their fair share to the UK’s tax coffers

Southern Despatch Couriers - 20% Discount on Your First Job with us

Hi It's taken us over 30 years to join the chamber, is that a record? We are Southern Despatch, the areas longest established courier company. Our special offer for Chamber members is a 20% discou

HR Dept - Free Review of any Existing Contracts of Employment and Handbooks

The effects of making a mistake with employment law and HR issues can be drastic, resulting in bad publicity, wasted time and possibly ending with an expensive employment tribunal. The HR Dept is he

Bournemouth based Town Planning Consultants Tanner

Bournemouth based Town Planning Consultants Tanner & Tilley have been awarded the Investors in People Award for another three years. This is the 3rd review of the original award 6 years ago. Th

ThreeBDesign - 20% Discount

Three B Design (Bespoke Interiors) are celebrating their third birthday and invite fellow Bournemouth Chamber Members to join their celebrations by taking advantage of a special 20% discount on thei

Fire Risk Assessment and Arson Prevention Services - Free First Consultatation

  Owner fined £210,000 in 2012's landmark fire safety trial – could this be you? "London hotel owner paid the price for ignoring fire safety laws with £210,000 fines.” The Regulatory Reform (

Led-zip lighting is a Bournemouth based LED expert

Led-zip lighting is a Bournemouth based LED expert that guarantees to save you money on your existing lighting bill. An area using 50 halogen downlights on for 15 hours a day will be costing around

Richmond Home Improvement Co

Richmond Home Improvement Co are offering members a FREE upgrade to an “A” rated glazing and security Shootbolt locking, from our standard “C” rated, with our standard espagniolette l

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