The Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC) has a simple aim – to help local businesses like yours grow and thrive. We achieve this by providing networking opportunities, as well as the very latest business information, training and development. We’re also your voice – ensuring that, together, we’re stronger.
From just £75 for a 12 month membership, we can provide you with the links you need to promote your business and meet potential customers (just one new customer will more than cover that cost). And being actively involved with our events and communicating with other members in Bournemouth will bring a wealth of enriching opportunities that will help your business develop and flourish.
The BCTC aims to support local businesses in Bournemouth by providing a number of opportunities to develop their organisations, build longstanding business relationships and have a voice that can be heard in continuing the development of Bournemouth into a great place to live, work and do business.
Below are a number of ways in which the BCTC aims to fulfil its mission:
We host over 30 events every year – opportunities to network, train and gather expertise from leaders in the field. You’ll gain all the contacts, skills and knowledge you need to develop and grow your own business.
Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce are delighted to have a close affiliation with our Patrons, who enable us to continue the work we do within Bournemouth.
Our patrons are key to supporting the Chamber and voice of local business’ in and around the conurbation.
The Bournemouth and Poole College is one of the largest further education colleges in the UK. We pride ourselves in offering a friendly and supportive learning environment with a broad range of courses and qualifications backed up by superb facilities and resources. We promise to provide learning and development opportunities for all, offering choice, quality and value for money.
The College is a “jigsaw” of diverse cultures and specialist areas. These specialist areas are known as “Faculties”. Each Faculty provides the expertise of motivated and highly qualified staff with resources and facilities specific to the curriculum or subject area.
Castlepoint Shopping Park is a unique retail experience. Located on the edge of Bournemouth, it’s the perfect venue for the big shop.
Open late and easily accessible, Castlepoint offers free parking for 3,000 cars. Convenience and freedom shopping, fashion and leisure, in a modern friendly location.
is a leading global financial services firm with a presence in Bournemouth for 30 years. The location is a technology and operations centre, resulting in a diverse range of career opportunities. An active ‘Supporting the Community’ programme provides assistance to local voluntary organisations, charities and schools.
More – the leading bus operator within the conurbation of Bournemouth and Poole. They have an innovative approach to bus travel with services that operate 24 hours a day, free wifi and USB chargers on board. Ticketing choices, including their smartcard the key, mobile phone ticketing apps and “live bus times” on a responsive website which can be translated into a number of different languages
Rawlins Davy PLC trading as Rawlins Davy solicitors & Mediators is a Bournemouth based commercial law company. In 2008, after trading conventionally as a partnership for over 150 years, a ground breaking decision was made to respond to changing demands of commercial life, including the importance of business transparency, by incorporating as a Public Limited Company.
The solicitor directors of Rawlins Davy PLC strongly believe that their clients benefit not only from their company’s ongoing commitment to delivering a professional service of the highest calibre and proven technical excellence, but that they are uniquely positioned to respond to their clients’ needs and aspirations in these testing times.
The directors offer a service tailored to the needs of companies and business clients, from start-ups to those with turnovers in excess of £100 million, providing commercial property expertise together with commercial litigation, planning and employment support for their client businesses and those projects undertaken by them
The company’s Private Client Department responds to the more personal requirements of their clients with particular emphasis on Inheritance Tax matters.
Darren Northeast PR is one of the South’s leading Award winning PR agencies. Started by Darren in 2005, our Dorset PR company has excelled in helping a wide variety of organisations increase coverage via ad hoc public relations and marketing activity through to high profile strategic campaigns.
Our well established Bournemouth PR agency has worked with a nationwide client base for over 11 years, producing extensive local, national and international press coverage. The agency offers a multi-sector focus, with one of the most desirable lists of media contacts possible. The agency prides itself on its generous knowledge of working within corporate organisations, charities, business to business and business to consumer environments.
Our clients have enjoyed coverage over every major media platform, including coverage on BBC’s The One Show, Heart FM, Vogue Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, The Jewish Chronicle, The Times, Women’s glossy magazines, hundreds of trade industry specific and regional publications and a whole host of online featured publications.
Darren Northeast PR provides clients with an extensive network of strategic partnerships across the South and further afield, generating innovative ideas and solutions, enabling an extended level of coverage both on and offline. Our successful agency is also keeping up with ever changing technology, by utilising The Cloud, which has enabled work to be accessible anywhere, anytime. Darren has said that “we are a truly mobile agency, fully utilising the latest technology”.
Part of the Global group, Dorset’s radio station Heart is packed with all your favourite shows and big name presenters including Heart Breakfast with Rich Clarke and Zoe Hanson, The Saturday Show with Emma Bunton, Club Classics with Mark Wright and Sunday Morning with Stephen Mulhern and Emma Willis.
Alongside its ‘More Music Variety’ proposition, Heart is committed to bringing you the very latest news from across Dorset, plus up-to-date traffic and travel reports when you need them most.
And for businesses of all sizes throughout the county, Heart offers a full range of innovative and exciting multi-platform advertising opportunities.
To find out how you can give your business some Heart, please contact Karyn.head@thisisglobal, our Managing Director who would be delighted to hear from you…
Tune into Heart across Bournemouth and Dorset on 102.3 FM, DAB digital radio, at heart.co.uk and on the app.
Taylorcocks is an Accountancy Age ‘Top 100’ firm of chartered accountants and chartered tax advisers who specialise in the provision of bespoke high quality accountancy and taxation solutions. Our expert
knowledge and experience has enabled us to provide our clients with the highest quality financial solutions designed to meet the unique needs of our clients.
The difference is clear from the very beginning of your engagement with taylorcocks, our experts excel in all areas of taxation and compliance and will go further to helping you meet your objectives.
Lovett Estate Agents is an established residential and commercial sales and lettings agent with offices in London, Canford Cliffs, Boscombe and Bournemouth.
Our experienced lettings team provide a comprehensive service ranging from finders fee to full management, to ensure that your rental property remains occupied and that those looking for a home are carefully matched ensuring that our clients see properties that suit their and the landlords needs.
Lovett Estate Agents use a vast array of media to advertise and market our properties ensuring that as many customers as possible see our properties. We currently advertise on Rightmove, Zoopla, Prime Location, Find a Property, UK Property Shop, Google, Heart FM, Wave 105 FM, Gold FM, Hope FM, Location Magazine, Daily Echo, Dorset Society, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linked In and YouTube to mention only a few!