BCTC News



Penny Slade

It is with such sadness that we have learnt of the sudden death of Penny Slade who peacefully passed away during the night of April 3rd. Penny’s Funeral will take place at Bournemouth Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 2.00 p.m. when her life will be celebrated, especially as a member of the Bournemouth in […]

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BCTC President Dinner – celebrating the life of Bill Riddle

Come and join Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce at our President’s Dinner and celebrate with us the life of Bill Riddle. Taking place at the Cumberland Hotel on Thursday 25th April from 6.30pm the dinner encompasses a three-course set menu dinner and entertainment provided by the local comedian and Piano Man, Matt Black. Presidents […]

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Dorset Business Focus Magazine

The latest edition of Dorset Business Focus Magazine from Dorset Chamber is now available to read.

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Set Sail for the 5th Poole Harbour Boat Show

Set Sail for the 5th Poole Harbour Boat Show

The fifth annual Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, will return to our shores between 7th and 9th June, from its award-winning home, the Poole Quay Boat Haven. With over 32,000 people in attendance in 2018 the Show, organised by Poole Harbour Commissioners, continues to be the biggest-ever, FREE to attend Boat Show […]

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University on the ball with AFC Bournemouth

University on the ball with AFC Bournemouth

Businesses in Dorset could take a leaf out of AFC Bournemouth’s book and draw upon the skills of Bournemouth University’s students and academics. More than 70 businessmen and women heard how BU provides the Premier League club with expertise across a range of disciplines. That included a testing time 11 years ago when the Cherries […]

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Have your say in shaping Dorset’s economic future

Dorset LEP

Businesses across Dorset are being encouraged to get involved in shaping the future of the County by attending a series of consultation events. The Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is working on a Local Industrial Strategy, which will set out how Dorset can achieve its ambition for economic growth. Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership is hosting […]

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Bay Run applications open

Bay Run

Applications are now open for the Bournemouth Bay Run, which takes place Sunday 7 April. Supported by the British Heart Foundation, the Health-on-Line Bournemouth Bay Run is set to welcome more than 4500 runners to the resort to participate in the popular half marathon, 10k, 5k or 1k family fun run. Closing date for entries […]

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New link road plan approved

New link road plan approved

Plans for a new link road and junction directly connecting the A338 with the Wessex Fields Business Park and Royal Bournemouth Hospital can now go ahead after the Secretary of State refused the request to call in the decision. The new link road and junction connecting the A338 with the Wessex Fields Business Park and […]

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Brexit – Supporting employees through change

BCTC - Brexit - Supporting employees through change

Are your employees being affected by change? How is the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit affecting individual people? Is peoples response to change leading to a wider impact on your business? Come and join Bournemouth Chamber and our members at our next networking event taking place at the Ocean Beach Hotel, Bournemouth on Wednesday 17th April […]

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