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The Finalists of the 2017 Bournemouth Tourism Awards have been REVEALED

The wait is finally over. The Bournemouth Tourism Awards can now reveal the finalists of the 2017 award categories. Following on from the Semi-Finals held at Oasis Fun, Bournemouth, the judges which included trade professionals and sponsors, spent days deliberating which of the Semi-Finalists should make it through to the Finals and selecting the top […]

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2017 Conference – Future-Proof your Business and Prepare for Growth

In support of the work we are doing to develop a greener town, Bournemouth Council would like to share details of a Dorset based business, The Southern Sustainability Partnership, who invite Dorset businesses to a one-day Conference. The event is designed to encourage smarter thinking and the adoption of procedures that will strengthen your business through controlling costs, retaining customers, completing tenders and attracting quality, motivated staff. […]

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Supporting Dorset’s Economic Growth – Future Housing Provision

In the same week that the UK government has announced its ambitious proposals to help fix the UK’s housing market, Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) today launches an independent study into future housing provision in Dorset. Set against the backdrop of the housing white paper released earlier this week, Dorset LEP’s study ‘Supporting Dorset’s Economic […]

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The Semi-Finalists of the 2017 Bournemouth Tourism Awards are….

The 2017 Bournemouth Tourism Awards Semi-Finals saw 250 professionals in attendance at Oasis Fun, Bournemouth. The local business representatives, sponsors, partners and professionals from the industry gathered together alongside the Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth, The Mayor of Christchurch and The Chair of East Dorset District Council to find out who had made it to […]

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Funded digital training on offer to Bournemouth’s coastal businesses

BUSINESSES in Bournemouth are being given the chance to skill up their workforce with a fully funded online digital marketing course, thanks to a partnership between Bournemouth Coastal BID and Digital Dorset. Offered by Digital Dorset, a Weymouth College initiative, the Digital Promotion for Business course is funded through the European Social Fund and Skills […]

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Become a Bournemouth Chamber Executive Director

Have you ever considered becoming part of the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce?  Would you like to help make Bournemouth a great place to do business? We are currently accepting applications to join the BCTC Executive Board for 2017.  If you are a member of the Chamber, and can commit your time on a […]

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Opportunities to advertise on giant LED screen on Bournemouth Pier!

The marketing team on Bournemouth Pier have launched the opportunity for businesses to be able to advertise on one of the most prominent positions in Bournemouth at new, competitively priced rates. The large LED screen is positioned high up on the iconic Pier building and can be viewed by the millions of visitors to the […]

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Love a holiday? Castlepoint Shopping Park Announces Luxury Holiday Competition For Valentines Lovers

Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park has announced that a £3.000 luxury holiday for two people to the Dominican Republic can be won by any shopper who spend £40 or over at many of the stores catering, or hair and nail salons at the shopping park between the 7th and 14th February. Many of the retailers will […]

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“Bournemouth Chocolatier’s plans to launch the UK’s first ‘Chocolate Buffet’ at the Cottonwood Boutique Hotel!”

Bournemouth entrepreneur, hotelier and chocolatier, Gerry Wilton has long enjoyed an incredible passion for chocolate which has jokingly earned him the title of CCO in his company, standing for Chief Chocolate Officer, otherwise known affectionately to many of his friends and guests as the Willy Wonka of the South Coast! Gerry’s knowledge and passion for […]

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