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Sat Aug 29, 2015 @11:00 - 03:00PM
Fun Food and Wine Pairing Course
Wed Sep 02, 2015 @07:30 - 09:30AM
AFC Business September Breakfast Event
Sat Sep 05, 2015 @11:00 - 04:00PM
Pavilion Dance Celebrates its Fifth Birthday
Mon Sep 07, 2015 @16:30 - 05:45PM
Charities Forum Meeting Monday Sept 7th
Mon Sep 07, 2015 @18:00 - 08:00PM
BH Banter Monday 7th September
Wed Sep 16, 2015 @17:00 - 07:00PM
FREE EVENT - New 2 Business Networking
Wed Sep 16, 2015 @19:00 -

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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.

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 7th September

Monday 7th September 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 lin

Seventh Dorset Plane Pull Confirmed

Organisers are pleased to announce that the fundraising Dorset Plane Pull is returning on the August bank holiday, Monday 31st August . The Dorset Plane Pull, one of the county’s most unique fun

Crooner Classics Close The Summer Season at the Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

Start spreading the news as world class singer Antony Adams will be performing the hits of Matt Monro, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. plus others this Friday at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel. t is free

Charities Forum Meeting Monday September 7th

  Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce Meeting of the Charities Forum Monday September 7th 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. The Marsham Court Hotel 4.30pm: Registration and VCS networking oppo

Pavilion Dance Celebrates its Fifth Birthday

Bournemouth-based Pavilion Dance, one of only a small number of purpose-built dance houses in the UK, is celebrating its fifth birthday with an Anniversary Open Doors Day on Saturday, 5th September, f

I'm so HOT for Bournemouth!

How far can an ‘I’m so HOT for Bournemouth’ bag travel? Competition launched as the Coastal BID prepares for a sizzling hot autumn campaign! The Bournemouth Coastal Business Improve

Consumer Rights Bill Update – it May Affect Your Business!

Important new legislation is on the way.   If you provide goods or services to consumers you will need to be aware of these changes and how they will affect your business.  The Consumer

Chamber Members' Cocktail Club

Thursday 22nd October 2015 From 7:00 p.m. Cliff House Hotel, Southbourne BCTC Members and their guests are invited to join us for an evening of cocktails & acoustic guitarist at the award win

Five BAHA Members Make Reservations in the Venus Awards Finals

Bournemouth Accommodation and Hotels Association (BAHA) has made a 'group booking' in the Venus Awards, with five of its members making it through to the finals. Rosie Wallace, Sara Uzzell, Debra Adam

Take the #myhappyhour Challenge and Enjoy Life With Less Alcohol

How often have you headed to the pub after work, or opened a bottle of wine when you got home to de-stress, unwind or reward yourself for a hard day’s work? For the next six weeks the team at L

Major Bournemouth Development Plans Submitted

Plans have been lodged to build a new housing development at St Peter’s Road to the east of Bournemouth town centre. The Berry Court proposal involves the replacement of a council-owned surface

P-PR Media Solutions Appointed 2016 Tourism Awards Partner

Bournemouth Tourism and The Bournemouth Tourism Management Board (BTMB) have appointed P-PR Media Solutions as the new tourism partner in charge of implementing the 2016 Tourism Awards. The Tourism A

Publicity Partnership Celebrates 25 Years

Ferndown based Wordcaster Media and Public Relations celebrates its 25th year as a successful partnership run by husband and wife team Gareth and Teresa John. Although 25 years makes the business one

Royal Navy are Guests at Air Festival Patron’s Reception”

On the eve of Bournemouth Air Festival, members of the Patrons 100 Club met for an evening reception at the Highcliffe Marriott Hotel. The Patron’s scheme sponsors the twilight events at the Ai

Trainee Solicitor Proves She's a Cut Above the Rest

TRAINEE solicitor Annie James proved she's a cut above the rest by donating ten inches of her hair to a children's charity. Annie, 25, who works for Dorset and New Forest law firm Ellis Jones Solicito

School Pupils Meet Air Festival Display Team

Lucky pupils from a local school were given a rare opportunity to meet some of the stars of the Bournemouth Air Festival this weekend. The students, from Montacute School in Poole, spent time with th

Yellows’ Move to Make it Easier

Yellow Buses has moved into the future by launching an app for smart devices so passengers can buy tickets on the move. The innovative technology means people can buy a one, three or seven day ticket

Burton Family Wins Castlepoint Kids Clothing Prize

A family from Burton has received their £100 gift voucher for kids clothing after winning an online draw.  River Island managers at Castlepoint Georgie Kennett and Steven Mackay presented J

Spur Road Maintenance - Update July 29th

Update July 29th - Yellow Busses YELLOW Buses is introducing changes to its network at the end of August in readiness for the start of winter timetables and the reconstruction work on the A338 Spur R

Red Devils Freefall Display Team Enjoy Challenge and Fun of Rock Reef and Zip Wire

Ten members of the Red Devils Freefall Display Team took time out from their busy schedule at the Bournemouth Air Festival to enjoy the challenges and fun of the Zip wire and Rock Reef indoor climbing

40s and 50s Theme for Charity Vintage Garden Party by the Sea

Lewis-Manning Hospice near Sandbanks is opening up its beautiful gardens overlooking Poole Harbour to the public for its annual Vintage Garden Party on Saturday 5th September from 1pm – 4.30pm.L

Greendale Complete Stunning Transformation of Waterside Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlour at Poole Park

Poole based Chartered Building Company, Greendale Construction Limited, has completed work on ‘The Kitchen’ - a project from husband and wife team, Richard and Sarah de Lisle, to transform

Busking Brothers Win Westbourne Prize

A busking bonanza competition took place in Westbourne as part of its Summer Festival. There was a real musical vibe as 9 different buskers took turns to play in different ‘Busking Stops’

Sainsburys at Castlepoint Announce Dragon Boat Team as Next Charity Of The Year

Bournemouth’s Pink Champagne Dragon Boat Team is to be the next Castlepoint Sainsbury’s Charity Of 2016.   Sainsbury’s Manager Paul Barlow says that the team’s work w

Recruiters Paid to Give Their Cars the Sack

TeamJobs in Poole is paying its staff to leave their cars at home. Employees at the specialist recruitment agency in Parkstone are being paid an extra £50 a month if they walk or cycle into work

Police Warn Public After Phone Scams in Dorset

Dorset Police are warning the public after reports of phone scams, with offenders claiming to be from Microsoft, in the county and are appealing for other victims to come forward. One incident occurr

AFC Business Breakfast Wednesday Sept 2nd

Wednesday 2nd September 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 st

Can You Hear The War Cry? - Free Haka Day Out

Be spell-bound as Corey Baker Dance brings a native New Zealand Māori experience to Bournemouth Haka Day Out is an outdoor native New Zealand Māori experience, produced by Corey Baker Dance, and comi

BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch - Nov 26th

  Basepoint Bournemouth Thursday November 26th 12 noon to 2pm Please join us for BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch, your FREE quarterly lunchtime networking event - lunch and refreshm

Macmillan White Christmas Dip

It’s time to get ready for the 8th annual Macmillan White Christmas Dip. Each year people from far & wide head to Boscombe beach to take to the icy sea for a White Christmas dip, raising fu

Three Bournemouth Entrepreneurial Women in Dorset Venus Awards Finals

Three entrepreneurial women in Bournemouth are in the running to be crowned Kier Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2015 Dorset Venus Awards. One of the inspiring finalists is Simone Thomas, owner and f

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 17th September

Date: Thursday 17th September 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

Water Company Discovers Rare Picture of Record 53lb Salmon

A RARE picture of a 53lb salmon caught 135 years ago and discovered in the archives of Bournemouth Water has taken pride of place at a fishery museum. The cock fish, which was 4ft 4in long with a 2ft

The 2015 Bournemouth & Poole Landlord Exhibition - Oct 8th

The date has been set, for Thursday 8th October, at the Bournemouth International Centre, from 10am - 7pm! After the huge success of the 2014 exhibition, we are incredibly happy to announce that Pool

Green Knowledge Networking - Tues 29th Sept

  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

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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'

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 gorgeous naughty dating sites now 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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