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Mon Jul 06, 2015 @18:00 - 08:00PM
BH Banter Monday 6th July
Wed Jul 08, 2015 @08:30 - 02:00PM
2015 Dorset Business Crime Conference W orkshop
Sat Jul 11, 2015 @11:00 - 03:00PM
Fun Food and Wine Pairing Course
Mon Jul 13, 2015 @17:30 -
Air Festival - Patrons 100 Club
Wed Jul 15, 2015 @07:30 - 09:30AM
AFC Business July Breakfast Event
Wed Jul 15, 2015 @12:15 - 02:00PM
Bank of England - Financial Stability Report

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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


Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’

Come along on July 13th at 5:30 p.m. and enlist. Next meeting: Hotel Miramar Open exclusively to the first 100 members, The Patrons 100 Club is a fantastic way for local businesses to become involve

Chamber Members' Cocktail Club

Thursday 16th July 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 & canapés at the award winning Cl

BH Banter Monday 6th July

Monday 6th July Hotel Miramar 5:30 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 link bel

Bournemouth Lucerne Twinning Association - Air Festival Day

Sunday 23rd August 2015 Hotel Miramar Cost £30.00 per person for Twinning Association Members or £35.00 per person for Non Members. Registration Form Programme for the Day. 11.00 a

Bournemouth Based Office Products Supplier Scoops “Dealer of the Year” Award

Supply Shack, a social enterprise in Bournemouth, has been awarded the “Dealer of the year – under £1 million” award. The prestigious prize was announced at Superstat Conferenc

Greendale Construction Celebrate 25 Years of Success inBusiness

Greendale Construction Limited has celebrated twenty-five years in business, growing from a band of just two when founding directors Rob Hooker and Chris Kane started the company back in 1990, to an a

Business Scene Bournemouth & Poole - July 22nd

    Bournemouth Chamber of Trade is delighted to be involved in the next Business Scene Event on Wednesday 22nd July at 17.30 ABOUT BUSINESS SCENE EVENTS... Do you struggle to find n

2015 Dorset Business Crime Conference W orkshop

  Every Business Has The Potential To Be Affected By Crime Dorset Police & Crime Commissioner (Dorset PCC), Martyn Underhill, will be hosting the third Annual Dors

RockReef Welcomes New Marketing Manager

Bournemouth Pier, which is host to RockReef Indoor Adventure Centre and the World’s first Pier to Shore Zip Wire, has welcomed a new member of staff to its team and is joined by newly appointed

Tanya Selects Wing Walking Challenge For Autism Wessex Management Challenge

The management at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park have set themselves challenges in a bid to boost funds for Autism Wessex.    Whilst other members of the team will keep t

Coastal BID supports and funds #FOOD15 deals at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

#FOOD15 is being funded by the Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) as the Food and Drink Festival enters its fifth year in the town. In another first for the Festival, restaurants,

Law Firm Hails Success of 'Investment in People' Policy

TWO newly qualified staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors have been hailed as shining examples of the firm's policy of investing in its people. Carl Arreghini has qualified as a solicitor with the Dorset a

National Citizen Service graduation ceremony Comes to Bournemouth to Celebrate Awesomeness

NCS Hants (National Citizen Service) has confirmed that it will hold its regional graduation ceremony at Bournemouth International Centre on Thursday 19 November 2015. This is the first time the event

Matt Gowing joins the Coleman Insurance Brokers Team

Matt Gowing has been welcomed as a new member of staff at Coleman Insurance Brokers and takes up the position of Development Executive in the firm’s busy and successful commercial department in

Photographer Gives Julia’s House Families the Royal Treatment

A photographer who has taken portraits of the Royal family gave Julia’s House families the royal treatment instead at a hospice photo shoot. Millie Pilkington, who lives in Dorset, is a well-kno

Steph Selby Officially an A One Star

A One Insurance are proud to announce that Steph Selby has been crowned the winner of The Rock Star Awards in the Ageas Retail Shooting Star Category, which was announced at the O2 Academy in Bournemo

New Partnership Funding for Boscombe Community Safety Patrol Officers

Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID), Bournemouth Borough Council and the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner have entered into a new partnership to extend the funding for the Comm

Bournemouth University to Host SMEs, Entrepreneurs and Future Leaders for Inaugural Festival of Enterprise

Bournemouth University is to host its first ever Festival of Enterprise which will bring together young people, practitioners, academics, and local business leaders, as part of the University’s

Coastal BID Helps to Launch Bournemouth Jazz Festival

Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) helped to secure the success of the inaugural Bournemouth Jazz Festival which took place from 19th – 21st June.  The festival  b

Spur Road Maintenance - Update June 5th - Two Weeks of Overnight Lane Closures Starting Sunday

Update June 5th Overnight lane closures are being put in place on the A338 Spur Road from Sunday to Thursday next week. Dorset Highways says the work is necessary to allow them to fell trees and remo

Sting and Trudie Styler Host Family Day for Julia’s House

Julia’s House families became the guests of Sting and Trudie Styler after the couple hosted an event for them in the grounds of their Wiltshire home. More than 170 of the mums, dads and children

J.P Morgan Support Local Hospice With Donation Towards Bedrooms

Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole, which provides free care and support for local people living with cancer, Parkinson’s disease and other life limiting illnesses, has benefitted from a donation by

Dorset's June Environmental Management Breakfast

Welcome to the Green Knowledge Network ...a sub group of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce Dorset's Environmental Management Breakfast Tuesday, June 30th 2015 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Proposed Bournemouth Private Sector Landlord Company to Help Meet Housing Need

Vulnerable homeless people in Bournemouth are set to be housed more effectively in the future if plans to set up a Private Sector Landlord Company go ahead. Councillors will be considering at Cabinet

Dorset Framing Firm Wins National Award for Fourth Year

Katie Herriman from Towngate Framing in Poole, Dorset, has won a National Framing Award for the fourth year. The award was for the best mount design in 2015. Katie’s award winning frame was top

Accountancy Firm Goes the Extra Mile for Marathon Runner

PRINCECROFT Willis (PcW) has welcomed another of the UK's top sportsmen as a client. The chartered accountants and business advisers already count four times Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie an

Coastal Comedy Night

Coastal Comedy (Over 18s only) Friday 31st July Doors open at 7.45 pm show starts at 8.30 Hotel Celebrity £10 in advance and £15 on the door. The Headliner for June is Zoe Lyons Zo

Saffery Champness Fundraise for the Dorset Community Foundation’s ‘Do it for Dorset Week’ Initiative

Saffery Champness Accountants in Bournemouth have held a fun packed week of fundraising events in support of Dorset Community Foundation’s ‘Do it for Dorset Week’. The ‘Do it

Local Marketing Agency Still Growing After 12 Years

Intergage, a Full Service Marketing Agency, have announced the latest members of the team to have passed their probation period. Both Ed Starkie and Steve Chick have recently become fully fledged Inte

New Swanage Carnival Queen Performs Frst Official Duty

NEW Swanage Carnival Queen Drew Hamilton has performed the first official duty of her 'royal' year. The 18-year-old began a busy few months by visiting the offices of her sponsor, Ellis Jones Solicito

Wiltshire Children’s Hospice Plan Receives £1 Million Boost

Plans to build a children’s hospice in Wiltshire are a step closer following an anonymous pledge of £1 million to Julia’s House, the charity behind the project. The pledge, which was

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 16th July

Date: Thursday 16th July 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) Sponsore

Something for Everyone at BU’s Festival of Learning

Fancy going on a kitchen safari to see what bacteria lurk in your food? How about unleashing your inner monkey, uncovering the history that lies beneath Hengistbury Head, or finding out how best to ma

BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch - August 27th

  Basepoint Bournemouth Thursday August 27th 12 noon to 2pm Please join us for BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch, your FREE quarterly lunchtime networking event - lunch and refreshmen

Kinson Festival of Music - July 4th & 5th

Further to the successes of the Kinson Village Christmas, Kinson Business Forum are now launching a two day festival of music! The event will feature music performances and workshops on two stages, f

Green Knowledge Networking - July 23rd

  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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