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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


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

Fundraising Tri-horseathon Announced For Autism Wessex

The management at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park have set themselves challenges in a bid to boost funds for Autism Wessex.    On Friday 31st July, General Manager Peter M

Meet Paddington™ at Castlepoint Shopping Park

Management at Castlepoint Shopping Park are preparing for a day of fun as children’s favourite Paddington Bear™ will be visiting on Friday, 31 July.  He will be meeting and greeting f

Westbourne Launches ‘Seaside Scene’ Drawing Competition - Win one of two I Pad Minis!

Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) has funded and launched a ‘seaside scene’ drawing competition for children with the opportunity to win one of two i Pad Minis. 

Hotel Miramar - Navy Blue II Party

Hotel Miramar is proud to host the Navy Blue II Party in aid of the in the presence of the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB DSC ADC Saturday 22nd August 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.

Charity Call for Shipmates to get on Board at Pirate Boat Party

Shiver me timbers! Grab your eye patches and parrots for an evening of pirate fun as Lewis-Manning Hospice embarks on its annual boat trip around Poole Harbour on Thursday 20th August, culminating wit

Coleman Short listed for "Best Companies to Work for in Insurance Broking"

Coleman Insurance Brokers is delighted to have been short listed for the 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Insurance Broking.  The overall winner will be revealed at the UK Broker Awards, hosted

Come on Eileen! Secretary Marks 35 Years With Poole Law Firm

A CONVEYANCING secretary who has handled thousands of property sales says her 35 years with a Poole law firm have "gone like a flash." Friends and colleagues of Eileen Blackburn staged a surprise pres

Westbourne’s Foodie Heaven Competition Winners Receive Their Prizes!”

The winners of Westbourne’s Foodie Heaven competition which was run during June received their prizes in a presentation made in the urban village’s Victorian Arcade.  The competition

Six Chances to win an iPad!

With new and improved routes, cycle lanes, hundreds of bike racks, free bicycle maintenance stations, free security initiatives and much more, cycling in Bournemouth has never been easier. To celebra

Air Festival Hospitality - Cottonwood & Ocean View Hotels

Air Show Spectacular 2015 20th – 23rd August Day packages available from £15 Free Live Music Event from 5pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday Call 01202 405010 to book

Spur Road Maintenance - Update July 26th

Update July 26th From 6 September for two weeks, there will be day time and night time lane closures on the northbound and southbound carriageways, there will also be some overnight closures. During

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

BH Banter Monday 3rd August

Monday 3rd August 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 link b

Bournemouth's Visual Effects, Computer Games & Animation Festival

Bournemouth's Visual Effects, Computer Games & Animation Festival Hurry

Inspire Appoints a New Director!

Chris Downing has been promoted to the position of Director at Inspire. Chris joined Inspire six years ago as a Tax Adviser having just completed his CTA qualification. Due to his hard work and exper

First Festival of Enterprise Inspires and Delivers for Small Businesses

Passionate business people from across the region attended Bournemouth University’s very first Festival of Enterprise on Saturday July 18. Positive feedback for the event has confirmed that ther

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’

Come along on August 19th at 5:30 p.m. and enlist. Next meeting: Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel Open exclusively to the first 100 members, The Patrons 100 Club is a fantastic way for local bus

Sovereign Centre Launches Inspire Awards to Recognise Local Community

The Sovereign Shopping Centre in Boscombe is delighted to announce the launch of their new Inspire Awards campaign, which aims to recognise and reward inspirational, unsung heroes in the local communi

'Selling Secrets 3: Office'

Casson & Friends explore local people’s stories and secrets and weave them into a very special theatre performances, each one unique to the location. The performances are performed by profes

Healthwatch Annual Review

Almost 100 people joined together at Lighthouse Poole on 8th July to celebrate the launch of the Healthwatch Annual Review - Loud And Clear: Making Your Voices Heard. And what a year Healthwatch Dors

Award Winning Immersive Theatre Company Launch Bournemouth Summer School

Twenty, Five and One is a week long summer school for 11-14 year olds delivered by theatre company Goat and Monkey. Set over five jam-packed days, from 10 – 14 August 2015, the group will work t

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 20th August

Date: Thursday 20th August 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) Sponso

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 & canapés at the award winning

Stanza and Deliver

Yellow Buses continues to bring art to its passengers with the introduction of a new service – the poetry bus. Previously the Bournemouth-based company introduced ‘artists in residence&rsq

Boscombe and Pokesdown Shop Fronts Transformed

A number of empty shop fronts in Boscombe that had been causing an eye sore on the high street have been selected to receive vinyl wrap around covers to transform their appearance.  The much need

BH Live Retains Industry Accreditation at its South Coast Venues

BH Live has once again met the challenging criteria for Hospitality Assured’s Premier Standard for Business and Service Excellence at Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pavilion, i

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

Popular Poole Church Benefits From Major Refurbishment and Build

Greendale Construction Limited has started phase two of its redevelopment project for Poole Methodist Church, which has been undergoing extensive building works at its High Street location. Named, &l

Bournemouth Citizens Advice Bureau Offering Pension Wise Appointments

Bournemouth Citizens Advice Bureau is delivering Pension Wise appointments across Dorset and East Devon giving people access to free and impartial pension guidance in their local area. Following pens

BH Live Shortlisted for International Innovation Award

Friday 3 July 2015 Bournemouth, UK – BH Live is one of 14 businesses to be shortlisted for this year’s AIPC Innovation Award. The prestigious international award reflects AIPC’s mis

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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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