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Upcoming Events

Fri May 06, 2016 @19:00 -
The Mayor's Last Bash - Victorian Evening
Sat May 07, 2016 @11:00 - 03:00PM
Fun Food and Wine Pairing Lunch
Mon May 09, 2016 @17:30 -
Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016
Wed May 11, 2016 @09:00 -
Business Essentials - Time Management
Wed May 11, 2016 @13:15 - 03:00PM
Free Taster of Business Owner Peer Boards
Fri May 13, 2016 @08:00 -
YMCA Charity Golf Day
Fri May 13, 2016 @08:15 - 10:00AM
The Breakfast Board
Fri May 13, 2016 @19:00 -
Sam Smith Tribute Act
Sun May 15, 2016 @12:00 - 04:00PM
Cumberland Hotel - Wedding Open Day

Contact Details

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


Baron of Beef Event - Launch of the 2016 Food Festival

Thursday 16th June 2016 from 6.45pm - Lounge Suit / Dress The Ocean View Hotel £22:50 per person. Canapes & Drinks Reception 6.45pm Baron of Beef Ceremony Roast Beef Meal (Vegetarian optio

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016 Come along on Monday May 9th at 5:30 p.m. and enlist. Next meeting: Carlton Hotel Open exclusively to the first 100 members, The Patrons 100 Club

New Chair appointed for Westbourne Business Association and Coastal BID Director

The Westbourne Business Association and the Coastal BID appoint Lia Martin as Chair and Director.The corporate partnership manager of A One Insurance Group, has been appointed the Chair of the Westbou

Advertising Opportunities in Bournemouth's Lower Gardens

Advertising Opportunities in Bournemouth's Lower Gardens can be tricky to come by.... The Copuncil have just installed some big belly bins in the gardens and have spaces on the sides for advertising.

BCTC & BAHA Golf Day - Thursday June 30th

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce and Bournemouth Accommodation & Hotel Association Thursday June 30th 18 holes of golf from 11:00 a.m Bacon Roll / Coffee on Arrival Price incl

Charities Forum Meeting Thursday May 12th

  Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce Meeting of the Charities Forum Thursday May 12th 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. The Grove Hotel AGENDA 4.30pm:          Registration (refreshments will be

Coastal Comedy at Hotel Celebrity - May 27th

  Coastal Comedy (Over 18s only) Friday 27th May Doors open at 7.15 pm show starts at 8.30 Hotel Celebrity £10 in advance and £15 on the door. GOOD AND FUNNY FRIDAY!   Bob Mills As seen on:

Castlepoint to Launch New Style Blog and Summer Fashion Guide.

The leading fashion retailers at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park are supporting an initiative to engage and inspire fashion shoppers in the region.   Castlepoint has recruited the help of prof

Take That! Tax Assistant Qualifies as Martial Arts Instructor

TAX assistant Fiona Wright has a new skill under her belt. The 20-year-old martial artist, who works in the Poole office of chartered accountants PKF Francis Clark, has qualified as a taekwondo instru

Mercedes-Benz of Poole are Calling all Ladies

Sandown Mercedes Benz of Poole are hosting their first ever ladies day on Thursday 18 May from 3pm at their Holes Bay, Poole showroom. The event promises to be a day out to remember, the perfect excus

Dorset Business Angels Mentor ‘Wriggle’ and Help Secure Significant Funding to Allow Further Development”

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) have shown, yet again, their true value to entrepreneurs seeking investment for their companies as it announced that one of its applicants has been awarded a SMART Grant o

Nikki joins Coastal BID Team as Operations Executive

Nikki Parker has joined the busy Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) in the role of Operations Executive.  Having previously worked in marketing roles, Nikki brings with her a wealth of exper

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

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

Unmasked! The Original STIG Revealed as Mystery Guest at 2016 Wheels Gala Dinner

Racing driver Perry McCarthy, who was the black-suited and original Stig on TV’s Top Gear, has been unmasked as the mystery guest speaker and VIP guest at the 2016 inaugural Coastal BID Wheels Gala Di

Oceana Hotels - Air Festival Experiences 2016

  AIR FESTIVAL 2016 Corporate Boxes 2016 The best way to view Bournemouth Air Festival Take your front

Greendale Converts Former Weymouth Post Office

Weymouth’s economy will be given a boost with two new restaurants after Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited, completed renovating the former main post office building in Thomas S

Business Come Dancing & Summer Ball 2016 Launched

Business Come Dancing Summer Ball 2016 launched to raise money in support for people with Parkinson’s. After the success of last year’s fundraising event in December, Pavilion Dance South West and Le

Are you Will-ing to Plan for the Future?

Local solicitors involved in ‘Make A Will Fortnight’ are available for interviews. Local solicitors have once again teamed up to help people plan for the future and to raise money for charity by takin

It’s May Madness on Bournemouth Pier – Half Price Offers for Locals on the Zip Wire and at RockReef!

It has officially been declared ‘May Madness’ on Bournemouth Pier as spectacular half price offers have been introduced to help locals zip in to Spring! The offer is running from Tuesday 3rd May to Fr

First Sea Trials for Aish Technologies Corrosion Protection System on new MARS Tankers

The first sea trials for a new ICCP (Impressed Cathode Protection System) have been successfully completed. The system, designed by Poole-based systems design and manufacturing company Aish Technologi

School Garden Club Takes Root Thanks to Eco Donation

BIG-HEARTED bosses at a recycling company have helped a garden club take root at a Dorset school. Parley-based Eco Sustainable Solutions has donated two tonnes of its Super Soil product to Winton Prim

Fireworks Expected at Charity River Cruise

Lewis-Manning Hospice has announced details of a summer river cruise to Wareham on Thursday 28th July courtesy of Greenslade Pleasure Boats, which will culminate with the firework display on Poole Qua

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 19th May

Date: Thursday 19th May 7.30am till 9am or as long as you want to stay once the store is open. Beales Breakfast is a friendly and informal business networking event attended by a wide variety of b

Lester Brunt Trio all set to Raise Funds Through Cycle Challenge

Three Dorset businessmen will be swapping their formal suits for cycling shorts when they turn to pedal power to raise funds for charity this summer. Joel Brennan, Stephen Birrell and Robert Brunt, al

Plant British Message From Garden Centres

Mavis the red vintage Mini is helping to drive an important message to the plant buying public whilst they visit the Stewarts Garden Centre at Broomhill near Wimborne.  Mavis is surrounded by a range

BH Banter Monday 6th June

Monday 6th June 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 bel

Bournemouth Receives ‘Coach Friendly’ Status From Industry Experts

Bournemouth is one of the latest towns to receive the prestigious ‘Coach Friendly’ towns, cities and villages status from the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT). Bournemouth has received t

Wimborne BID - Businesses Decide on the Future of Wimborne

The Wimborne Business Improvement District (BID) urges retailers and businesses to place their vote. On Friday 22nd April the Wimborne BID voting period opens.  Eligible voters will have received thei

P1 Coming To Town To Preview Grand Prix of the Sea

The countdown is already underway to this year’s P1 Bournemouth Grand Prix of the Sea in early September, which will be the Grand Finale to the five-venue P1 SuperStock and AquaX national championship

Nominations are now open for the Dorset Venus Awards 2016 in Association with Mercedes-Benz of Poole!

Following the launch of the Dorset Venus Awards in association with Mercedes-Benz of Poole at Playgolf Bournemouth on Tuesday 19th April 2016, nominations for this year’s Awards are now open. Dorset

BH Live Achieves Investors In People Silver Standard

BH Live, a social enterprise and the South Coast’s leading operator of leisure and event venues, has been awarded the Investors in People Silver standard. This recognises its commitment to realising t

New Welcome for AFC Bournemouth Away Fans in Transformed Stand

AFC Bournemouth’s away stand at Vitality Stadium has received a Premier League makeover, thanks to local artist Miroslav Lucan, Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) and Bournemouth

Featured Promotion


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 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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