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Fri Jul 29, 2016 @19:15 -
Coastal Comedy at Hotel Celebrity
Sat Jul 30, 2016 @17:00 -
Cottonwood Boutique - Sinatra Tribute Night with Antony Adams
Mon Aug 01, 2016 @18:00 - 08:00PM
BCTC - BH Banter Monday 1 August
Tue Aug 02, 2016 @08:15 - 10:00AM
Free Taster of Business Owner Peer Boards
Fri Aug 05, 2016 @19:00 -
Elvis Tribute Night & Disco
Wed Aug 10, 2016 @18:30 - 08:00PM
Marks & Spencer Tutored Wine Tasting Evening
Fri Aug 12, 2016 @08:15 - 10:00AM
The Breakfast Board
Wed Aug 17, 2016 @17:30 -
Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016
Thu Aug 18, 2016
Accessible Business Clinics

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


Bournemouth Chamber - Winter Wonderland Christmas Ball

Thursday 8 December 2016 Chamber Members & Guests Dress: Winter Wonderland Theme White Coats, Jackets, Shirts, Dresses, Shawls etc You will need your menu choices to book Starter Orange C

Air Festival Charity Fundraiser - Jon Egging Trust

Air Festival Charity Fundraiser Friday 19th August 2016 Marsham Court Hotel Arrive from 10am for a welcome drink Sumptuous Gala Buffet Lunch

Coastal Comedy at Hotel Celebrity - Friday July 29th

  Coastal Comedy (Over 18s only) Friday 29th July Doors open at 7.15 pm show starts at 8.30 Hotel Celebrity £10 in advance and £15 on the door. Semi finalists for Bournemouth Tourism Awards ‘Bes

Bournemouth’s Town Centre Vision Gathers Pace with £27 Mmillion Housing Project

A turf-cutting ceremony has heralded the start of a £27 million development creating more than 100 high-quality homes for rent in the heart of Bournemouth. Berry Court in St Peter’s Road involves the

Oceana Hotels - Air Festival Experiences 2016

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

BH Banter Monday 1st August

Monday 1st 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

Lia Martin Appointed Director of AOIG

Dorset business woman, Lia Martin, has been appointed as the new Director of Corporate Partnerships at A-One Insurance Group. A-One Insurance Group is well-established as one of the UKs top insurance

Powerboat P1 and Jet Ski Racing Returns to Bournemouth

‘Grand Prix of the Sea’ race series heads to Dorset in September for the final round of the season Locals and visitors to the south coast are set for a real treat when the two P1 marine motorsport ch

Bournemouth Tourism Awards 2017 - Set To Be Bigger & Better Than Ever!

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, organisers of the Bournemouth Tourism Awards promise that 2017 will be bigger than ever. Following the huge success of this year’s event in February

Yellows Scoop Major Award

Yellow Buses has scooped a major international award for its work in ‘staff transport’. The Bournemouth-based company has put into place a number of schemes and innovations to help its workforce. The

Centre Stage Summer School Offers Chance to Work with Performing Arts Industry Professionals

This year, Centre Stage School of Dance and Performing Arts is offering a unique summer camp experience for 6 to 13 year olds, with five days of workshops led by industry professionals. The 2016 Summe

BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch - Thursday 25th August

  Basepoint Bournemouth Thursday 25th August 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

Past winners Bournemouth English Book Centre (BEBC) Sponsor BTA’s Education Award 2017

The Bournemouth Tourism Awards are delighted to announe that BEBC (Bournemouth English Book Centre) are the sponsors representing The Education Award category. BEBC were in fact the winners of the Edu

Greendale Construction Refurbishes Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry Offices.

Greendale Construction Limited has completed an office refurbishment for the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry at its Ling Road headquarters in Poole. The works, which will present DCCI employee

Candlelight Nights - Wednesday Evenings in August

From dusk (approx 7.30pm) join in with the lighting of thousands of candles in coloured glass jars to see the Lower Gardens transformed  

Proms in the Park - Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August

Proms in the Park Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) returns to Meyrick Park to host a range of extraordinary events and activities, with great live music and stunn

Town Centre BID sponsors BTA’S Family Eating out Award

Bournemouth Tourism Awards are once again proud to announce that the Town Centre Business Improvement District will be sponsoring the event for the second year running. The Town Centre BID will spons

From bus stops to Pokestops

Yellow Buses has seen an increase in passengers after posting details of Pokemon Go ‘Pokestops’ on its website. It means that those hooked on the new gaming sensation can find the stops with the compa

Knees-up in Corfe

More than 300 runners took part in this year’s 5k and one mile races following the 50th annual Corfe Mullen Carnival – a record number. These included 208 entrants in the adult race – up 10 per cent o

"RockReef Launch new Pricing for a Family Ticket for the PierZip and Offer Chance to Win

RockReef activity attraction on Bournemouth Pier has launched a new price for a family pass for the PierZip, the world’s only pier to shore zip wire! The new competitively priced family pass, which w

New Networking Masterclass Announced

Networking is a great way of building new connections and spreading the word about your business, finding new customers and sourcing new suppliers, but do you attend the many business events and feel

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 18th August

Date: Thursday 18th August 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 o

Two Bournemouth Solicitors Nominated for Dorset Venus Awards

Two local solicitors at a Bournemouth law firm are celebrating after both being nominated for Professional of the Year in the Dorset Venus Awards. Family solicitor Lindsay Halliwell and Employment so

Aircraft Exhibition Success Heralded by Ferndown PR Consultant

Wordcaster PR’s Gareth John, who has handled the UK publicity for the Swiss manufactured Pilatus PC-12NG for since 2005, says that he UK and Ireland distributor Oriens Aviation sales leads after exhib

St Aldhelm's Academy 'Transformed' into an Art Gallery.

"Transformed" St Aldhelm's Academy in Poole has been showing off its creative side with an exhibition by its art students. A gallery has been erected at the school in Herbert Avenue, to showcase the c

The Dorset Business Awards 2016 Are Now Open For Entry

Now in its 22nd year, the Dorset Business Awards has become the most recognised and high profile business event across the south coast. The awards offer businesses a unique and great opportunity for

BCHA Celebrate Sourceing Excellence Award for Housing Project

BCHA, the specialist housing and support provider, were recently presented with the Sourceing Excellence Award for achieving the 'large project' highest resident satisfaction score 2016 at the Source

Dorset Plane Pull 2016 for August Bank Holiday Monday

Organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 Dorset Plane Pull returning for its eighth successful year. The Dorset Plane Pull, will take place on Monday 29th August (bank holiday) will be hosted by Eu

Don’t be NEET This Summer Urge BCHA Young Traineeship Programme

So after years of education you have finally sat your GCSEs but the past couple of years have been exhausting and all you want to do is have the summer off.  Some of you have thought about your next s

Breakfast Success for Green PEA

An executive breakfast hosted by Green PEA, the energy certification scheme aimed at reducing carbon emissions for local businesses, has been hailed a success with a number of local businesses being i

Raising Funds for Kevin’s Family

Staff at Dorset’s biggest private landlord have been raising money for the family of a colleague who passed away – allowing them to go on a dream holiday. Kevin Ware died from leukaemia in 2014 aged 3

Extended Opening Hours at RockReef on Bournemouth Pier

RockReef indoor adventure activity attraction on Bournemouth Pier will be extending its opening hours from Tuesday 5th July in order to allow for increased footfall on the Pier over the busy summer mo

The Bishop of Winchester Academy join forces A-One Insurance Group and win the Schools in Bloom Competition

A-One Insurance Group sponsored a group of students from the Wellbeing Centre at The Bishop of Winchester Academy (TBOWA) from years 7, 8 & 9 to design, plant and maintain their very own container

Vehicle Hire Centre Opens Upgraded Customer Reception

A ribbon cut ceremony, performed by Ferndown Town Councillor and East Dorset District Councillor Steve Lugg to official open the new customer reception and new staff backroom facilities at the Abacus

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016 Come along on Wednesday August 17th at 5:30 p.m. and enlist. Next meeting: Marriott Open exclusively to the first 100 members, The Patrons 100 Clu

​Festival of Wellbeing Returns to Boscombe Gardens

BCHA has announced details of its free annual Festival of Wellbeing, which will be taking place on Friday 5th August in Boscombe Gardens. The local housing and social care support provider, which hel

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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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