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Thu May 26, 2016 @12:00 - 02:00PM
BCTC - BH On the Go - Networking Lunch - May 26th
Thu May 26, 2016 @18:30 - 08:00PM
Free Wine Tasting Evening at Marks & Spencer Castlepoint
Fri May 27, 2016 @19:00 -
“Through the Decades”
Fri May 27, 2016 @19:45 -
Coastal Comedy at Hotel Celebrity
Sat May 28, 2016 @19:00 -
“Girls Night Out” - Male Review & Drag Show
Thu Jun 02, 2016 @17:30 - 08:30PM
AFC Business Wine & Canapés -June
Sun Jun 05, 2016 @12:00 - 04:00PM
Best Western Hotel Royale - Wedding Open Day
Mon Jun 06, 2016 @18:00 - 08:00PM
BCTC- BH Banter Monday 6 June
Wed Jun 08, 2016 @09:00 -
Business Essentials - Finance for the non Financial

Contact Details

Bournemouth Chamber Of Trade & Commerce
Argyll House
158 Richmond Park Rd

Tel: 01202 372437.

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

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.

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

Mayor Appeals for Tea Parties to Help the County's Cancer Sufferers

The Mayor of Bournemouth is appealing for people to hold a tea party and help Dorset's cancer sufferers. The Mayor, Councillor John Adams, JP is supporting Dorset Cancer Care Foundation's (DCCF) effor

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:

The 2016 Chamber Business Awards are Open for Entry!

  Britain’s businesses are the driving force of the UK economy, helping Britain to maintain its reputation internationally, which is why it is important for us to recognise and celebrate the contribu

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

Cliff House Hotel Appoints Sales & Events Manager

Southbourne’s boutique hotel, Cliff House Hotel, has recruited Chamane Epps as Events and Sales Manager.  This diverse role will see Chamane driving events and enquiries through integrated marketing a

Silver Mile Coin Collection for Replacement Bus at Castlepoint

SEDCAT (South East Dorset Community Accessible Transport) the non-profit organisation that provides wheelchair users and people with mobility issues the chance to get out shopping  in the area,  is to

Castlepoint Launches Style Guide.

Visitors to Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park received some free professional beauty treatments at a vintage aluminium Airstream “vanity van” as Castlepoint launched its first Style and Fashion

Bus Company Goes Dementia Friendly

The Alzheimer’s Society has received a boost after it was presented with a cheque from the joint Yellow Buses / Daily Echo Carbon Stoppers initiative. To further support the charity, Bournemouth’s bri

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.

New Tax Director joins PKF Francis Clark's Poole office

Further to the recent merger between chartered accountants Princecroft Willis and Francis Clark, Erin Davis has joined the Poole office as Tax Director.A highly experienced corporate tax advisor, she

Ian Harlock-Smith joins Saffery Champness in Bournemouth

Ian Harlock-Smith has been welcomed to the team at Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants in Bournemouth and joins as a Tax Director. Ian started his working life in Bournemouth with Lloyds Private B

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016

Bournemouth Air Festival ‘Patrons 100 Club’ 2016 Come along on Monday June 13th at 5:30 p.m. and enlist. Next meeting: Cottonwood Hotel Open exclusively to the first 100 members, The Patrons 100

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

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

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

Crowdfunding Accelerator Launched for Business Owners

Online Crowdfunding Accelerator: How to succeed at crowdfunding. 300,000 businesses raised £3 billion last year through crowdfunding and similar alternative finance. The media is full of stories of

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

“Love Your Local Market – Boscombe Urges Locals to Visit Bournemouth’s Only Regular Fresh Food Market!”

Boscombe Market is joining in the campaign, ‘Love Your Local Market’ (LYLM), which is a national initiative which celebrates market culture in the UK in May and is urging locals to ‘come and visit and

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

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - 16th June

Date: Thursday 16th June 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

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

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

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

Work set to Start on Upgrade of Lighthouse this Summer

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, is to close its doors at the end of the month as work gets underway on the much-needed upgrade of the iconic building. At the heart of life in Poole since it o

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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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