The Careers and Apprenticeship Show
Invest in your talent pipeline and exhibit at this landmark recruitment event

At Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry, we’ll support your business through first class services to help your business grow and prosper. We lead business in Dorset and connect businesses together through our membership. We are fully accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce meaning we are able to provide a unique network with a local and nationally recognised and respected voice. Our annual awards are the best in the region and designed to honour, promote and inspire our business

community showcasing the success stories that make us great. At the heart of what we do is hosting premier business events and training for our members. Our annual event’s calendar is full with high-value events all geared for building your network, raising your profile, improving your bottom line as well as addressing the key issues in our business community. Our events are varied, engaging and enjoyable and tailored for various levels within business. and available to all our members, our upcoming events

can be viewed on our calendar page. Our well-established International Trade Services team offer business support and advice on exporting for business growth to both seasoned and/ or new exporters and our expert and friendly team are available to assist your business with all your export requirements including documentation, payments, training and advice.

Join the community

Dorset has a thriving and collaborative business community and Dorset Chamber is here to help you to become a part of it. With membership packages starting from as little as £220 per year, find out how Dorset Chamber can help your organisation grow.


Dorset Business Awards 2018

TeamJobs winners journey

Jason Gault

Seventa Events winners journey

Simon Brooks

2017 Award highlights

Celebrating Dorset’s achievements.

International Trade Services

Dorset Chamber International Trade Team
Supporting growth through exporting

A wealth of experience in helping Dorset’s first time and experienced exporters move goods overseas and prepare for new markets. Our team process over £155 million Dorset exports each year.

International trade workshops

Support your overseas business growth with our accredited training courses which are designed for both experienced and novice exporters. We offer delegates the opportunity to gain formal qualifications in international trade procedures.

Discounted foreign exchange rates

Dorset Chamber has partnered with foreign exchange and payment solutions experts Moneycorp, to offer our members special terms and access to very good foreign exchange rates, giving you significant savings to help you to grow your business.

Dorset Business News

Members News

TDSi Appoints Lee Walters as Channel Partner Manager for Northern UK

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Walters as North Channel Manager. Lee will be the direct contact for TDSi’s Channel Partners in the north of the UK, …

Members News

BOFA Announced As Regional Winner in British Chamber Awards

Poole-based BOFA International has been selected as the regional winner for Dorset in the High Growth Business of the Year category of the British Chamber of Commerce Awards. The company is one of onl …

Members News

Smith & Williamson Supports The Rainbow Centre

The South Coast office of Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group, has named The Rainbow Centre as its charity of the year. The Rainbow Centre supports Children wi …

Members News

Volvo Cars’ New 360c Autonomous Concept: Re-imagining The Work-life Balance and The Future of Cities

Where would you live if you could commute each working day in an autonomous driving, fully functional, connected, comfortable, mobile office space? What if the service was provided via an on-demand su …

Upcoming Events

When: September 26, 2018

The Careers and Apprenticeship Show


Skills shortages are the single largest challenge facing UK PLC and it is essential we help prepare …

When: October 3, 2018

October Simply Networking – Sandown Mercedes Benz of Poole

08:00 - 09:30

Members Only EventOur October Simply Networking event will be taking place in the stunning Sandown M …

When: October 10, 2018

October Signature Dinner – The Italian Villa

18:30 - 22:00

**Fully Booked**Members Only EventDorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry are be delighted to welcom …

When: November 1, 2018

The Dorset Business Awards 2018 Gala Dinner

18.45pm - 23.30pm

The Dorset Business Awards celebrates the achievements of Dorset’s businesses, large or small across …