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We are dedicated to providing high value services to our members to help their businesses grow and prosper

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 have been doing this since 1949 and 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.

At the heart of what we do is hosting premier 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, are 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.

Investing in the future

The benefits of apprenticeships and traineeships are becoming increasingly obvious to Dorset businesses. It’s a fact that apprenticeships develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce and progressive businesses are now making them a key part of their future long-term strategy.

Dorset Business News

Members News

Logistics Tracking Business Receives £309k Gov’t Cashback

A logistics tracking company has received £309k cashback over the past three years from HMRC for innovative software development that provides real-time logistics tracking, reports Rob Sowden of Bourn …

Members News

Dolphin Shopping Centre Hosts Bournemouth & Poole College Student Exhibition in New Eco Hub

The Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole has partnered with Bournemouth & Poole College to celebrate the artistic talents of its BTEC Level 3 Photography and Fashion students. The shopping centre is h …

Members News

Going To Great Heights In Mum’s Memory

A BOURNEMOUTH-based customer services expert who is raising £10,000 for charity is dialling up for her latest challenge that will see her trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Mandy Holford, director o …

Members News

Strengthened Partnerships Between Breeze Volkswagen And Rock Recruitment

Breeze Volkswagen and Rock Recruitment have joined forces again, this time to promote Volkswagen’s all-new compact SUV, the T-Roc. Over the coming months, the Rock Recruitment team will be seen out an …

Upcoming Events

When: April 26, 2018

April Signature Dinner – Hilton Bournemouth

18.30 - 22.00

**Bookings Closed**Members Only EventDorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry are be delighted to wel …

When: May 1, 2018

May Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08.00 - 10.00

**Fully Booked**Join us on Tuesday 1st May at this unique and characterful venue for a facilitated b …

When: May 3, 2018

Business Expo Now – Bournemouth

07.30 - 16.00

Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry are delighted to be supporting Expo South, a business exhibi …

When: May 16, 2018

County Connections Networking Lunch with Somerset Chamber

12.00 - 14.30

**Fully Booked**Spread your business message beyond the County borders by joining us for a special n …