Export Dorset Free Clinics
Overcome the challenges and barriers to export and gain insight for exporting success

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.

Business Insights

Ep2: The Changing Face of the High Street

Digital Storm

Ep1: How Adopting A ‘people-first’ Approach Drives Success

Matthew Fretten, Frettens Solicitors

Business Insights

A new video series from Dorset Chamber delivering insightful stories to the Dorset Business Community. This is a new service open to Dorset Chamber members and we are looking for members who can provide a fascinating story or thought leadership to feature in future episodes. Find out more you can contact Stuart Dixon, Head of Marketing and Communications on 01202 714810.

Dorset Business News

Members News

RockReef and Pier Zip on Bournemouth Pier win Gold and Silver at the Dorset Tourism Awards

RockReef and Pier Zip on Bournemouth Pier win Gold and Silver at the Dorset Tourism Awards The team at RockReef and the PierZip on Bournemouth Pier are in jubilant mood after winning some fantastic ac …

Members News

Malcolm Himsworth is appointed as Non-Executive Director at Teachers Building Society

Wimborne-based Teachers Building Society is pleased to welcome Malcolm Himsworth onto its Board as a Non-Executive Director; he will also be Chair of the Audit Risk Committee (ARC) from 2019. Malcolm …

Members News

BOFA Wins Made in the South West Export Award

Poole-based BOFA International has scooped another industry accolade, winning the Export Award at the Made in the South West Awards ceremony in Bristol. The company, which is the acknowledged leader i …

Members News

Dorset Photographer awarded Master Photographer title

Dorset Photographer awarded Master Photographer title Anna Klesse of Poole, Dorset has just been awarded her Licentiateship of the Master Photographer Association (LMPA) with a stunning panel of Image …

Upcoming Events

When: November 13, 2018

November Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08:00 - 10:30

**Fully Booked**Join us on Tuesday 13th November at this unique and characterful venue for a facilit …

When: November 20, 2018

Dorset Business Economy Forum

08:00 - 09:30

Dorset Chamber are delighted to be working with Bournemouth University to deliver a new joint Econom …

When: November 29, 2018

November Meet the Chamber – AFC Bournemouth

17:30 - 19:15

If you are interested in joining the Chamber or you're looking to get the most out of your Membe …

When: December 7, 2018

Dorset Chamber Annual General Meeting 2018 – Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton

10:00 - 11:00

Chamber Members are invited to the Dorset Chamber Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM provides an …