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

​RockReef on Bournemouth Pier renews partnership with Bournemouth Rugby club and sponsors U’9’s Rugby Team

RockReef indoor climbing activity attraction on Bournemouth Pier has renewed its successful partnership with Bournemouth Rugby Club and become sponsors of its U’9’s Rugby Team for the 2018/19 season. …

Business Partner News

Lester Aldridge trainees qualify as solicitors

Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce the qualification of three trainee solicitors into teams across the South Coast law firm. Samantha Smith joins the Real Estate Development team at the firm’s Sou …

Business Partner News

Poole’s Lexus retailer among best in Britain for customer service and satisfaction

Staff at Lexus Poole are celebrating following the results of Auto Express magazine’s driver power survey, which ranked UK Lexus retailers as the best in Britain for ‘unparalleled customer service and …

Business Partner News

Record Rigby Group Delivers Best Ever Results

Rigby Group (RG) plc, the parent company for a portfolio of family-owned and highly successful businesses operating across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, has published its final results for the yea …

Upcoming Events

When: September 25, 2018

Bank of England Briefing – Hotel Miramar

08:00 - 10:30

**Fully Booked**Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to extend a warm welcome to membe …

When: September 25, 2018

Breakfast Networking at Moors Valley Country Park

08:30 - 10:30

A free event from Dorset Chamber in conjunction with Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group. The ne …

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 …