Network at the biggest business event of the year
The Dorset Business Awards is the perfect opportunity to connect with leading businesses in Dorset
China: Embracing Innovation conference 2018
Bringing business leaders, civic leaders and other major stakeholders together to explore the opportunities opening up in trading with China

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

Judges Seek Winners For 2018 Dorset Business Awards

Entries have now closed for the 24th annual Dorset Business Awards, organised by the Dorset Chamber, and the time has come for the judges to decide which of the region’s businesses and entrepreneurs a …

Members News

Humphries Kirk Sponsors Poole Netball Tournament In Aid Of The Honeypot Children’s Charity

Leading Dorset and Somerset law firm, Humphries Kirk, is proudly sponsoring a mixed workplace netball tournament on Saturday September 15. The tournament is set to take place at Rossmore Leisure Centr …

Members News

Westover Jaguar Land Rover Military Sales supports Paul Edwards MBE In 135km Charity Solo Run

Westover Group, one of the south’s largest privately-owned motoring groups, has announced its support for Paul Edwards MBE in his 135km solo fundraising run. Paul spent 35 years in the British Army as …

Business Partner News

Bournemouth & Poole College Students celebrate A-Level Results

Sixth form students at Bournemouth & Poole College are celebrating their success after achieving an overall pass rate of 98.2 per cent. Young people from across Dorset have picked up their results …

Upcoming Events

When: August 29, 2018

China: Embracing Innovation conference 2018

0900 to 1630

We’re all aware that the world is constantly changing and that this brings opportunities. On an inte …

When: September 4, 2018

September Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08:00 - 10:00

**Fully Booked** Join us on Tuesday 4th September at this unique and characterful venue for a facili …

When: September 12, 2018

September Premier Networking Lunch – Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

12:00 - 14:30

**Fully Booked**Our September networking lunch takes us to the stunning Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa, se …

When: September 19, 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 …