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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.


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.

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

Sally’s Success Continues BOFA’s Award Winning Year

Poole-based BOFA International has added another prestigious regional business award to its list of 2018 successes, with Marketing & Communications Manager Sally Newman being named winner of the M …

Members News

Solweb Customer sees 400% Growth

Solweb Ltd started in 2000 with just Wayne (MD) and Matt (Technical Manager), both of whom are still running the business today! Working from Bourne Gate in Branksome, the business was born and has gr …

Members News

Sub-Zero Temperatures For Poole Based TXI Telecoms

Poole based hosted telephony and cloud based communication solutions company TXI have been providing much needed communications solutions in temperatures of -24C. The company’s ‘Installations’ divisio …

Members News

Top Cat Delivers the Ultimate in personalisation

Top Cat Media Group sprung a bit of a surprise recently when they unveiled a number of local billboard sites, like this one on Charminster Road, Bournemouth, that target one individual person and thei …

Upcoming Events

When: January 17, 2019

January Networking Lunch – Hotel Du Vin

12:00 - 14:30

The DCCI January Networking Lunch will be held at stunning Hotel du Vin, a luxury boutique hotel jus …

When: January 22, 2019

January Simply Networking -Volvo Cars Poole

08:00 - 09:30

Members Only EventOurJanuary Simply Networking event will be taking place in the stunning Volvo Cars …

When: January 31, 2019

January Signature Lunch – The Italian Villa

12:00 - 14:30

Members Only EventDorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry are be delighted to welcome you to our Jan …

When: February 5, 2019

February Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08:00 - 10.30

Join us on Tuesday 5th February 2019 at this unique and characterful venue for a facilitated breakfa …