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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.

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Members News

Poole-Based Insolvency Firm, Kirks, Appoint Leading Expert

Poole-based insolvency firm, Kirks, has appointed a leading insolvency expert to manage the Poole office. Scott Kippax has specialised in insolvency, recovery and turnaround situations for the last 20 …

Members News

Outstanding Customer Service And Exporting Excellence To Be Celebrated At Dorset Business Awards

Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to introduce three new sponsors to the award category line-up for the Dorset Business Awards 2018, as well as welcoming back a long-standing sponsor. …

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Technology Companies Impress Dorset Business Angels Investors At Pitch Event

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) held their quarterly pitch event on Monday 11th June at the Royal Bath Hotel in Bournemouth and were treated to a diverse mix of pitches for the Angel investors to conside …

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Public Support Needed For Last Chance To Help Protect Our Seas

The Wildlife Trusts are asking the public to add their “wave of support” to 41 potential new Marine Conservation Zones in England, following the announcement last week that a 6-week public consultatio …

Upcoming Events

When: June 29, 2018

Dorset Chamber Annual President's Lunch

12.00 - 15.30

**Fully Booked**The President's Lunch is one of Dorset Chamber's most prestigious events of …

When: July 5, 2018

July Simply Networking – Marshall BMW Bournemouth

08.00 - 09.30

Members Only EventOur July Dorset Chamber Simply Networking event will be taking place in the stunni …

When: July 11, 2018

July Networking Lunch – RNLI College

12.00 - 14.30

Our July Networking Lunch will be held at the RNLI College, Poole, with grand sweeping views of Hole …

When: July 19, 2018

July 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 Jul …