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.

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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.

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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.

Currency Costs Are Causing Pressure On Prices

Businesses of all sizes operating in global markets are finding that rising costs are squeezing profit margins. Between Brexit and the US-China trade war, there have been challenges for businesses of all sizes who import or export goods and services across the world. In …

12 Feb

Innovative Hire have partnered with The Italian Villa to become a preferred supplier for weddings.

Bespoke furniture, structures, bars and theming hire company Innovative Hire are extremely proud to announce they have become …

12 Feb

Exciting things are happening in digital signage

Competition is welcome, but extremely fierce and winning customers these days is more of a challenge than finding …

12 Feb

Yellows help Lions roar

Fans of Bournemouth Rugby can now get to and from the games by Yellow Buses after the company …

12 Feb

Disused Computer Equipment Helps Homeless Charity

A donation of 22 items of computer equipment including old laptops and PC monitors to the Society of …

12 Feb

DJS (UK) Limited wins at British Credit Awards

DJS (UK) Limited, based in Bournemouth, has won at the CICM British Credit Awards 2019, for its call …

12 Feb

Upcoming Events

When: February 27, 2019

Bank of England Briefing – Hallmark, Carlton

08:00 - 10:30

Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to extend a warm welcome to members of the Chambe …

When: February 28, 2019

February Signature Breakfast – Rick Stein

08:00 - 10:00

**Fully Booked** Members Only EventDorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry are be delighted to welco …

When: March 1, 2019

Dorset Business Forum – Brexit Conference

10.30 - 1:00

Dorset Business Forum – Brexit Business Conference, advice and information for businesses as we exit …

When: March 1, 2019

Health & Wellbeing Event

09:00 - 12:30

Following on from the success of sponsoring the new Health and Wellbeing Dorset Business Award, Ouch …