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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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GDPR Checklist

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BOFA Launches Powerful Woodworking Dust Extraction Units

BOFA International, a global leader in fume and dust extraction technology, has launched a new range of woodworking dust extraction units for small workshops and schools and colleges. The new DustPRO …

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Ward Goodman To Host Seventh Annual Dorset Charities Conference With An Agenda To Inspire Collaborative Thinking

Ward Goodman, the Dorset based firm of Chartered Accountants and Independent Financial Advisers, will be hosting their annual Dorset Charities Conference on Thursday 5th July at Queen Elizabeth School …

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Over £500k Worth Of IT Infrastructure Invested To Secure Future Of The i247 Group

With legislation changes to the Data Protection Act and the industry entering the digital age of ‘big data’ users are slowly requiring more from vehicle data to support delivery of their services. To …

Upcoming Events

When: June 5, 2018

June Business Breakfast – Rick Stein

08:00 - 10:00

**Fully Booked**Join us on Tuesday 5th June for a facilitated breakfast networking session with a vi …

When: June 14, 2018

June Meet the Chamber – Banque & Bohem

17.30 - 19.15

If you are interested in joining the Chamber or you're looking to get the most out of your Membe …

When: June 29, 2018

Dorset Chamber Annual President's Lunch

12.00 - 15.30

The President's Lunch is one of Dorset Chamber's most prestigious events of the year and a d …

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 …