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.
Ep2: The Changing Face of the High Street
Ep1: How Adopting A ‘people-first’ Approach Drives Success
Matthew Fretten, Frettens Solicitors
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
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
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Bournemouth & Poole College to run innovative project bringing industry and the further education sector together
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The future looks bright for the Marine Industry as Bournemouth & Poole College students lead the way at national competition
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