Network at the biggest business event of the year
The Dorset Business Awards is the perfect opportunity to connect with leading businesses in Dorset
Export Dorset Free Clinics
Overcome the challenges and barriers to export and gain insight for exporting success

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.


Dorset Business Awards 2018

TeamJobs winners journey

Jason Gault

Seventa Events winners journey

Simon Brooks

2017 Award highlights

Celebrating Dorset’s achievements.

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

Battens Welcomes Property Dispute Resolution Specialist

Battens Solicitors, one of the region’s largest law firms, has announced the appointment of Property Dispute Resolution specialist, Edward Thompson. Edward, who completed his legal training at Battens …

Members News

Bournemouth Digital Learning Leaders On Course For Record Year

Bournemouth digital learning leaders, Unicorn Training, are on course to eclipse their record-breaking 2017 after recording best ever figures in each of the first eight months of this year. Last year, …

Members News

Taxing matters for property sector

Poorly-advised businesses are missing out on government-backed tax relief relating to the life cycle of commercial and certain residential properties. Alun Oliver, the managing director of property ta …

Dorset Chamber News, Members News

Dorset Business Awards celebrate finalists with exclusive drinks reception

More than 100 people attended the Dorset Business Awards ‘Meet the Finalists’ exclusive drinks reception to celebrate the 39 businesses being selected as the finalists of this year’s awards. Organised …

Upcoming Events

When: November 1, 2018

The Dorset Business Awards 2018 Gala Dinner

18.45pm - 23.30pm

The Dorset Business Awards celebrates the achievements of Dorset’s businesses, large or small across …

When: November 13, 2018

November Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08:00 - 10:30

Join us on Tuesday 13th November at this unique and characterful venue for a facilitated breakfast n …

When: November 20, 2018

Dorset Business Economy Forum

08:00 - 09:30

Dorset Chamber are delighted to be working with Bournemouth University to deliver a new joint Econom …

When: November 29, 2018

November Meet the Chamber – AFC Bournemouth

17:30 - 19:15

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