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.

Dorset Business Focus Magazine

If you haven’t received your copy in the mail, view the latest edition online.

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.

Tree-mendous Effort!

Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, recently raised £7,800 by collecting Christmas trees to be recycled. Over the course of three days in January, over 1,000 Christmas trees were collected from local residents in Dorset after they pre-booked their collections making a minimum of £5 …

21 Jan

The Beaulieu Estate appoints Saffery Champness

Saffery Champness LLP has been appointed as accountants to the Beaulieu Estate, a prestigious Hampshire based family attraction. …

21 Jan

Child safety wins in new £5,000 sponsorship deal

Health and Safety and CDM Advisors MSP Business Services in Bournemouth is the latest business to support Dorset …

21 Jan

Take Part in Challenge Events for Julia’s House

Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospice charity, is inviting people to sign up to one of …

21 Jan

BOFA launches new PurePOD for Chiropodists

A new dust extraction system has been developed by BOFA International to protect chiropodists from potentially harmful emissions …

21 Jan

The right ingredients for business success

How chamber members are working together to optimise their business When Dorset’s leading event catering business, Beales Gourmet …

21 Jan

Upcoming Events

When: January 22, 2019

January Simply Networking -Volvo Cars Poole

08:00 - 09:30

**Fully Booked** Members Only EventOur January Simply Networking event will be taking place in the s …

When: January 31, 2019

January 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 Jan …

When: February 5, 2019

February Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08:00 - 10.30

Join us on Tuesday 5th February 2019 at this unique and characterful venue for a facilitated breakfa …

When: February 12, 2019

Making Tax Digital

08:00 - 10:00

Are you ready for Digital Tax? HMRC's Making Tax Digital for VAT comes into effect from April 1s …