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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Yukon do it!

Special forces’ TV star Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox and fellow military veteran Sean Johnson are to take on a unique challenge for charity – thanks to sponsorship from a leading cyber-security business. C3IA Solutions, based in Poole, Dorset, has got behind the daring duo who …

18 Jan

New appointment for Yellow Coaches

Yellow Buses has appointed Jay Thornton as the new sales executive of its wholly-owned subsidiary Yellow Coaches. The …

18 Jan

Active Dorset help make ‘Life Changing Choices’​

Active Dorset have joined forces with Dorset Race Equality Council to fund an inspiring non-contact Boxing Satellite Club …

18 Jan

Innovative Hire at Bournemouth Christmas Market

Innovative Hire are proud to have supported Bournemouth Christmas Market 2018 and be awarded the contract for 2019. …

18 Jan

THE DCF’s Fundraising Comedy night

The Dorset Children’s Foundation held a fantastically fun fundraiser that raised over £4,200 for the charity! Coastal Comedy …

18 Jan

Charity raises over £25,000 for Poole Hospital.

Poole Hospital Charity has raised more than £25,000 to purchase vitally important and life-changing equipment that will enhance …

18 Jan

Upcoming Events

When: January 22, 2019

January Simply Networking -Volvo Cars Poole

08:00 - 09:30

Members Only EventOur January Simply Networking event will be taking place in the stunning Volvo Car …

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 …