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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.

Dorset Business News

Business Partner News

Leading Law Firm Makes New Appointment and Promotions in Legal Team

Leading Dorset and Somerset law firm, Humphries Kirk, has appointed a new senior partner and promoted four of its staff members for the new financial year. Katharine Jones has been appointed Senior Pa …

Members News

Actisense ‘Buoy Up’ Their Growing South American Presence with New Argentine Distributor

Expanding in the Southern hemisphere, Actisense the multi-award winning marine electronics brand, has formed a new distribution partnership with Argentine company Marine Net. Growing their presence wi …

Members News

Quarter of a Million Invested in Voip Unlimited UK Network Core

Continuing the momentum for the creators of soaring Cloud Telephony platform Voip Exchange, Voip Unlimited (VU) have announced a successful quarter of a million pound investment in their UK Network. W …

Members News

Insolvency Specialist Predicts Rise in Business Failures

An insolvency specialist is forecasting a rise in business failures across the South. Robert Bajaj, a consultant solicitor with regional law firm Ellis Jones, said that all the ingredients existed for …

Upcoming Events

When: May 1, 2018

May Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08.00 - 10.00

**Fully Booked**Join us on Tuesday 1st May at this unique and characterful venue for a facilitated b …

When: May 3, 2018

Business Expo Now – Bournemouth

07.30 - 16.00

Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry are delighted to be supporting Expo South, a business exhibi …

When: May 16, 2018

County Connections Networking Lunch with Somerset Chamber

12.00 - 14.30

**Fully Booked**Spread your business message beyond the County borders by joining us for a special n …

When: June 5, 2018

June Business Breakfast – Rick Stein

08:00 - 10:00

Join us on Tuesday 5th June for a facilitated breakfast networking session with a view across the wa …