Network at the biggest business event of the year
The Dorset Business Awards is the perfect opportunity to connect with leading businesses in Dorset
China: Embracing Innovation conference 2018
Bringing business leaders, civic leaders and other major stakeholders together to explore the opportunities opening up in trading with China

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

Tops Day Nurseries Increases Their Family

Hadland Care Group purchased the Nursery Group of Noah’s Ark in Plymouth and Torquay and the stand alone nursery of Yeovil Day Nursery this month, supported by NatWest. The nurseries will join the “To …

Members News

Benefits of Management Accounts

Management accounts are the internal reports prepared for management to provide timely and key financial information on a regular basis, either monthly or quarterly. The main advantage of preparing ma …

Business Partner News

Beales Kick Off Extended Sponsorship Deal With Cherries

Long-established department store Beales is kicking off a second consecutive year of sponsorship with AFC Bournemouth. Beales Department Stores is extending its relationship with the Premier League cl …

Members News

BOFA’s GoldSEAL Innovations Increase Customer Value

BOFA International, global leaders in fume and dust extraction systems, has launched upgraded technology that makes it easier for the jewellery industry to recover precious metals that might otherwise …

Upcoming Events

When: August 29, 2018

China: Embracing Innovation conference 2018

0900 to 1630

We’re all aware that the world is constantly changing and that this brings opportunities. On an inte …

When: September 4, 2018

September Business Breakfast – The Cliff

08:00 - 10:00

**Fully Booked** Join us on Tuesday 4th September at this unique and characterful venue for a facili …

When: September 12, 2018

September Premier Networking Lunch – Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

12:00 - 14:30

**Fully Booked**Our September networking lunch takes us to the stunning Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa, se …

When: September 19, 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 …