The Careers and Apprenticeship Show
Invest in your talent pipeline and exhibit at this landmark recruitment event

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, Young Chamber News

Bluestone College highlights ‘Switch to Fit’ opportunities in UK’s £5bn fitness industry

Ahead of National Fitness Day on the 26th September, education and learning providers at Bluestone College are encouraging desk-bound professionals to consider careers in the fitness industry. With th …

Members News

Denim rules as law firm takes part in Jeans for Genes Day

Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors threw on their denim when they took part in the annual ‘Jeans for Genes’ appeal. The Dorset law firm joined companies and organisations across the UK in encouraging sta …

Members News

The importance of uniting your team for increased productivity!

Businesses across the country are increasing their investment in employees as part of their wider CSR activities. RockReef Climbing activity attraction on Bournemouth Pier has long recognised the impo …

Members News

Bourne Lifts takes off

Bourne Lifts have been celebrating their first year in style! The recent new members to the Dorset Chamber of Commerce have been busy completing their first bespoke lift installation at Forest Park Ho …

Upcoming Events

When: September 25, 2018

Breakfast Networking at Moors Valley Country Park

08:30 - 10:30

A free event from Dorset Chamber in conjunction with Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group. The ne …

When: September 25, 2018

Bank of England Briefing – Hotel Miramar

08:00 - 10:30

**Fully Booked**Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to extend a warm welcome to membe …

When: September 26, 2018

The Careers and Apprenticeship Show


Skills shortages are the single largest challenge facing UK PLC and it is essential we help prepare …

When: October 3, 2018

October Simply Networking – Sandown Mercedes Benz of Poole

08:00 - 09:30

Members Only EventOur October Simply Networking event will be taking place in the stunning Sandown M …