The premiere business network. High-value events. And a wealth of member benefits to help make your business thrive.
Connect With Key Decision Makers
We are not about networking — Being a DCCI member is about building long-term meaningful relationships with people. The people you meet through the Chamber are your future friends, associates and even advocates and will open up a wealth of opportunities for you and your business.
Increase Your Businesses Visibility
Membership provides so many options to promote your services and connect with your next customers and business associates. An engaged member can position their business in front of an active network of over 750 members and 5,000 individual contacts. Your marketing will boosted by being added to our printed and online directory, providing us with an engagement member offer and plenty of advertising and sponsorship opportunities across our events, website and newsletters.
Up To 70 Business Events A Year
Our packed events calendar is designed to bring the Dorset business community together to connect and create new opportunities for each other. They are the perfect addition to your businesses growth and new business strategies. You receive access to 8 free events across the year, 4x Meet The Chamber & 4x Simply Networking events as part of your membership. Other Breakfasts, Lunches & Dinners are at a members discounted rate.
Building trust through strong relationships remain the cornerstone of any thriving business. 95% of businesses now reject cold calling and emails as a means to connect with future customers.
Kick-Start Your International Exporting Journey
Seek the knowledge and confidence to break into new markets for the first time or take your export activity to the next level by accessing the Dorset Chamber’s suite of International Trade Support services. Our export documentation service, along with a unique electronic certification platform, gets your goods to another country without you having to leave the office.
Though these services are open to all, Dorset Chamber members receive discounts on a majority of export documentation and export training courses which have contributed to significant savings for them. Our experienced and expert team can guide you through the entire experience.
Get Support In Implementing Your Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
We aim to use our strong links with businesses to promote and encourage community engagement and corporate responsibility. We believe that working in partnership can enhance communications and understanding between different communities for which business can play a significant role for mutual and long-term benefit.
Business Support Services
Member’s receive access to free legal, H&S, Tax and HR advice via our dedicated helpline and also can have free full use of our board/ meeting room up to 10 times during your membership year. Membership also qualify’s you for a 20% discount on advertising rates with our Business Partner the Daily Echo (excluding: Property, Recruitment & Classifieds).
We Effectively Lobby On Key Issues Affecting Your Business
With strong connections on a local, regional and national level the DCCI is a key player in the success of the local economy. We represent our members’ interests on key issues to local and central government, MPs, and relevant bodies and we also contribute to the development of Chamber policy nationally, fulfilling our role as the voice of the business community in Dorset.
Become A Major Force For Dorset
As a member of the DCCI you will be in a unique position to make a significant impact in the on-going success of the local economy and Dorset’s businesses and to be a part of a very special network of driven entrepreneurs and business professionals who are passionate about contributing to Dorset Business community.
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