Bristol Chamber of Commerce

A business network that connects and represents local businesses in the most economically successful city region outside of London.

Trading Through Coronavirus

We provide guidance & support on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for businesses, employers and employees in the region.

Trading Through Brexit

Access information directory & vital services to help businesses most impacted by Brexit, including Customs Declarations.

Bristol is an economic powerhouse in aerospace and defence, high-technologies, higher education, professional and legal services, media and creative industries.

Bristol Chamber of Commerce plays a central role in helping local businesses capture and nurture these opportunities, while ensuring that Bristol’s reputation for business remains high.

James Durie is the Chief Executive of the Bristol Chamber. A Bristol native, James has dedicated the past 17 years of his career to helping Bristol and its businesses reach their true potential. Reflective of this, in addition to his role as Chamber Director, he works closely with the largest employers in the city and has a track record of success in delivering landmark projects to improve business, the economy and culture in the city. 

Bristol Chamber members enjoy a number of benefits including:

  • Raise your profile online, in the press and among your peers
  • Opportunities to find new business and advance your sales pipeline
  • Network with experienced and influential business leaders in the local area and beyond
  • Have your views represented at a local and national level to decision makers who listen
  • Gain preferential access to training, advice and support services to help your business grow

Plus, as part of Business West, Bristol Chamber, also encompassing South Gloucestershire Chamber interests, provides a local access point to government funding, business services and support, as well as other business opportunities available via your fellow members.

Check out the members' area to view the members' directory, latest tenders and business opportunities, events and news from the local business community.

  • Join the Chamber

    Connect, share & grow - raise your business profile locally & nationally through the largest membership organisation in the South West.

Latest from the Bristol chamber

Business West urges companies to complete import declarations as deadline looms

The deadline for completion of customs declarations for goods arriving after 31 December 2020 is coming up on the 25th June. We look at what businesses must do now to get ready.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 10.06.21
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Meet the Skills Team: Julia Gurr

We spoke to Julia Gurr, Business Skills Advisor at Business West about how she supports companies to upskill their workforce.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 10.06.21
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South West business leaders send list of five key asks to PM ahead of G7 summit

The South West’s leading business organisation has written to the Prime Minister ahead of the G7 summit to ask for leadership in helping businesses build a more sustainable future for trade that...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 08.06.21
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Upcoming events

Great Bristol 10K and Half Marathon

GREAT BRISTOL RUN Join #TeamEmpire for the Great Bristol Run as we return to the South West’s...

19th September 2021
Bristol
Great Bristol 10K and Half Marathon

The Zoom Quiz to end all Zoom Quizzes!

Re-connect in person with your team and celebrate the lifting of lockdown by entering the Empire...

1st July 2021
The Zoom Quiz to end all Zoom Quizzes!

Mobius Works charity golf day

Join us for the Mobius Golf Day to help transform young lives! The Mobius charity golf event...

22nd June 2021
Bristol
Mobius Works charity golf day

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

CHSW Business Club 2021

Children’s Hospice South West are looking for 100 businesses to join our new CHSW Business Club in 2021, our 30th year.

We're Hiring! Become our Careers Coach!

We are looking for someone enthusiastic about supporting and empowering low income and ethnic minority young people to enhance their success in car