Bristol Chamber of Commerce

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

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.

  • Business West is a Certified B Corp

    In 2021, Business West became a Certified B Corp, which recognises us as a business that meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

  • Join the Chamber

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

  • Arrange a Zoom meeting

    Set up a virtual meeting to talk to one of the Membership team by Zoom or phone.

  • Need export documentation?

    Easy, simple and fast documentation for your exports.

  • Chamber FAQs

    We've put together the most frequently asked questions to help you understand more about Chamber membership, how it works and an overview of the benefits.

Latest from the Bristol chamber

Upcoming events

Net Zero: Busting Carbon Jargon

Tackling the climate emergency as a business can be difficult when the language and methods used...

15th March 2022
Bristol
Net Zero: Busting Carbon Jargon

Property Seminar Series 2022 - PKF Francis Clark

Join us for our much anticipated Property Seminar Series of 2022, bringing you the fundamental...

15th February 2022
Online
Property Seminar Series 2022 - PKF Francis Clark

Power of Visioning in Business

Free Power of Visioning in Businesses – Online Interactive Live Workshop. By PANDEK Group EVENT...

15th February 2022
Bristol
Power of Visioning in Business

New chamber members

Tenders & Opportunities

Dental Cabinetry Designer and Manufacturing Company For Sale

Hornblower has been instructed for the sale of a reputable bespoke dental cabinetry designer and manufacturer based in South West of England.

Free access to gifting platform Huggg (worth £249pm) for Business West Chamber Members

Send thoughtful Christmas gifts to your people, simply and securely in just a couple of clicks with our Christmas Chamber Member offer.