A Powerful and Valuable
Investment for any Business
Joining Dorset Chamber is a valuable and powerful investment for any business. Engaging with us and using membership to its full potential brings demonstrable business benefits.
Grow your profile, business and bottom line through extensive marketing opportunities across digital, print and experiential platforms.
Essential services such as HR, H&S, legal and tax cover included in your membership. Protect your bottom line through discounted services, special offers and access to funding.
Expand your network through events, introductions, wide reaching social networks and services. Available locally, nationally and globally
Join Dorset Chamber
We are Dorset’s leading business support organisation and offer solutions to help your business to:
- Grow – your market, your profile and your bottom line
- Protect – essential services such as HR, H&S, legal and tax cover included in your membership fee
- Connect – through events, introductions and wide reaching social networks, spanning the globe
- Save – exclusive low cost benefits and access to funding
- Lobby – We feed YOUR views to government, hold them to account and push for change
Dorset Chamber Membership – Packages and Prices
Our membership packages are flexible and designed to scale and support your business as it evolves. We offer packages suitable for start-ups, sole-traders and SMEs through to medium sized businesses and global brands.
You can browse the details of each package below. Alternatively, please call our membership team on 01202 714800 who can help you decide which is the best option for you.
All prices shown are per annum plus VAT
|Business Legal Expenses Insurance up to £100,000 per claim*|
|24hr Legal/HR/Health & Safety/VAT helpline|
|Business Buddy Scheme|
|Access to Dorset Chamber Training (online)|
|Access to Discounted schemes|
|Free business credit checks (T&Cs apply)||6||6||6||6|
|Personal welcome to Dorset Chamber on Social Media|
|Upload your news stories via the news portal to feature on the website|
|Active social media support of your brand, news and offers|
|Upload your Training or Workshop to feature on the website|
|Dedicated ‘Focus on Feature’ (interview with Dorset Chamber published on website and shared on social channels)|
|Dedicated ‘Focus on Feature’ (interview with Dorset Chamber CEO published in magazine, on website and shared on social channels)|
|Personal visit and PR opportunity with Dorset Chamber CEO|
|Listing in the magazine and online members’ directory|
|Editorial considered for Dorset Business Focus Magazine|
|Introduction to your business in the Dorset Focus Magazine||40||60||80||100||60|
|Copy of the Dorset Business Focus Magazine Mailed|
|Discounted Advertising rates in Dorset Business Focus Magazine|
|Dorset Chamber Membership Certificate|
|Access to ‘National Networking’ online meetings (quarterly)|
|Access to networking events (breakfast, lunch, dinner, walks, workshops)|
|Access to Business Leader events|
|Access to Member database and key contact|
|Access to Dorset Chamber LinkedIn Community Page|
|Stand at Dorset Chamber Business Expo event||Single|
|Tickets to Business Leader events (annually)||1||2|
|Upload Member-to-Member offers to be shared with the network on website or published in Dorset Business Magazine||Website||Website|
|Free use of boardroom at Chamber House per year||2||6||8||10||6|
If you’re ready to join, simply follow the link below, add your membership to the basket and follow the steps through the checkout. Our membership team will be in touch to help get you all set up, to get your details ready to upload and get you ready to meet the community.
We welcome all types of businesses and organisations from both the private and public sector; from businesses with just one person working from home to large, international corporate companies. We represent all businesses regardless of shape or size. We also offer preferential rates for registered Charities.
Dorset Chamber is an accredited member of the British Chambers of Commerce Network (BCC) representing a national network of 53 Chambers. As such, the Chamber adheres to the accreditation standards that are laid down by the BCC in relation to engagement with the business community; membership; financial health; governance and management and the regional, national and international development of the Chamber network.
Accreditation to the BCC provides access to national discounts and services as well as ensuring that the voice on business is heard at the highest levels within the UK and internationally.
No, membership is open to businesses wherever they are based. If you are looking to do business in Dorset, we can help you.
All employees of your company will be covered by the membership and therefore eligible for discounts on events and training. They will also able to access the legal advice, health advice telephone support numbers and various other member benefits.