Chamber FAQs

When businesses are considering joining the Chamber of Commerce network, they often have a number of questions. 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.*

* Answers to FAQs are correct at date of publication. Last updated 17 June 2020.

Can I send offers to and reach out to other chamber members?


How are Business West Chambers of Commerce connected with the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC)?

How many members do you have and what types of businesses can I connect with?


Which geographical areas do you cover? Can members be based anywhere in the country and join?

What are the benefits of becoming a member?

Do you have any discounted or alternative rates for start-up businesses or registered charities?


How often do you meet in terms of regular events for networking etc.? Can I join one as a trial?


Is the Chamber only for importers/exporters?


So in a nutshell, what can the Chamber offer my business?

Who can become a Chamber member?