We provide members a range of high quality professional services to assist you in running your business effectively and efficiently. Our aim is to provide support when and where you need it.
Whether you are looking for help with marketing, access to business finance, trading internationally, advice on employing staff or developing a Business Plan, the Chamber will be able to point you in the right direction.
Chamber products and services are available to members of the Chamber as part of our membership packages, but we are also pleased to offer a wide range of support to businesses across Hampshire through our pioneering projects and programmes.
Raising your business profile
At Hampshire Chamber we are well-equipped to help you raise the profile of your business across various media, including our monthly Business News Magazine, (editorial and advertising opportunities), Member E-shots, bespoke sponsorship packages, hosting an event, or by the Chamber’s social media networks and Chamber Member Offers. We provide:
- Accurate, up-to-date data to support your Business-to-Business promotion
- Business-to-Business audience accessibility through Chamber Mail-shots
- Regular updates and details of newly formed registered companies
- Bespoke marketing support – e-shots, mail-out, magazine profile
- Free electronic copy of the membership database to all full members (does not in include email addresses)
Meeting business contacts through events and informal social gatherings is one of the most successful methods of networking.
To help expand your business contacts and give you access to potential customers and suppliers, the Chamber holds regular well attended networking events, business exhibitions, social functions and other high profile business events throughout the year. All our speakers come from local member businesses who want to share their experiences to help you develop your business.
Business Strategy Group Structure
The Chamber’s International Trade Centres provide essential tools to help you trade easily and efficiently overseas. With dedicated helpdesks in Basingstoke and Fareham, our team can help you move into global markets.
All Chamber members can benefit with up to 50% DISCOUNT on documentation fees (Certificates of Origin, EUR1s & ATA Carnets). You can submit your documents using one of our electronic platforms, eCert or essCert.
“I cannot thank you all enough, for the excellent service (international trade) you all provide and you’re all extremely helpful and nothing is too much trouble.”
Dennis Holden from Ecu Worldwide
“A short note of ‘thanks’ for arranging the visit to the House of Commons yesterday. Excellent company and interesting facts throughout the day, I also made some valuable connections for my work at the university.”
Madeline Morton, University of Portsmouth
“I would like to say a big thank you for all the support that we have received from the Chamber. David has been so helpful and knowledgeable. This is a big project for us so it has been important to provide our end client with the correct documentation. So far so good. There is some way to go yet.”
Colin Brooks Design & Projects
“Recently I have signed my business up to become a Hampshire Chamber of Commerce member. We joined the Chamber as it is a trusted body within the business industry. The Chamber organises some fantastic networking meeting, training and events for local businesses. I believe the support of the Chamber will help us to grow our business.”
Debbie Loveridge, Owner of Perpetual Flowers
“We’ve finally got around to sending out our emailer campaign to the list you provided, our own top targets and a Solent 250 list we created in house. I thought you would want to know that the Chamber list performed extremely well with consistently high open rates, well above industry average.”
Karen Tyrrell MCIM, Client & Communications Manager, Lakeside North Harbour
“Can I just say that the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce is most probably one of the best I have come across and that you and your team do a fantastic job.”
Lynne Hutcheon, Hutcheon Examination Services
“The Chamber of Commerce has helped me to efficiently network within Hampshire and raise the profile of our organisation. The events are always efficiently organised, imaginative and the staff are welcoming.”
Natalie Hutchins, The Sailors Society
“Well done to all the team at HCC on organising the recent event entitled Talking Business Conference. As with previous HCC events, it was well attended and organised. I recently joined the Chamber earlier this year and have found the events I have attended most useful, not only in their content, but also the introduction to new contacts”
Mark Kelly, Sales Manager, Clipper Ventures
“We are enjoying being in the Chamber and as well as networking have enjoyed trips to The Warrior and Danebury Vineyard, so you guys are doing a great job.”
Gordon Thornton, TM TAX LIMITED
“I thought that it was a really good event, and one to repeat. Wonderful planetarium presentation, decent breakfast and two good contacts. What’s not to like!”
Antony Fanshawe,Director, FPN Chartered Accountants
Cost Savings for your business and your employees
Our Chamber Member Offers scheme provides a wealth of discounts on both Business-to-Business and business-to-consumer products and services.
We also offer a range of benefits as part of your membership which includes:
- Business Insurance
- Fuel Cards
- Information & Advice
- Legal Advice/Requirements
- Utilities Review and Energy Management