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Welcome to the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce

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2.3 billion
people live in commonwealth countries compared to 500 million in the EU
countries are in the commonwealth
9%
of UK exports go to the Commonwealth compared to around 44% to the EU
By 2020, it is forecast that the Commonwealth will have one billion middle class consumers

 

Welcome to the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce (GBCCC) the tenth division of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC), offers a membership-based international gateway for firms wishing to develop bilateral trade opportunities in Commonwealth countries.

We believe that the Commonwealth represents a largely untapped market, and one which has been overshadowed by the UK’s relationship with the European Union. Currently, the EU accounts for 44 per cent of all UK exports, while Commonwealth countries make up only nine per cent.

The new trade initiative is designed to help members develop trade links with Commonwealth countries and includes a major events programme focusing on Commonwealth knowledge transfer and trading opportunities.

The GBCCC, whose founder patrons are Aston University Birmingham, also promotes local businesses to Commonwealth countries through its connections with overseas High Commissions and Consulates in the UK, British diplomatic posts overseas and British Chambers of Commerce overseas.

Russell Jeans
Chief Operating Officer

Find out more about us below and if you have any questions we’d love to hear from you: gbccc@birmingham-chamber.com or 0845 603 6650.


 

Just a few benefits...

Networking opportunities

Interested in meeting a particular business/industry? Enjoy 50 complimentary member events per year across the group saving up to £1000 on Chamber events compared to non-member prices. Events range from networking to speaker events, topical business seminars to large business dinners which attract key businesses and decision makers from across the region

Marketing opportunities

Take advantage of a number advertising and sponsorship opportunities, including events, across all of our digital publications, including ChamberlinkDaily. Our website also offers similar opportunities, capturing the attention of the 35,000+ readers who visit our site every month. Also sell your services using our online member marketplace

Media opportunities

Have your news, views and pictures included in our glossy monthly Chamberlink magazine and its daily sister publication ChamberlinkDaily, which goes out on-line to 16,000 business and individuals every morning. You could also have larger features on issues important to you considered for publication in the magazine and in on-line in blogs

Chamber services

Huge savings from all Chamber services including export documentation, translation services, data services and meeting/conference room hire

International & Business Support

Have access to exclusive policy and research reports, our 24-hour legal and HR helpline (FREE), fast access to our international specialist advisers and signposting to Growth Hub services

Chamber Partners

We team up with a number of partners to offer you even more benefits! Discounts include roadside assistance, healthcare plans and energy savings with Chamber Energy Solutions


 

Our price packages

Start-up

£200 +VAT

Annual Fee

standard

£500 +VAT

Annual Fee

premier

£1,000 +VAT

Annual Fee

1813 club

£3,000 +VAT

Annual Fee


 

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What to expect from our events

Across our ten divisions and over 250 events per year, the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce events calendar is one of the largest in the British Chambers network. Attend our events to:


  • Strengthen and make new relationships
  • Raise your profile
  • Open new opportunities for you and your business
  • Widen your support network
  • Share and expand your knowledge
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The Commonwealth Chamber is set to deliver major events programme focusing on Commonwealth knowledge transfer and trading opportunities. The event programme will range from informative sessions, high-profile speaker breakfast to seminars on bilateral trade support with regard to Commonwealth opportunities.


 

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