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We help businesses like yours perform better with excellent connections, truly useful events and expert support


Much more than simply networking

Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce is the largest network of businesses in the South West – small, medium and large organisations who want to be better at business.

We help you connect with other businesses, support your company’s growth with our expertise and use our knowledge to help you succeed, all while campaigning on your behalf.

We provide business support, events & training and unparalleled expertise in everything from access to grant funding to international trade.

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1. Connect

We take making connections seriously. We can help grow your network contact by contact, relationship by relationship – so your business grows. We do it at your pace, introducing you to the people you need to meet. Don’t waste your time at meaningless networking events stuffed with sales pitches – let us guide you to making the right connections.

'We are thrilled to partner with the Devon Chamber of Commerce to help us connect and create meaningful conversations with our local business community. Their fantastic range of events offer brilliant insights and introductions for us. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them and will be happy to speak with anyone considering a membership.'
Ollie Jackman
Agile Comms

2. Grow

Your business deserves bespoke support for growth – high quality events, coaching, legal & HR support and a wealth of connections to aid your journey.

We also provide dedicated advice and qualified support from our International Trade team to help you reach new markets and will promote your business through our extensive communication channels.

'The Chamber has enabled us to engage with potential clients in particular in renewable energy and the Net Zero agenda. The team has enhanced our engagement with Plymouth University, in research and recruitment. Both are starting to show signs of benefit'
Ivor Humphrey
Frazer Nash consultants

3. Succeed

We’re committed to providing you with relevant and dynamic support and solutions, designed to help you meet the business challenges of the modern world.

We’re determined to do all we can to support you and your employees in growing your business, increasing profitability and achieving your goals.

Being part of the Chamber and its developing network will strengthen your own business’ voice and profile with other members, in Devon and beyond. 

Better businesses in Devon help all of us.


Events that connect you to success

Our events programme features more than 100 occasions a year when you can make contacts and build new relationships, raise your company’s profile with like-minded business people, learn crucial business skills and be kept up-to-date on important topics and regional developments. We also have fun doing it!

You can view all our events in our full listings and browse our flagship annual events in our Events section.


Devon Networking

We are about People, Planet and Purpose

Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce is built around three core principles that support our vision for a truly green Blue & Green Economy that we can all thrive in.

People is about inclusive recruitment, employment, skills, education and training.

Planet is about achieving Net Zero, working towards Sustainable Development Goals, clean growth and transport.

Purpose is about doing business that has positive social impact, creates employment and sustainable growth.

Where these intersect is ‘good business’, which is proven to be productive and profitable, and the Chamber intends to be at the heart of that

News & resources

Stay up to date with the region’s key business stories plus tales of entrepreneurial success in our news section.

You can also view our growing Resources section, packed with hints, tips, advice and thought leadership from Devon’s business leaders and sought-after contributors.


The drive for change in the global maritime industry

China Fleet Country Club leads the way in sustainability with new solar PV installation

Driving the future with BMW i at Ocean

How Low Carbon Devon is helping county’s businesses step into green economy

Want to know more about who our members are? Browse our directory

Introducing 'In Conversation With...'

Listen to the latest episodes of the ‘In Conversation With…’ podcast hosted by Chamber CEO Stuart Elford.

In this series of inspiring interviews, we find out what makes business leaders, influencers and owners across the South West tick, their plans and their ambitions and their hopes for the region.

Hear the region’s business and strategic leaders discuss the stories of their lives and topics at the heart of Devon’s business community.

We also talk to members of the Chamber to find out about their businesses – their highs, lows, plans and hints and tips.

Produced in association with Westcotts by Fresh Air Studios.

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Profile magazine

Our quarterly magazine Profile features in-depth coverage of the region’s issues, initiatives and success stories of businesses and entrepreneurs.

It’s delivered to hundreds of offices and workplaces, and all our members have opportunities to be featured in one of Devon & Plymouth’s best read business publications.

Be part of something bigger

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Chamber members are three times more likely to survive – and thrive – than other businesses. If you’re ready to join now – click the link below to get started. 

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