Build your brand with the Chamber
To grow, your business needs to be put in front of the right people, at the right time with the right message – as often as possible.
It’s not always easy to decide where to plan your marketing efforts – and too often companies fall into the trap of a ‘spray and pray’ strategy.
Devon & Plymouth Chamber not only has a proven track record of connecting businesses and growing organisations with genuine care, we have a ready made, highly engaged audience through our quality events programme and range of marketing channels.
Our Partnership Opportunities have been built to grow your brand – and our team are primed to help you do it.
WHAT WE OFFER
We strive to ensure our calendar is packed with events where businesses learn, collaborate and build powerful new connections. By partnering at our events, we put your business in a spotlight to be seen by peers and potential customers across the region.
Our digital channels total over 40,000 highly engaged followers and our website is visited by thousands every month. Plus, our Profile magazine is a coffee table staple and our podcast is one of the UK's most popular business listens.
Our prized email list is 1,800 strong and is packed with business leaders and decision makers. We help you go straight to their mailbox with your message - our average email open rate is a sought after 30%.
Check out our packages
With a large following across all of our social media and communications platforms and our Profile magazine reaching hundreds of businesses throughout the South West, we can offer your business the opportunity to showcase your brand and help potential customers get to know you! Packages start at £250.
Our weekly newsletter (Chamber Bytes) is promotes the good news of our members and supports organisations in the South West to feel connected and informed. Our digital platforms reach over 40,000 business individuals so becoming a Chamber Bytes Partner is an opportunity for you to amplify your customer interaction. The package is perfect for businesses looking to increase their brand reach or to promote a campaign, event or achievement. This partnership starts at £750.
Solus emails/e-shots are bespoke e-shots sent out to our database that can be used to promote your business, an upcoming event or any other story you would like to get out to other businesses. Solus emails are only sent out on a Tuesday and require a (no more than 500) word summary, any imagery (png or jpeg format only). If you are on the Essential or Essential Plus package the member rate is £150.
Infiniti Media maximises the opportunities for brands by providing our high-quality journal which is given to our members and speakers. We have received amazing feedback about them, and they are used widely across our membership. Your advertisement would feature in the first pages so your brand would be seen by the top people in business.
‘In Conversation with…’ is the monthly podcast produced by Fresh Air Studios and presented by Stuart Elford, Chief Executive of the Devon & Plymouth Chamber, with an engaged following in regional business. It tells stories of local businesses, the people they involve, their customers and their stories. With over 44,000 listens, and subscribers across the major platforms, the channel is growing in audience. This podcast was also in the top 25% most shared globally in 2022.
Chamber Profile is the only dedicated quarterly business publication in Devon. The readership includes thousands and is strategically mailed out to company heads across Devon, ensuring your advertising message is seen by the key decision makers of the region. Produced by Cornerstone Vision Ltd, Chamber Profile promotes successful enterprises and companies, while providing advice and support for fledgling and growing businesses.
Chamber Profile is the quarterly magazine for Devon & Plymouth Chamber members and associated organisations. Plymouth based publishers, Cornerstone Vision, have extensive local knowledge, rooted in more than twenty years publishing and advertising service to businesses in the region – they understand your local context. Advertising starts at £450.
The International Trade team at Devon & Plymouth Chamber has powered international sales for hundreds of businesses in our region. We’re here to help you take advantage of exciting opportunities postBrexit and supply your products around the world. To become an International Trade Partner you will be the top feature in our International Trade newsletter as well as being recognised in our email signature and many more exciting benefits.
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Partnering with us for the 30 Under 30 campaign is a great opportunity to show your support as an organisation for the rising talent in the area and next generation of leaders. As attracting and retaining talented employees has never been more challenging, partnering with us will strengthen your brand by being at the forefront of developing and recognising the next generation of talent and leaders, and as a progressive, forward-thinking organisation. Partnership costs £2500.
The Devon & Plymouth Chamber Awards has grown into one of the most prestigious events in the business calendar. The sought-after awards are expertly judged and culminate with a glittering ceremony where members of the Chamber are honoured for their success and innovation. The Awards programme takes in months of promotion, nominating, shortlisting, and judging in the build-up to the day itself. This is an opportunity to be associated with one of the most positive and well recognised business awards in the South West. The winners then go through to the National British Chamber of Commerce Awards. Category partnership starts at £1500.
Chamber Connect is the perfect event for our members develop a better understanding of the Chamber's many benefits and how they can help businesses. If you are currently partnering with us to deliver a member benefit or service or wan to connect with businesses across the county, this would be the perfect series of events to sponsor. Chamber Connect alternates between virtual and in person and occurs monthly. Partnership costs £1200.
Devon Business Brunch events across the county are themed around a range of relevant and informative topics. Held in different locations around Devon, these events offer a wide range of coverage and include a variety of guests from different areas and sectors. Throughout the year our Devon Business Brunch events continue to be a fun and interactive way for business to connect. Partnership for 5 events is £1800.
The Devon Business Show offers hundreds of the region’s businesses and entrepreneurs the opportunity to connect with exhibitors and attendees. It is renowned as a highlight of the business calendar in Devon and has previously seen just under 1000 guests. Main sponsorship prices for 2023 are the same as 2022 or lower. Prices start from £378.
The Crunchy Breakfast includes networking and topics you can bite right into. There are six events per year and they are held at the Crowne Plaza in Plymouth. Each event is themed around relevant and topical subjects which furnish attendees with several top tips to take into their own businesses. Partnership for 5 events is £1800.
The Chamber host a series of unique and engaging Green Breakfast Networking events throughout the county which are all focussed on sustainability support for business, strategies and so much more. These morning events are an opportunity to listen to a variety of experts as well as network with individuals who share the same goal. If you are looking to spread your brand and company awareness as well as showing your commitment to Net Zero, then this event is perfect. Partnership for 5 events is £1800.
City Conversations is our flagship, invitation-only event for senior business leaders. It provides a series of informative and strategic updates from around the city. This exclusive event brings together business individuals with an ambition to make the city a better place to live and do business, and helping you horizon plan. Partnership for 5 events is £1800.
County Conversations is our Devon focused flagship event and covers a range of strategically important topics, projects and achievements throughout the county. Our ever-popular breakfast meeting provides a platform for business leaders to hear from senior figures in the public and private sectors. If you are looking to spread your brand and company awareness to business leaders throughout the South West, then this is the event to sponsor! Partnership of 5 events is £1800.
Pitch and Procure gives enterprising businesses a chance to showcase their products and services to major procuring organisations and a large audience of other businesses. It opens up opportunities to engage directly with them, and to potentially enter the tendering process. Pitchers have 3 minutes to present one slide to the panel and procurers can choose which businesses, if any, they wish to further conversations with. Partnership for these events is £895.
This annual event is the perfect festive end to the year where guests can come together and enjoy a delicious lunch whilst reflecting on the past year. As well as a celebration of the successes of the year, this is an excellent opportunity for guests to connect with other businesses operating across Devon. Partnership for this event is £500.
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