Plymouth Chamber of Commerce

Chamber welcomes £360m investment for London to Cornwall train fleet

Plymouth & Devon Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the Government’s announcement, made today, giving the go ahead to a £360million investment in state of the art trains between London and Cornwall.

The deal comes following a letter written by Plymouth & Devon Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, Peter Hartland, to Devon MP’s earlier this summer, urging them to reach a positive...

Read all about it - getting media coverage for your business

Editorial coverage of your business is more highly regarded by your target audiences than advertising alone.

By thinking about how you can make your business make news and sending it to the right media, you can get coverage for your business for free.

You know your business better than anyone else, so by learning how to write news releases and send them to the right journalists you can increase the value of your marketing efforts.

The day will start with an exercise to get you focused on your business and who your key customers are, so that you can define which...

Regional growth fund success for Plymouth City Deal

Businesses in Plymouth and the west country peninsula will benefit from £4 million funding awarded to the Plymouth City Deal partnership.

A Regional Growth Fund bid from Plymouth University, backed by other Plymouth City Deal partners including Plymouth City Council, the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP and the Plymouth...

Free 'Ask the Expert' sessions at Plymouth Business Show 2013

Free ‘Ask the Expert’ advice sessions on a range of topics are to be held at the Plymouth Business Show 2013 . Anyone at the show will be able to claim a free 15 minute one-to-one consultation with an expert, during which they will receive personalised information and advice.

Plymouth Business Show 2013, which is being held on Wednesday 26 June at Plymouth Pavilions, is the first of...

From Plymouth UK to Plymouth MA

A delegation from Plymouth UK will be heading stateside as part of a mission to strengthen trade and tourism links and help cement the special relationship between the two Plymouths.

Plymouth, Massachusetts will be welcoming representatives from Plymouth, UK as part of a five-day visit from 20 May.

The visit will include a formal reaffirmation of the strong links between the...

Small businesses meet Gary Streeter MP for Q&A event

MP Gary Streeter, MP for South West Devon, took to the floor at a business event last month to answer questions from small businesses in a unique open discussion forum.

The breakfast event, organised by Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, took place at the National Marine Aquarium on Thursday 21 March and attracted over 30 small businesses from Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall.


Distinguished guests attend Plymouth Chamber annual dinner

Business delegates turned out in force earlier this month for Plymouth Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Dinner, which featured a compelling speech from Josephine Fairley, Co-founder of UK-based chocolate company, Green & Black’s.

Over 150 representatives from businesses around the South West attended the distinguished black-tie event, held on the evening of Friday 15 March...

Speaker of the House to open City College business event

An event being held in Plymouth next month looking at EU legislation and how it affects businesses, will include a discussion panel of high-profile experts and an opening presentation from the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow.

The event is being held at lunchtime on Friday 19 April 2013 at City College Plymouth and will give local business leaders the chance to engage in...