Introduction to The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce
The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce represents around one hundred businesses from the local area and is the only organisation to provide an inclusive forum that brings together business owners, the Town Council, West Berkshire Council and other key stakeholders in the area.
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What is the Chamber of Commerce?
The Chamber has an elected executive committee, who are members of the Chamber. The committee set the programme of events for the year, hold regular meetings and represent their members in the larger community and particularly with local and district councils, local organisations and community partnerships.
Our aims are to:
Promote and provide links and opportunities between local businesses through regular informal meetings.
To promote Hungerford as a commercial and retail centre.
Encourage inward investment.
To represent the views, concerns and needs of local businesses including local retailers.
To host business and social functions which bring the local business community together.
Why should I join the Chamber ?
To maximise your business opportunities through networking
Inclusion on this website
Trade discounts from fellow members
Links with other local organisations
Advice, help and support from other local businesses
Discounted advertising and marketing
To ensure that your views are represented when decisions about your town are made
Make a difference to the town with community involvement
And last but not least a great way to meet local business people in a social atmosphere!
Do I have to attend meetings?
No! But it’s a great way to meet people, keep up to date with what’s happening in the town and more often or not a drink or two and some food is involved.
Our meetings, which are very well attended are always lively and informative are generally held on the first Thursday of the month at various venues around the town. We keep members informed through this website, regular emails and our notice board, under the railway bridge, in the town.
Can I come to a meeting if I am not a member?
Yes! We encourage businesses to attend a few meetings to see at first hand what the benefits of membership are.
How much does it cost to join?
The cost of membership is reviewed every year and currently is set at £50.
If you would like to join or find out more about the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce, call 07540 722128 or email Chamber of Commerce for more information and feel free to come join us at our next meeting and see what we are about.