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Enjoy a 30-day FREE trial of our Membership!

We’ve selected the services you can really benefit from within 4 weeks to develop yourself and kick-start your business.

All absolutely and wonderfully, free. 
*Only available to Non-members

What do you get?

We’ve hand picked some of our most popular services for you to trial! 

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Access to 1 free place on our popular ‘introduction to Digital Marketing’ online course normally only accessible to Members 

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Access to 1 free online lunchtime networking event bi-weekly (up to 2* over 30 day trial) normally only accessible to Members

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Access to our huge range of informative free webinars. Designed to equip you with fresh knowledge and skills covering a broad range of subjects

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Exclusive Member-only hints, tips and essential advice and downloads for businesses and employers looking to restart, recover and rebuild (via email)

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Preferential publishing of articles on our online News pages. Ideal for those looking to raise their profile within the region and beyond. Average monthly traffic of 78,000 visitors

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Social media follow from our accounts with a combined following of over 10,000

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Social media shout-out and new Member profile online

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Be a part of a 1500-strong network of Members 

What is included with a full Patron Membership?

Services include:

Includes all Gold and Strategic level services and additionally:

11. Exclusive invitations
Invitations to key local and national events in the Chamber calendar, including; 

  • H&W Manifesto launch dinner
  • British Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference
  • British Chamber of Commerce International Trade Conference.

12. West Midlands Patron networking

Invitations to c. 5 West Midlands regional networking events p.a, to engage with Strategic Business Leaders from other parts of the geography.

13. Priority selection

Where relevant to your business goals, you will receive priority selection for sponsorship opportunities, topical roundtable discussions and Houses of Parliament trips to Westminster.

14. Sponsorship opportunities

With a trusted and respected brand and targeted exposure, sponsorship partnerships present a fantastic opportunity to align your brand with ours. Patron members will be the first group to be offered these opportunities.  

15. Chamber Website

Our Members Directory displays all 1500 of our members for you to search and contact. Patron are recognised on the home page – https://hwchamber.co.uk/ 

16. Chamber Promotion

Patron members are acknowledged on our letterhead, presentations and in our Worcestershire office reception. 

17. Business Direction

The Chamber’s very own publication, Business Direction is the main business communication in the two counties. Patron members receive an editorial piece in Business Direction Magazine announcing your company as a new Patron, and a guaranteed editorial piece in each of the 6 editions.  

18. One complimentary table of 10 to the annual Chamber Business Awards

This high profile black tie event brings together over 680 of the two counties’ most significant business leaders. The Awards are recognised as the highlight of the regions business calendar.

19. Designated Senior Account Director and Annual Plan

Our Business Engagement Director will Account Manage all Patrons to ensure that you gain full value within your Patron membership. This will include setting out an annual delivery plan specific to your business aims and quarterly visits to review progress.

 

What is included with a full Strategic Membership?

Services include:

Includes all Gold level services and additionally:

1. Business Leaders Network

Strategic members have exclusive access to our high profile networking group, “Business Leaders”. This platform offers privileged Strategic members unique opportunities to; network with the area’s most experienced and well respected business leaders, make influential connections, forge relationships for partnership working and share best practice. We have c.10 Business Leaders events per year:

  • 4 Dinners
  • 2 Chamber Business Expo Breakfasts
  • 2 Race days (Herefordshire and Worcestershire)
  • 2 Additional events (Herefordshire and Worcestershire)

2. Exclusive invitations to sporting events/lunches/dinners 

Invitations to key sporting events across the two counties, and invitations as a Chamber guest to lunches and evening events. The Chamber has an enviable reputation for using corporate hospitality events as a powerful environment to facilitate bespoke introductions that we know our Strategic members value.

3. Training courses

Strategic members receive a 30% discount on all of our public training courses 

(excluding Bespoke Training).

4. Bank of England invitations

Strategic members will receive priority invitations to Bank of England events with senior officials from the Bank of England. A rare opportunity to represent the Herefordshire and Worcestershire business economy, feed into the Bank of England’s summary reports on business conditions in the UK and put your specific questions to the officials.

5. Sponsorship opportunities

With a trusted and respected brand and targeted exposure, sponsorship partnerships present a fantastic opportunity to align your brand with ours. Strategic members will be  offered these opportunities as a priority.

6. Royal visits

Strategic members are amongst those that are selected to be put forward to participate in Royal visits. Due to its far reaching network and involvement in innovative projects, the Chamber has been privileged to help put forward nominations and help facilitate visits from members of the Royal family. 

7. Chamber Website

Our Members Directory displays all 1500 of our members for you to search and contact. Strategic members are given priority listing and also can be found on a dedicated page – https://hwchamber.co.uk/about-us/our-strategics/ 

8. Business Direction

The Chamber’s very own publication, Business Direction is the main business communication in the two counties. Strategic members receive an editorial piece in Business Direction Magazine announcing your company as a new Strategic member, and priority is given to publishing your editorials. 

9. One complimentary ticket to the annual Chamber Business Awards

This high profile black tie event brings together over 680 of the two counties’ most significant business leaders. The Awards are recognised as the highlight of the regions business calendar.

10. Designated Senior Account Manager

To ensure that you gain full value within Strategic membership you have a designated Senior Account Manager with key relationships with the whole Strategic members network. Your Account Manager will meet with you twice a year and will work with you to understand your business objectives, barriers to growth and further assistance the Chamber can offer. 

What is included with a full Gold Membership?

Services include:

    FREE inclusive services include:
  • FREE 24 Hour Legal Helpline / Website / Documentation
  • FREE 24 Hour HR Helpline / Website / Documentation
  • FREE 24 Hour Health and Safety Helpline / Website / Documentation
  • FREE 24 Hour Tax Helpline / Website / Documentation
  • FREE Legal Expenses Insurance (£1 million cover)
  • FREE Use of HW Chamber ‘Member of’ Logo
  • FREE Business Direction Magazine (bi-monthly)
  • FREE PR, website and social media opportunities to raise your profile
  • FREE Chamber Business Insight Newsletter
  • FREE Chamber Area Newsletter – Herefordshire and Worcestershire
  • FREE Online Business Directory listing for your business
  • FREE Online Business Directory search – 1,500+ businesses
  • FREE Opportunity to promote Member to Member offers
  • FREE Entry to the local H&W Chamber Awards and National Chamber Awards
  • FREE Entry to the 2 Chamber Expo’s
  • FREE 170+ Networking Events
  • FREE Sector Focused Networking Forums and Conferences
  • FREE Speaker Opportunities
  • FREE 2 places on half day Digital Marketing course 
  • FREE Phone Line and Account Manager
  • FREE Business Support
  • FREE International Trade Updates and Advice
  • FREE Policy Updates, Lobbying and Advice

 

Discounted Services:

  • Training Courses (50+ course titles)
  • 50% off your first full days training 
  • Chamber Business Expo stand hire 
  • Chamber Business Awards tickets
  • Regional Networking Events
  • 50% discount on EC Certificates of Origin, ATR and EUR1 export documentation
  • Import and Export Training Courses (21 course titles)
  • Import and Export Customs Declarations
  • Translation Services
  • Roadside Assistance (AA)
  • Chamber Foreign Exchange (Moneycorp)
  • Chamber Primary Health Cash Plan (Westfield)
  • Chamber Business Healthcare Plan (Axa).

Hear from our Members

“Chamber Membership has delivered a wealth of support to our growing business and we’ve certainly maximised our Membership and our clients’ too. Together with our clients, we’ve featured in BD Magazine and also placed pieces for our clients: looking at forward features to ensure the right fit and see articles showcased in the regular publication, online in Member News and via social media streams. 

It’s a no-brainer for businesses locally” 

Ruby Edwards

Gold Member, You Do Better PR

“The H&W Chamber is an incredibly proactive Chamber that allows businesses to form genuine, useful connections. As a Patron Member we receive full support and exposure and work together as a partnership. They host a huge variety of events, networking and training sessions ensuring there is something for all Members to get back from their Membership. I would highly recommend having a chat with them if you are looking to make connections and grow your business”

Emily Rowe

Patron Member, Bishop Fleming

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30-day access

By signing up for a free trial, you get access to some of our most popular services.

We hand-picked these specifically as the ones you can get the most benefit and exposure from within 4 weeks.

Join 1500 other businesses

We know that you will love being a part of our network. Share ideas, best practice and make connections that you may never have been able to, all for free for 30-days.

We think you’ll love it.

And after the trial ends?

At the end of the trial, you decide whether you’ve seen enough or you would like to unlock the enormous range of services and support that is included in either a 12 or 6 month Membership from as little as £22.50 per month!

This offer is for a limited time only and has been designed to support businesses in their restart and recovery.

Start a free trial today!

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