Edinburgh Chamber membership provides a wide range of benefits to your business including real savings and offers:
Edinburgh Chamber runs a busy and popular events programme, with a wide range of networking opportunities, from business breakfasts and high profile dinners, to speed networking and informal lunches.
As part of our ongoing commitment to developing communication with and for our members, we have our own comprehensive annual business directory, for members of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.
The annual Scottish Chambers of Commerce National Directory showcases Scottish business, providing a comprehensive catalogue of all affiliated Chamber members.
Members have the opportunity to upload their news stories onto the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce website which receives around 3000 hits per month. To upload your press release log in to the members section by clicking on the link above and follow the instructions, or contact the membership team on 0131 221 2999.
Dedicated Account Manager
Each member company has a dedicated account manager to help utilise the membership to its full potential, introduce you to like minded business at our networking events.
Business Comment, the Edinburgh Chamber's bi-monthly magazine, is packed with Edinburgh and Scottish business news and commentary. A copy of the magazine is sent to all Edinburgh member companies.
The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce seeks to influence policy at local and national level to create the best possible conditions for business.
Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce works hard to deliver policy representation for its members. Our campaigning work is channelled through a number of policy Groups, to which members can join or contribute.
Free specialist one-to-one and group mentoring support for businesses with growth potential. The Business Mentoring Scotland programme will help you take a new look at your business, and provide you with valuable input to make more informed better decisions.
Members have access to the members' area on the Chamber website which provides a number of unique services for members only including access to the members database, referral opportunity and much more!
Access to members Hub
The Edinburgh Chamber Members' Hub is the perfect place to meet clients, link up your laptop, use our PCs to do work or just relax!
Edinburgh Chamber members are entitled to a free business health check from our experienced consultants and business advisors. Our rolling programme of short cost-effective courses focuses on business growth, organisational effectiveness, international trade and personal development.
Edinburgh Chamber has teamed up with Qdos Consulting and Composite Legal Expenses to provide the Chamber HR human resource solution, backed up with legal expenses insurance cover.
The Chamber legal advice line service provides free 24-hour, seven days a week confidential advice on a comprehensive range of legal and accountancy matters.
Chamber Connect offers Chamber members business and leisure benefits specially negotiated for businesses as well as access to a range of nationwide discounts with leading business-to-business supplier brands.
Chamber Merchant Services offers members a quality service for processing debit and credit cards at extremely competitive rates, with discounted terminal hire and NO joining fee when taking Chip & PIN.
Utilitywise have partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to offer you a comprehensive energy management service. Utilitywise cover every aspect of your energy use, from helping get you the right energy deal, analysing and reducing your consumption to obtaining funding for energy saving projects they have everything covered.
If your business deals internationally, the Chamber Foreign Exchange service can help. Edinburgh Chamber is able to offer the UK's leading Foreign Exchange and international payments service with exclusive discounts and services to our members. Through our FSA regulated partner Moneycorp, Chamber Foreign Exchange provides our members with highly competitive exchange rates, low transfer fees and a level of service tailored to your business needs.
Available exclusively to members, the Chamber Primary Health Plan is an affordable way to make staff feel valued by helping them to access and pay for their essential healthcare.
Private health insurance is a benefit that could really make a difference to you - your family and your staff so to help our members we have entered into an agreement with Aviva Health U K Ltd & specialist broker Caledonian Health Solutions.
Taxi advertising is a cost effective way to infiltrate the city with your marketing message; taxis work hard day and night, following the crowd and literally delivering your campaign down every street! We are pleased to announce our partnership with Ubiquitous to offer members a fantastic discount. If you book for a month of taxi advertising you receive an additional 2 weeks of advertising free of charge (from November to March 2013Chamber members qualify for an exclusive advertising deal with two of Scotland's leading newspapers the Scotsman and Evening News as well as a number of discounted sponsorship and advertising opportunities.
Members have access to significant savings on international services as well as a wealth of international expertise.
The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce has a very active golf club with nearly 100 members. Membership of the golf club is open to all Edinburgh Chamber members. The golf club includes 9 outings a year with a chance to network and meet other businesses and make connections.
Members have the chance to use the member of Edinburgh Chamber logo on their marketing materials. For further information log into the members only section, by clicking on the link above.
The Chamber has joined forces with Spire Murrayfield Hospital, to offer a heavily discounted set of healthcare services to members.
We have extended our online marketing and communications by setting up a number of web-based networks, giving you more opportunities to share your views, make new contacts, seek advice, forge partnerships, find out what we're up to and market your business to us and each other.