Events and Training

The Ferndown Chamber of Commerce organises events specifically for the local business community to provide unique networking opportunities.
Our events are devised to offer your business the chance to raise your profile, create new business opportunities and drive success forward.
By joining the chamber you also get access to the Dorset Chamber of Commerce events and training as an affiliate member. The events are also significantly reduced as a member.

Please view the Events Calendar below for more information. To avoid disappointment please book early.

Bank of England Briefing – Coming Soon @ The Mirimar Hotel
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to extend a warm welcome to members of the Chamber, the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Personal Finance Society as it invites you to attend a briefing from Bank of England to give an ‘Overview and Outlook for the UK Economy’.

October Simply Networking @ Mercedes Benz Poole Holes Bay Road
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Dorset Chamber Members Only Event

Our October Simply Networking event will be taking place at the stunning Sandown Mercedes Benz of Poole showroom. This event is a fantastic opportunity to meet existing members, the Chamber Team and also to build your business profile with other Chamber members. The event includes a light breakfast with tea and coffee whilst enjoying some informal networking.

Sandown Mercedes Benz of Poole have kindly sponsored this event and look forward to welcoming Dorset Chamber members to their showroom.

This event is free for Dorset Chamber members to attend all you need to do is register online.

Please note: Due to the popularity of these events, numbers are restricted to 2 bookings per company.

Bookings will close at 2.00pm on Friday 29th September or when the event is fully booked. Please book before this date to avoid disappointment and guarantee your place.

Networking Skills Training @ Barclays, County Gates House
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Many business professionals know they need to network but aren’t sure how to do it effectively or comfortably. This fun and interactive session will be cover “The 7 Keys To Making Networking Work”.

By the end of the session you will have:
• Developed a personal networking plan
• Understood how to approach people easily
• Learnt about the different “types” of networkers
• Found an approach that feels right for you
• An insight into how to overcome any networking nerves
• Awareness around your networking strengths and weakness
• An understanding of the types of events that would suit you
• Learnt (and practiced in pairs) how to do 3 step simple a “one minute” talk

Dee Clayton of Simply Amazing Training, has been building her own training business since 2008 and when she first started admits to making most of the networking mistakes possible! After building a successful business in St Albans she relocated to Bournemouth meaning she had to build up her client base again. She knew networking was key and hence she distilled her top tips and techniques to making networking work meaning you get a shortcut to success and can avoid all those mistakes!!!

Delivered by Simply Amazing Training

Bookings will close at 2.00pm on Tuesday 10th October or when the event is fully booked. Please book before this date to avoid disappointment and guarantee your place.

Please note: All Dorset Chamber training seminars are on a pre-payment basis. A VAT Receipt will be issued upon receipt of payment. Places at seminars are confirmed at time of booking.

Events Cancellation Policy: Any places at our training seminars must be cancelled a minimum of 5 working days before the seminar in order to receive a full refund. Places cancelled after this, or no shows on the day, will not be refunded.