Start-Up Membership

This new package is aimed at companies that have been trading for less than two years. It is designed to teach new businesses a range of essential skills as well as to offer a first taste of networking aimed at growing your business:

Start-up is the first scale of membership, and comes with a host of benefits for businesses looking to grow. Members can gain access to exclusive Chamber events, gain profile exposure in Chamberlink magazine and attend free growth workshops provided by the Chamber's Growth Hub. Businesses at the beginning of their corporate journey who are looking to expand their network are ideal candidates for Chamber start-up membership.

Still not sure if this is the right package for you? Find out more by calling our team on 0845 603 6650 or click here to submit an enquiry. Terms and conditions apply to all levels of Chamber membership. For full details, click here.

Apply to become a member

£200 + VAT (annual cost)*

*You will not be asked for payment until our team has reviewed your application.

Perfect for:
  • Businesses trading for less than one year
Exclusive benefits:
  • Access to bi-monthly start-up workshops on variety of business topics
  • Monthly start-up e-newsletter with signposting and business support for start-up businesses
  • Access to member events calendar with over 100 complimentary (for members only) events per year
  • Promotion of your organisation’s news and stories in our Chamberlink daily e-newsletter (distribution 15k) and Chamberlink magazine (4k printed)
  • Promotion of offers and services via our Member 2 Member Online Marketplace
  • Boost your SEO and brand profile by submitting a blog for the Chamber website
  • Use of the ‘proud member’ Chamber logo for your website and marketing material
  • Access to the online member directory
  • NEW Promotion of your organisation to the Chamber’s social media followers (members can submit their own video) via 30 second Member Spotlight video
  • NEW Monthly prize draw with 5 members per month selected to receive a free event sponsorship or website advertising to the value of £500
  • Access to free business support resources such as the Quarterly Business Report, Chamber Manifesto, Birmingham Economic Review, Regional Economic Snapshots and more
  • Discount on Chamber services (e.g. up to 50% off Export Documentation, and 20% off other services including Chamber Training and Translations & Interpreting)
  • Monthly delivery of printed Chamberlink magazine
  • Access to Chamber affiliate benefits including;
  • 24/7 access to HR & Legal helpline
  • Access to BHSF discount site for hundreds of online and high street discounts for your employees
Apply to become a member