What does the Chamber offer for me?
- Networking benefits - The Chamber exists to allow businesses to come together, share ideas and make useful new contacts. Our members receive huge benefits from attending networking events and raising awareness of what their company does. The Chamber gives you the opportunity to meet new customers, make beneficial connections and create powerful networks for you and your business.
- Great events - We run business training events, networking events and social events. Our calendar runs year-round and we provide fantastic business events geared towards the wants and needs of the West Lothian business community
- Business Support Services - We have a business mentoring scheme and operate business services for members to give you access to useful contacts. For example, if you were writing a tender for an overseas contract, we would direct you to the right people to speak to.
- Chance to influence Business Legislation - Contribute to business legislation at a local, Scottish and UK level. The Chamber discusses and debates business legislative issues and takes a position on behalf of private-sector business. Members are invited to attend ‘Sunrise Forum’ breakfast meetings, amongst other events, featuring topical issues around business legislation.
- Special Member Offers - Receive discounts on many services through our exclusive ‘Chamber Membership Benefit Scheme’.
- Opportunities to promote your company - Through the Chamber you can promote your services/products by representing your company at events and by using our services:
- Let us know about your company news or achievements and we’ll publish them on our website to give your company positive PR and raise awareness.
- Promote a particular offer (e.g. a summer offer or new product launch) in our newsletter or online.
- Join our membership benefit scheme and promote your company to a wide audience.
- Advertise on our website at discounted rates for members.
What else do members get?
- Free business listing on our website
- Free copy of Scottish Chamber of Commerce Business Directory (worth £300)
- Free listing in Scottish Chamber of Commerce Business Directory (which is received by over half of all private-sector companies in Scotland)
- Quarterly Magazine from the Chamber
- First to hear about upcoming events and new offers we are running
- Access to the member only part of the website
- Regular, monthly newsletter from the Chamber (including news, events and member offers)