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...to Shrewsbury Business Chamber, a non-profit making organisation run by its members, for the benefit and improvement of its members, the town of Shrewsbury and its surrounding environs, and the local community as a whole. This website is hosted by one of our members, Salop Computer Centre - we recommend them for all things IT - business, educational or home use; tablet, desktop or laptop!!!

We've been continually representing business in the Shrewsbury area since 1903, and have a dedicated executive committee who meet monthly to discuss all issues affecting business in our area. Click here to sign up.

Enter our Christmas Shop Window Competition...

Watch out for this year's Annual Christmas Shop Window Competition, organised jointly with Shropshire Newspapers, which is free for all shops in the town to enter.

Entries are sought for all four categories: Class 1Smaller Shops (up to 18’ total frontage); Class 2Larger Shops (over 18’ total frontage); Class 3Florists & Hairdressers; and Class 4 Charity Shops. Entry forms may be downloaded here; the final deadline for entries is Monday, 5th December 2016, with judging due to take place on Friday, 9th December and presentation of trophies at Hatchers Solicitors on Friday, 16th December.

Member news

A very warm welcome to new members Eleda Consultancy, Philip Davies Public Relations and Businesses for Children. They are featured in the latest Chamber newsletter... click on the e-newsletter link to view, and to add your name to the mailing list!!!

Networking events

For November's networking eve and AGM, which once again returns to our favourite Origins Restaurant, many tickets have already been snapped up via Eventbrite. This networking event, which features a presentation from Shropshire Council's Chief Executive Clive Wright and Leader Cllr Malcolm Pate, is free for all members; non-members are also welcome for a small charge of £5, to cover administration and catering - come and find out more about us! Click here to register, and to read about all of our events...

Our monthly networking events have been held at a number of venues including Origins Restaurant, Shrewsbury Town FC, Shrewsbury Flower Show, Salop Design, Sabrina Boat, Shrewsbury Museum, Shrewsbury Prison and Salop Leisure's Love Plants facility near Emstrey Island, all very well attended. Many of these events are FREE for members to attend, with a small administration fee of £5 for their guests and non-members - to find out the dates for the coming year, click here.

Executive committee meeting October 2016

The last meeting of the Executive Committee was held at the Shrewsbury Town Football Club on Wednesday, 19th October 2016. Among the items on the agenda discussed, as well as the usual subsidiary committee meetings & reports, were updates on the LEP, Shrewsbury Bid and the Shropshire Business Board; the continuing progress of University Centre Shrewsbury; the Shrewsbury Integrated Transport Package; the expansion of the Chamber Magazine with further advertisers coming forward; and upcoming Chamber networking meetings for the upcoming year. Local business trends and current issues were also discussed.

We always welcome valuable input from members, which helps shape the Chamber's priorities for the future of our local economy. Click here for forthcoming executive meeting dates...