Crawley & Gatwick Chamber of Commerce is a vibrant and active player for local business and the surrounding community. Crawley is ideally placed in an ever expanding regional business hub for commerce, leisure and development.
The transport links for the area are excellent for national and local travel with Gatwick Airport being on our doorstep and fabulous rail and road links to both to the City of London and to the South Coast being easily accessible and just 40 minutes away. The area boasts many major international and national businesses basing their head office in the area such as Thales UK, Virgin Atlantic and new to the town is Nestle. The Chamber has regular monthly meetings where members are encouraged to network and do business with one another.
Why become a member?
- Friendly regular monthly meetings
- Professional organisation
- Networking opportunities
- A local voice
- Member to member discounts
- Links to other Chambers
- A variety of cross sector industry represented
- Website to further promote your business
As a member you will be able to promote your business to other members through our monthly breakfast and evening meetings. Members can also communicate their success stories through the website and newsletter.
The Chamber offers opportunities to present your business at our events to other members. We encourage members to trade locally and offer benefits to other members of the Chamber.
We have strong links with other Chambers throughout Surrey and Sussex and actively promote their events to our members.
You may visit us twice before joining the Chamber and just pay for your breakfast of £14 per head. If you decide to join us on an annual basis we will then refund the price of the last breakfast you attended.
Our monthly breakfast meetings tend to be the last Wednesday in a month – but please do check the website for updates, other meetings and the latest news items.
The Chamber hosts a number of useful workshops where advice and support is given to members to help local businesses grow. The topics for these workshops are chosen by our Members.
A voice for the development of Crawley
As an organisation we represent member’s views and aspirations for the town both locally and on a regional basis.
We keep our members updated on developments and tactical action plans being developed by the local authority via our web site and newsletter.
You, as a member, will have the opportunity to comment and influence local decisions being made. You will be invited to attend events where you can directly ask questions, make constructive criticisms and voice your support for local initiatives.
The Chamber regularly contributes to and supports the overall wellbeing of the local community. Members are encouraged to take an active part in engaging with voluntary and community initiatives. We are a strong advocate in helping young people to grow into a potential workforce and leaders of tomorrow and fully support ‘Young Start-up talent’ a local initiative to encourage young entrepreneurs in the local area.