Chamber CEO

CEO Perspective – October 2019

A brief insight to some of the many activities and areas of Kingston business life the Kingston Chamber is involved with and supporting, with our members and partners. Read more

CEO Perspective – June 2019

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans” John Lennon   I think we can all relate to that quote and certainly after 90 days as the new CEO of the Kingston Chamber of Commerce, that […] Read more

Big Turnout at Three Chambers Summer Party

Big Turnout at Three Chambers Summer Party Kingston, Merton and Wandsworth Chambers of Commerce joined together to host a summer networking event at the magnificent Warren House conference centre For the first time three nearby Chambers: Kingston, Merton and Wandsworth […] Read more

GDPR for exhibitors

For many exhibitors, the purpose of attending an exhibition is lead generation, the action of collecting business cards or contact details is therefore critical to that outcome. However the new GDPR regulations make it more difficult to simply use the data collected for marketing purposes. Read more

Reaction to the progress in the Brexit negotiations from German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce

German-British business community welcomes Brexit negotiations moving to the second phase but concerns remain The German-British business community welcomes progress in the Brexit negotiations, which is enabling them to move on to the second phase because only at this second […] Read more

Kingston Business Excellence Awards Winners Announced

Kingston’s future is bright thanks to its “vibrant” business community Kingston’s business community was saluted for its vibrancy and innovation at the glittering Gala Dinner of the Kingston Business Excellence Awards in association with British Land & USS. The fifth annual […] Read more

What does the snap announcement of a General Election mean for business?

On Tuesday 18th April, the Prime Minister Theresa May surprised us with the announcement of a snap general election on 8th June 2017. This declaration has triggered much debate and plenty of groaning as we face seven weeks of saturated news coverage. The reasons behind this decision include wanting stability, strong leadership and a sense of certainty, as the UK leaves the EU. Read more

Updated Chamber Logo for 2016

In the summer of 2016, the new President of the Kingston Chamber of Commerce (KCoC) recommended that the Chamber should revitalise their logo identity. The existing KCoC logo had been in existence for over 14 years, and had changed in […] Read more

Top Tips for exhibiting at events and trade shows

Top Tips for Exhibitors With the Chamber’s Business Expo coming up in June, we have again been looking at how our exhibitors can make the most of their stands. Exhibiting at shows can be a great way to get your business in front of hundreds […] Read more

Networking Tips

At the Chamber we run over 50 events each year and the focus of the majority of these events is networking.  It’s therefore not surprising that we sometimes forget how difficult and intimidating it can be the first time you […] Read more

The 1st Blog of 2016

Welcome to my first Blog post. It’s a regular chance for me to chat to members about what is happening at the Chamber, in the local business community and about some of the broader issues that businesses should be aware of engaging in Read more