About Lichfield Chamber of Trade and Commerce

The Lichfield Chamber of Trade and Commerce is an independent, non-profit making organisation founded over 120 years ago and is run by local business people for local businesses. Its aims are to keep members informed on local issues and initiatives, give support and to bring empowerment to businesses within the City.
Meetings are held monthly to keep members up to date with current issues and initiatives. All members are welcome to attend.

FOUNDED 1896

Vision

It is our vision that the voices of your businesses are heard in our local community and we have a platform to deliver your views and thoughts to Lichfield City Council & Lichfield District Council. The Chamber provides a means by which this can be achieved and as membership numbers grow, the Chamber will become even more effective and influential.

Aims

Work with local government and other bodies in order, to bring about change.
Provide businesses with the opportunity to network and encourage inter-business trading.
To ‘join the dots’ between local areas and their commercial representation.
To promote enterprise, innovation and growth in Lichfield.
To be the voice of Lichfield businesses and give members the opportunity to express their views.
Offer business advice to members
By consulting with our members, we believe that we can form an effective group that can engage and influence policies and decisions, through the means of being a strong, responsible and independent voice to our business community.
Let your businesses voice be heard loud and clear.

What has the Chamber done in recent years?

The Chamber has made representations to the District Council and other agencies on a number of sensitive issues over the last few years including Planning, Parking and Policing, and so has contributed to widespread improvements in the past, present and for the future. The Chamber was also the driving force in getting the BID formulated.

Initiatives

The Chamber is involved in many initiatives including the new Business Improvement District (BIDS) and is consulted by the District and City Councils on matters affecting business matters in Lichfield.

Some current services, initiatives and successes include:

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Providing hanging baskets throughout the City during the summer months.

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An annual Christmas Fayre on the first Sunday in December.
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Supply of the City’s Christmas tree, and a donation to the Christmas Lights Appeal.

In addition the Chamber is involved in and actively supports:

The Chamber is a member of:

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The City Centre Development Partnership
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Blooming Lichfield

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The Lichfield District Tourism Association.
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Lichfield City Forum, Fairtrade Lichfield & the Speakers Corner Trust.

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The Lichfield Christmas Fayre working group, promoting a traditional theme for the City.

Other initiatives the Chamber provides are:

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Facebook group.

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Effective information and communication on all local issues and initiatives.
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The opportunity to network with local business people.
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Helping to develop the feeling of community spirit within the City.

Promote Your Business at the Lichfield Christmas Fayre

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Why should you join?

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Events and networking.

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Business Advice.

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Access to Members offers.

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Use of Chamber Logo.

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HR advice from Keelys.

Membership subscription for year 01/01/19 to 31/12/19 – £50

What’s in it for your business?

Since 2015, the Chamber has joined with Keelys solicitors to offer to members, as part of their membership, a special support deal to help them manage changes in employment law.

Contact Us

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Registered Address:

Lichfield Chamber of Trade and Commerce

25 Lombard Street

Lichfield

Staffordshire

WS13 6DP

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