September Monthly Meeting – Social Enterprise

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Our meeting last week was a key milestone achievement on the journey of positioning Bristol as the UK’s 1st Social Economy City. We are pleased to let you know that this event was a major success thanks to our partners, and remember you can read the minutes from our meeting here.  We’re also delighted to […]

Public Speaking breakfast event

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Wednesday morning saw an early start to attend the BJC Principles of Public Speaking breakfast with Simon Pitchers of Craddys.   Simon, a former president of the BJC and Honorary Vice President provided a wealth of knowledge and advice on the principles of public speaking for our members.  Simon gained his public speaking skills from the […]

July Monthly Meeting – Who ate all the pies?

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We had a great meeting at Engine Shed with Tristan Hogg, co-founder of Pieminister, one of Bristol’s big foodie success stories.  We were treated to a selection of pies – all of which were obviously delicious!  Tristan spoke knowledgeably about both food and the operation / management of a growing business, dropping in some hilarious stories from […]

Hannover Exchange 2016 – Away Trip

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We were treated to a fantastic weekend by our Junior Chamber Counterparts in Hannover.  This is definitely one of the best events of the year and the German cliché of being well-organised proved both correct and very effective.  It was a whirlwind couple of days with so much crammed in. Highlights included: a traditional German […]

BJC Dragon Boating

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Team BJC Bowie came a creditable 9th (out of more than 30 teams) in the Dragon boat racing on Sunday, narrowly missing out on a semi final position.  A great day was had by participants and spectators alike. A big thank you to those who participated and came to support.  Particular praise to James Forward […]

EU Referendum Debate – June Monthly Meeting

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We had a great time at the Arnolfini for the June Monthly Meeting, with Liz Bilney from the ‘Better In’ Campaign and Sir Graham Watson from the ‘Leave EU’ Campaign speaking.  We had 120+ attendees and the atmosphere was great – some good, hard-hitting questions!  Thank you to Tristan Fitzgerald Associates for sponsoring this. Looking […]

Spring Drinks

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The annual Spring Drinks event was by all accounts an absolute success.  With over 140 attendees and plenty of punchy cocktails there was a real buzz in the room throughout the evening.  Our speaker from the RWA was hugely informative and we even had Mr Marvin Rees, the newly elected mayor, give his opinion on […]

Trip to the Planetarium

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On Thursday (12th May) a group of BJC stargazers discovered first hand what lies within the mystical silver sphere that looms over Bristol’s Millennium Square.  Via a 3D flight through our Universe they enjoyed @Bristol’s cutting edge technology and expert commentary to discover just how small we and our planet are amongst the vastness of […]