A celebration of IMDb with Col Needham, CEO and founder

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We were lucky enough to have the fabulous Col Needham, CEO and founder of IMDb, speak at our August meeting. What an incredible story to think that IMDb all started with Col winning a colouring competition (with a little help from Granny!) at the age of five.  It was fabulous to listen to a true entrepreneur, […]

Bordeaux Junior Chamber – Exchange Trip

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The BJC Delegation had the opportunity to enjoy a fabulous stay in Bordeaux, complete with sunny beaches, insightful activities and fun-filled evenings.  Thank you to our extremely generous Bordeaux Junior Counterpart and each of the individual hosts for all this organisation.  We look forward to welcoming them to Bristol next year.  

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 […]