Hannover, August 2018

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Every year there is an exchange between the Hannover and Bristol Junior Chambers.  2018 was the turn of the BJC to visit Hannover, and what a wonderful weekend we had.  Read on to find out more & see photos here! The Hannover – Bristol exchange has been going for 20+ years, with a huge impact to Junior […]

BJC Thatchers Cycle 2018

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 Not dissuaded by the drizzle 14 intrepid cyclists set off from Bristol on Saturday for a 35 mile round trip to Myrtle Farm for a tour of the Thatchers cider mill.  Following a hearty pub lunch in Churchill and clad in attractive hi-viz jackets the group thoroughly enjoyed exploring the orchard and learning about the […]

2017 Annual General Meeting

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Following a fantastic AGM at Merchant’s Hall, we have a few wise words from our incoming President: It’s a real honour to be the 73rd President of Bristol Junior Chamber. I would like to start by saying a big thank you to my predecessor Oliver Brown for a fantastic BJC year.   Thanks to everyone […]

BJC Internship

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The President’s Project – BJC Internship – BJC is looking to launch a ‘BJC Internship’ this summer, aimed at talented sixth form age students from under privileged backgrounds.  BJC will provide them with the opportunity to experience the type of high quality work experience they may not be able to put together using their own […]

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta – Sponsorship Opportunity

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Given that the BJC helped to found the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta (‘BIBF’), these two organisations have remained closely linked throughout. During the event, the BJC have access to a ‘pod’ in the Members area of the fiesta (typically during the Thursday evening night glow) and have drinks and a chance to wander amongst the balloons.  Further, many […]

2017 Annual Dinner – Tickets on sale now!

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Tickets are now on sale for our inaugural Annual Dinner on Friday 3rd March. We have secured the prime location of the newly opened Bristol Harbour Hotel on Corn Street.  This luxury hotel is brand new, so come and explore the Grade 2 Listed Venetian building and the huge Sansovino Banquet Hall. On request from […]

BJC sponsors Facebook Food Entrepreneurs

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Bristol Junior Chamber (BJC) has awarded a £1,500 investment to Bristol-based food delivery business McCoy’s Kitchen to expand its presence in the city. The startup, which was founded by Rishaun Higgins after his Facebook post of a lasagne went viral, operates a food delivery service on Fridays and Sundays, promoted entirely through social media. It […]

Bristol Businesses question Mayoral candidates

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BJC members and Bristol business leaders attended a dedicated mayoral hustings at Ashton Gate on Thursday 14th April. Around 200 business professionals came to hear the candidates discuss their vision for Bristol. The event was chaired by BBC Points West correspondent Dave Harvey. Kay Barnard (Liberal Democrat), Tony Dyer (Green), George Ferguson (Independent), Charles Lucas […]