Essential membership

Our essential package of services for all types of business

Our Essential membership package enables you to connect with over 300 businesses, attend our member-only events and stay across important business knowledge and insight.

Whether you are looking for increased brand exposure, to extend your network or be in the know with insightful information and advice, this membership package delivers the support you need.

Essential members can receive a discount if their business is in its first 3 years of trading.

Monthly Plan



£13.20 incl. VAT

Annual Plan



£144 incl. VAT

What’s included?


Keep your finger on the pulse with latest business news, information and trends

12+ Insight Sessions – hear from leaders on issues that impact your business
Unlock member only content on the website and gain valuable insight from Chamber and fellow members
Keep up to date and well-informed through the Chamber’s ‘In the Know’  weekly newsletter
Receive policy updates, lobbying and business advice, through Chamber ‘Director’s Take’ email series and PR activity
Access useful insight and data on the local economy from the regular Chamber surveys and reports


Raise your brand profile with Chamber’s 10k+, targeted, senior business audience

Promote your business through the well established Chamber channels (reach of 10k+)
12+ support events – work with engaged and ambitious peers to learn and solve day to day business challenges
Benefit from a free 1 hour consultation with your dedicated Account Manager and gain advice on Chamber benefits to suit your business
Let people know you are part of Exeter’s leading business organisation with use of the Chamber logo on your marketing materials


Meet and connect with like-minded members of our local business community

20+ Connect Events – meet and network with other business leaders
Showcase your business in our membership directory and find new contacts too
Connect and hear from the region’s influential leaders, through our events and communications channels
Connect with science and technology businesses, via the Chamber’s innovation arm – ExIST (additional membership applies)
Be involved in shaping Exeter’s future, through our dedicated future-scaping campaigns and reports
Access employment information for your business and your employees via the Exeter Works initiative

Want more?

Upgrade to Boost Membership to unlock…

Upgrade your listing and profile page with enhanced features and visibility (website hits 5k+ per month)
Strengthen your network with our Chamber Introductions scheme – up to 10 personal referrals per year
Promote your news with our enhanced communications package for Boost members (10k+ reach)
Boost Membership

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Member testimonial

Joining the Exeter Chamber has not only helped our business grow but has also been instrumental in establishing ourselves in the local business community. Monthly events offer a chance to meet potential clients and suppliers as well as providing a great way to find out what is happening in the local economy.

If you are looking to expand your business opportunities through networking, the Exeter Chamber is fantastic value.

Alex Wren
Managing Director, Bitpod