Scarborough & District Chamber of Trade Commerce is a member-led organisation dedicated to supporting businesses in the Scarborough area.

Our members represent a unique cross section of the Scarborough business community, each bringing their own expertise. They range from large corporate organisations and established firms to smaller independent traders and businesses that are just starting up.

The Chamber encourages support and networking amongst businesses and professional men and women.

There are regular monthly meetings giving you the opportunity to meet with like-minded businesses in an informal setting to discuss local issues and the new developments within Scarborough and its surrounding areas.

Becoming a member means being part of the unique Scarborough business community which is rewarding, informative and fun!

Scarborough is in the midst of an exciting renaissance and regeneration period. Membership of the Chamber enables you to be a part of this flourishing business community.

Joining the Chamber allows you to tap in to the established network of other businesses on the East Coast, sharing experiences, creating opportunities and widening your networking base.

Brief History of Scarborough Chamber of Trade

Scarborough & District Chamber of Trade & Commerce was established in 1933 and is the town’s leading independent business organisation.

The Chamber gives local businesses a voice in local affairs; it is consulted on a wide range of issues and represents the views of the business community on these.

The Chamber both promotes and protects members’ interests and the monthly newsletter keeps all members up to date.

Over the years the Chamber has been involved in many exciting projects that have helped improve and promote our wonderful town. These have included:

The introduction of the first Christmas lighting spans
Closed circuit television in the town centre
Scarborough Anti-theft Group
Town Centre Management
Shopmobility
Competitions throughout the town
Christmas window decoration competition
Annual Shopping, Attractions and Events Guide
Spot-a-Prize Competition

And many, many more campaigns and contributions to the issues of the day. Join today and help us to build a stronger voice for the businesses of Scarborough!

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Literature Exchange Workshop

March 31, 2017, 10:30am - March 31, 2017, 8:30am

Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Services, Scarborough Hospitality Association and Scarborough Chamber of Trade would like to invite you to their first joint Discover Yorkshire Coast Literature Exchange Workshop 2017. The workshop will give you an excellent opportunity to meet with accommodation providers and gather current literature from tourist attractions, shops and tourism associations in the area such as Discover Yorkshire Coast who will be exhibiting and distributing their latest literature (32 confirmed exhibitors so far). Apply for tickets here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/literature-exchange-workshop-tickets-32043147918?aff=efbevent This event gives you the opportunity to find out what's happening in 2017 so you can be fully prepared to promote attractions and events to visitors to our region. Taking place alongside the amazing Scarborough Fair Collection, the exchange is a fantastic way to cross promote businesses and make the most of the tourism network we have here. The event is FREE for all collectors who wish to attend. Should you have any queries or wish to exhibit, please email events@scarborough.gov.uk

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Our Independent Shop Owners led the way in the Annual Christmas Shop Window Display Competition. Category Winner for Large Stores was W Boyes & Co. Electrodec and Bibelot Bee attained a Gold Plus in the Independent Stores with Prilly's Pantry awarded a Gold. Homebird House was awarded a Gold Plus in the Themed Window Category. In the attached photo with their Certificates are L-R: Elaine Truman from Boyes, Amy Crowther from Electrodec, Chris Golder from Boyes, Scarlett Arnison from Bibelot Bee, Alex Anderson from Homebird House, Janet Jefferson and Georgette Donoghue from The Scarborough Chamber of Trade who were the Judges along with Tony Stevens.
Photos of the Winning displays are also attached.
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A few of our members where finalists in the Chamber of Bridlington & Yorkshire Coast Awards last night! Amelia's Chocolate won Best Retailer 2016! ... See MoreSee Less

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Scarborough Chamber of Trade and Scarborough Hospitality Association sponsored the 'Yardens class' in All Muck and Magic awards (formerly Scarborough in Bloom) held in the Ocean Room of the Spa on the 30th Nov.
The joint winners were Jennifer King and Paul Fisher. In the photograph they are seen receiving their trophies and certificates from Tony Stevens, Vice Chair of the Chamber and Andrew Wilcock from the Hospitality Association.
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Scarborough & District Chamber of Trade and Commerce updated their profile picture. ... See MoreSee Less

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