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Bartercard announce membership to four Chambers of Commerce

Written by Paula Devine | 13 Feb 2018

Bartercard has announced it has become the latest member to join Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and Bournemouth Chambers of Commerce. This membership will strengthen Bartercard’s commitment to members who trade in these areas.

Bartercard is the world’s largest trade exchange offering a barter-trading system for businesses to exchange goods and services within a global community.

Stuart Dodds, senior consultant at Bartercard, said: “We continue to look forward to attending the Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire Chambers of Commerce, and experiencing all the benefits membership entails. The Chambers of Commerce provide a great forum for cultivating and facilitating good business relationships. We're proud to deepen our commitment to being part of these communities and informing members of the advantages and benefits that Bartercard can offer. There are some fantastic businesses with whom I have already met, and I look forward greatly to meeting and networking with even more fellow enterprises to explore how we can help each other and work together successfully.”

Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce is the proud winner of two British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) national Chamber Awards over the last two years. The Northamptonshire Chamber has won four British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) national Chamber Awards over the last 3 years. While the Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce represents 700 businesses, employing around 50,000 employees across a range of sectors. In 2016, Bournemouth Chamber of Commerce celebrated their centennial celebrations at the BIC in Bournemouth.

All four Chambers help their members benefit from a range of business support services which help to raise their company profile, protect their business and reduce overhead costs. All four also operate at a local, national and international level to support businesses of all sizes, from sole traders to multinational corporations.

Bartercard acts as a third party record keeper to enable SMEs to purchase goods and services by utilising “Trade Pounds” as a currency across their global network of businesses.

Bartercard offers many benefits such as access to over 50,000 fellow global cardholders, an interest-free line of credit to allow businesses to purchase immediately, access to the world trading platform portal, the use of the Bartercard mobile application for trading and payments and free networking events.

Globally, Bartercard operates in countries including Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA, Thailand, Israel, South Africa and France.

For more information, visit Follow Bartercard UK on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ and like on Facebook.

Topics: Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Paula Devine

Written by Paula Devine

Paula is Head of Membership and Global Services at Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.

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