Surrey Chambers of Commerce praises ‘innovative’ county

Surrey is one of the UK’s most productive and innovative areas for business, according to Surrey Chambers of Commerce.The chamber was present at the Toast of Surrey awards launch, praising the event as a means of highlighting business success across the county.

A chamber spokesman said: “With an economy worth £30 billion and a net return of taxes to the Government of £6 billion, it is a county that embraces innovation and is a fantastic location to run a business.

“Sitting at the heart of this business community, Surrey Chambers of Commerce acts as a catalyst by connecting local business to opportunities, skills, knowledge and valuable contacts.”

The chamber runs 140 events every year aimed at giving Surrey-based firms the opportunity to expand their professional network, seek out new clientele, identify local suppliers and network with fellow professionals.

“Chamber members have the best chance to thrive and prosper. Surrey Chambers is an ideal vehicle for businesses to consider when looking at their marketing strategy,” the spokesman added.

“We help raise our members’ profile and generate new business by using our website, publications, social media platforms, database and e-shot services to communicate with thousands of business people.

“Accredited to the British Chambers of Commerce, Surrey Chambers can connect to over 104,000 businesses across the UK.”

Surrey Chambers of Commerce also works closely with all 11 borough councils, as well as the county council, Enterprise M3 and Coast2Capital and Surrey Connects, which helps to ensure the views of local businesses are heard on the most pressing decisions.

The county is therefore benefitting greatly from its business support network, offering specialist advice on a vast range of fundamental issues facing Surrey businesses.