Virtual Networking this month

As we continue to operate under the constraints of Covid-19, our next meeting will once again be on Zoom on Wednesday 21st October at 6pm We will be joined by East Suffolk Councillor, Steve Wiles, Assistant Cabinet member for the economy for East Suffolk Council, whose role currently is to oversee the safe re-opening of the … read more …

Chamber Membership

Now is the time to renew your membership to the Felixstowe Chamber of Trade and Commerce or to join us either for the first time or to rejoin. The Chamber took the unprecedented step to postpone the membership renewal this year until the Autumn in order to support our members in these unusual times, and your Committee has also agreed that … read more …

Update from Shez Hopkins, Project Manager at Level Two Youth Project

Since lock down to July we have managed to deliver the following service: – The Team has remained in contact with all our regular service users for a phone call or message to keep in touch, offer support where we can, & to sign-post to other community support schemes. Mentoring & Counselling has continued & worked … read more …

Virtual networking – 16th September, 6pm

Our next virtual networking event is on September 16, 6pm. Join us and Sharon Harkin, from the East of England Co-op who will be speaking on her role as a Community Manager Grab a coffee or a glass of wine, invite a friend along and catch up with other members of the Chamber Book your … read more …

Felixstowe Academy

Business Mentoring Programme Felixstowe School is looking to work more closely with Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce in the new academic year in a number of ways including its Business Mentoring Programme, work experience and .  We are kick starting this programme and we are keen to make contact with members who would like to work with our Sixth Form students … read more …

Virtual Evening Event , Wednesday 15 July 6pm to 7pm

Our next free virtual evening event is planned for members & their guests to get together is on Wednesday  15th July 6pm to 7pm Pour a glass of wine or make a coffee and join us and our speaker, Miles Varten to  catch up on the latest news from the Port & our members To book … read more …

Virtual Lunchtime networking in June

  A free virtual lunchtime event is planned for members to get together and network in these unusual  times. Thursday 18th June, 12.30 to 1.30 on Zoom We will be joined by Mayor of Felixstowe, Councillor Mark Jepson who will be giving us an update on the reopening of  shops and we hope to hear … read more …

Getting ready to reopen …..Mark Barham from Pierrots Stationers

  Pierrot Stationers Along with other retailers in Felixstowe we have been closed since 23rd March and it has been a very strange time to see not only my shop, but so many other shops closed during what would have been a normal working day. The announcement that we may be able to open from … read more …

Mark Jepson, Mayor of Felixstowe & the Visit Felixstowe Campaign

It was quite a strange feeling being made Mayor of Felixstowe last week virtually! Unfortunately for the time being that is how we are having to communicate and interact. As we start to emerge from the lockdown we will have to remain vigilant, I strongly believe that if we do everything we are asked we … read more …

Great catch up at our last virtual evening event – Chair’s report

I thoroughly enjoyed last week’s Chamber get-together online via Zoom – not that I don’t enjoy the normal Breakfasts, of course, but sitting comfortably at home drinking wine and noting what other Chamber members had in their homes, while listening to the latest business advice and personal tales of Lockdown adventures proved a delightfully different … read more …

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