Bolton

Welcome to the Bolton local area page.

Here you can find out everything the Chamber is doing in Bolton, as well as meet your Local President, Belinda, and all the other key people here to help you if you’re in business in the borough, whether you’re a Chamber member or not.

The Chamber owns Commerce House in Bolton, a great venue for meetings and also for other work space requirements too. For more information, contact our Chamber Space team: chamberspace@gmchamber.co.uk.

Meet Your Local President: Belinda Beaver

"My name is Belinda Beaver and I have been a Chamber member for six years. I represent the Chamber and Bolton businesses as an active member of the Bolton Vision 2030 Economic Prosperity Group, which has recently launched a brand new procurement portal – Bolton Business Connect - designed to provide one platform for contracts, jobs and supply chain opportunities for local businesses. Also Chair of the Town’s Fund Board, this role has involved bringing together representatives from across the town to bid for a share of government funding, which has recently succeeded in winning an award of £23.9m to regenerate Bolton town centre.

"As Director of Attention to Retail Ltd - which trades as Agitare - I have a vested interest in the opportunities available to grow the town’s prosperity and the individual businesses. We are a hardy bunch and now, more than ever, we will need to be resilient, react to fast-changing environments and collaborate with our fellow business owners if we are going to survive and grow.

"Chamber membership is one of the best things a business can do. It will provide a supportive environment and a plethora of services that suit businesses of all sizes and stages of growth. Networking is one of the quickest ways to grow a support network and the Chamber has plenty to choose from. Bolton is on an upward trajectory over the next few years with massive capital investment both from government and private investors, so there has never been a better time to be part of that picture."

Bolton Vice Presidents: Chloe Ramsden and Warran Bolton

Chloe Ramsden has worked at Alliance Learning since August 2006, starting off as an Apprentice and now leading on the Business Development. Chloe oversees the recruitment, marketing and sales departments, managing around 15 staff.

Chloe joined the company aged 16 and over the last 15 years has worked her way up to the Senior Management Team.

Alliance Learning is an independent training provider based in Horwich, Bolton delivering Apprenticeships, Training Courses and Foundation Degrees throughout the North West. They deliver a wide range of Apprenticeships including Business Administration, Customer Service, Childcare, Engineering and Leadership & Management. They also offer a vast array of Training Courses and NVQs in sectors such as Health & Safety, Specialised Plant, Mental Health, First Aid, Engineering and much more.

Chloe was elected to GMCC Vice President for Bolton in 2017 with her main focus to promote Bolton businesses as well as promote local skills and Apprenticeships.

Your Local Business Group

We are currently recruiting for members to help business in Bolton by joining our Local Business Group. To find out more about this and see if it's something you’d like to pursue, please visit our Local Business Group page, and fill out the form to register your interest.

Here to help

To find out more about Chamber membership and ways in which we can help your business, contact your Membership Development Executive, Elliot Hall, on 07730 751 924.

You can also email him: elliot.hall@gmchamber.co.uk  
Or contact him via Twitter: @gmcc_elliot.

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