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 Member Benefits

* High Profile Networking & Business Connections

* Priority for Sponsorship Opportunities & Exposure

* Access to Exclusive Events and Information


Plus many more

 
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The B&CCC offers you different ways to become a corporate member, opportunities which are sure to meet and adapt to your needs. Furthermore, it is committed to constant improvement in order to provide all its members with quality services and exclusive benefits.

MEMBER BENEFITS
By becoming a corporate member of the B&CCC you will have exclusive rights to a wide range of services and facilities as well as to an extent array of special discounts provided by other members and partner companies of the Chamber.
 

Our Portfolio of Services and Facilities include:

  • Information Centre, containing relevant and up date information on:

  • The chamber possess a database and may facilitate meetings with more than 7.000 companies including:

    • Chamber’s Member Directory

    • Importers/Exporters from UK and Colombia

    • UK/ Colombian Government organizations

    • British Companies in Colombia

    • European Companies in Colombia

    • UK and Colombian companies for specific sectors

    • Useful address and contacts in Colombia and UK

    • Tourism services in UK and Colombia

  • Documents and Publications free of charge to our members, including:

    • Our electronic Newsletter “Colombian Correspondent ” with a resume of the main political and commercial news in Colombia and special regular sections for our members

    • Members Directory

    • Regular distribution of articles and reports relevant to your own interests

    • Regular information with TOP news

    • Legal reports and news produced by our members and other organizations

    • The UK and Colombia Business Guide

    • Market Research in different Colombian products such as sugar, fruits, vegetables, among other (available at the chamber, for a discounted fee)

    • NEW: 25% Discount on Latin American NewsLetters
  • Marketing opportunities for your company include:

    • Introductions to contacts within both the public and private sectors

    • Corporate awareness through sponsorship opportunities

    • Advertisement on our website and/or newsletter

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      Participating in our events and trade missions

      • B&CCC organise your visit agenda when visiting UK or Colombia

      • Market research in the UK or Colombia

      • Consecution of distributors/representatives/agents for your company

      • Contact and visits to potential customers

      • Representation of your company in major fairs and events in the UK

      • Mail distribution of your literature/brochures/advertisement, amongst British companies

       

  • Events to allow you to increase your business contacts and knowledge of the market:

    • Trade missions to Colombia

    • Sector initiatives in the UK

    • Seminars and discussions on important business issues

    • Networking events

    • Conferences with Colombian members of government visiting the UK

    • Events for members to meet visiting dignitaries

    • Dinner for Emerald members at the Ambassadors’ residence in UK and Colombia 

  • Special rates in 5* Hotels in Colombia and the UK

  • Discounted prices from members to other members in all services

  • Discounted services in Spanish & English translation and interpretation in Colombia and the UK and Spanish Classes for our members

    Other discount and special rates

All members (*) receive:



    •    Fortnightly e-mailing of the ‘Colombia Correspondent’

    •    Insertion in members directory

    •    Access to a networking reception between companies and members in the presence of the Colombian Ambassador.

    •    Inclusion of CV (for individual members ) in the B&CCC Executives Platform ( Chamber Match)

    •    Membership References if required

    •    A Range of networking opportunities throughout the year (restrictions apply)


    Preferential rates for:

    •    Spanish-English translation and bilingual interpretation service. Complimentary non technical interpretation for 25-30 words.

    •    Discounts in all marketing services (market profiles, market research, commercial agendas, trade fairs, events organisations. etc)


      CORPORATE MEMBERS ALSO RECEIVE:

    •    Personalised invitations to all our corporate events invitationsetting up and coordinating visiting programmes

    •    Commercial references if required

    •    Business Referrals and Commercial Introductions

   

GOLD MEMBERSHIP


    •    Tailored made plans based on their business activities and commercial goals

    •    Setting up and coordinating visting programmes


EMERALD MEMBERS

    •    Possibility to seat at our Board of Directors' meeting in the presence of the HE Colombian Ambassador in London


    •    VIP Invitations


    •    Possibility to contribute and lead inititiaves in the chamber and drive our business agenda


    •    Automatic brand exposure in all our activities ( prior approval)

 
    •    Direct dialogue with senior government desition makers in both countries.

In addition, Emerald and Gold members also receive:
  • Special visit visas to Colombia obtained free of charge for business travel (standard fee £80)

  • Greatly reduced rates with the 5 star Colombian Hotel Chain: Hoteles Estelar in Cartagena, Bogotá, Cali, Medellín and other cities in Colombia. Special discounts with hotels (up to 50% discount).

  • Confidential assistance in lobbying at all levels of government, business and diplomatic circles in both countries.

  • Corporate events organisation

  • Free link to company’s website

  • Use the ‘Colombian Correspondent’ for corporate communication such as advertisements, press releases and other promotional information

In addition, Emerald members are entitled to:
  • Nominate a member to the Chamber’s Board of Directors

  • At Chamber seminar/events:

  • Act as a principal sponsors on preferential terms
  • Fill a speaker spot
  • Attend a free of charge to selected events
  • Reduced rate for Corporate events organisation

  • Further discounts in our portfolio of services

  • Complementary promotional banner on our website

  • Priority schedule when visiting Colombian dignitaries - Business Agendas

  • Attendance an annual reception at the Ambassadors’ residences in London and Bogotá

Participating in exclusive Emerald members only events (e.g dinner for presidential candidates and ministers).