South West coast

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Why become a member?

We offer three standard tiers of membership, all of which provide strategic support and expertise to help our members grow and succeed. Benefits include:

Access to Business Support

Strategic insight to organisations across a variety of sectors to support growth, partnerships and trade.

Networking Opportunities

We host a range of events throughout the year, connecting business owners and industry experts. Our members are the first to receive access to these events, which can be a valuable source of new business leads and ideas.

Promoting Your Business

A range of promotional opportunities, in our newsletters, on our website and across our social media channels, as well as speaking opportunities at events, to raise the profile of your business in the South West and beyond.

Information and Insights

Regular updates on regional business news, policy changes, and events. This can help you stay informed and make better decisions for your business. Members can benefit from the knowledge and expertise of other business owners in the South West region.

  • Bill Blythe

    Our membership of SWBC provides us with a focused view of the South West economy, including new and growing sectors, to benefit our mission of developing skills pathways to meet employers needs.

    Bill Blythe

    Vice Principal for Finance, Resources and Regional Affairs, Petroc College

  • Sally Basker

    We value SWBC’s broad national and international perspective, its advocacy on behalf of our region, its engagement with emerging and existing sectors, and its organisation of conferences and other meetings.

    Sally Basker

    CEO, Exeter Science Park Ltd.

  • Lawrence Frewin

    We have always considered (SWBC) as one of the most effective networks of businesses. They have supported the College over the years, providing vital strategic advice and valuable guidance to ensure our vision, strategies and curriculum design are relevant for the needs of our regional business community.

    Laurence Frewin

    Principal & CEO, South Devon College

  • Celtic Sea Power values SWBC as a vital partner in helping businesses in the South West prepare for the opportunities presented by Celtic Sea FLOW. Together, Celtic Sea Power and SWBC foster innovation, cultivate strategic planning, and share a commitment to unlocking the full potential of Celtic Sea FLOW.

    Phil Johnston

    Business Development Manager, Celtic Sea Power