The British Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic was formed in April 1997. Since then membership has grown to over 200 companies representing a broad spectrum of British interests in the Czech Republic, from major investors to individual entrepreneurs.
The BCC is managed by the Board of Directors, and administered by five executive staff.
The primary objectives of the Chamber are to promote and enhance business relations between the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom, to help improve the competitive and business environment in the Czech Republic, and to provide a platform for creating new business opportunities.
The Chamber works independently of the British Embassy in the Czech Republic, but maintains very good relations with the British Embassy and its Trade & Investment department.
The BCC Czech Republic has a long tradition of promoting CSR activities. The Chamber hosts educational seminars and activities for its members, and also provides a platform for members to exchange their own experiences and successes. The BCC has a long tradition of supporting charitable causes.
The British Chamber of Commerce is a member of COBCOE - the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Continental Europe.
Best Small Chamber 2012
At the COBCOE Gala Dinner which took place this year at the prestigious RAC Club in London on 24th March, the The British Chamber of Commerce Czech Republic was recognized with this award for its achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility
The awards were handed out by Guest of Honour Sir Andrew Cahn and COBCOE Vice President David Crackett, and the audience included officers from many of COBCOE’s 31 member Chambers, CEE Government representatives, Ambassadors and Members of Parliament, as well as representatives from the European business community.
Chamber of the Year 2004
In recognition of its substantial growth, influence and achievements over the past years, the BCC in the Czech Republic was identified the best of the twenty three British Chambers in Europe and was presented with the prestigious Chamber of the Year 2004 award.