Banbury Charlbury Business Community Eynsham Business Network Carterton Chamber of Commerce Watlington District Business Partnership Monument Park Chalgrove Bicester and District Chamber of Commerce Kidlington Wake Up To Woodstock Thame First The Henley Partnership Goring Business Network Wallingford in Business Didcot Abingdon Wantage and District Chamber of Commerce Faringdon Chamber of Commerce Chipping Norton Witney Chamber of Commerce Oxford City & Suburbs Burford Chamber of Trade Shrivenham Neighbours


Founded as a network of Oxfordshire’s chambers of commerce, OTCN now covers town chambers, business parks, shopping centres, business networking events and other membership organisations and business groups across Oxfordshire.


Ben & Jerry's €10,000 Competition to Find Socially Responsible Start-ups.
Ben & Jerry’s launches search for ethical start-ups and are looking for Europe’s brightest young social entrepreneurs.
The deadline for submissions is March 16th 2015, after which 25 semi-finalists will be invited to London in May. Details here.
  National Business Awards Now in their 14th year.
They are the ones to win – any company within the UK can enter, regardless of size or industry. The National Business Awards has a range of categories suited to a wide variety of successful organisations.
Entry deadline is Friday 22nd May 2015. Details here.

2015 SEED Awards - Apply by 31 March 2015!

Details here.
  And so it begins ...... help shape Digital Oxford.

“We’re making Oxford a world-class digital destination to attract jobs, funding, talent, and investment for digital industry in Oxfordshire.”
If you are a “Digital” company please get involved -
The First Women Awards is the UK’s premium awards programme focused on senior-level business women and professionals.

The 2015 First Women Awards ceremony will be hosted by the fantastic Clare Balding. Get inspired by the 2014 winners here or nominate for 2015 here. The entry deadline is 10th April 2015 Details here.
  BusinessGreen Leaders Awards - 2015 Round Open

The programme is designed to recognise and promote individuals, teams and businesses in the UK that are engaged in 'trailblazing sustainable thinking' and are capable of establishing the template other businesses can adhere to as we all move to a low carbon economy. Closing date for entries is 13th March 2015.

Details here.

Launch of the 2015 Business Start-ups Competition

A chance to win £1,000 or £500 market research prize. Entries close April 2015.

Details here
  The Pitch - 2015 Round Launched.

Entries close 31 July 2015.

Details here
Recruitment Entrepreneur of 2015 - New Round Open.

The Recruitment Entrepreneur scheme offers funding and mentoring from business expert and investor James Caan. The scheme is intended to help entrepreneurs start or grow their own recruitment business.  Details here.
  Introducing OSEP, a major new £100,000 umbrella partnership for Oxfordshire, inspired by an innovative partnership between Oxford Brookes University, University of Oxford and Student Hubs. OSEP aims to find, fund and support Oxfordshire’s social entrepreneurs. With its birth, advice, support, masterclasses, mentoring and funding have become available to the wider Oxfordshire community beyond the two universities.
To find out more, visit
£150 vouchers available for any small business that wants to get online, trade online or grow online.

Details here.

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International Retail and Business Opportunities. For the most current opportunities please click here.  
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