We will then present you with several reasons to become our partner. There are 4 categories to choose from.

Individual Member

This category of membership is designed for an individual to join as a Chamber Member. This membership is exclusively for individuals and may not be associated to any company activity.

Individuals belonging to this category will benefit from member’s rates when attending events, but will not be permitted to promote any company related information via the Chamber’s media.

This category is exempt from a joining fee, but is subject to an annual membership fee of 100€. However any individual joining during the course of the year will pay 8.33€/month for each of the remaining months of the current year, (From January to September, from September onwards the full fee is applicable entitling individuals to membership through to the end of the following year.)

Standard Members

Category A Member – 1 to 5 employees.

Category B Member – 6 to 25 employees.

Category C Member – >25 employees.

This is the list of benefits for all our ‘Standard’ members:

Members receive invitations, with free or special price entry, to a wide range of networking events featuring high-profile speakers and decision-makers, in Lisbon, Porto and the Algarve, including:

  • Business luncheons.
  • Seminars;
  • Workshops;
  • Informal Business Drinks; 
  • Social and sports events.

These invitations also include access to many events organised by Chamber Partners.

The Chamber referrals and introductions facility mean that as a member:

  • Your company is referred to when dealing with business enquires;
  • The Chamber can help arrange introductions of your company to other chamber members and Embassy or Government officials.

Members have access to a variety of means to promote their company to other members:

  • Free entry in the annual Members’ Directory book, the on-line Members’ Directory;
  • Free copy of the Members’ Directory book, with member company names, key contact names and details;
  • The opportunity to be included in the ‘Featured Member’ section on the website to publicise a story, an article or other kind of information, including photos, a logo link to the company’s website;
  • A chance to sponsor various Chamber functions for the purpose of business development;
  • Discounted advertising rates on the Chamber website.

As a member your company will receive special members’ prices on the following Chamber services:

  • Market research / Direct Mailing;
  • Translation services (English, Portuguese and others / Certification and notarisation of documents);
  • IVA/VAT Recovery;
  • Mediation;
  • Marketing, promotion and mailing services;
  • Event organisation (workshops, seminars, promotional events).

Executive Members

As well as the Standard Membership benefits, Executive Members will benefit from:

Being mentioned as an Executive Sponsor at BPCC events (small logo on the Chamber’s banner together with Corporate Members) and in BPCC publications including the quarterly e.Newsletter, and the Members’ Annual Directory and e-correspondence sent by the Chamber.

  • Being listed on every page of the Chamber’s website under the Heading ‘Executive Members’ with a link from the company name to your own website;
  • Preference to inclusion of articles in our website;
  • A 50% discount on our banner advertising rates.

Corporate Members

As well as the Standard Membership benefits, Corporate Members will benefit from:

  • Entitlement for one representative to attend all Chamber events free of charge, with privileged placing close to the Guest of Honour;
  • Entitlement to participate in Board meetings in an advisory capacity;
  • Being mentioned as a Corporate Sponsor at BPCC events (large logo on theChamber’s banner), the Members’ Annual Directory and in all email correspondence sent by Chamber;
  • An invitation to an annual reception by the Chamber’s Honorary President, HM Ambassador to Portugal.
  • Free animated logo that appears in the Chamber’s home page and all subsequent pages;
  • Preference to inclusion of articles in our website;
  • A 50% discount on our banner advertising rates.

Corporate Members

Executive Members