Membership Categories


Becoming a member of the British Chamber of Commerce in China means you’ll be joining a network of business leaders and industry experts. Whether the biggest multinational or smallest start-up, companies join our membership programme to network with experienced peers, to develop strategies for expansion and to contribute to policy development.

Membership categories

Corporate StandardCorporate Standard Membership applies to companies that have an office in the UK and are thus able to vote in our Annual General Meeting. Corporate member company representatives are also able to run for election to our Executive Committee.

Corporate AssociateCorporate Associate Membership applies to companies without a registered presence or a substantial connection with the UK. Associate members are unable to vote in our Annual General Meeting.

IndividualIndividual Members shall be any individual who has an interest in the promotion of trade and commerce between the UK and China but for whatever reason is unable to join as a Corporate Member.  Individual Members will not have the right to vote in our Annual General Meeting.

National Membership – National Membership is a membership which allows access to all the British Chambers across China (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong and Chengdu). For more information regarding the national membership, please contact us directly.