Starting a business

Business networking

There are a range of business representative organisations in Camden.

Camden Town Unlimited

Camden Town Unlimited advocate for, initiate and deliver projects that improve the viability, visibility and commercial performance of Camden Town as a business location.

For more information contact Camden Town Unlimited


inMidtown Business Improvement District represent over 550 businesses and occupiers in the commercial Holborn area.

For more information contact inmidtown

Fitzrovia Partnership

A Business Improvement District which brings together local businesses, community groups, third sector organisations, and residents, to add value and make a tangible difference to the area of Fitzrovia.

For more information visit the Fitzrovia Partnership website

Islington Chamber of Commerce

The Islington Chamber of Commerce (ICoC) is one of London's longest running independent Chambers and is passionate about business, passionate about our members and passionate about Islington.

ICoC support a thriving network of local businesses, lobby local government and promote member achievements in the media. ICoC also run the Camden Business Network and the Women in Business Coffee Club. The Coffee Club consists of an interactive group of business women who are keen to share ideas, offer referrals and build relationships with fellow business and professional women.
For more information please contact or visit

Covent Garden Business Forum

CGBF represent approximately 500 business members – all with an active business interest in the Covent Garden area and its immediate vicinity.

For more information please contact Covent Garden Business Forum

West Hampstead Business Forum

Formerly known as the West Hampstead Small Traders and Residents Association, the West Hampstead Business Forum represents the interests of local businesses and residents in the area. Deals with issues such as security, parking, vandalism, street enhancement and redevelopment. Acts as an information point between businesses and Camden Council.

For more information contact West Hampstead Business Forum

Marchmont Association

Aims to promote the on-going improvement of Marchmont Street and the surrounding area.

For more information email

Bloomsbury Improvement Group

The Bloomsbury Improvement Group is set up to explore long term environmental, social and economic improvements in the area and demonstrate Bloomsbury as a centre of excellence.

For more information please contact 020 7916 1034 or email

Crowndale Road Business Forum

Represents traders on the North and South side of Crowndale Road. Wants to promote the shopping parade, improve the environment and regenerate the area.

For more information please contact 020 7387 1888 or email

Primrose Hill Business Association

Business association for the Primrose Hill area. For more information contact Primrose Business Association Hill


Centa are an enterprise agency providing a range of funded and commercial services aimed at new entrepreneurs and established firms.

Centa have over 26 years of experience of providing impartial advice and hands-on support to start-up and trading businesses; from securing finance, to mentoring, expanding business ideas, training and practical help to set up and run a business.

For more information please email or visit

British Library Business and IP Centre

The BIPC supports businesses, entrepreneurs and inventors grow their organisations across a range of industries. The BIPC offers small business advice, support and resources at a dedicated centre located at the British Library.

For more information, please visit

Capital Enterprise

Capital Enterprise is the membership body for providers of enterprise support services in London and exist to support entrepreneurs and businesses in London. Capital Enterprise are a not-for profit organisation owned by, and run for the benefit of, members.

For more information, please visit

The Volensis Foundation

The Volensis Foundation runs 'Business Eye', a free, monthly, informal surgery-style workshop held in Camden on the third Tuesday of each month. Business owners can quiz professionals with a wealth of business experience, and tap in to the knowledge of lawyers, accountants and specialist business services. Hands-on help is available.

Contact 020 3355 0896 or email

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