"BCC’s Network on the ground is second to none. Working with the BCC helped us engage our local business communities in the work Amazon is doing to help organisations reopen safely post Covid-19."

During July 2020 BCC and Amazon worked together to launch a programme of fulfilment centre tours for businesses across the UK to help organisations reopen safely and in line with government guidance post Covid-19.


Educated businesses on how to open safely and in line with government guidance post Covid-19.

Benefits to Amazon:

  • National press and broadcast coverage.
  • A route to the SME market.
  • Association with a trusted champion of business represented across the UK.
  • Positioned as market leaders on a post Covid-19 world.
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