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What We Do

East Midlands Chamber LogoThe Chamber is the leading voice for business in the East Midlands.

With a membership base of 4,000+ businesses and 3,000 affiliates, the East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) is the largest business representation organisation in the region.

Members benefit from a wide range of business support services from lobbying and campaigning, helping businesses realise their international trading ambitions, showcasing and market making activities to workforce training and development.

It delivers on seven main themes - Growing your business; Find, train, retain - staff development; Getting you answers; Connecting across the East Midlands; Giving you a voice; Reducing costs and Connecting business with the community. The Chamber's overarching pledge is to enhance East Midlands businesses.

Local delivery is provided from locations across three counties, including main offices in Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham and Leicester.

The Chamber offers members extensive networking opportunities and a wide range of discounted services. It provides all members with the ability to showcase their business, products and services to fellow members and the wider business community.

It works in close partnership with many communities, political and funding organisations across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

Through its various lobbying groups, the Chamber represents its members on matters such as the environment, transport, tax and burdens on business, skills issues, business crime and the impact of legislative regulations.

The Chamber delivers a comprehensive programme of events throughout the year, from networking meetings and information seminars to iconic events such as its Business Awards - the only awards in the region by business, for business - and its prestigious Annual Dinner, which attracts high profile guest speakers and around 600 of the region's most respected business people.

The Chamber is also a leading provider of training and assessment schemes to help young people and adults get into sustained employment and to meet the skills needs of its members.

Key Chamber Services


Once you understand the range and quality of services on offer, it becomes clear that Chamber membership is fantastic value for money. No other business support organisation can offer what is at the heart of Chamber activity - a passionate commitment to putting its members first.

To join, call 0333 320 0333 - option 1.

International Trade

The award-winning International Trade team at the Chamber offers a comprehensive package of international trade services aimed at helping your company succeed in international markets.

For more information, call 0333 320 0333 - option 4.

Chamber Training

If you require training for your staff or you are an individual looking to improve your skills to gain sustained employment then Chamber Training can help you.

For more information, call 0333 320 0333 - option 3.


The Chamber offers a comprehensive programme of events, seminars and workshops throughout the year. These range from networking to social events, showcasing opportunities through to business seminars and management training.

For more information, call 0333 320 0333 - option 2.

Business Training

The Chamber's Business Training programme is designed to meet the skills needs of local businesses. Focusing on four key development programmes, these courses can be tailored to suit an individual organisation's requirements.

For more information, call 0115 957 8757.


The Chamber is the leading voice for business in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, representing members and the wider business community on local, regional, national and international issues.

For more information, call 01246 207 207.


Working with local companies, Members, the Police and local authorities, The Chamber has an established reputation for providing long term, cost-effective business security solutions.

For more information, call 01246 212 909.

Information Services

The Chamber offers information and research services to Members, services which are tailored to specific needs and individual requirements.

For more information, call 01246 207 207.


The Chamber's International Student Placement Office is a cost effective way for companies to further their international links, with the introduction of skilled multi lingual international students to their workforce.

For more information, call 0115 957 8757.

For more information on the Chamber and how it can benefit your business, please click here.

About The Chamber

Members' Offer

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Contact The Chamber Chesterfield (Registered Office): 01246 207207
Derby: 01332 851280
Nottingham: 0115 957 8757
Leicester: 0116 247 1800
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 5.30pm, Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
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