Putting your business needs at the heart of our strategy

Helping you measurably engage, enrich and enhance your business. The Chamber represents a complex business ecosystem in the heartland of the UK. Whatever the sector, shape or size of your organisation, our primary focus is to help you thrive.

At the Heart of East Midlands Business News and Events

15 August 2018

Chamber appoints a new Chair to the Board of Directors

Ian Morgan will take over from Phil Stanyer in the new year
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13 August 2018

Latest figures show rise in UK exports

Trade deficit narrows by £6bn to £25bn
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7 August 2018

Kettle boiling ceremony marks milestone for Midlands Gateway

Simple but significant act demonstrates power is now being delivered to Segro/Roxhill SRFI
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2 August 2018

‘Ill-judged’ interest rate rise risks undermining confidence, says BCC

Country needs a period of sustained financial stability
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31 July 2018

Cyber security conference headline sponsor announced

Chamber patron RDS Global of Derby has previously exhibited at the conference
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31 July 2018

Videos deliver 'importance of exporting' message

Laura Howard, the Chamber's Head of International Trade, is among those interviewed
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26 July 2018

Business Brexit checklist updated to clarify EU workers' status

Now includes links to EU Settlement Scheme 'toolkit'
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25 July 2018

Business costs are stifling growth

Government needs to fix the fundamentals not focus narrowly on Brexit
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23 July 2018

Chamber welcomes Growth Partners as new patron

Patrons take an influential and prominent role in the local business community
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Helping your business grow, whether through optimising processes, upskilling your people or reducing costs through membership benefits – The Chamber connects you to funding, skills, new people, expert help and provides a platform where you and your business can flourish.

How can I grow faster with the Chambers help?

Whether you want to network, exhibit, learn more about what’s going on in your sector through industry forums – The Chamber helps you access hundreds of opportunities to meet and connect with businesses in the East Midlands every year.

How can I connect with the right people
with the Chambers help?

To stay competitive means you need good people, with the right skills who feel valued and appreciated – The Chamber can provide you with expert analysis of your current situation, connect you with fully, partially and subsidised training or even introduce you to new talent.

How can I develop skills more effectively
with the Chambers help?

Reaching and influencing the right person, whether it’s your industry sector peers, your local MP, a specific Government department or simply people who need what you do – The Chamber is an authoritative body which has the status and mandate to ensure your voice is heard by the right people.

How can I influence the right people
with the Chamber's help?

Whether your business currently operates overseas or not – The Chamber’s award-winning International Trade team can help enable businesses at all stages of the export journey - from start-ups to multinationals - to be successful in overseas markets.

How can I possibly profit more from international business?



We know that every business is different and that means different priorities, different pressure points, different aims and objectives and, of course, different budgets – The Chamber doesn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to membership. Our membership criteria is based on the size of your business, so the amount you pay to become a member is relative - minimising risk and maximising value.

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