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

20 June 2019

Gateley becomes a Chamber patron

Patronage recognises the firm's leadership in the professional services sector
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19 June 2019

Invitation to Tender - Pension Scheme Provision

The Chamber is inviting members to tender for the provision of it's Pension Scheme
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18 June 2019

Wider Chamber remit will help build thriving communities

CSR Summit will give voice to companies already exploiting community opportunities
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12 June 2019

White paper on regulation welcomed by Chamber

But we'll be watching to see how its intentions are delivered
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12 June 2019

New scheme to boost digital skills of autistic individuals and women

Delighted to be involved with this cutting-edge project
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28 May 2019

New opportunities lead to growth in demand for skilled leadership

Smaller firms may be lacking the expertise to recognise opportunities or bid for work
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23 May 2019

Open letter calls for removal of doubts over HS2 in the East Midlands

Continued uncertainty is stifling business
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20 May 2019

Chamber welcomes Walker Wood as Patron

Expanding company will offer expertise to complement other Patrons
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16 May 2019

HS2 is about much more than a railway line

Chamber reaction to House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee report on the planned railway
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14 May 2019

Pioneering crime-cutting scheme will help make shopping safer in Derbyshire

Online service will assist in collating data for crime analysis and prosecution
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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 Chamber's 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 Chamber's 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- or partially-subsidised training or even introduce you to new talent.

How can I develop skills more effectively
with the Chamber's 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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