The Chamber is the go to place for answers.

The East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) is the go to place for answers. We are the leading business organisation in the region and the voice for business in the East Midlands.

With a growing membership of more than 4,100 businesses - small to large, local to international – the Chamber is renowned across the region for enhancing East Midlands businesses.

The Chamber’s activity is so diverse and multifaceted that thousands of businesses from across the East Midlands and beyond put trust in the Chamber to help their businesses flourish and grow – irrespective of size or sector.

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.

The Chamber delivers on five core themes, all delivered by experienced, knowledgeable and passionate professionals. Our five themes centre round the following:

Supporting Growth  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 advice and provides a platform where you and your business can flourish.

Connecting You  - Whether you want to network extensively, exhibit or 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 of all shapes and sizes every year.

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

Helping You Influence - 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 with the status to ensure your voice is heard by the right people.

Enabling International Trade - Wether you’re already exporting or planning your first overseas venture, we can help you reach new markets and increase your potential profits and revenue. Through our extensive programme of trade missions, training courses, seminars and business clinics, our award-winning International team can help you achieve your international ambitions.

With local delivery of the Chamber’s products and services provided from locations across three counties - including main offices in Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham and Leicester – and with dedicated advisers on hand every hour of the business week, you’re never far away from support from your Chamber.

Whatever the sector, shape or size of your organisation, our primary focus is to help you thrive – our vision is to enhance East Midlands businesses and communities.

To talk to a membership adviser about how the Chamber can help enhance your business or support your community, please call 0333 320 333 (option 1).

Our Corporate Vision (Updated December 2018)

To enhance East Midlands businesses and communities

Our Corporate Goals for 2019/22

1) Develop and deliver a range of high-quality products and services that represent great value to business

2) Understand and represent the needs of the East Midlands business community at a local, regional and national level.

3) Raise the profile and value of the Chamber and its members to wider business and stakeholder communities.

4) Continually develop Chamber talent, resources and processes to drive towards excellence.

5) Demonstrate and strengthen the link between successful businesses and thriving local communities.

6) Support development of current and future workforce in the East Midlands. 

To see how the Chamber puts these corporate goals into practice, view the latest Chamber Annual Report by clicking here.