Standard Membership




How much does joining the Chamber cost and what exactly do you get from being a part of the region’s largest business support organisation?

What if we told you that as well as the significant added value on offer, such as enhanced credibility and exposure for your business, Chamber membership offers a plethora of tangible benefits and ROI. Becoming a Chamber member literally pays for itself – and then some, in many cases.

In short, the Chamber adds phenomenal value to its members – and that starts with standard membership, the benefits of which are enjoyed by over 4,100 businesses of all sizes across the region.

We know that the budget – and reasons for joining the Chamber – will vary greatly from business to business. Our fee structure ensures that being a member of the Chamber is fully inclusive and relative to where you are at as a business. The amount you pay is based fairly on the size of your business.

Standard Membership prices as at 1 April 2018 are:

Number of Employees Member Rate (£) VAT (£) Total Price inc. VAT (£)  
1 275.00 55.00 330.00  
2 to 10 350.00 70.00 420.00  
11 to 50 450.00 90.00 540.00  
51 to 100 550.00 110.00 660.00  
101 to 200 900.00 180.00 1,080.00  
201 to 500 1,150.00 230.00 1,380.00  
501 plus 1,450.00 290.00 1,740.00  
Charities/schools<10 emloyees 310.00 62.00 372.00  
Charities/schools 11+ employees 390.00 78.00 468.00  

Membership payment can be made in full by credit/debit card, or by annual direct debit only. Full details can be provided by your membership adviser. 

To view membership terms and conditions and download an application form,  please click here

To discover what the Chamber is doing, and what it can do for you, on a regular basis, find out more by visiting the following sections:

GROW - How do you plan to grow? Who understands your sector, size, or challenges? Where else can you get reliable and professional advice that has the interests of your business at heart?

CONNECT - How do you connect with the right people? Who leads the way in your sector? How do you meet new customers and where do you find them? Where do you build relationships with partners?

SKILLS - How do you know what skills you and your team are going to need? How do you keep your best people? If technology is changing your business, how do you keep up?

INFLUENCE - How do you build influence and brand awareness? How do you build your authority in the region? How do you build credibility in your sector? What influences your decisions?

INTERNATIONAL - Could trading internationally be a part of your strategy for growth? Where are the greatest opportunities? Where might you connect with the right people? If you already trade internationally how could you potentially optimise profits?

Check out these Member Benefits 

In addition, all the below – and more – is included in your membership. When utilised, these additional member benefits can help ensure ROI before even taking into account the other products and services on offer as part of membership throughout the year.

  • Chamber HR
  • Chamber Legal
  • Chamber Health and Safety
  • Chamber HR, Legal and Health and Safety forms combined and unlimited access to five business advice lines and over 600 free business documents, plus £1m of excess free insurance – all included in your membership.
  • 21 Marketing Tips to help you grow your business - click here to download.
  • Over 50% off AA business breakdown cover 
  • Discounted healthcare plans through renowned providers Westfield Health and AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Discounted Training Courses
  • Discounted Events, Expos and Networking
  • Discounted international documentation – this service has saved members thousands of pounds
  • Moneycorp discounts - for all your foreign exchange needs
  • Year-round discounted rate on advertising in the Chamber’s Business Network magazine
  • Member-to-Member discounts

Other Chamber benefits immediate available upon becoming a member include:

  • Access to an experienced and knowledgeable membership adviser – if you’re in any doubt as to how to maximise your membership, your adviser is always on hand
  • Access to a tailored members database
  • Opportunity to have stories and news published in the Chamber’s flagship Business Network magazine and its eshots to all members (only available to Chamber members)
  • Use of the exclusive ‘Member of the East Midlands Chamber’ logo for your website and collateral
  • Listing with a hyperlink to your website on the Chamber’s online Members Directory

The above is by no means exhaustive.

To view membership terms and conditions and download an application form,  please click here. 

To learn about how Chamber membership can benefit your business, call the Membership team on 0333 320 0333 (option 1) or email

Ask yourself the question: If becoming a member actually pays for itself – Why not join the region’s largest business support organisation today?