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East Midlands Manufacturing Network

Championing the East Midlands manufacturing community

The East Midlands is a region with a strong manufacturing heritage and with the potential to have an equally strong future.

What better way to secure the future success of manufacturing in our region than by bringing together key knowledge and skills to form a dedicated, supportive peer network?

That is the role of the East Midlands Manufacturing Network.

Benefits of joining the network

The East Midlands Manufacturing Network is led by East Midlands Chamber. Joining this business-led support network for manufacturers will help you to:


Increasing awareness and creating a positive perception of manufacturing to attract investment to our region.


Hear from industry experts who can provide an insight into addressing challenges faced by manufacturing businesses.


Stay informed about the financial support on offer for your manufacturing business, and tap into specialist advice to grow.

Lead Change

Get involved in lobbying activity to make sure your voice is heard, regionally and nationally.

Do you need help or advice?

Joining the East Midlands Manufacturing Network also entitles you to complimentary Affiliate Membership of Make UK.

Do I qualify?

Participation in the network is free and open to manufacturers of any size. The criteria for joining:
- You are a senior manager or leader,
- Your business is based in the region covered by East Midlands Chamber (namely Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire)
- Your business makes something

How to get involved

Participation in the network is free.

To join, please contact Deborah Rogers on 07388 379406, or complete the enquiry form below.

Upon receiving your application, your business will be signed up to the appropriate local network. The local networks are as follows:

- Derby Manufacturing Network
- Derbyshire Manufacturing Network
- Leicester Manufacturing Network
- Leicestershire Manufacturing Network
- Nottingham Manufacturing Network
- Nottinghamshire Manufacturing Network

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