We are the county’s leading business organisation and the voice of local business. Our role is to support your progress in every way possible.
If you want to stay on top of future trends, if you could use some specialist help, or feel you need experienced and practical business training to develop your team – we are at your disposal. Or if you want to build new contacts, we will connect you with the people who can help you to progress.
Our year-round calendar of events and training will prepare you for new business opportunities – at home and overseas. We hold a host of networking events to help grow your business and expand your contacts. Our B2B Exhibitions showcase the best in business, helping to expand your customer base, encourage new partnerships, and promote your organisation.
International Support, Services, and Resources
Our International Trade Products and Services are a vital resource to businesses working across the globe, from SMEs through to national and international companies. Whether you are an experienced international trader or thinking of becoming one, our dedicated International Trade Team is here to help you and your company on your journey.
As the county’s foremost independent voice for business, we represent our members’ interests and concerns and will raise them with the appropriate bodies, including local and national government. Our regular contact with Members of Parliament, local authority leaders and officers and central government departments at political and official levels, ensures that policy makers and decision takers are properly informed about the concerns of our members.
We make sure that our members always have the latest information through our own publications. You can share your successes and hear about everything going on in the region and beyond.