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Made in the Midlands Awards- Nominate Now!

Made in the Midlands is now firmly established as the region’s premier celebration of engineering and manufacturing, having attracted entries from some 50 different companies last year. So why should your clients enter? Why should you put them forward? Firstly it’s free and relatively easy: there’s no cost of entry and the forms are straightforward to complete. Go to www.insidermedia.com/mim2020 Secondly it offers major networking opportunities.  As well as the…

Invitations to Tender – Growth Hub events

Launched in 2014, Growth Hubs are a local public and private sector partnership led by the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) that provide a mechanism for integrating national and local business support, so it is easier for businesses to access the help and advice they need to thrive and grow. East Midlands Chamber and its partners have secured European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding to continue delivery of the D2N2 Growth…

Blog: Where in the world do you want your business to be?

Laura Howard shares her blog on Brexit In our blog this month, Laura Howard, Head of International Trade at East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire), discusses the effect Brexit will have on international trade, and how businesses can prepare. Laura has over fifteen years’ experience in this field and manages a team of ten people who help over 1,000 businesses annually to succeed in overseas markets. Where in the world…

How We Can Help

The Growth Hub is a single place to access business support across Leicester and Leicestershire. We offer free and impartial advice to help all local businesses, with a particular focus on those who are looking to grow and increase productivity.


Our Services

Grow your business with free access to one-to-one advice, the Business Growth Grant and a range of events from the Growth Hub.



Find out about grants, loans and alternative funding to support your business growth.



Access tailored support to meet your business growth challenges through our network of local and national partners.


Events & Workshops

Stay informed and keep learning through the vast range of events, workshops and seminars.