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About the Network

The Network unites local manufacturing companies, enabling its members to harness the cross-industry, business, engineering and manufacturing knowledge necessary to evolve and expand. Members are provided with opportunities to share their experiences with other industry professionals and obtain unique insights into new technologies, resources and information.

The network, run by East Midlands Chamber is exclusive to manufacturers and makers and is designed for business owners, directors and leaders who take a strategic overall responsibility to grow their business. Membership is funded by the Community Renewal Fund.

It is being delivered through a series of local forums in the Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire Dales and High Peak and North Nottinghamshire. Regardless of where their business is based, delegates may choose the network most convenient for them to attend.

The project is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF).

Why get involved?

  • Better understand the financial support on offer for your manufacturing business;
  • Tap into specialist consultancy and advice on regulation and compliance;
  • Identify collaboration opportunities
  • Gain peer support and education
  • Identify common issues and problem solve in a trusted, collaborative environment
  • Encourage best practice and the sharing of skills across member companies
  • Host specialists from a diverse range of fields to share their expertise in the form of presentations, workshops and other networking events
  • Create a positive perception of UK manufacturing
  • Promote growth in our sector
  • Attract manufacturing businesses to the region

Upcoming meetings

Derby City Meeting – 6 September Register here

Leicestershire – 13 September Register Here

Nottinghamshire Manufacturing Network - Wednesday 14th September -

Derbyshire Dales & High Peak Manufacturing Network - Friday 16th September – Register Here

North Nottinghamshire Manufacturing Network - Tuesday 20th September – Register Here