For over two centuries our members have worked together for the good of the region, developing ground breaking innovations, and playing key roles in industrial and economic change.  NECC has always been at the forefront of this – we will always make the prosperity of the North East our number one priority.

Do you have a new business idea that you need help with? We can provide continued advice and support for local businesses.

Watch Video

There are lots of great reasons to do business in the North East. Here are just a few of them.

Watch Video

A landmark year of celebration...we are proud of our region, our members and our heritage.

Watch Video


Enabling local businesses to achieve global ambitions. We can support your business with all your international trade needs.

Read More

Skills & Development

Apprenticeships have been proven to deliver for businesses and help them grow. NECC is the employers’ choice for Apprenticeships.

Read More

Collective Voice

We campaign on a wide range of issues to improve the regional business environment. Collectively we can achieve more.

Read More

Business Network

We know more together than individually, join the most connected business network in the region.

Read More

Latest News

QES Results - Strongest Workforce Score for Two Decades

NECC quarterly survey shows positivity in member workforce but exporting slows

Regional businesses back Heathrow

Business leaders from across the North, Northern Ireland and Scotland are calling for the Government to follow the recommendations of Sir Howard Davies’ Airports Commission Review.

NECC Responds to Davies report

In reaction to today’s Davies Report, North East Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, James Ramsbotham has said: