NECC is the North East's largest business membership organisation. We represent around 4,000 businesses - a third of the region's workforce. As a Chamber member you can access a whole host of business support services to help cut your costs, raise your company profile and grow your business.

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

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

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

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

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Skills & Development

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

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Collective Voice

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

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Business Network

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

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Latest News

NECC Full Reaction to Autumn Statement

The Spending Review delivered today (Wednesday) by the Chancellor George Osborne produced a mixed reaction from the North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC).

NECC Response - Autumn Statement

What did you think of today's Spending Review? Here is a statement from NECC.

Paths are paved as new NECC apprentice joins expanding team

A handpicked cohort of young people from across the region have been given the opportunity to take up an apprenticeship at building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, the current holder of the apprenticeship category in the North East Business Awards