Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce exists to serve the best interests of its membership and, indeed, the wider business base in Coventry and Warwickshire. The Chamber of Commerce engages and supports businesses of all sizes and from all sectors. It understands and supports businesses from start-up stage through to growing your business and this support is delivered via a variety of mechanisms, not least on-line and telephone support, access to Coaches and Mentors, networking and trade-to-trade opportunities, export support, skills support and much more.
Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce is business-led and business focused. A Business Leaders ‘Board of Directors’ and Branch Committees work with the Chief Executive and her Team to shape the business and, most importantly, act as a voice for local businesses at all levels of local, national and European Governments. The Chamber of Commerce is Ltd By Guarantee and not for profit and, therefore, all of its resource, focus and energy is concentrated on engaging and working with local businesses.
The Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber is very proud of some fantastic relationships it has with partner organisations, not least the City Council, County Council, District Councils, Job Centre Plus, the Universities and others. All working together to the benefit of the locality. The Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber is also proud of the relationship it has with key strategic businesses such as MIRA, Wright Hassell, The Coventry Telegraph, TNT and NP Aerospace.
The Chamber of Commerce operates a wholly ownsed subsidiary, Coventry & Warwickshire Training (CWT), that offers business-focused tailored education & training solutions to businesses, including apprenticeships, foundation degree’s, vocational learning and commercial training opportunities. CWT is one of the highest performing deliverers of apprenticeships in the locality which is all based around its exemplary relationships with businesses. Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber is one of 51 accredited Chambers of Commerce in the UK, forming part of a global network of Chambers of Commerce. The UK Chambers of Commerce are represented by the fantastic work of the British Chambers of Commerce into Whitehall.