Essex Chambers of Commerce


Essex Chambers of Commerce has been representing the needs of businesses for over 100 years. Constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of their members they are an independent, not for profit, membership organisation that represents businesses of all sizes and in all sectors of the economy across the whole of Essex.

Heart Essex


Heart Essex (formerly Essex Radio and then Essex FM) is a British commercial radio station. It was launched on 12 September 1981, broadcasting from Southend-on-Sea and since 27 October 2004 from Chelmsford, both in Essex.

Department For International Trade


The Department for International Trade works with businesses based in the United Kingdom to assist their success in international markets, and with overseas investors looking to the UK as an investment destination.

Exporting Is Great


Exporting is GREAT is the Government’s most ambitious export campaign ever. It aims to inspire and support 100,000 new UK exporters to sell their goods and services overseas by 2020. Our mission is to become the world’s greatest exporting nation, capturing the imagination of the UK public, boosting business confidence and national pride and empowering more UK companies to go out and succeed in global markets.

Additional Supporters

Basildon Council


Basildon District is a prosperous business location and has in recent years seen significant inward investment and jobs growth. Throughout Basildon District there are major developments planned estimated to total nearly £2 billion, including the regeneration of Basildon, Wickford, Pitsea and Laindon town centres, and investment in the Basildon Enterprise Corridor, the largest business area in the Thames Gateway outside London, home to 45,000 jobs and over 5,000 businesses.

Brentwood Borough Council


Located in the heart of Essex, Brentwood is an attractive location for business, combining a high quality environment with close proximity to London and has a well qualified workforce. It has a diverse economy providing just under 40,000 jobs, a thriving entrepreneurial culture, with above average rates of business start-ups, and is home to the headquarters and regional offices of several major national firms.

Maldon District Council


Maldon District Council wants to ensure a thriving and vibrant local economy, vital to the success of any district. They are committed to helping local businesses as they recognise that their business contributes to the prosperity of the district. MDC provides ongoing support and advice to businesses seeking to set up, expand or relocate into the area.

Rochford District Council


The Rochford District Growth Strategy sets out a number of practical actions that are intended to assist local businesses to grow and develop, to promote new business start-ups, to nurture and inspire entrepreneurial talent, and to encourage existing businesses to relocate to Rochford District. This strategy does not sit in isolation but aligns with the objectives of the Council’s key corporate policies, the Corporate Plan and Local Development Framework.

Southend On Sea Borough Council


Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is the local authority of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. It is a member of the East of England Local Government Association.

Capricorn Media


Capricorn Media began as a limited company in 2004 delivering media training of all kinds to the sports and corporate business market. In the ten years they have been trading, Capricorn has worked with high profile footballers like Gareth Bale and Theo Walcott, former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier, Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Junior, British tennis star Kyle Edmund and, currently, the Rugby Football League and British Swimming. In business, Capricorn’s clients include people in financial planning, property, banking and estate planning.



Originally founded in 1999 and based in the heart of Essex, Designsixtyfour is now established as a reputable studio for print and web design primarily working with clients from the entertainment industry. In recent times those names have included Sony Music, The O2, Virgin, Warner Music, Universal Music, EMI, Karen Hardy Studios and West Ham United.

Noise PR


Noise PR is one of Essex’s leading public relations organisations. Set up by an award-winning former journalist, Noise PR increase its clients’ presence within the media and they currently work with a range of businesses, celebrities, charities and schools. They also manage Twitter and Facebook accounts on behalf of organisations and offer a range of other first class services including copywriting and photography.