AEO Certification
Authorised Economic Operator status is an internationally recognised quality mark that shows your business’s role in the international supply chain is secure and has customs control procedures that meet Authorised Economic Operator standards and criteria. Do you know how to obtain this certification? Take a look at the details of our half-day workshop that will explain all you need to know.

We are delighted to once again support the third Arab-British Economic Summit 2023. Details of this event taking place in November are available below.

If you have any international trade queries please email or telephone the team on 01223 237414.

Karen Cash
International Trade Team Leader
01223 237414
How to obtain and maintain AEO certification

In September the Chamber are running a half day workshop targeted at individuals and teams employed by logistics/ forwarding companies and global and local manufacturers who need to understand how to obtain and maintain AEO certification.

AEO Workshop
Wednesday 6 September, 9.30am-12.30pm

Who should attend?

  • Managers responsible for customs, trade, quality and compliance
  • Financial directors and managers
  • Supply chain and logistics professionals
  • Security managers who are responsible for compliance with AEO safety and security.
Register for your place here.
You can view the full list of all our training courses on the Chamber website.

Courses can also be tailored to meet your company’s specific requirements. For more information about a bespoke course for your company, which can be delivered remotely or in person, please contact the Chamber on 01223 237414.
Arab-British Economic Summit 2023

ABES2023 will connect influential business leaders with thought leaders from across the British and Arab worlds. ABES2023 is a unique opportunity to meet and network with inspiring business professionals.

The day-long event will be held at the Hilton London Metropole on Monday 20 November and reflects the keenness of both sides to develop and strengthen the UK-Arab strategic partnership, central to the emerging vision mentioned in the Summit’s title.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • H.E. Mr Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General, The League Of Arab States

  • Lord Dominic Johnson of Lainston CBE, UK Minister of State (Minister for Investment) at Department for Business and Trade

  • His Excellency Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi, Secretary General at The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC).

ABES2023 tickets are available for 50% off the standard price for a strictly limited time only. Register here
Global Annual Conference 2024
Thursday 27 June 2024, QEII Centre, London

BCC Global Annual Conference 2024 will bring together business leaders, policy experts, media and government representatives to tackle important business issues and create lasting change.
Engineering Supply Chain Show
16-18 April 2024
NEC Birmingham

The Engineering Supply Chain Show is co-located with the long-established MACH 2024 Exhibition and will take place at the NEC, Birmingham in April.

The Engineering Supply Chain Show is where engineering and manufacturing buyers go to find world-class suppliers, exclusively in the UK engineering and manufacturing supply chain.

To exhibit, companies must be UK registered and offer capacity in subcontract or supply chain services. Examples include precision machined-parts subcontracting, casting and forgings, coatings, mechatronic and electronic design and assembly, extrusion, fabrication, finishing, forming, pressings and stampings, plastics, tool making, forming and manipulation, vacuum technology and design, development, testing services and any services and products assisting companies in the sector.

Further details here.
On Thursday 14 September, the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) will be holding a virtual SME Roundtable alongside the BCC to discuss negotiations on an enhanced UK-Switzerland Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Sign up for the event here.

The UK is negotiating an FTA with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). DBT would like to hear from any Chamber members who already successfully trade or are planning to launch in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, or the United Arab Emirates. Contact DBT here
Contact the Chamber

01223 237414 •
Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce
Clifford House, 2 Station Yard, Oakington, Cambridge, CB24 3AH