What we do
- A business network of all the Chambers of Commerce and the FSB in East Sussex, we represent over 4,000 local businesses with 18,000 members of staff.
- If you have a business in East Sussex and are a member of one of the town Chambers or the FSB - then you're already a member of ACES. If you are not a member of your local Chamber or the FSB, dip a toe in the water and come and see us.
- We offer major business networking events and conferences and support each local Chamber of Commerce.
- We also work closely with policy makers, including Central Government and County, District and Borough Councils to overcome barriers to business and boost the economy of East Sussex.
- We provide fully funded business support to help you adapt your business to the fast changing environment you are trading in.
- We provide fully funded start-up support for new business entrepreneurs.
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Call us for help free of charge on 01323 641144 or email us here if
you have been made unemployed or your business needs help during these difficult times.
This can include applying for business loans, finding new routes to your customers,
using social media, effective marketing, selling your business or winding it down.
We can provide you with 1-2-1 assistance so you are not on your own!
This support is fully funded by our local authorities, so there is no charge to you.
For more information about business grants and business support, visit the South East Business Hub, Edeal Enterprise Agency or Let's Do Business
For networking with like minded business people in your area, click on one of the Chambers of Commerce below.