Office of Economic Development Düsseldorf – Focus on your success
The Office of Economic Development is the central contact point for all companies. From start-up to expansion and the question of succession – our experienced specialists can provide assistance at all stages of a company's development.
The Office of Economic Development for the County of Mettmann
The IHK Düsseldorf was founded in 1831 and represents the overall interest of around 80,000 companies from industry, trade and services in Düsseldorf and the ten towns in the County of Mettmann (Erkrath, Haan, Heiligenhaus, Hilden, Langenfeld (Rheinland), Mettmann, Monheim am Rhein, Ratingen, Velbert and Wülfrath) in dealings with political institutions, administration and the general public.
The IHK carries out numerous public duties (for example dual vocational education, foreign trade documents) under its own management. It is also a customer-oriented service provider for regional business providing independent information, advice and mediation services on subjects such as German and international markets, education and further training, legal matters and economic development.
Düsseldorf is the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, the largest federal state in Germany, and is located at the heart of Europe's largest conurbation. In a radius of 500 kilometres all round Düsseldorf, you can reach 50 percent of EU purchasing power and almost a third of the EU population. The region is one of the most international in Germany with a special orientation towards the Asian market. Over one in six companies has more than 50% foreign share capital or is managed by a foreign national.