As a regional umbrella organization (StädteRegion Aachen and the districts of Düren, Euskirchen and Heinsberg), the Aachen Chamber of Skilled Crafts represents the interests of its members at all levels of economic, political and social life. It has about 16,200 member companies, which employ more than 100,000 people and train 7,035 apprentices.
The aim of its activities is to offer the companies scope for economic development and to increase their efficiency. As a public corporation, it also performs a number of sovereign tasks (e.g. managing the Register of Craftsmen) that have been transferred to it by the state
As a modern service center, it offers its members an extensive range of consulting, service and training opportunities. Furthermore, it offers advice to founders of new businesses and companies.