Southampton International Boat Show has a charter to deliver a sustainable and environmentally friendly show to its visitors and exhibitors. The show is working with its partner agencies and exhibitors to reduce its carbon footprint and to push the drive towards cleaner and increasingly biodiverse waters. As well as using the event as a platform for change, we will help raise awareness of the plight of the world’s oceans among our thousands of visitors and exhibitors.
In addition to adapting how we operate and run the Show, the intention is to have individual engagement and signed commitment to marine conservation from all our exhibitors and contractors over the coming years.
An important part of this is the Exhibitor Environmental Pledge which focuses on eight individual areas.
The Environmental Pledge is as follows –
Optional Exhibitor Requirements for 2023’s show
New MANDATORY exhibitor requirements for 2023’s Show
These are in addition to the requirements from 2022:
Existing requirements from 2022
All exhibitors sign up to the mandatory requirements of the Environmental Pledge and those exhibitors who agree to take on all the optional requirements will have a Southampton International Boat Show Pledge 2023 floor sticker on their stand.
As boat users, we each play an important role in protecting our marine and inland waters for the future. By following environmental best practice today, we can create long-lasting benefits on the water for the people, wildlife and habitats of tomorrow.
The Green Blue is a UK-wide environmental programme, created by the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine, launched at the Southampton International Boat Show in 2005.
Find The Green Blue in Ocean Hall on stand J119.
Read our latest announcement that Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust’s seagrass restoration project named official charity for the Southampton International Boat Show 2023