Introducing the new Environmental Innovation Showcase at the Southampton International Boat Show 2022

Exhibitors encouraged to submit entries to clinch a spot in the inaugural showcase

Southampton International Boat Show (SIBS) is proud to announce the launch of the new Environmental Innovation Showcase (EIS) and is inviting exhibitors to submit their entries to secure a spot in the inaugural showcase.  

The new Environmental Innovation Showcase, located in Ocean Hall, will shine a spotlight on the best of the marine industry’s new environmental products, highlighting to consumers how the marine industry is becoming greener and cleaner and what they can do to become a more environmentally conscious boater.  

It will provide a unique opportunity to showcase those businesses working towards a cleaner marine environment and provides a fantastic opportunity for exhibiting businesses to promote their environmentally innovative products or services to boat show visitors. 

“This showcase will demonstrate the commitment that not only SIBS and British Marine have to the environment but also that our exhibitors continue to be a driving force in the journey to net zero and will hopefully be a source of inspiration for all businesses in the marine sector”, explains Lesley Robinson, CEO, British Marine.

Exhibitors at this year’s show who are bringing new environmentally innovative or sustainable products or services to the market are invited to submit details of their product or service along with the reasons it should be considered by the judging panel to appear in the showcase.

The judging panel will then review all the entrants and select those products and services to exhibit.

The judging panel is made up of – Paul Gullet (MD Wave International and President of British Marine), Mike Golding OBE (Patron of The Green Blue), James Brushwood (Environment and Health & Safety Executive, British Marine), Phil Horton (RYA Environment & Sustainability Manager) and Kate Fortnam (Campaign Manager, The Green Blue).

With thousands of visitors anticipated to attend this year’s show, being part of the showcase is the perfect opportunity to reach a wide audience and ensure your products and services are seen by a whole host of people and businesses alike. Plus, with additional promotional opportunities courtesy of the show team, it’s a great way to build brand awareness.

Entries need to be submitted by 12 August 2022. Email environment@britishmarine.co.uk and the successful applicants will be contacted by a member of the panel by 19 August 2022. 

Get your ticket

Tickets for the Boat Show can be purchased online at www.southamptonboatshow.com/visitor-information/tickets/

Upgrade your visit and check out our exclusive VIP packages –https://www.southamptonboatshow.com/vip/

The show is open from 10am – 6pm daily except the final Sunday when the show will close at 5pm.

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FURTHER INFORMATION

For more information please contact: British Marine Press Team – pr@britishmarine.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS:

About the Southampton International Boat Show

From SUPs to superyachts and everything in between, the Southampton International Boat Show is an on-water event, one of the largest in Europe and the biggest and most popular of its type in the UK. Welcoming over 103,000 visitors, the event provides a showcase for everything the leisure marine industry has to offer and provides an exciting family day out with many chances to get afloat. For further information visit: www.southamptonboatshow.com

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The Southampton International Boat Show (16-25 September 2022) is owned and operated by British Marine. British Marine is the trade association for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry. Through the provision of world-class events, specialist services and business support tools, we support over 1,500 members from both sea-going and inland sectors in achieving long-term sustainable growth and represent an industry which employs more than 38,700 people in the UK. 

British Marine also owns and operates London Luxury Afloat (18-22 April 2023) and the British Marine National Conference.  For more information about the work of British Marine and how to join, please visit the website: www.britishmarine.co.uk, or follow British Marine on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

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