British Marine are proud to be hosting Women in Marine Day on Thursday 22nd September as part of Southampton International Boat Show. This day is all about inspiring and celebrating the success of women in the marine industry.  Across the day there will be an array of speakers and discussion panels on our Foredeck stage leading with the theme of Women in Marine. This will be complimented with various events taking place across the show, including a dedicated Women In Marine panel discussion from the Foredeck Stage, along with various informal networking opportunities.

Women In Marine Events
Thursday 22nd September ‘22


0830-1000 – FOREDECK STAGE

A Mental Health Workshop – An Employers & Employees Perspective.
An engaging wellbeing session, provided by Zevo designed to take a variety of explorative deep dives into mental health within both a personal and professional setting both from the viewpoint of the employee and employer.


1600-1800 – FOREDECK STAGE

British Marine are proud to present our exclusive Women in Marine Q&A panel offering the opportunity to listen to a range of senior professionals across the marine sector discuss their careers and current key topics within the industry. There will be an opportunity to engage in a Q&A session moderated by Fiona Pankhurst, followed by a networking opportunity over canapés and a glass of bubbles. An excellent event to connect with other professional women within the Marine Sector.

Register for your free place at either of these events by filling in the booking form below


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Talks and Activities from the Foredeck Stage

  • 11:00 – 11:30 ‘An introduction to WING’ by Aga Kosno, Global Marketing and Product Development Manager of the Wing Group exploring how they have taken their products from concept to distribution and discussing their own challenges faced in marine
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Buying a Boat Q&A Session with British Marine industry experts: A discussion focusing on different methods of getting on the water for all
  • 14:30 – 15:00 ‘Opportunities and challenges for women in the marine sector’ by Cara Lant, Hollie Luff, Amy Lewington & Nicola Walsh of Premier Marinas
  • 16:00 – 18:00 Women in Marine Discussion Panel and Q&A Session – An engaging discussion with professionals from the marine industry to discuss their challenges within the Marine Sector and current topics affecting the industry.  This will be followed by networking opportunity with refreshments

The day will also include speed mentoring sessions for women starting out in their careers or undertaking marine apprenticeships, giving them a chance to meet senior professionals from across the industry, with specialists ranging from engineering and boat building to marketing and finance.

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