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Exclusive VIP Upgrade for British Marine Members on Trade Tickets at BoatLife

Published on: 08 February 2024


Plus, Breakfast Networking Opportunity on 16 February 2024 and access to the DF Capital VIP Lounge

On behalf of our members and in partnership with BoatLife, we are offering all members a VIP upgrade when they purchase a trade ticket to the show, plus a fantastic networking opportunity and access to the DF Capital VIP Lounge.

To take advantage of this offer you will need to: 

Step One

Purchase a trade ticket from the BoatLife website for £8*.  Click here to purchase your tickets.

Step Two 

Join us at the British Marine networking breakfast in partnership with BoatLife. The event will be held at the show’s very own Inland Bar, on 16 February between 08:30am – 10:00am.

Step Three

At the breakfast event we will provide you with your VIP upgrade ticket for access to the DF Capital VIP Lounge. 

Attending the networking breakfast will be members of the British Marine Team, British Marine’s Council, CEO, President and BoatLife’s CEO Richard Dove.  

Hot and cold drinks and breakfast baps will be available. 

So, what’s included with a VIP ticket?

With your VIP upgrade you will enjoy...

  • DF Capital VIP Lounge access
  • VIP Cloakroom 
  • Complimentary drink (glass of prosecco/wine, bottle of beer, soft drink or a Mermaid Drinks brand (gin, spiced rum or salt vodka) 
  • Tea and coffee throughout the day 
  • Elevenses 
  • Afternoon tea 
  • Can be used for meetings and exhibitor one-to-ones
  • Chance to meet show ambassadors and industry professionals

Further networking opportunity

If you’re planning to visit the show on Thursday 15 February, you may also be interested in attending a special Pelagic Trade Drinks evening, from 5 – 7pm.  

This is a great event with drinks, music and some impressive prizes to win.

We look forward to seeing you at the show.

*Maximum of four tickets per British Marine member. As this is a trade ticket offer, you can enter the NEC from 08:30 before the show opens. 

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