British Marine Networking

British Marine Networking

British Marine – opening doors to networking opportunities

We are all looking to connect with the wider marine industry and find potential new business partners or commercial opportunities.

On behalf of our members, British Marine organises and delivers countless networking events each year, both in the UK and overseas, with the aim of connecting you with the right people. Our networking events provide the perfect platform to meet like-minded professionals, to discuss shared challenges, explore new opportunities and to become an industry thought leader.

Our annual events calendar includes both online and face-to-face opportunities. To find out more, please contact the British Marine team at info(at) or call 01784 473377.


  • Exclusive Access: Your ticket to over 100 member-only networking events, helping you and your business connect with the wider marine industry, meet new business partners and explore commercial opportunities.
  • Global Gateway: With regional, national and international networking events and opportunities, connect with peers from across the UK and aboard, including at international boat shows and trade events.
  • Sector & Industry Specific: With the opportunity to network at the forefront of our minds, join a host of British Marine, Association and sector-specific conferences, dinners, AGMs and social events.
  • Take Centre Stage: Promote yourself, your business, your thoughts and your expertise with exclusive speaker, partner and event sponsorship opportunities.
  • Network Your Way: Whatever your preference, online or face-to-face, we provide networking opportunities to suit all.
  • Discounted Tickets: Receive complementary or heavily discounted tickets for all paid-for British Marine events, which include London Luxury Afloat, the Southampton International Boat Show and the British Marine National Conference.   
  • Bespoke Networking: Leverage the reach of our extensive network to boost attendance at your own events, or work with our team to create a bespoke networking event. We also offer a member-to-member introductory service.

Working closely with our regional and group Associations we tailor our networking events for maximum value. This includes theming the sessions around shared challenges, emerging issues, trends and opportunities.

British Marine member networking events and opportunities include:

  • British Marine and Association events, which include AGM’s, committee networking opportunities, conferences, dinners, seasonal parties and socials.
  • The British Marine National Conference, which brings together hundreds of our industry’s leaders for an opportunity to learn, celebrate successes and to network.
  • At national boat shows, which include London Luxury Afloat, The Southampton International Boat ShowSeawork and the Crick Boat Show.
  • On our stand at international boat and trade shows, which include the boot DusseldorfMonaco Yacht Show and METSTRADE.
  • Events by marine sector, including marina conferences, technical seminars and training courses.
  • Online networking events, which are delivered through digital networking platforms making it easily accessible to all members.
  • British Marine Roadshows are a great way to drop in and meet BM staff and local businesses in your area.

For a full schedule of events and networking opportunities please visit our events calendar or contact the British Marine team at info(at) or call  01784 473377.

As a member we will email you the details of any upcoming events and how to book. Prices may vary according to the event, from complementary or heavily discounted tickets.

If you would like to find out more about how you can get involved, then please do not hesitate to contact the British Marine team at info(at) or on 01784 473377.

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