Become a Poole Maritime Festival supporter

Becoming a sponsor of European Maritime Day and the Poole Maritime Festival gives your business a great opportunity to stand out from the crowd and raise awareness of your brand, services and products in front of a distinguished target audience. The festival will attract over a thousand key stakeholders, policy makers and opinion formers from across the European Union, as well as more than 50,000 visitors. 

Sponsorship options are numerous and flexible, from small budgets requiring brand presence on marketing media material or at events, to large businesses looking to make a presence at the conference centre exhibition or evening receptions.

For more information please email Adrian Trevett, Economic Development Manager T: 01202 633032 E: a.trevett@poole.gov.uk

EMD Sponsorship Opportunities:

Your business can benefit enormously from association with these events, whilst supporting the region and UK maritime business as a whole. Please find below a description of each sponsorship option - all of which are negotiable and can be tailored to meet your corporate goals or objectives.


The Seven Seas festival

EMD 2017 Conference – lead sponsor

As ‘lead’ sponsor of EMD 2017 Conference and Exhibition your business will be in the spotlight, confirming your organisation as an authority in the maritime industry and creating networking opportunities with policy makers and international business leaders. The event will attract 1,000 delegates, from Thursday 18 – Friday 19 May 2017.

EMD General Reception sponsorship

A networking evening reception open to all 1,000 delegates to be held at a venue in Poole Park on Thursday 18 May 2017.

EMD VIP Reception sponsorship

A champagne and fine dining experience dinner for approximately 35 EMD invited guests on Thursday 18 May 2017. 

EMD conference exhibition stands

A limited number of stands are available at the exhibition in Lighthouse conference centre, where there will be 1,000 delegates from Thursday 18 – Friday 19 May 2017. 

PMF public app. / EMD delegate mobile app. sponsorship

Achieve important presence through the app that will be used by the festival audience or conference delegates. 

Volunteer programme sponsorship

Support our teams of local volunteers. 

Additional sponsorship

For companies with smaller budgets, opportunities also exist to purchase logo space on marketing media, and to sponsor delegate lanyards, badges, bags, notepads, pens, bottled water and Wi-Fi. Please enquire for prices.
All packages can be tailored to meet corporate goals or objectives. Please discuss your requirements with us and we will be happy to offer flexibility wherever possible.