Platinum Blue Partner

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Network with thousands of influential people and form the relationships that help develop business. Access the right business support, funding, expertise and talent to grow your business. Our choice of Blue Prime partnership packages; Hybrid Blue, Platinum Blue and Pay as you GO provide more value than the traditional trade association membership model.

Key Benefits

  • Blue Prime ‘Platinum Blue ’ partnership is valid for 12 months from the date of registration
  • Platinum Blue partnership is open to all staff of the registered organisation
  • Company listed on the Blue Prime online directory for UK maritime SMEs
  • Representation of UK maritime SMES interests to the various tiers of national and devolved governments in the UK and internationally
  • Help and assistance in partner policy issues and interests to the various tiers of national and devolved governments in the UK and internationally
  • Access to the National Maritime SME Working Group to help identify and develop strong sustainable supply chain opportunities and influence policy-making decisions
  • Access to the UK Marine Hydrogen Working Group the leading voice championing the use of hydrogen to government and regulatory bodies
  • Opportunity to be invited to join current or future National Maritime Working Groups
  • Participation in sector focussed inward and outward trade missions and assistance with the development of markets in new territories and sectors
  • Access to Government support for international exhibitions, trade missions and seminars
  • Signposting service to the latest funding, expertise and talent to support business growth
  • Access to the National Maritime and UK Marine Hydrogen Working Group on-line networking forums
  • Authorised use of the National Maritime logos, the Official UK Quality Mark for Maritime SMEs, and UK Marine Hydrogen Working Group logo (where relevant)
  • Receive our monthly Maritime Connection e-newsletter update – a comprehensive review of the main supply chain opportunities and issues across the sector, alerting partners to business opportunities and changes in policy and legislation
  • Submit guest blogs to National Maritime e-newsletter
  • Post your latest event on the National Maritime website events page
  • Submit your latest exploration and adventure stories to the National Maritime website and help build a global maritime community
  • 30% platinum partners discount off all paid for Virtual and Physical networking events: Live streaming, satellite and broadcast events, webinars, business breakfasts, international events and conferences, exhibitions, sector support workshops, training and briefings on topical issues
  • One hour business advice clinic with a Maritime Enterprise Development Mentor
  • Free meeting and training classroom hire at any Blue Space maritime hub
  • Free use of communal meeting pods within all Blue Space maritime hubs including free use of Wi-Fi
  • First to hear about and book National Maritime’s local and international events
  • Invitations to National Maritime member-only events
  • Blue Prime Privilege Card to access ‘Exclusive Platinum Deals’ from a small number of partner organisations with the expertise to deliver market leading services nationally
  • Discounted participation to the bi-annual Society and the Sea International Conference
  • Social media engagement and features