Join us as a partner and raise your company profile whilst celebrating outstanding achievements within the industry.

If you are interested in sponsoring there are still opportunities available please contact us for more information. Philip Pereira on + 44 (0) 7866462577 or Philip@ibiplus.co.uk.

Why should you sponsor the Boat Builder Award 2017?

Drive brand awareness
Align your brand with IBI and METSTRADE at the Boat Builder Awards 2017 to ensure you are at the forefront of the industry.

Win new business
Network with new and existing contacts to seize new business opportunities and maintain strong working relationships

Entertain clients
Be seen in the industry as an advocate of development and innovation.


Headline sponsor

Raymarine, a world leader in marine electronics, develops and manufactures the most comprehensive range of electronic equipment for the recreational, boating and light commercial marine markets. Designed for high performance and ease of use, the award-winning products are available through a global network of dealers and distributors. The Raymarine product lines include radar, navigation aids, sonar, instruments, auto-pilots, thermal imaging, communications, satellite TV, software and integrated systems.
RAI Amsterdam

Retail Marketing Initiative

RAI Amsterdam,  a century of experience for your event A place that brings people together in the physical and virtual worlds, crossing borders and providing inspiration! Based in the famous city of Amsterdam, we've been uniting different worlds, people and markets for more than a century, at home and abroad.

International Distributor/dealer development

LUMISHORE is recognised by the world's leading boatbuilders as the market leader for high performance, function rich underwater lighting systems. Exceeding the exacting standards of the world's most recognised boatbuilders, LUMISHORE designs and builds practical, easily installed systems that enable discerning owners to enjoy the most beautiful and stunning underwater lighting effects.

Boat builder and equipment manufacturer collaborative solution

Ultraflex was founded 80 years ago. Now it is a leading manufacturer of steering systems, steering wheels and control systems for pleasure and professional boats. Located in Genoa, Italy Ultraflex exports roughly 82 per cent of its production with it's main markets in France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Finland, Russia, New Zealand and Australia. North, South and central America are serviced by its sister company, Uflex USA, manufacturing in Sarasota, Florida.

Innovative onboard design solution

FUSION is recognized as an innovator of world leading marine entertainment products and award-winning technologies. Sailing on the cutting edge of design and engineering, FUSION entertainment delivers unparalleled performance and connectivity on the open seas.

Innovation in a production process

Dometic is delighted to sponsor the Innovation in a Production Process at the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement.

Dometic is a product and market oriented organization. Their product focus pushes the innovative borders and their market oreintated approach continuously helps them to define new product bundles and concepts. The dualitiy of their focus results in great value, and their products are now sold in almost 100 countries and produced mainlu in their wholly owned production facilities around the world.

Marine Resources

Best apprenticeship and training scheme

Marine Resources is an award winning International recruitment company offering unparalleled efficiency to source and recruit world class candidates for some of the biggest names operating in the Leisure Marine and Superyacht industries. Specialising in shore-based marine recruitment the consultancy has become an industry leader, ever growing in response to client demand. Their client base boasts some of the biggest names in the marine industry.

Side-Power Sleipner

Lifetime achievement Award


Environmental Initiative Available

UCINA Confindustria Nautica, a member of the Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria), UCINA CONFINDUSTRIA NAUTICA has been representing the entire Italian boating industry since 1967. With 312 member companies, UCINA represents over 80% of the domestic boating industry and strives to promote the growth of the sector. In line with its purposes, UCINA organises the Genoa Boat Show, a leading event worldwide and a showcase for the Italian marine industry.

Metstrade - Kohler

Pre-dinner Drinks

Kohler Power Systems, a division of Kohler Co., provides complete power systems, including generators (residential, industrial, mobile, portable, and marine), automatic transfer switches, paralleling switchgear, monitoring controls, and accessories for emergency, prime power and energy-management applications. Kohler Power Systems has delivered energy solutions for markets worldwide since 1920.