We are proud members of British Marine
Waterlodge are proud members of British Marine, who give valuable support to all its members across the UK leisure marine industry, with the aim to assist in their sustainable success. What does this mean for us at Waterlodge, you may ask? Read on to find out more, plus how being a member is going to help facilitate in our growth.
What is British Marine?
British Marine is the trade association for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry and has over 1,500 members who have come from a broad range of businesses, including boat builders, chandlers, brokers, marinas, passenger boats and engines.
The core aim of their business is to help the boating community to thrive and to deliver amazing water experiences for everyone. They have expertise in a variety of different areas including in-depth technical services, representation with government and non-governmental bodies, UK and global marine trade development, legal services and general business advice.
How does British Marine support its members?
British Marine supports their members with the following:
- Conducting research on UK and international marine markets
- Promoting members’ products and services through national marketing campaigns
- Providing technical, regulatory and manufacturing information and advice for businesses in the industry
- Assisting with training and recruitment
- Liaising with governments and authorities
- Promoting the marine industry
What does British Marine membership mean for Waterlodge?
As a member of the British Marine, Waterlodge can draw upon support from experts in the field which in turn assists us in improving both our trading and driving new opportunities within our markets. We receive a variety of different benefits such as specialist training, best practise templates, networking opportunities and attendance to The Southampton Boat Show.
Plus, we have access to extensive information about the latest changes to law, which means we are always current with best practises. Our membership also offers us free entry to 28 regional and group associations headed by committees comprising of more than 200 highly experienced members that provide focus for specific interests.
We are proud to be members of British Marine and look forward to utilising their broad expertise of the industry to help us further Waterlodge as a business.