HEADLINE SPONSOR ANNOUNCED FOR NORTH-WEST LEADING MARITIME CONFERENCE

Regional cluster organisation, Mersey Maritime is delighted to announce Google Partner, Ancoris, as this year’s headline sponsor of the Mersey Maritime Exchange 2023.

This major thought leadership conference is set to be the biggest and most high profile yet, taking place on Thursday 22nd June 2023, in The Tung Auditorium, a brand new, state-of-the-art facility which is part of the University of Liverpool. Companies in attendance will hear about specific maritime opportunities to get involved with, key projects and initiatives as well as have the chance to network with colleagues from across the breadth and depth of the UK’s maritime industries.

Mersey Maritime’s Chief Executive Officer, Chris Shirling Rooke, commented: 

“We are thrilled to announce Ancoris as our headline Mersey Maritime Exchange Conference sponsor. We know that the industry is going through an evolution around technology and digitalisation, and we are delighted Ancoris want to join Mersey Maritime on this journey of delivering the objectives of Maritime2050, the strategy that underpins all the work across the industry over the coming decades. This event is now a firm fixture in the national maritime calendar and will bring together industry, academia and government to consider the hot topics affecting the sector at the moment. It is not to be missed and we are really pleased to have such a high profile headline sponsor to support our endeavours.”

Google Partner, Ancoris, is a leading cloud-native Google services provider and one of very few UK-based pure-play Google Premier Partners with a dedicated AI practice to help customers truly capitalise on the power of emerging technologies​. Ancoris has leading, long standing expertise in Google Workspace, Maps, and Chrome and  expanded service offerings in data and AI, cloud migration and application development.

Ancoris CEO, Andre Azevedo said: 

“The access to virtually unlimited computing and, more recently, Artificial Intelligence has been democratised by leading cloud providers, with Google chief among them. At Ancoris, our mission is to put the power of Google Cloud technology at the service of modernisation across all industries. The maritime sector is one of the most important industries in the UK, for its historical heritage, economic contribution and wider impact on trade. We couldn’t be prouder of this partnership Mersey Maritime, and of having the opportunity to contribute to the technological innovation in the sector.”

The conference is further supported with sponsorship from Liverpool John Moores University, Nautilus International and the Royal Navy.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Matt Frank, Chief AI Officer, Ancoris
  • Richard Ballantyne, CEO – British Ports Association
  • Vicki Race, Deputy Director, Maritime Strategy and Programmes – Department for Transport
  • Ben Murray, Director of Government and Corporate Affairs – Harland & Wolff
  • Scarlett Black, Programme Executive Skills – Maritime UK
  • Rod Paterson, Deputy Director – National Shipbuilding Office
  • Helen Kelly, Director – Nautilus International
  • Gary Doyle, Group Harbour Master – Peel Ports Group

 

To find out more about the Mersey Maritime Exchange Conference 2023 and to purchase tickets, please click HERE.

Events Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Invitation to 12 Face-2-Face breakfast events
Opportunity to attend workshops, forums and meet the buyers’ events (priority access dependant on membership level and business relevance)
Limited
Limited
Opportunity to present at Face-2-Face and networking events
Limited
Opportunity to attend executive dinners and drinks
Limited
Opportunity to meet VIP guests, industry leaders and stakeholders
Limited
Opportunity to attend The Maritime Exchange Conference
Limited
Limited
Priority booking for tickets / tables at Mersey Maritime Industry Awards
Limited
Limited
Opportunity to have 1-2-1 with Mersey Maritime board members
Opportunity to host specific events at your own facilities
Creation of bespoke events programme to support your business focus / priorities
Limited
Opportunity to attend Maritime UK and other national trade bodies events and forums
Limited
Limited
Communication / PR Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Opportunity to feature in social media marketing campaigns where appropriate
Limited
Limited
Opportunity to promote your news, events and job vacancies via the Ezine
Limited
Limited
Limited
Receive regular updates, news, events and Ezine (tailored to membership level)
Opportunity to be Ezine Member of the Month
Digital Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Logo and website link on Mersey Maritime website
Website link on Mersey Maritime email signature
Relationship Management Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Dedicated account manager
Quarterly meetings and reporting
Limited
Business Support Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Creation of bespoke package of business support, marketing and events tailored to your business
Limited
Access to funding, support, guidance and expertise from Dr Matt Fulton, Chief Innovation Officer (additional resource from Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool and MTC)
Limited
Limited
Direct access to Government elected and officials - local, regional, national and international
Limited
Facilitation of B2B introductions
Limited
Discounted rates for use of conference facilities at Mersey Maritime
Access to Maritime UK and other national trade bodies through Chris Shirling-Rooke, Mersey Maritime CEO’s role as Assistant Chair of Maritime UK
Limited
Limited
Bespoke Requirements Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Bespoke services and solutions