MMIA Sponsors

diamond sponsors

kays medical

Kays Medical are complete occupational health providers and one of the UK’s largest and most trusted independent suppliers of first aid, medical supplies, emergency response equipment and Ofqual regulated training.

With a catalogue of more than 10,000 products and services, ranging from workplace assessments and psychological health support to first aid kits and defibrillators, Kays Medical can improve the health and wellbeing of your workforce, helping you to protect your most valuable resource – your people.

liverpool john moores university

LJMU is an inclusive civic university transforming lives and futures, placing our students at the heart of everything we do.  Our values underpin our commitment to providing opportunities for people of all backgrounds and supporting them to flourish. In every corner of the Liverpool City Region, you will find someone with a connection to the university. We couldn’t exist anywhere else and, for 200 years, have shaped this place to which we belong. We believe in leading by example.  With world-leading research in every part of our university, we are developing practical, real-world solutions to the challenges and opportunities we face on a local, national and global scale. 

award category sponsors

beech group

Founded in 1963 and based in The Foundry Business Centre, Birkenhead, North West England, we at Beech Group are a leading multi-disciplinary company with a rich heritage in the construction sector. We offer a wide range of specialist services including demolition, asbestos removal, specialist cutting, engineering, remediation, insulation, training, site investigation and geo-environmental services.

brookes bell

The maritime and energy sectors are the engines of the global economy. Without them, the goods we buy, the heating we use and much more besides simply wouldn’t be available to us. The maritime and energy sectors support our way of life. But who supports them when they need help?  Brookes Bell.

Since 1903, Brookes Bell has been providing multidisciplinary technical and scientific consultancy to the biggest names in maritime and energy.


carmet tugs

Since the early 1970s Carmet Tugs been supporting the UK’s marine sector, providing towage and workboat services which add genuine value to their clients’ operations. Since then they’ve built up an enviable reputation based not only upon the quality and value of their services but also the honesty and integrity of their team.

denholm uk logistics

With strategically located facilities either within or close to major ports, Denholm UK Logistics provides highly efficient port centric 3PL solutions for the receiving, handling, storing, picking, packing and distributing of goods around the UK.

In excess of 1.5 million square feet of warehousing is available, including bonded warehouse services, together with 20 acres of open storage, while over 100 vehicles complete over 120,000 container and general haulage moves each year.

fort recruitment
Right People. Right Skills. Right Time. We know that recruiting the right people is fundamental to the growth and success of your business. As a result of this, we work in collaboration with you to offer a professional service that is specific to your needs. We are thorough and robust in our search and selection methods and can provide you with either temporary or permanent staff depending on your requirements. We will advertise and search across the many vertical markets that form your industry to find you what you need – the right people.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established in 2010 as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry – often referred to as ‘the valley of death’. It represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and, after four years of planning and a 16 month build, the facility opened at Ansty Park in Coventry at the end of 2011.

ops wind

OPS are passionate about our approach – Quality – Safety – Satisfaction.

Since 2010 OPS has grown to become an industry-wide leading provider of asset integrity services which help to improve operational reliability, safety and asset protection based upon their QSS approach.


Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent consultancy which integrates 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. As consulting engineers, we care about our people, our clients and society at large. Through our mission Enhancing Society Together, we take responsibility for having a positive impact on the world. We constantly challenge ourselves and others to develop sustainable solutions to local and global issues related to the built environment.

royal navy

The Royal Navy defends the United Kingdom by promoting our prosperity and projecting our influence at home and abroad, working with our allies every day.   As a modern and responsible employer, the Royal Navy embraces the future and is  a driving force for investment in our people though skills and digitisation. The Royal Navy’s ships, submarines, aircraft and people are deployed at sea and ready for anything – using the best technology and thinking innovatively so we remain ready to fight and win.

wirral waters

Wirral Waters is a large scale £4.5bn development currently being built by the Peel Group for Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England. It is the sister programme of the Liverpool Waters project.

The Wirral Waters Masterplan design was created by world-class urban designers to create a mixed-use, high-density, highly sustainable project that will elevate and regenerate the area to the benefit of its existing community.

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)
Opportunity to present at Face-2-Face and networking events
Opportunity to attend executive dinners and drinks
Opportunity to meet VIP guests, industry leaders and stakeholders
Opportunity to attend The Maritime Exchange Conference
Priority booking for tickets / tables at Mersey Maritime Industry Awards
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
Opportunity to attend Maritime UK and other national trade bodies events and forums
Communication / PR Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Opportunity to feature in social media marketing campaigns where appropriate
Opportunity to promote your news, events and job vacancies via the Ezine
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
Business Support Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Creation of bespoke package of business support, marketing and events tailored to your business
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)
Direct access to Government elected and officials - local, regional, national and international
Facilitation of B2B introductions
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
Bespoke Requirements Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Bespoke services and solutions