Sponsorship opportunities

Ocean Business provides a perfect opportunity to increase the awareness of your company. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available, however they are selling fast so act soon!


Pre-show sponsorship opportunities



Limited availability

The full colour Show Preview includes important show highlights and is an enormous opportunity for you to enhance your show presence and company brand to delegates and other relevant industry members. More than 20,000 copies will be printed and mailed internationally.

  • Front page strip: 273mm wide x 65mm high: £750
  • Half page: 218mm wide x 150mm high: £520
  • Quarter page: 136mm wide x 150mm high: £265


Exhibitor List – Add your company logo

Exclusive to exhibitors only

The Ocean Business 2019 website is the main information and communication vehicle for the show with the exhibitors directory page being one of the most regularly visited. A limited number of exhibitors can have their logo prominently displayed on this page.

  • £105 to include your logo on the exhibitors list


Enhanced Exhibitor Profiles

NEW FOR 2019

Enhance your profile at Ocean Business in three different ways via the Website, the brand new Ocean Business App and the onsite Show Catalogue and make an impression before, during and after the event, all for just £145!

  • £145 for Enhanced Exhibitor Profile


Sponsor a page on the website

Limited availability

Whether it is the page dedicated to Training and Demonstrations, Offshore Survey, Ocean Careers or Visitor Information, have your message displayed to visitors when the page is opened.

  • £495 to sponsor a website page


Sponsor the Ocean Business App – £699-£3500

Opportunities available ranging from £699 to £3500.  With over 200 sessions to choose from, the Ocean Business app is a heavily utilised tool by all the attendees who can schedule their day with ease, find information on the speakers, the exhibition, the sponsors and much, much more.



Registration confirmation & onsite form

Visitors to the show who register via the website and are sent an email confirmation. Become the sponsor and have your logo and link on each email that goes to everyone that pre-registers.

  • £1,495 to sponsor the email confirmation
  • £695 to sponsor the onsite registration form


Electronic Badge Sponsor

Thousands of pre-registered visitors receive their badge
electronically by email. As official sponsor, we reserve a section for
your advert – the ideal opportunity to let your buyers know that you
will be in attendance and to encourage dialogue pre-show.

  • £1,850 to be the sole sponsor


Be a featured exhibitor on the Ocean Business marketing emails

Limited number of banners available per email sent

NEW FOR 2019 – Become a featured exhibitor within the Ocean Business marketing emails that are sent to our whole target visitor database. (Subject to schedule and data protection laws). Simply provide your banner and where you would like it to link to for everyone to find out more about your company before the show starts.

  • £265 per banner


Send an email to all pre-registered visitors

Limited availability

Simply provide us with your HTML email and we will send it out to all registered visitors in advance of the show. Subject to schedule by the event organiser and data protection laws.

  • £945 per email blast


Lanyards SOLD

Sole sponsor

Lanyards are handed out to all visitors attending the show. Simple but effective, this option offers you the chance to have your logo literally hung around every attendee’s neck!

  • £2,995 sponsor to provide lanyards


Onsite Registration Form

Sole Sponsor

Become the sole sponsor by having your company name clearly
visible at the top of the form for all to see.

  • £695 Sponsor to provide logo


Onsite Registration Area SOLD

Sole sponsor

Have your branding as the first thing visitors see when they reach the show. Have your bespoke artwork displayed on full size windows and on the registration counters.

  • £3,250 to sponsor the onsite registration area


Route Planner

With classrooms, a test tank, dockside waters, vessels moored at the pontoon and 350 exhibiting companies – helping visitors to find their way around is more necessary than ever at this event! Sponsor the route planner and the back page will be reserved for your advert with your stand highlighted on the plan.

  • £3,045 to sponsor the route planner


Banner Opportunities

Have your corporate advert displayed on 2.4m tall (approximately) panels at various locations throughout the show.

  • £565 each or £895 for two or £2495 for six


Branded Floor Tiles

Branded floor tiles are displayed at various locations throughout the show floor.

  • £1,895 for ten 50cm x 50cm floor tiles (available to more than one company)


Dockside Barrier Banners

Have your message clearly displayed on the dockside barriers (approximately 790mm x 2320mm).

  • £445 each or £795 for two or £2395 for six


Tear Drop Flags

Have your tear drop flag prominently displayed along the dockside.

  • £545 for one or £895 for two or £2,495 for six


Delegate Bags

All delegates will receive a bag complete with your organisation’s logo.

  • £2,350 to sponsor the bags and include an insert


Inserts in the Delegate Bags

Insert your brochure into the delegate bags

  • £145 to include an insert – limited to 10 companies


Conference Holding Slide

While delegates wait for a session to start – have your corporate logo displayed on the screen!

  • £155 to sponsor the holding slide per session


Sponsor a Delegate Refreshment Break

Target the delegates whilst they have their coffee. Your logo will be added to the conference programme highlighting your support and your logo will be placed on the refreshment area signage.

  • £325 per refreshment break


Gala Dinner

As official sponsor your logo will be added to the invitations and
menus, included on all gala dinner publicity a place on the top

table will be reserved for one of your representatives!

  • £POA
International Wine Trail

Delegates are invited to participate in our wine trail by sampling wines available at sponsored stations. The sponsoring exhibitor  can be confident they will meet the majority of visitors!

  • £675 to sponsor a wine station on your stand
  • £595 to place your advert on the back of the passport


T&D Tickets

Place your 1/3 page advert on the front page of the ticket distributed to every delegate that books to attend a session at the show!

  • £1,735 to be the sole sponsor


T&D Bureau Signage

Have your company logo or message clearly displayed on each of the counters in the Training and Demonstration Bureau.

  • £1,305 to be the sole sponsor


T&D Software Official Sponsor

Have your company logo clearly displayed on the training and demo booking software and have your session highlighted as people book their sessions. All booked attendees will also receive an instant automatic confirmation email with your message on!

  • £1,310 to sponsor the software


Be the SOLE sponsor for all T&D opportunities

Be the sole sponsor for the Training and Demonstration facility – the tickets, the bureau signage and software!

  • £4,095 to be sole sponsor for all the T&D opportunities


There are several opportunities to target the visitors as they journey to the show:

On the buses

Have your logo displayed on the official bus signage both inside the bus and on the timetables. (Includes hotel and car park buses).

  • £995 to display your logo on the official bus signage



Includes hotel and car park buses

Have your logo displayed on each of the headrests.

  • POA to display your logo on the headrests


DVD Screens

Includes hotel and car park buses

Get your message in front of each of the visitors by running your DVD on each of the buses as they arrive or leave the show. Sponsor to provide the DVD’s.

  • £995 to screen your DVD on the buses


Goodie Bag

Car park buses only

Sponsor a goodie bag with your logo on and your inserts inside, which will be handed to each visitor as they get on the bus. Sponsor to provide the bags and inserts.

  • £1,695 to sponsor the car park bus goodie bags


In the Car Park

OB official visitor car park only

Have your company literature put onto each car windscreen within the car park. Sponsor to provide the leaflets.

  • £720 per day

Catalogue advertising

The show catalogue is given to all attendees – it is the main tool of reference at the event and long after!


Enhanced Exhibitor Profiles

NEW FOR 2019 – Enhance your profile at Ocean Business in three different ways via the Website, the brand new Ocean Business App and the onsite Show Catalogue and make an impression before, during and after the event, all for just £145!

  • £145 for Enhanced Exhibitor Profile


Advertising rates:
  • A4 full colour page: £1,395
  • Half A4 page: £815
  • Quarter A4 page: £425
  • Belly band £3,500
  • Outside back cover: £2,395
  • Inside front cover: £2,295
  • Inside back cover: £1,925
  • Double page spread: £1,995


Front Cover Sponsorship
  • 30mm x 210mm strip on cover and contents page
  • Sponsorship highlighted on contents page: £2,045
Exhibitor Entries Sponsorship
  • 30mm x 210mm strip across the bottom of every exhibitors entries page: £2,045

OceanBuzz E’newsletter

OceanBuzz is circulated globally on a weekly basis and offers you an affordable way to elevating your brand and reaching an international audience of 26,000+ industry colleagues! 


Featured Story:

Your story featured at the top of Oceanbuzz for one week £125

Banner Adverts:
  • 1 month £100
  • 3 months £200
  • 6 months £300
  • 12 months £500
Job Adverts:
  • Advert up to 300 words for one week £75
  • Ocean Business exhibitors are entitled to a complimentary job
    advert in Oceanbuzz when you sign up to exhibit.


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