Maritime UK (MUK) Solent has announced that it is extending the deadline for applications to be made to its annual Awards, giving maritime organisations more time to apply, who now have until 17 July to apply for a chance to impress our panel of esteemed judges and win one of these highly regarded awards.
The MUK Solent Awards is an incredible annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements from the year and raises the profile of the Solent’s thriving maritime sector.
Stuart Baker, Managing Director for Maritime UK Solent said: “These Awards are all about celebrating and showcasing the excellent people, businesses, and organisations across the Solent region, who make our maritime sector one of the best in the world.
“We are extending the deadline for applications asI’m really keen that everyone is given plenty of opportunity to apply. With this additional time, we hope to reach as many organisations as possible and recognise the contribution so many people make to our region’s successful maritime sector.
“The Maritime UK Solent Awards are about celebrating everyone involved, from those very small start-up businesses and apprentices just starting out on their careers, right up to large, established businesses, and individuals who have dedicated their working life to making a positive impact on the Solent’s maritime industry. Afterall, it is this diversity of people, approach, and organisation that makes our sector great!”
With wide ranging categories from Start-up of the Year and Apprentice of the Year to awards focused on international businesses, innovation, and clean maritime, these awards really cover the whole maritime sector and allow anyone to apply regardless of company size or length of career.
The prestigious black-tie awards event, to be held on 5 October, promises to be a glittering affair, held at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Tickets are due to go on sale on 10 July.
Previous winner Devorne Gibson, who won last year’s Apprentice of the Year award, said:
“Receiving the Maritime UK Solent award for Apprentice of the Year was awesome. I felt gifted that my hard work and determination was recognised not only by the Royal Navy but from a prestigious organisation outside the military such as Maritime UK Solent. On the night of the award I was treated like a VIP and loved every minute of it. I truly believe things like this make the world of difference to the hard-working personnel of today’s Royal Navy. Knowing that there are people out here who appreciate our efforts motivates me to continue the hard work.”
Give your company a boost and show your staff the recognition and celebration they deserve, by applying for the Maritime UK Solent Awards today. Apply via our application page.