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Ahoy! Strong line-up of sponsors signed up for 2016 Poole Harbour Boat Show

Organisers of the award-winning Poole Harbour Boat Show, the Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC), are proud to announce a strong line-up of sponsors are confirmed to support the show as it heads into its second year.

Leading the prestigious sponsor roster is global brand Sunseeker, which has confirmed commitment for the south coast’s biggest-ever free to attend boat show to be listed as in association with the British luxury motor yacht manufacturer.  The Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, will take place from May 20 to May 22 (press day on May 20) and through its sponsorship the firm will be providing the ‘Sunseeker Sessions’ live music stage. The stage will be a central feature at the event, showcasing great British performance with musical talent across the region.

Coleman Insurance, the Westover Group, Humphries Kirk, Sibbett Gregory, PSP Logistics, Elite Signs and Bates Wharf, with others yet to be confirmed, have all pledged support for the boat show which will be held on Poole Quay and at PHC’s award-winning marina Poole Quay Boat Haven.

This year, the show will be hosting a press day on Friday May 20 which will include a business networking lunch at Hotel Du Vin.  Law firm Humphries Kirk has come on board to support this lunch which will see the show’s sponsors, local business representatives and press in attendance. Following this, guests to the lunch will gain exclusive access to the marina exhibition and the day will conclude with an impressive fireworks display backed by Sibbett Gregory.

Bryan Jones, marketing manager for Sunseeker, said: "Sunseeker are extremely proud of their Dorset heritage so we are delighted to be associated with our local boat show. We look forward to delivering an even better 'Sunseeker Sessions' live music stage to showcase amazing local bands, acts and performances in what promises to be an entertaining boat show for all the family.”

Jim Stewart, Poole Harbour Commissioners’ chief executive, added: “We’re delighted to announce such a fantastic array of sponsors for the 2016 show and wish to thank them for their support.  Poole is renowned for its superb harbour, excellent watersports and internationally and nationally successful marine industries, and the Poole Harbour Boat Show in association with Sunseeker provides a first-class platform to showcase the area’s excellence.”

For information regarding stand space and opportunities to get involved with the Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, please contact John Binder at Poole Quay Boat Haven on 01202 649488 or email info@pooleharbourboatshow.co.uk.

 

 
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