Nominations sought

Boatshed's Neil Chapman receives the Chairman's Award from BHG's Paul Martin Boatshed's Neil Chapman receives the Chairman's Award from BHG's Paul Martin
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Nominations are sought for the 2019 Boating Business / Marine Trades Association Awards.

Eight awards will be presented at the MTA’s annual gala dinner – taking place on March 26 as part of British Marine’s new Expo.

“This annual gala dinner will offer British Marine members and industry friends a night of fun, recognition, laughter and networking,” said MTA chairman Paul Martin. “A key focus of the evening will be the association’s much converted awards which showcase the best of the UK marine industry.”


The MTA has awards for Personality of the Year, Business of the Year and Chairman's Award.

In addition, there will be a presentation for the David Coleman Excellence in Exporting Award.

Boating Business awards will consist of the Scott Deverell Young Business Person of the Year for someone who has made a difference to their business over the last year - those eligible for this award must be under 40 on the day of the presentation.

The BB Woman in the Marine Industry will recognise a woman who has made a significant contribution to the marine industry over the last year.


The BB Environment Award will be presented to a business that is making a difference to the environment and the BB Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded to an individual who has played a major role in the marine industry.

The event will take place at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton. Tickets cost £60 including VATwhich includes a welcome drink, three course meal, wine, gaming tables and a magician working the tables.

Nominations for the Boating Business awards can be made to and for the British Marine awards to The closing date for nominations is February 25.

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