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Connect with a truly international audience of inspiring women (and men!), and access the knowledge and inspiration you need to advance or re-assess your career path.

Over 100 industry professionals from 18 countries attended the 2019 event in London.

Primary audience

C-Suite, MD, Director – 24%

Senior Manager, Manager – 17%

HR Officer, Talent Manager, Recruitment & Training – 15%

Other – 10%

Officer – 9%

Head of Crewing, Fleet Development – 3%

Operations, DPA Support – 3%

Underwriter, Claims Adviser – 3%

Harbour Master, Captain – 2%

"The event is eye opening. It leaves with more answers than questions. It helps you realise how many women all over the world, who are so different, struggle with the same issues in the maritime industry. After attending this conference, I left with hope that a change will come.”

– Sisangile Nduna, PhD Research, Universiteit Antwerpen CST

Primary market

Cruise Operators – 11%

Shipowners & Operators – 11%

Equipment & Technology Providers – 10%

Ship Management – 8%

Crew Recruitment & Training – 8%

Finance & Insurance – 8%

Legal – 7%

Other – 7%

Maritime Associations – 5%

Government Authorities – 5%

Engineering & Ship Design – 5%

Academia – 3%

Oil & Gas Operators – 3%

NGO – 2%

Media & PR – 2%

Past attendees

Organisations represented at the 2019 event in London included:

Aberdeen Harbour Board


AIDA Cruises

Ardmore Shipping Ltd

Bodewes Group

Bureau Veritas

Carnival Corporation & plc

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Maritime

Columbia Ship Management

Condor Ferries Ltd

Constanta Maritime University

Copenhagen Business School

Costa Crociere S.p.A.

Costa Group


Danish Shipowners' Association

De Nora

DeltaMeco Crewing Services Ltd

Department of Transport and Regional Economics, University of Antwerp


DSM Corridor Group


Elaborate Communications Ltd

European Commission

European Defense Fund

Gard UK Ltd

Green Award Stichting

Greenpeace International


Hill Dickinson LLP

Holland America Group


ILO Transport and Maritime Sectors Unit (MARITIME)



Intelligent Cargo Systems

International Harbour Masters’ Association

International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network


Investments and Finance Ltd


K Line LNG Shipping

Kalmar Germany Navis NCVS

Kate Bollanou Coaching

KPI Bridge Oil London Ltd

Law Library

Lloyd's Register

Marin Ship Management BV

Marine Benefits

MF Shipping Group

Dutch Ship Owners Association

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC


Ministry of Defence


MSC Cruises

NAVA Ship Design




Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Obelisk Support

Oceanking SA

Oil Spill Consultants Advisory Response (OSCAR Pty Ltd South Africa)


OSM Crew Management

Port Authority of New South Wales

Royal HaskoningDHV

Saga Group


ShipManagement International

Shipping Innovation

Shoreham Port

Smart Green Shipping Alliance

Solis Marine Consultants

Starbulk SA

Stena Line

STS Lawhill Maritime Centre

The Bahamas Maritime Authority

The Brittania Steam Ship Insurance Association Ltd

The Nautical Institute

The Worldwide Tribe

Transport Scotland Scottish Government

UK Chamber of Shipping


Universiteit Antwerpen CST

University of Reading

University of the Aegean

V Group

Veson Nautical

WISTA International

Who should join us and why

Women, naturally

Whether you work on board, or on shore, in ship operations, the commercial department, Marine HR or maritime law; whether you’re a CEO, a Captain, a Policy maker or aspire to be one, because you will personally benefit from it.


Whether it’s because you work alongside women, or with women to help develop their careers, or simply because it’s and interesting event where you will gain some really useful knowledge and make some great connections.

Owners and operators

Because your business depends on your ability to innovate and adapt and as such, attracting and retaining new talent should be on the radar.

Policy makers and regulators

Because you bear the responsibility of shaping the future if the industry.

Academia and educators

Because it all starts with you and you are shaping the future of this industry.

Industry suppliers

Because oftentimes, the best, most innovative ideas come from you – the companies that innovate and change the industry by bettering the tools we use and improving the way things are done.