Spirit of the Sea 09 Launch

Dorset businesses are invited to the Spirit of the Sea Maritime Festival 09 Launch event being hosted at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy on Wednesday March 4th with registration starting at 4.30pm.

There will be a review of the ’08 event showing how successful Spirit of the Sea was in its first year delivering an estimated worth to the economy of Weymouth & Portland of around ¬£1.5 million through 33 events at 22 venues over the nine days of the event.

Gary Fooks, Spirit Chairman, says “Many businesses throughout Dorset are still searching for ways to benefit from the forthcoming 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games, Spirit of the Sea is positioned as a major 2012 legacy project and provides businesses of all kinds many opportunities to benefit from the additional publicity and energy generated by this fantastic event”

Roy Griffiths, Event Manager¬† said “There are many ways in which businesses can be get involved either on a passive or pro-active way through either sponsorship, organising an event of their own or exhibiting at an existing event that matches the profile of their business. Phone calls come in just about every day with a new idea or event for Spirit from organisations and businesses inspired by the benefits of linking in to Spirit of the Sea and the additional publicity it generates”.

Booking is essential, if you would like to attend the 09 launch event please give Roy Griffiths a call on 01305 824900 or e-mail him stating your name, business or organisation name and contact details.