Even more networking opportunities:

Monday 18 June

Tuesday 19 June 

Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20 June

Theatres & Hubs

Monday 18 June | England vs Tunisia - RenewableUK Pre-Event Networking

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Join the RenewableUK team to watch the England vs Tunisia game and network with colleagues before Global Offshore Wind 2018

Date: Monday 18 June 2018
Time: 18.45 - 22.00 (kick-off 19.00)
Location: Jurys Inn ODDSOCKS Bar & Kitchen, Great Bridgewater St, Manchester M1 5LE

Monday 18 June | Clarksons Platou Pre-Conference Drinks | Invitation Only

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Join Clarksons Platou at All Star Lanes bowling on the evening of Monday 18 June for drinks and to cheer on England in their first game on their way to winning the world cup. Taking place in a special private room which comes with it's own bowling lanes! Entry is by invitation only. 

Date: Monday 18 June 2018
Time: 18.30 - 22.00 (kick-off 19.00)

Location: All Star Lanes, Great Northern, 235 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4EN

Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20 June | Business Partnering Meetings

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Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is organising a free Business Partnering service which will create a schedule of 1-2-1 meetings for all delegates with matched client/supplier prospects in a dedicated networking lounge within the exhibition. We’re doing more to help you make new connections and maximise your event experience in Manchester!

Meetings will take place at the Business Partnering Service area within the exhibition during the following times for those who have opted-in during registration.  Deadline to sign up Friday 15 June.

Tuesday 19 June
12.00 - 15.00 

Wednesday 20 June
11.00 - 15.00

Why participate

  • Identify new business and innovation partners
  • Build quality collaboration partnerships to develop commercial, technology and R&D opportunities
  • Discuss and develop new project ideas at an international level

How does it work?

  • Register and publish your collaboration requirements
  • Browse the market place list and request meetings
  • Receive your personal meeting schedule
  • Take part in pre-arranged 20 minute meetings with potential partners for technological, commercial and R&D cooperations
  • Receive support from EEN to follow up contacts after the event

Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20 June | Horizon 2020 Energy 1-2-1's

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Date: Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 June 2018
Time: Exhibition opening hours
Location: Stand 212, Exhibition Halls, Manchester Central

Horizon 2020 is the European Commission’s research and innovation funding programme. UK organisations continue to be eligible to receive European funding. The latest information about eligibility can be found here.

Helen Fairclough, the UK National Contact Point (NCP) for Energy in Horizon 2020, will be available for 1-2-1 meetings with delegates.  Appointments for 1-2-1s can either be pre-booked in advance directly or drop-in on the day at Stand 212. Drop-in appointments are subject to availability. To book an appointment, please contact Helen Fairclough (mail@euenergyfocus.co.uk or +44(0)845 6000 430).

The EU Energy Focus service is a free UK Government-funded service, that aims to ensure that UK organisations are well informed and have every chance of success in securing European funding for energy-related projects. The service includes confidential, one-to-one discussion of proposal ideas and review of draft proposals. The UK NCP can provide support to any proposal involving a UK organisation and is part of a network of NCPs across Europe so can also signpost non-UK organisations to support in their countries and help with consortium building. In the light of the EU referendum result the team is tracking the UK’s new, wider international energy innovation engagement priorities, that are currently being developed, and other possible activities related to international collaboration. Find out more at http://www.euenergyfocus.co.uk/

Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20 June | Live Hoist Demonstrations and Helicopter Flights with CHC Helicopter

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CHC HelicopterCHC Helicopter will be offering delegates the exciting opportunity to experience live one of their helicopters demonstrating a hoist operation followed by an unforgettable sightseeing flight over Manchester in an AW139 Helicopter from the Manchester City Airport & Heliport.

Read the full event description here

Event Details:

  • Dates: 19 & 20 June
  • Duration per session: 2 hours approximately
  • Travel: each session includes return travel in a luxury coach, a short demostration and sightseeing flight


There are a limited number of seats and sessions on offer, so please contact CHC for more details and to join.


Win a place and enjoy an unforgettable experience! - Apply online today

Tuesday 19 June | Prysmian Group Seminar | A Fresh Approach to Cable Asset Management

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Prysmian Group invite you to join their seminar between 12.30 - 14.00 on Tuesday 19 June – Charter Suite 4

Prysmian would like to take the chance to introduce their revolutionary Monitoring and Maintenance service.

Why participate?

Cable damages are the biggest threat to submarine cables and the critical work they do in enabling power transmission via subsea interconnectors.

Therefore preventing cable harm and being able to resolve it with minimal downtime becomes crucial. Prysmian combines a full high-tech monitoring capabilities with enhanced preventive and reactive maintenance services to create a unique and powerful solution, Power Link Cable Solutions.

Date: Tuesday 19 June 2018
Time: 12.30 - 14.00
Location: Charter Suite 4, Manchester Central


Open to all delegates.

Tuesday 19 June | GE Renewable Energy Official Networking Reception

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GESponsored by GE Renewable Energy, the official reception is the perfect way to relax at the end of a busy day of networking. This reception will be held in the main exhibition hall and is open to all attendees with a pass for the first day of the event.


Date: Tuesday 19 June 2018
Time: 17.00 - 19.30
Location: Stand 198, Exhibition Halls, Manchester Central

Tuesday 19 June | LM Wind Power Reception

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LM Wind Power invite you to join them for an informal reception between 16.00 - 17.00 on Tuesday 19 June on Stand 88.

Date: Tuesday 19 June 2018
Time: 16.00 - 17.00
Location: Stand 88, Exhibition Halls, Manchester Central

RenewableUK Project Intelligence Platform Demo

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Join our expert analysts at Global Offshore Wind 2018 and learn first hand how to get the most out of the RenewableUK Project Intelligence platform. Exclusive to all company level members of RenewableUK, at no extra cost, the Project Intelligence database is an integral tool for companies working in the renewable energy space. Search options include: ProjectsContracts, Ownership, GeneratorsNews and Forecasts.

For more information on our project intelligence database and reports please contact Bahzad Ayoub

Tuesday 19 June | Head to the Renews Arms for your copy of the OTY 2018 


OTY 2018 is bigger and better than ever in its third year and we have limited-edition hardcopies to pick up at Global Offshore Wind in Manchester. Grab the industry's number one desktop reference, celebrate your good fortune with a bottle of Offshore Gold best bitter at the reconvened Renews Arms, and reflect on how reNEWS offers unrivalled value to its subscribers.

We look forward to seeing you in Manchester on Tuesday 19 June from 3pm onwards. The digital OTY 2018 will be sent to all reNEWS subscribers on 21 June.

Date: Tuesday 19 June 2018
Time: 15.00 - 17.00
Location: Stand 67, Exhibition Halls, Manchester Central