Principal Partners


Ambassador Cruise Line is a brand-new cruise line and the first to be launched since 2010. Its purpose is to inspire and delight every guest to enjoy an authentic cruise experience effortlessly, and sustainably.
Ambassador sails for the British market from London Tilbury, Essex with a focus on premium-value. It is adult-focussed and age-inclusive but primarily aimed at the 50-plus market.
Ambassador will deliver distinguished cuisine, fascinating voyages on classic cruise ships, great entertainment, visiting treasured destinations with like-minded guests.
Ambassador’s fleet of ships include Ambience, carrying 1,400 guests and Ambition carrying 1,200 guests. Both of these smaller to mid-sized classic cruise ship offer a higher space to guest ratio, making cruising more relaxed and providing guests with reassurance.

Cloud won the Queens’ Award for Enterprise Innovation for our work in leading in the development of industry-changing facilities management technology.
We use intelligent systems and client apps, to ensure that engineers are on site quickly and able to fix the job first time. Our installed smart devices monitor energy consumption and asset performance that gives our clients powerful real-time insight into how their buildings are operating. Our teams work across Europe, helping to drive business performance at some of the world’s most successful brands, including KFC, Pizza Express, TUI, Grupo Suez, Wolseley, and many others.

D&B Scaffolding offer a complete scaffolding service for commercial, industrial, and domestic projects. It is a service that is competitively priced, fast, safe and reliable. D&B Scaffolding have divisions in in St Ives, Cambridgeshire and Chelmsford, Essex.


Whitehall Resources was founded with one goal – to be the biggest and best recruiter globally, in the markets we deliver to.
Since inception, we’ve defied the economic downturn and achieved double-digit growth, year on year. Today we’re not only a major niche SAP and Oracle recruiter with a multi-million-pound turnover, but we’re also one of the fastest-growing IT recruitment specialists with offices in the UK and Germany.
We succeed because we truly understand our market and are passionate about it. We put our clients and our candidates first, and our client retention remains at over 99%.
When it comes to SAP, Oracle and specialist IT recruitment, our team is driven by results. We deliver the best candidates, most suited to any given role – and we never put forward any person who can’t deliver. That means our clients trust us and return to us time and time again.

Woodland Group create opportunity and deliver sustainable supply chains through personalised logistics solutions worldwide. More than 600 expert team members in owned offices and warehouses across the globe are dedicated to providing innovative, bespoke logistics, e-commerce and supply chain management services, dedicated customs consultancy, and the very best in customer experience. We care. We connect. We deliver.


Official Partners


The Essex and Southend Sports Trust (EASST) provides charitable grants in support of sport and in particular football and cricket. The geographical area in which it operates is strictly limited to the County of Essex (including the unitary authorities of Southend-on-sea and Thurrock and the London boroughs of Havering, Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham, Newham and Waltham Forest).

Greene King is a leading pub retailer and brewer founded in 1799. Greene King operates over 3,000 pubs, restaurants and hotels across Britain and brews some of the UK’s best-loved ales from its Bury St. Edmunds and Dunbar breweries, including Greene King IPA, Old Speckled Hen, Abbot Ale and Belhaven Best.

Industrial Chemicals Ltd was established in March 1976, in Essex County. Headquartered in Grays, they have nine operations throughout the UK and one in the USA. The company employ more than 500 people across its operations, they have a global client base, handling more than one million tonnes of specialist chemicals annually. Supplying an extensive product portfolio including both bulk and packed chemicals to a variety of industries, with many of their customers recognisable household names.


Connectivity through innovation. These words express the very essence of the Kenton Group. It is not just a slogan, it is our way of seeing the world and our history of innovation continues into the 21st Century. Our portfolio extends from simple connectivity products through to complex optical and fibre technologies and managed service delivery solutions for the telecoms market.

Masuri is dedicated to cricket…and to producing stronger, safer protection for players at every age, and at every level of the game. The Product Development Team at Masuri is engaged full-time in advancing the technology that builds better helmets, StemGuard neck protectors, gloves and pads.

With over 100 years of history, Price Forbes is a widely respected authority in open market insurance, with a bold and progressive agenda to better meet clients’ needs. Price Forbes is part of Ardonagh Specialty, the largest independent specialty broker in the London market. It has offices around the globe and expert teams in energy, casualty, property, aviation & space, marine, professional & financial lines, cargo, specie & fine art, and construction.


Oaks Hospital (Colchester), Rivers Hospital (Sawbridgeworth) and Springfield Hospital (Chelmsford), are part of Ramsay Health Care, a healthcare provider celebrating 60 years of global expertise in healthcare. The hospitals have been instrumental in supporting and keeping the local community safe and healthy. Get in touch for fast access to diagnosis and treatment.

Scrutton Bland is a leading provider of financial services to both business and private clients. With offices in Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, Scrutton Bland provide specialist tax, accountancy, insurance, employee benefits and independent financial planning advice to clients throughout the UK.

Surridge Sport are a trusted clothing provider to professional clubs, grassroot clubs, Universities, Colleges, and Schools. With more than 150 years’ experience, we can offer a wide range of apparel to enhance your offering. We are here to provide the best quality garment, whether you are looking for robust leisurewear or something that little more bespoke.


Tees is a Legal 500 top tier firm, providing expert legal services and independent financial advice all under one roof at Tees. All our people are highly knowledgeable in their fields and offer a friendly and efficient approach to arriving at the best possible outcome for your situation. Our specialist lawyers and financial advisers are based in Chelmsford, Brentwood, Bishop’s Stortford, Cambridge, Royston and Saffron Walden.

Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family, who have farmed there for nearly 300 years. The very first Tiptree conserves were made in 1885 and, to this day, they specialise in fruit-growing on the Tiptree estates.

Since 1929, Toomey Motor Group (part of MJT Securities) has been delivering automotive excellence throughout Essex. We continue to achieve growth each year and bring new expertise in both sales and service to our award-winning dealerships in Southend, Basildon, and Brentwood. Toomey Motor Group ensures every customer has a welcoming, attentive, and caring experience when visiting our sites and aims to make every experience memorable. Our long history has developed our passion for automotive excellence putting us in the pinnacle position to exceed customers’ expectations at every visit. With our commitment to quality and serving the community, we have built a foundation of trust with our customers, making us a go-to choice for their next car, van or service.


WBS Logistics takes a personal approach to delivering sustainable supply chain solutions to tomorrow. We provide full domestic and international transportation, warehousing and fulfilment, customs consultancy, and fully optimised supply chain solutions. Our close-knit team of local supply chain specialists deliver sustainable growth across the globe and make complex logistics processes easy. We believe in consistently delivering reliable services whilst building strong, long-lasting relationships that support continued progression for all. Delivering your potential.

We have years of experience in car finance, an extensive lending panel & a team that is set up to get you the car you want at the best finance rate. Already found a car & just need the finance? Great! If you need help finding a car then we are here for you as well with access to over 300,000 cars. We take the hard work out of the car finance process. From soft search application to completion, our team is with you through the journey, here to do the heavy lifting, provide support & best options. We do all types of finance including HP & PCP so you have choice of car, finance & peace of mind.

WOW HYDRATE is the latest innovation in fitness with protein and electrolyte waters and their patented push-technology delivering fresh, fast hydration. The ingredients are kept at their most powerful in their push-cap and do not degrade in the water over time which can occur in premixed drinks. You also get to see what exactly you are drinking! Find out more on and follow them on their socials @wowhydrate