Maritime specialist PR and marketing company Polaris Media has joined the Isle of Man Maritime cluster.
Polaris MD Ben Pinnington said the company is looking forward to sharing contacts, experience and expertise with the cluster.
“Its great to be working more closely with a maritime centre like the Isle of Man,” he said. “We have gained experience of working on the Island with the Isle of Man Ship Registry ramping up awareness worldwide. The cluster is a good fit for us as we can share our knowledge of working in maritime PR for over 10 years and PR for over 20 years as well as our network of contacts in the UK and globally in the maritime press and in global maritime industry. We know we can help businesses raise awareness, win business and create opportunities.”
Polaris was founded on Merseyside in 2011 and operates mainly in the maritime, engineering, manufacturing, energy and construction industries. Maritime has become its biggest sector with clients across the UK while exports markets include China, India, Oman and Poland.
Polaris provides a range of marketing services including publicity and social media campaigns, trade fair and business development support, brand building, websites and creative design and film and photography.
Polaris MD Ben Pinnington sits on the CBI North West Regional Council, the Society of Maritime Industries Digitisation and Commercial Marine Group Committees and the Battle of the Atlantic Memorial board.
In March 2020 Polaris won the Maritime Professional Services Business of the Year Award at the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards.