Sponsors

Rotary International

Rotary is a worldwide organisation of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.

 

BP Dimlington & Saltend

BP has transformed: growing from a local oil company into a global energy group; employing over 96,000 people and operating in over 100 countries worldwide. The terminals at Dimlington and Easington in East Yorkshire process gas from Southern North Sea fields. Together they play a significant part in providing gas to the UK infrastructure.

BP at Saltend plays an important role in the global chemical industry and is a global centre for research and technology. The Site covers approximately 370 acres and has a production capacity of over a million tonnes per year.

 

TBR UK

TBR UK is based in Harwich in Essex, and is a sister company of Taubenreuther Gmbh, one of Europe's biggest developers and suppliers of equipment for 4x4 users of all types. Taubenreuther have been in business for over thirty five year. With continuous ISO 9001 certification since 1997, Taubenreuther not only design and build equipment, but they also obtain TUV approval. This very thorough testing guarantees the safest, highest quality equipment available to 4x4 enthusiasts and commercial users. TBR upgrades work as well within the urban jungle as they do in the outback. Quality always shines through! TBR means Quality!

 

Snap On

Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle manufacturers, dealerships and repair centers, as well as customers in industry, government, agriculture and construction. Products are sold through its franchisees, company-direct sales and distributor channels, as well as over the Internet. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2.5 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

 

Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser is about passionately delivering better solutions in household cleaning and health & personal care to customers and consumers, wherever they may be, for the ultimate purpose of creating shareholder value. Reckitt Benckiser views corporate social responsibility and sustainability as one and the same, and is committed to moving its business towards greater sustainability across the economic, social and environmental dimensions of its activities.

 

Hull City Council

Hull is at the centre of the world's bicentennial celebrations to commemorate and celebrate the life and legacy of Hull's most famous son, William Wilberforce. We are taking this opportunity to celebrate our city's heritage, the achievements of the abolitionist movement and, of course, William Wilberforce. As William Wilberforce's birthplace, Hull is proud to be the focal point of commemorations across the world.Find out what's on during the Wilberforce 2007 celebrations. We also want to raise awareness about modern day slavery because, despite the tireless work of Wilberforce and his peers 200 years ago, slavery exists in modern forms today. A conservative estimate believes there are 27 million slaves worldwide.

 

William Jackson and Son Ltd

Our vision and values are like the DNA at the heart of William Jacksons, the embedded code which guides us to protect and preserve our people, our reputation, our culture and our beliefs. It is this that makes us different. If we are not proud of our products and the service we offer, the way we do things - then we shouldn't be doing it. If we aren't proud then neither will our customers be - and the continuing support of our customers is what we need in order to make progress tomorrow.

 

Greens 'the signmakers' Ltd

Greens 'the signmakers' Limited are one of the North of England's leading signmaking specialists with over 40 years of experience. We design, manufacture and install signs of the highest standard using state of the art equipment and quality materials both nationally and internationally. We have a diverse clientele throughout the retail, manufacturing industries and local authorities.

 

ABB

ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impacts. ABB in the UK operates from more than 20 locations nationally and employs around 2,800 people. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 109,000 people.

 

Classic Hospitals

Our outstanding consultants and nurses are dedicated to providing an exceptional healthcare service. Every one of our UK hospitals is committed to delivering high quality cost effective healthcare. We are determined to make life as easy as possible for you and that starts with ensuring that you get an appointment as soon as possible. It is thanks to the professionalism, care and dedication of our teams as well as our state-of-the-art pristine facilities that we have many of the most satisfied customers in the country. All are welcome at our hospitals whether you have medical insurance or not. All Classic Hospitals offer a wide range of treatments and services.

 

Cooper Tires

Cooper provides a full line of tires to meet the needs of virtually all consumers from everyday motorists to the most demanding high performance, off-road and motorsport enthusiasts. We're using innovation to make our process more efficient and to strive to make our tires the best in the market. As a global competitor in the replacement tire industry, Cooper has manufacturing facilities on three continents, sales and distribution networks around the world, and products that meet and exceed the demands of the world's most dynamic markets. The next 10 years promise exciting growth and innovation in the tire industry, and Cooper will lead the way.

 

DGP International

DGP International is a leading UK multi-professional design and management consultancy and part of the dynamic Scott Wilson consultancy group. Over the past five years we have enjoyed continuous growth due to the retention of our blue chip client base and addition of new major clients across all our key market sectors. We offer a range of engineering, architectural and management consulting services that combine to 'add value' to our clients building, infrastructure and manufacturing assets.

 

Interserve PLC

Interserve is a services, maintenance and building group. We provide services across the whole life of many types of buildings and infrastructure such as hospitals, schools, offices, retail centres, industrial plant, bridges, waterworks or roads. We offer our services at each stage of the asset lifecycle: we build, we help others build by hiring them equipment, we maintain, we support operations and we replace. Around 80 per cent of our services are delivered into the built environment and 20 per cent to plant and infrastructure.

 

KFM Industrial Recruitment

At KFM Industrial Recruitment we've a fairly simple philosophy, one that places your needs first and foremost. And we've harnessed the skills of the recruitment industry's finest to ensure our exacting standards are upheld. Our team of consultants have extensive industry experience, none of which is spared in seeking out your ideal industrial role or the most suitable candidate. Quite simply we're focused on delivering results. Whether that's finding a dependable dock worker or an employer who's working hours, work around you.

 

Oceaneering

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense and aerospace industries. Oceaneering's business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, mobile offshore production systems, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, engineering and project management, subsea intervention and installation services, non-destructive testing and inspections, and manned diving.

 

PSN

Production Services Network (PSN) is a major, independent international service contractor to oil and gas and other process industries. Our portfolio of support services includes asset management and optimisation; brownfield projects; engineering; hook-up, commissioning and start-up; maintenance management and execution; and long-term production operations.

 

Attric

Attric PBI Limited (Attric) is the leading UK independent consulting and services company that specialises in the development, management and delivery of technical information, procedural documentation and engineering services. Our success has been achieved throughout forty years' experience and reflects our commitment to provide the highest standards and services to our clients worldwide.

 

D&S Events

Off Road training is sponsored by D&S Events from Stoneleigh Park & Prodrive, Warwickshire. The Company run a variety of 4x4 & trailer towing training courses, both on road and off road for retail customers and fleet customers alike. Through its fleet driver training partner Drive & Survive courses are delivered to many utility companies and retail experiences are available via www.dandsevents.co.uk

 

BAE Systems (Brough)

BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the development, delivery and support of advanced defence and aerospace systems in the air, on land and at sea. We have major operations across five continents, with customers and partners in more than 100 countries. We have strong positions in each of our six home markets – Australia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, UK, US – and have organised the business to reflect this.

 

DogCam Sport

Professional Bullet Camera Kits. At DogCamSport our motto is "if it moves, stick a camera on it". Our mission is to supply the very finest quality video equipment backed up by top quality service. You can use our helmet cameras for whatever sports activities you get up to. Much better than simply trying to hold a camcorder.

 

Danwood

Danwood is one of the UK's largest independent suppliers of total office solutions. Whether you're searching for a working solution for printing, faxing or copying, Danwood have a total solution package that will be suitable for you.

 

Hertel

Over the last 100 years, Hertel has grown and developed, becoming a leading force in the provision of full maintenance and integrated support services, working for blue-chip clients throughout the world and helping them to achieve success.

What sets us apart from our competitors is our people, who are among the best in the business. Hertel employs more than 6,500 talented individuals throughout Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, and North America (3000 in the UK).

Hertel's operations and workshop on Humberside now employs in excess of 350 people, who are committed to safely delivering the highest quality service at best value to our local customers.

 

Hutton's Medical

Hutton's Medical, a division of Hutton & Co (Ships Chandlers) Ltd, one of the leading ship suppliers in the UK, is proud to be associated with the Hull Freedom Trail by supplying the essential requirement of medical equipment for this landmark event.   We are equally proud to have our Head Office in the City of Hull, the birthplace of William Wilberforce, who over 200 years ago fought for anti-slavery and who has provided much of the inspiration behind this trip to Sierra Leone.

With a medical record dating back 100 years, Hutton's Medical has provided medical consumables, drugs and equipment to ships in ports throughout the UK and in some of the most inhospitable seas in the world.

Hutton's Medical aims to continue to fulfil small and large requests for medical supplies with the same level of dedication and expertise for its customers through the company's total commitment to quality, reliability, value and service.

Staff at Hutton's Medical are fully conversant with the latest corporate medical legislation and can provide an inspection, stock replenishment and certification service of a company's medical locker to ensure that customers' legal requirements are always maintained.

This service is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week from a team of highly professional, experienced and fully qualified staff offering product supply and full after sales support and advice. Hutton's Medical holds appropriate Home Office and Wholesale Dealer licenses.

 

P&O Ferries

P&O Ferries is the UK's largest ferry operator with a fleet of more than 20 ships, the widest choice of routes and the most frequent service to the Continent and Ireland for tourist and freight passengers. The company has an annual turnover of £1 billion, employs up to 7,000 staff and carries approximately 14 million passengers each year. P&O Ferries operates services between Dover - Calais, Hull - Zeebrugge and Rotterdam and Portsmouth - Bilbao. The company also offers freight only sailings between Teesport - Zeebrugge and Rotterdam. Across the Irish Sea, the company operates services between Liverpool - Dublin and Larne - Cainryan and Troon.

 

Stephen Gillespie Consultants

"Stephen Gillespie Consultants (SGC) design and manufacture computer control systems for the measurement of oil and gas. Where ever oil, gas or petroleum products change hands in large quantities the need for accurate and reliable metering is essential. As can be expected the Metering Computer Systems required for these applications must be accurate, reliable and auditable. The systems designed and manufactured by SGC not only meet these minimum requirements but provide the user numerous enhanced features as standard. The quality of our product combined with our excellent after sales, service and support make us the number one choice of many major oil and gas producers and distributors.

 

RAS

RAS Ltd. is an independent firm of Hazard Management Specialists.

We specialise in the application of risk assessment to develop or improve the management of safety, environment, health and business risk.

Our capabilities in major accident risk cover a wide range of processes for identifying, assessing, communicating and managing those risks.

This translates into the way we work. Constantly looking for opportunities to share our processes and experience, we thrive on finding creative, practical and cost effective solutions to the challenges our clients face.  

Ultimately focusing on adding value.

 

KDC

KDC are involved in Specialised Demolition, Dismantling, Asbestos Removal and Site Remediation. KDC works in close conjunction with BP and is proud to be associated with The Hull Freedom Trail.

 

Air Products

Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Our aim at Air Products is to develop lasting relationships with our customers and communities based on human qualities: an understanding of their needs, integrity and honesty in the way we do business, and a passion for exceeding expectations.

 

Gardiner & Theobold

Whatever or wherever in the world your construction project may be, we guarantee to deliver a comprehensive ‘start-to-finish’ package which not only allows you to concentrate your expertise on the job in hand but also ensures your project is completed on time and to budget.
Operating out of a global network of 60 offices, our experts in every area of international project and cost management draw on a 165-year proven track record to satisfy all your construction and property requirements - before, during and after every individual project.

 

Peers

Peers Steelwork are a leading supplier of Structural Steelwork and access platforms to the Petro-Chemical and Process Industries. With a turnover of almost £20 million, Peers have provided steelwork and services on esign and Build Projects as well as fully engineered Contracts and cover the whole of the United Kingdom. Peers place great emphasis on working with our clients to ensure that every opportunity for value engineering is reviewed throughout the project life cycle.

 

Optimus Services

Optimus Services Ltd is a company of engineering consultants and project managers experienced in the Gas, Oil and Energy industries. We provide innovative engineering solutions to a number of blue-chip gas and oil producing companies, bringing together skills in project management, process and mechanical equipment design and operation, to offer valuable experience and the resources necessary for the engineering market of today. We are capable of completing conceptual design work, feasibility studies, project development, detailed design and project management.

Our company values and working practises "To always recognise both team and individual contributions" mean that our staff are always seeking to provide the very best services they can. These values are reflected in our name ‘Optimus – the best’.

 

The Insurance Partnership

The Insurance Partnership Financial Services Ltd can provide truly specialist and independent advice and solutions on a range of issues from Corporate & Personal Investments, Company Pensions, Life Cover, Key Man cover, Loan & Over Draft Protection, Personal & Commercial Mortgages to name a few so for further information or to arrange a free consultation contact Trevor Stephenson on 01482 217234.

 

Taylors of Harrogate

Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate is a traditional family business based in the heart of North Yorkshire. Our unique business is devoted to many of lifes’ pleasures; handmade cakes, mouth-watering chocolates, beautiful Café Tea Rooms, rare and exclusive coffees and fine teas, now available to buy online.

It’s a business that cares about the communities it trades with and develops staff to reach their potential.

 

Kingston Communications

Kingston Communications (part of the KCOM Group PLC) is a leading provider of communications solutions to businesses and public sector organisations throughout the UK. Our national capabilities have been built on our strong foundations within East Yorkshire, where we have been providing leading edge services to residential and business customers for over 100 years.

 

Enviroco

Enviroco are one of the leading hazardous waste management and industrial cleaning companies in the UK. We provide innovative solutions delivering customer service excellence together with the highest safety and environmental standards. Our management systems are accredited to ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001. The services we offer include hazardous waste collection and disposal, total waste management, industrial cleaning, container supply, training and advice.