Our Gold Patron

WightFibre is the Island’s leading communications provider, delivering the Island’s fastest broadband, with a dedicated customer service and support centre in Cowes and Island based engineers providing 24×7 support for customers, every day of the year. WightFibre’s Gigabit Island investment brings ultrafast, futureproof broadband to the Isle of Wight. 


Our Silver Patrons

Gurit has established itself as a developer and innovator in the composites industry and positioned itself as the leading global supplier of composite materials, engineering services, tooling equipment, and select parts and systems. – www.gurit.com

IFPL is an innovative award winning company specialising in the design and manufacture of passenger interface solutions to the global In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) industry. Twice winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, IFPL has a team of 70 in a purpose built and award-winning manufacturing facility. – www.ifpl.com

MHI Vestas was founded in April 2014 as a partnership between Vestas Wind Systems, based at Stag Lane since 2011, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd which has seen blade manufacturing return to the Isle of Wight, creating hundreds of jobs. Offshore wind turbines are being spun by 80m blades that have been designed and build in Newport at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. – www.mhivestasoffshore.com

Red Funnel is the ‘Original Isle of Wight ferry operator’ and currently carries 3.4m passengers and 0.86m vehicles per annum. The Company operates services 365 days a year with 30,000 combined sailings between Southampton (UK mainland) and East and West Cowes (Isle of Wight). The fleet consists of modern purpose built Ro-Pax vehicle ferries and Red Jet Hi-Speed passenger catamarans. Catering and retail services are provided in-house. – www.redfunnel.co.uk

Wightlink is one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators, carrying over 4.5 million passengers on more than 45,000 crossings every year. Every year, they provide over £800,000 of discounted travel to charities, good causes, Island events, sporting teams and art groups. – www.wightlink.co.uk

WRS Systems offer tailored EPOS solutions to the hospitality sector which include installation, servicing and on-site training. They are committed to providing innovative, reliable and secure systems to businesses large and small, from national multi-site retail chains to local independent retailers. – wrssystems.co.uk

Our Bronze Patrons

Specialist suppliers to offices, care homes, schools, manufacturers, cafés, restaurants, hotels, attractions, retail outlets, wholesalers, councils & other industry sectors. – www.betapak.co.uk

Diametric Technical Ltd, is a corporate branding specialist with over 38 years’ experience in manufacturing innovative, high-quality badging, nameplates and labelling solutions. – www.diametric.co.uk

Mapsimise is the newest offering from MyCRM, a software development company growing into its eleventh year with a range of platforms and technologies. – Mapsimise.com

Artisan cafe and roastery, serving speciality coffee and freshly prepared food plus a wide range of local retail products as well as coffee & tea equipment. – caffeisola.wordpress.com

The Isle of Wight College specialise in training programmes for employers, focussing on upskilling the workforce and helping employers to recruit trained staff. – iwcollege.ac.uk 

PC Consultants provide professional IT Support, Systems and Consultancy services to over 200 businesses and private clients across the Island. – www.pcconsultants.co.uk

Island Business July 2022

Island Business July 2022



07sep7:30 am9:00 amTea and Toast Networking - Caffe Isola

09sep7:30 am9:30 amBusiness Breakfast at Garlic Farm

14sep8:30 am10:00 amExpo 2022 Business Breakfast

20sep9:00 am12:30 pmFire Marshal Course – Delivered by Good Skills Training

21sep5:00 pm7:30 pmIW Chamber Laser Party

28sep9:00 am5:00 pmMental Health at Work Course - Good Skills Training Ltd

29sep9:30 am4:00 pmRed Funnel Business Start Up Course

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