Are you a marine industry professional, based in La Rochelle or its area and would like to become a Corporate Member or a Partner of Pôle Refit La Rochelle?
Membership is open to all professionals of the marine industry or to professionals having a compatible activity. Each Corporate Member must be represented in the area of La Rochelle, either by its headquarters or by a local affiliate.
Any application for membership or partnership requires a favourable vote by the Board of Directors. Applications should be submitted to the Board, which meets once a month.
Our 4 fundamental pillars… 4 good reasons to join us!
1. Mutual Commitments
Pôle Refit La Rochelle aims at uniting and federating local companies working on refit projects for all sizes and types of sailing or motor boats. Our joint objective is to promote the city of La Rochelle and its surrounding area. Our mission cannot be achieved without the mutual commitment of Pôle Refit La Rochelle and its corporate members or partners. It is precisely this determination, good will and involvement of all which will expand our reach and increase our efficiency.
2. Privileged links between corporate members and partners
Joining Pôle Refit means having mutual trust-based relationships. Every corporate member thus undertakes to share common values such as exemplary behaviour, communication, mutual respect and support. It implies that every member contracting a refit project endeavours to request, whenever possible, other members’ help and expertise for complementary work outside their core skills.
3. Fair, transparent and united operation
We believe that the durability of Pôle Refit La Rochelle involves an exemplary operating mode.
Thus, the organization and its corporate members undertake to exchange useful information regularly and in a neutral way.
Pôle Refit warrants that it will make available to all corporate members all contact details of prospects collected directly during promotion operations.
This mode of operation is led by our Internal Rules and our Quality Charter, both of which are signed by our Members.
4. Promoting local nautical activities to permit real impact and visibility
Pôle Refit La Rochelle will automatically promote all corporate members through its available media tools such as newsletters, e-mailings, website, members’ book, boat shows, press releases, etc.
Corporate members also put forward the organization through their own communication activities.
Membership is renewable once a year and is subject to an annual contribution.