Connect with our global community and raise your corporate profile.
Is your company or organisation driving the industry forward through innovation and best practice? Are you committed to upholding the professional integrity of the sector? Do you support your employees, helping them to achieve high standards of technical excellence?
Join the Royal Institution of Naval Architects as a Professional Affiliate and we’ll help you take your operation to the next level. We’ll work with you to create a bespoke Professional Affiliate package that’s tailored to meet your organisation’s strategic goals and bring new value to your business.
As a Professional Affiliate, you’ll earn an internationally recognised corporate professional qualification that demonstrates your organisation’s professional quality and commitment to upholding industry standards. You’ll also have access to exclusive benefits and opportunities – network with global thought leaders, support your employees’ career development, advertise in our publications, and much more.
The more we collaborate, the more we discuss, debate and develop.
Why become a Professional Affiliate?
Bespoke package and exclusive opportunities
We offer Professional Affiliates an exclusive range of further benefits and opportunities to help you support employees and continue to provide high standards of products and services.
Raise your profile within the industry
As a Professional Affiliate, your company or organisation will earn an internationally recognised corporate professional qualification that verifies your technical excellence and professional competence.
Membership as a Professional Affiliate gives clients, stakeholders and the public trust in your employees’ skills and abilities, and confidence that your products and services are of the highest standards. It also demonstrates that you’re committed to upholding the professional integrity of the sector.
You’ll have the right to use the RINA logo on your website and in company materials, quickly demonstrating that your professional quality has been recognised by the global governing body for naval architecture and maritime engineering.
Become a voice for the profession
RINA brings together industry, educators and decision makers from across the world to lead discussion, develop policy, and set standards.
Have your say and help the industry improve the welfare of societies and safeguard our world for generations to come.
As a Professional Affiliate you’ll have access to the largest community of naval architects and maritime engineers worldwide. Reach decision makers, network with global thought leaders, present at our conferences, take part in national branch meetings, and show the industry how you’re driving development and innovation.
Support your employees
As the formal centre for learning and education in the industry, RINA supports naval architects and maritime engineers with career development and provides a structured, supported path to professional registration.
Take advantage of discounted training courses and events for your employees. We can also help you develop in-house company professional development schemes.
What are the Professional Affiliate benefits?
- Bespoke partnership – We’ll work with you to create a bespoke Professional Affiliate package that’s tailored to your needs.
- Corporate professional qualification – Your company or organisation will earn an internationally recognised corporate professional qualification that verifies your professional quality and commitment to high standards.
- Use of the RINA logo – You’ll have the right to call yourself a Professional Affiliate of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and use the RINA logo on your website and in company materials. This quickly demonstrates that the quality of your products, services and employees has been recognised by the global governing body for naval architecture and maritime engineering.
- Advice on employee support schemes – We’ll help you develop Company Professional Development Schemes or provide free accreditation of existing schemes.
- Discounted training – All your employees can take advantage of discounted rates for RINA international conferences and training courses.
- Host events at Institution HQ – Preferential rates for our meeting rooms and facilities at RINA HQ in London.
- Publications – Get complimentary copies of RINA’s leading technical journals, including its flagship publication The Naval Architect. Plus, discounted rates on other RINA publications. Find out more.
- Listing – You’ll be listed on our Professional Affiliates page, including a link to your company or organisation’s website.
- Advertising and PR – Get one free advert in a RINA journal of your choice when you become a member. We’ll also announce our partnership with you on RINA’s social media channels. Plus, receive preferential rates on other PR and promotional opportunities at RINA.
- Maritime Services Directory – You’ll be listed in our public Maritime Services Directory.
- Present and publish – Present technical papers at RINA conferences or publish them in our range of technical journals.
- Discounted event marketing – Get discounted rates on exhibition stands and sponsorship at RINA conferences and other events.
- Network with global thought leaders – Attend national branch meetings and network with professionals working in the industry locally.
- Celebrate – Complimentary invitations to RINA’s Annual Dinner and the President’s Invitation Lecture.