Subsea Expo

Access. Connect. Grow.


Membership with Global Underwater Hub gives your company access to a huge range of benefits designed to support and enhance your involvement in the subsea sector.

Business development support

We help you forge and maintain your business relationships, particularly for small-to-medium sized companies, introducing you to potential clients, sharing business market knowledge and providing access to business opportunities. Our Global Business service is designed to help companies export their skills, technology and expertise to key oil and gas provinces around the world.

Unique networking opportunities

We bring companies together and we provide the platforms for you to do business. As a member, it's easier and cheaper for you to access these networking opportunities, including events and exhibitions such as Subsea Expo. Global Underwater Hub facilitates 1-2-1 introductions, helping you to meet the right people.


Post your news to the front page of our website and news feed, and submit articles to the well-known industry magazine, Global Underwater Hub News, which you'll see in circulation at every major subsea event we host or attend. Benefit from our established social media channels. Receive unique opportunities to promote your business.

Learning and development

With learning and development initiatives such as our RGU modules (Introduction to Subsea Engineering), Subsea Channel and STEM Challenge events, we are committed to the support and development of the subsea talent of the future, and can offer you the support structure to invest in your people.

Access to Members' Centre

Access not-publicly-available resources such as SubseaIntel, our subsea market intelligence database. The Members' Centre also includes access to 1-2-1 meetings with experts from Global Underwater Hub members, Subsea Springboard which puts you in front of a panel of Operators or Tier 1 contractors, Subsea Target for building your workforce, a library of presentations delivered at our many events and the facility to edit your company profile in our Subsea Directory.

Keeping you informed

We act as a hub for promoting all subsea activity, making full use of our magazine, our enewsletter, our website and our social media channels to promote our members. We also maximise the flow of information from us and our members to the underwater, oil & gas and renewables industries and the media.

By joining up with Global Underwater Hub you are helping to support our sector. As a not-for-profit, any profit we make goes straight back into services designed to benefit you.

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Global Underwater Hub's Vision

The UK's subsea sector continues to lead the way around the globe in terms of market size, experience and technology development. Collaboration is key to sustaining our leading global position.

Global Underwater Hub is the industry body and focal point for the entire British subsea industry and aims to increase business opportunities at home and abroad for the sector. We act for the whole supply chain bringing together operators, contractors, suppliers and people in the industry. Global Underwater Hub was established by the industry and acts on behalf of the industry.

We champion Britainís subsea sector, which leads the way globally in terms of market size, experience and technology development. Global Underwater Hub now has around 300 member companies and continues to grow.

Global Underwater Hub was set up to provide, as a minimum, a national forum for collaboration, diversification, commercialisation of technology and coordinated marketing in the UK and abroad.

Key priorities for Global Underwater Hub are:
  • Ensuring that the UK maintains its world leading position in subsea
  • Creating a Centre of Subsea Excellence in the UK
  • Facilitating programmes that address the key skills shortages in the industry
  • Bringing industry, academia and government together to accelerate the development of the next generation of subsea technologies
  • Helping member companies diversify into other sectors and other geographical markets.
Whether you are a company looking to join and reap the benefits or an individual looking to develop your career in the subsea industry, explore our website or contact us to find out how Global Underwater Hub can help you, your business and your industry.