Marine Energy Conference



Venue Cymru, Llandudno

March 22nd – 23rd 2022

Wales’ only conference dedicated to marine energy.


Marine Energy Wales Conference 2022

Venue Cymru, Llandudno, MARCH 22ND – 23RD

Bringing together diverse stakeholders from across the industry, the MEW Annual Conference is THE place to find out about what’s going on at the cutting edge of the growing marine renewable industry.

We’re currently putting together our programme which you can expect to include:

  • Marine Energy Technology Showcase
  • The Celtic Sea – The New Floating Frontier in Offshore Wind Development
  • Made in Wales – Lessons Learned from Welsh Supply Chain Companies
  • Marine Renewable Energy Policy Post-COP26
  • Tapping into the Tidal Range Potential
  • Powering the Green Recovery with Blue Energy
  • The Welsh Test Center Network
  • Marine Planning – Resource Areas and Environmental Monitoring
  • And more…

In addition to presentations and panel discussions on the above topics we will also be hosting exhibition spaces, have additional room dedicated to the latest marine energy research from our academic partners and we’ll be hosting another one of our famed networking dinners featuring a tour of a certain Welsh distillery (tickets to be sold separately).

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at our 2022 Annual Conference check out our packages here.

 Why Attend?

  • Hear the latest progress – Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Wales, alongside future opportunities.

  • Join the discussion – The event provides a forum to discuss key challenges and opportunities and to encourage collaboration and business networking.

  • Network – At our last in person conference in 2019, we welcomed 200+ professionals representing 120 different organisations from across Europe, including supply chain, technology developers, academia and government.

  • A growing audience – Despite the challenges faced across the industry during the past year and the constraints of moving our annual conference online, our audience, number of attendees and spectrum of topics and discussions covered has continued to grow in 2020 and 2021.

    We look forward to further expanding our conference, audience and network in 2022 with a welcome return to a real life event!

Full details of our 2022 conference programme, sponsorship and exhibition packages will be available soon.



Further Reasons to Attend:

  • Wales has seen investment totalling £149.4million from the European Union for the EU Structural Funds programming round, which is concluding in 2023. Marine Energy is a priority area and has attracted funding of €100.4 million, with an intervention rate of 69.43%.

  • The Swansea Bay City Deal has been signed off with eleven major projects underway including the £76 million Pembroke Dock Marine, which aims to develop a world class centre for marine energy development, fabrication, testing and deployment in Pembrokeshire.
  • There are 16 marine energy developers actively progressing projects in Wales with seabed agreements in place for over 362MW of marine energy.
  • A number of test and demonstration sites are under development in Wales including the Pembrokeshire and Anglesey array scale Demonstration Zones, Marine Energy Test Area and Ramsey Sound. These projects will provide test beds for innovative wave, tidal stream and floating wind technologies, enabling valuable learning across the sector and adding to the UK’s world-leading test centre network.
  • This conference is a platform to learn about existing projects in Wales, alongside sector developments and opportunities. It also provides a forum to discuss key challenges and opportunities and to encourage collaboration and business networking.
  • Since 2010, the Marine Energy Pembrokeshire/Marine Energy Wales annual conferences have been fully booked. The number of supply chain companies, supporting organisations and technology developers has increased year on year, demonstrating the advancement of the sector and a growing interest in Wales. In 2019 we welcomed 200+ delegates who represented 120 global organisations, and for our 2021 virtual conference we welcomed over 300 representatives from across our membership, dialling in from Europe, Taiwan, Canada, and the USA.