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The Silicon Cup Regatta, the number one networking event on the water for IT professionals, has announced Moore Blatch as its headline sponsor for the second year running.
Launched in 2000, the Moore Blatch Silicon Cup regatta attracts some of the world’s leading IT firms. During that time, 7,000 people have taken part, competing in 450 yachts. The regatta has also raised over £900,000 for charity.
Peter Jeffery, partner, Moore Blatch, comments: “As specialists in the technology industry and keen sailors ourselves, we were very keen to continue our relationship with this fantastic event. It provides an excellent networking opportunity for many of the best minds and businesses working in today’s rapidly changing IT environment. Many new businesses relationships have been formed as a result of the Silicon Cup. Additionally, the Silicon Cup has helped change lives as a result of the significant sums it has raised for charity.”
Sean Frolich, Chairman of the Silicon Cup Committee, said “Moore Blatch have a formidable reputation as a leading law firm in the South with specialist expertise in the technology sector. They have worked with many of the big names in the industry, advising on major deals. They have also advised many privately owned technology companies in all matters commercial. This, combined with their passion for the water, means they are the ideal sponsors for this event.”
Moore Blatch is one of the largest law firms working in the technology sector and over recent years has advised on over £1 billion of transactions in this sector.
The Moore Blatch Silicon Cup Regatta takes place from 26th – 27th September on the Isle of Wight.