AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2022 that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure than at this foremost event in which industry leaders can learn about military requirements and connect with decision makers and operators, where senior military and government officials can gain feedback from sea service warfighters, and where industry thought leaders will discuss and demonstrate sea service solutions? Sponsorship opportunities are offered at a several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.
Browse available options below, or jump to specific categories: Patron Packages, Individual Sponsorships and Advertising Opportunities. Branding Opportunities will be available soon.
First Right of Refusal for WEST 2022 is currently active for several sponsorships until December 10th. Please check back on Monday, December 13th when the remaining sponsorships will be available.
The deadline to be included in sponsor signage is Friday, January 21st.
Platinum Sponsorship is an exclusive opportunity to share the spotlight with defense industry trendsetters, mix with the most influential military, government and industry leaders, and define how the industry perceives your company.
Customer, Executive and Team Experiences
*These are networking events that are exclusive to sponsors of WEST. Your participation is encouraged. We kindly ask that you keep this in mind when planning your own corporate events so as not to conflict and so your team can take advantage of these opportunities.
Gold sponsorship provides an excellent platform for you to elevate awareness, establish leadership, and drive pipeline with a high-traffic Expo presence, and great branding.
Silver sponsorship is a great way to expand your presence within the industry through networking opportunities, and branding.
Small Business sponsorship is a great way to expand your presence within the industry through networking opportunities, and branding.
NOTE: Company must be a current AFCEA Corporate Member or USNI Donor in good standing at the time of the event with 49 or less full-time employees to qualify for this rate.
3 Available - Includes Silver benefits, plus:
Mid-morning coffee breaks will be served on the exhibit floor for all attendees. Help keep the attendees energized by sponsoring coffee.
2 Available - Wednesday/Thursday - Includes Silver benefits, plus:
After a long keynote session – attendees will be looking for that sweet bite to pump them up for the rest of the afternoon.
Two of the government theaters on the floor are provided a standard audio-visual package. Partner with us to help cover the costs. This is a tremendous branding opportunity in these theaters! Benefits include logo on sponsor signage in the theater, company logo on the website, in the mobile app, in on-demand printed agenda and in slide deck shown at the general sessions. We will also include one full conference pass, one pass to the Leadership Breakfast and one pass to the Leadership Networking Reception.
Your company featured in the post-event attendee email that will be sent to all attendees thanking them for participating and inviting them to take event survey, link to session recordings and slide decks from the event. Your spotlight will include logo with link to your homepage, and 2-3 sentences you provide. It is a nice way to leave a lasting impression.