WEST 2023 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities


AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2023 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.

Have an idea for a sponsorship not listed below? We are here to ensure you have the best conference experience. We are happy to create a custom sponsorship package to meet your specific needs. Let us know your vision, objective and budget and we’ll create a customized opportunity just for you.

Sunday, February 12, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Hall D Lobby
Tracks:

    Monday, February 13, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: Hall D Lobby
    Tracks:

      Tuesday, February 14, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      • Room: Hall D Lobby
      Tracks:

        Tuesday, February 14, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

        • Room: Hall D
        Speaker(s)
        Keynote (confirmed)
        Gen David H. Berger, USMC
        Commandant
        U.S. Marine Corps
        Tracks:

          Tuesday, February 14, 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM

          • Room: Halls EFG
          Tracks:

            Tuesday, February 14, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

            • Room: Hall H
            Speaker(s)
            Moderator (invited)
            ADM William F. Moran, USN (Ret.)
            Former Vice Chief of Naval Operations
            Panelist (confirmed)
            VADM Kelly Aeschbach, USN
            Commander
            Naval Information Forces
            Panelist (confirmed)
            RADM Jeffrey T. Jablon, USN
            Commander
            Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
            Panelist (confirmed)
            VADM Roy L. Kitchener, USN
            Commander, Naval Surface Forces
            Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
            Panelist (invited)
            LtGen Karsten S. Heckl, USMC
            Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command
            Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration
            Panelist (invited)
            VADM Kenneth R. Whitesell, USN
            Commander, Naval Air Forces
            Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
            Tracks:

              Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

              Tuesday, February 14, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

              • Room: Hall D
              Speaker(s)
              Keynote (invited)
              ADM Samuel J. Paparo, USN
              Commander
              U.S. Pacific Fleet
              Tracks:

                Tuesday, February 14, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

                • Room: Hall H
                Speaker(s)
                Moderator (confirmed)
                ADM Scott H. Swift, USN (Ret.)
                Former Commander
                U.S. Pacific Fleet (2015-2018)
                Panelist (invited)
                LtGen James W. Bierman Jr., USMC
                Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force
                Commander, Marine Forces Japan
                Panelist (invited)
                VADM Michael E. Boyle, USN
                Commander
                THIRD Fleet
                Panelist (invited)
                VADM Craig A. Clapperton, USN
                Commander, Fleet Cyber Command
                Commander, TENTH Fleet
                Panelist (invited)
                VADM Brad Cooper, USN
                Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command
                Commander, FIFTH Fleet and Commander, Combined Maritime Forces
                Panelist (invited)
                VADM Daniel W. Dwyer, USN
                Commander, SECOND Fleet
                Commander, Joint Forces Command Norfolk
                Panelist (invited)
                VADM Michael F. McAllister, USCG
                Commander, Pacific Area
                Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
                Panelist (invited)
                LtGen George W. Smith Jr., USMC
                Commanding General
                I Marine Expeditionary Force
                Panelist (invited)
                VADM Karl Thomas, USN
                Commander
                SEVENTH Fleet
                Tracks:

                  Tuesday, February 14, 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

                  Wednesday, February 15, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

                  • Room: Hall D Lobby
                  Tracks:

                    Wednesday, February 15, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

                    • Room: Hall D
                    Speaker(s)
                    Keynote (invited)
                    GEN Paul M. Nakasone, USA
                    Commander, U.S. Cyber Command
                    Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service
                    Tracks:

                      Wednesday, February 15, 9:15 AM - 4:30 PM

                      • Room: Halls EFG
                      Tracks:

                        Wednesday, February 15, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

                        • Room: Hall H
                        Speaker(s)
                        Moderator (confirmed)
                        VADM Kevin McCoy, USN (Ret.)
                        Former Commander
                        Naval Sea Systems Command
                        Panelist (confirmed)
                        VADM Carl P. Chebi, USN
                        Commander
                        Naval Air Systems Command
                        Panelist (confirmed)
                        BGen David C. Walsh, USMC
                        Commander
                        Marine Corps Systems Command
                        Panelist (invited)
                        VADM William Galinis, USN
                        Commander
                        Naval Sea Systems Command
                        Panelist (invited)
                        RDML Chad L. Jacoby, USCG
                        Director of Acquisition Programs & Program Executive Officer
                        United States Coast Guard
                        Panelist (invited)
                        RADM Douglas Small, USN
                        Commander
                        Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR)
                        Tracks:

                          Wednesday, February 15, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                          Wednesday, February 15, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

                          • Room: Hall D
                          Speaker(s)
                          Keynote (invited)
                          VADM Linda L. Fagan, USCG
                          Commandant
                          U.S. Coast Guard
                          Tracks:

                            Wednesday, February 15, 1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

                            Wednesday, February 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

                            • Room: Hall H
                            Speaker(s)
                            Moderator (confirmed)
                            LTG Susan S. Lawrence, USA (Ret.)
                            President and Chief Executive Officer
                            AFCEA International
                            Panelist (confirmed)
                            VADM Jeffrey E. Trussler, USN
                            Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare
                            Director of Naval Intelligence
                            Panelist (confirmed)
                            Aaron Weis
                            Chief Information Officer
                            U.S. Department of Navy
                            Panelist (invited)
                            RADM Christopher A. Bartz, USCG
                            Assistant Commandant, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (CG-6)
                            U.S. Coast Guard
                            Panelist (invited)
                            RDML Susan BryerJoyner, USN
                            Deputy J-6 for JAD-C2/ Deputy Director (DDJ6)
                            The Joint Staff
                            Panelist (invited)
                            LtGen Matthew G. Glavy, USMC
                            Deputy Commandant for Information
                            Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
                            Tracks:

                              Wednesday, February 15, 2:50 PM - 3:50 PM

                              Wednesday, February 15, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                              Thursday, February 16, 6:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                              • Room: Hall D Lobby
                              Tracks:

                                Thursday, February 16, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

                                • Room: Hall D
                                Speaker(s)
                                Keynote (confirmed)
                                The Hon. Carlos Del Toro
                                Secretary of the Navy
                                Department of Defense
                                Tracks:

                                  Thursday, February 16, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

                                  • Room: Halls EFG
                                  Tracks:

                                    Thursday, February 16, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

                                    • Room: Hall H
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Moderator (confirmed)
                                    ADM Jonathan W. Greenert, USN (Ret.)
                                    Former Chief of Naval Operations
                                    Department of Defense
                                    Panelist (invited)
                                    VADM Randy B. Crites, USN
                                    Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources, N8
                                    Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
                                    Panelist (invited)
                                    RDML Mark J. Fedor, USCG
                                    Assistant Commandant for Resources and Chief Financial Officer
                                    U.S. Coast Guard
                                    Panelist (invited)
                                    LtGen Christopher Mahoney, USMC
                                    Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources
                                    Headquarters, Marine Corps
                                    Tracks:

                                      Thursday, February 16, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                      Thursday, February 16, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

                                      • Room: Hall D
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Keynote (confirmed)
                                      ADM Michael M. Gilday, USN
                                      Chief of Naval Operations
                                      U.S. Navy
                                      Tracks: