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.
All Sponsorships and Branding Opportunities for WEST 2023 are now closed.
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.
2 Available - Tuesday/Wednesday - 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.
At a conference that attracts over 400 exhibitors and over 8,000 attendees, it can be hard to be seen in the crowd. Sign on to be a WEST Contributor and receive the following:
Locations: FCB1, FCB2, FCB3, ECB1, ECB2
24 4’w x 8’h vertical aisle signs with a 4’w x 4’h attachment underneath
Locations: Exhibit Hall aisles
7’4” w x 13’h
Locations: D104 (Center column by registration), E104, F107, F108, F109
9.5’w x 13’h Single Sided
Locations: Registration area; D107, D109
5’w x 5’h
Locations: Set of 3 placed outside Marine Corps Pavilion, DISA Theater Pavilion and NIW Pavilion