WEST 2019 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2019 that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure 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, Advertising Opportunities, Branding Opportunities.

Branding opportunities are currently under review for WEST 2019. If interested in being notified once these opportunities become available please email Wendy Moore.

WEST Innovation Showcase

Calling all Innovators!

Does your organization have a cutting-edge solution for current issues facing the Sea Service community? If so, WEST is your opportunity to get visibility for your ideas!

Submit your topic for a presentation on the exhibit floor and gain exposure for your solution among government, military, and industry attendees. Submissions will be evaluated and selected on a rolling basis until available session times are filled.

  1. An administrative fee will be charged to offset operating costs.
  2. Preference will be given to companies that are sponsoring and/or exhibiting at WEST.
  3. Session content, speakers and schedule are subject to AFCEA and U.S. Naval Institute review and approval.

What to Expect

Visibility: Title, speaker and abstract will be posted to the Innovations Showcase page on the WEST 2019 website. Session title and time will be posted on the schedule page.

Location: Hall B (1300/1500 aisle, adjacent to the Knowledge Center)

Set-up: Designed to encourage interaction and engagement, the space will include a combination of theater style seating and high-top tables for up to 30 participants. A monitor, laptop and small sound system will be available. Presenters may choose to supply their own laptop.

Internet connectivity will not be provided. 

Presentation length: Time slots are available in 20 minute increments.

Administrative Fees:




Submitters will be notified regarding status no later than 20 December. For questions or more information, contact Mr. Terry Rogers at trogers@afcea.org.