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 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, Advertising Opportunities, Branding Opportunities.
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
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.
Includes Gold Patron Benefits
The Mobile App keeps show attendees connected, engaged and informed. This tool provides access to all conference details including exhibitor and sponsor directory, booth listing, Exhibit Hall map, social media, alerts and much more!
Put your company logo on the mobile app and event website with a hyperlink to your company website. Your company will also be recognized as a sponsor in the show guide and on signage at the conference. The opportunity to have one buzz message sent to attendees each day via the app. This exciting opportunity will get you in front of thousands of WEST attendees before, during and after the show.
Deadline Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor the reception at the end of the day. Bar or food station will be placed near your booth to help draw traffic to your booth. Sponsor signage throughout the exhibit hall and 20 drink tickets for your team to use and/or share with customers. Special recognition in the show guide and announcement of sponsorship at the session leading into the reception. Sponsor has option to provide napkins with corporate logo on them to be placed at food stations or bars near their booth.
Once food stations and items have been determined by West Conference team, we will work with the sponsors in the order they sign up to place the item of their choice near their booth…
Please note - sponsors are welcome to supplement the sponsorship with their own food/beverage items at their cost – HOWEVER, they MUST be a sponsor of the reception in order to do this.
Wednesday or Thursday reception available – you choose your day! *5 opportunities available each day
Includes Silver Patron Benefits
Sponsor to provide totebags, approximately 4,000 (sponsorship opportunity does not include the price of totebags) AFCEA/USNI must approve totebag before it is produced/shipped to the event.
Sponsor to provide lanyards, approximately 5,000 (sponsorship opportunity does not include the price of lanyards) AFCEA/USNI must approve lanyard before it is produced/shipped to the event.
6'W x 20'H
Location: Hall A Lobby
Reach attendees with your message by securing one or more hanging banners in key locations within the Convention Center. Opportunity includes production of the banner, installation and removal.
45'W x 6'H
Location: Hall A Lobby
Hall A – Five sets of Doors and eight side windows
Hall B1 – Five sets of Doors and eight side windows
Hall B2 – Seven sets of Doors, no side windows
23'W x 13'H
Locations: Hall A and B Lobby
Make an impression with your company branding and messaging on an 8’ x 8’ carpet overlay as attendees explore the Expo Hall
Exhibit Hall Main Entrance – One 10’x5’
Exhibit Hall Main Cross Aisle – Four 5’x5
Opportunity includes cluster of 8
5'W x 5'H
Location: Exhibit Hall
21'W x 6'H
3 sidewalk clings at all 3 entrances.
5' x 5' each
Locations: Lobby A (1), Lobby B (2)
3 entrances available - 3 clings at each entrance
Your opportunity to place a full-page color ad in the show guide – great way to invite attendees to stop by your booth and/or showcase your latest technology/solution.
Your company in the “Come see us” spotlight in one of the event promotional emails – will include logo with link to your homepage, booth number and web address. Deadlines apply based on schedule of emails.
Your company in the “Come see us” spotlight in last email that will be sent to ALL attendees reminding them of all of the pertinent details. Spotlight will include logo with link to your homepage, booth number, web address. Deadlines apply based on schedule of emails.