AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2020 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
Your company will host the parking discount coupons provided to our military and government attendees. We will advertise this parking discount on the conference website, in the mobile app and on signs at the conference. We will also have passes available at your booth so that our attendees can come by to collect their discount coupon directly from you – great way to bring some visitors to your booth!
Includes Gold Patron Benefits, plus:
Company logo, booth number and web address on the cover and one full-page ad.
Includes Silver Patron Benefits, plus:
Coffee Breaks available to sponsor are prior to morning Keynote and the mid-morning coffee break on the exhibit floor for all attendees. Sponsorship includes:
*Sponsorship includes 2 coffee breaks, 1 set available each day
Did you know this year will be the 30th Anniversary of WEST? WEST is the premier naval conference and exhibition held on the West Coast each year. Help us celebrate this special anniversary by being a sponsor of the Networking Reception on the exhibit floor. A place where attendees will come together to network over savory bites and cool beverages in a relaxed atmosphere. Special entertainment to be announced soon will also be part of this reception. As a sponsor, your company’s recognition will include your logo on the event website, on reception signage, on signs on the food stations, acknowledgement in the Know Before you Go email sent out all registered attendees prior to the conference, recognition from the stage at the session leading into the reception and in a buzz notification attendees will receive onsite via the Mobile App. In addition, we will also provide your company 2 conference registrations and 20 drink tickets. Please note all attendees will receive one drink ticket with their registration, these additional tickets are for you to share with your customers. Be our partner and help us celebrate 30 years!
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.
*Sponsor is responsible for all costs or set-up and construction, plus all equipment and hook-ups, electric and internet charges in addition to the sponsorship fee.
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
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
3 entrances available - 3 clings at each entrance
5' x 5' each
Locations: Lobby A (1), Lobby B (2)