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.

All Sponsorships and Branding Opportunities for WEST 2023 are now closed.

Registration Information & Categories/Fees 

Full Conference Registration Fees
Includes access to keynotes, panels, theaters, innovation showcase, receptions, and exhibits; luncheon meals included (while supplies last) with PAID categories only.
Early Fees
(Through Dec. 31)
Regular Fees
(On/after Jan. 1)
Active-Duty Military/Government
This type of registration does not include contractors. You will need to register with your .mil or .gov email address and will be verified.
FREE FREE Register
Small Business Member
Available to members only; small business registrants must be employed by a company with 49 or fewer employees to qualify for this rate.
$495 $575 Register
Industry/Contractor/Other - Member $595 $645 Register
Industry/Contractor/Other - Non-Member $795 $845 Register
Exhibit Hall Only Registration Fees
Includes access to theaters, innovation showcase, receptions and exhibits only.
Early Fees
(Through Dec. 31)
Regular Fees
(On/after Jan. 1)
Small Business Member
Available to members only; small business registrants must be employed by a company with 49 or fewer employees to qualify for this rate.
$75 $75 Register
Industry/Contractor/Other - Member $75 $75 Register
Industry/Contractor/Other - Non-Member $325 $325 Register
Exhibitor Registration Fees Early Fees
(Through Dec. 31)
Regular Fees
(On/after Jan. 1)
Govt/Mil Exhibitor Booth Staff - Over-Allotment FREE FREE Register
Gov/Mil Exhibitor/Sponsor Full Conference - Over-Allotment FREE FREE Register
Exhibitor Booth Staff - Over-Allotment $195 $195 Register
Exhibitor/Sponsor Full Conference - Over-Allotment $325 $325 Register
Lunch Tickets
Tuesday Keynote, Wednesday Keynote and Thursday Keynote (while supplies last)
Active-Duty Military/Government
This type of registration does not include contractors. You will need to register with your .mil or .gov email address and will be verified.
$20 Register
Exhibit Hall Only $80 Register
Exhibitor Booth Staff/Exhibitor/Sponsor Full Conference $80 Register
SDMAC Breakfast Ticket
This event will take place on Thursday, February 16, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Active-Duty Military/Government
This type of registration does not include contractors. You will need to register with your .mil or .gov email address and will be verified.
$40 Register
Small Business Member
Available to members only; small business registrants must be employed by a company with 49 or fewer employees to qualify for this rate.
$80 Register
Exhibitor Booth Staff/Exhibitor/Sponsor Full Conference $80 Register
Industry/Contractor/Other - Member $80 Register
Industry/Contractor/Other - Non-Member $80 Register

Member Registration Discounts

Please note that you must be an active AFCEA or USNI individual member, or designated associate member of an AFCEA corporate member company, to receive the member rate for conference registration. If you sign up for the member rate and do not meet the criteria, you will be charged the correct rate.

Need to Join or Verify Current Membership Status?

Would You Like to Join AFCEA International Today?
Contact AFCEA International Customer Service:
(800) 336-4583, ext. 6158, (703) 631-6158
E-mail or go to https://www.afcea.org/afcea-membership.

Would You Like to Join the U.S. Naval Institute Today?
Contact U.S. Naval Institute Member Services:
(800) 233-8764
E-mail or go to http://www.usni.org/membership.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be submitted in writing. Cancellations received by Friday, January 13, 2023, will receive a full refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued after January 13, 2023. Substitutes are welcome. Refunds will be processed based on the original form of payment.

For registration questions or to request a refund, please contact:

West Registration Center
11208 Waples Mill Road, Suite 112
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-631-6200 
Email: westregistration@spargoinc.com