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.

First Right of Refusal for WEST 2023 is currently active for several sponsorships until Friday, August 19th. Please check back on Monday, Augusta 15th when the remaining sponsorships will be available.

Continuing Education


Reviewing Organizations

AFCEA’s Continuing Education (CE) program is designed to support certifications related to U.S. Federal Government requirements. Some WEST 2023 sessions will be reviewed by CompTIA, GIAC and CertNexus to determine if the sessions meet continuing education requirements for certification maintenance. Sessions may also support (ISC)2, National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Project Management Institute (PMI), GAGAS, and Defense Acquisition Workforce continuing education and/or certification maintenance requirements.

These sessions at WEST 2022 were approved for continuing education:

The panel, "Have We Made Sufficient Progress in Securing our Networks and Bringing on Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2)?” was approved for 1 CompTIA CEU for A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, Cloud+, PenTest+, CYSA+ and 1 CertNexus CEC for CyberSec First Responder (CFR).

The panel, "The Future of 5G, Mobility, and Rapid Innovations in the DoD” was approved for 1CompTIA CEU for A+ and Network+ and 1 CertNexus CEC for CyberSec First Responder (CFR).

We will post sessions for WEST 2023 as information is available.

Continuing Education Attendance Documentation

  • Formal attendance documentation is a benefit for AFCEA members. Participation in the entire session qualifying for CompTIA CEUs and/or GIAC CPEs is required. If you are a member be sure register for the event as a member so you will be eligible for formal attendance documentation for applicable sessions, you attend. On exiting the session, get your event badge scanned so that we can document your attendance. We can only document your attendance if you get your badge scanned at the close of the session.
  • Those who are not current AFCEA members can join or renew at the AFCEA booth to qualify for continuing education documentation or can prepare their attendance documentation using session description and speaker bios available in event promotional material.

For info about AFCEA’s continuing education program please check the frequently asked questions.