WEST 2022 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2022 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.

The deadline to be included in sponsor signage is Friday, January 21st.

DON IT Conference West Coast 2022

February 16-18, 2022
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA

About the DON IT Conference

The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2022 will be a hybrid event with in-person and virtual components. The virtual side of the conference will be broadcast via Microsoft Teams. The in-person component will be held at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.

COVID-19 vaccination, with vaccination documentation of completed dosage (including the required waiting period after vaccination), and masks are required for in-person attendance. Conference room seating will adhere to social distancing.

The DON IT Conference is typically held in fleet concentration areas on the West Coast and East Coast each year to minimize cross-country travel by participants.


Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference West Coast 2022. The conference is scheduled for February 16-18, in San Diego, CA.

The DON IT Conference is open and free to DON, government, military and contractor personnel providing direct support to the government; however, registration is required.

Please note: DON IT in-person participants have complimentary access to the WEST Conference exhibit hall; no additional registration is necessary. THE DON IT event badge is all that is needed.

Dress Code

Military participants should wear the uniform of the day for all events. Civilians and contractors should wear appropriate business attire.

Conference Approval

Approval for the conference by DON AA was predicated on the following: rental cars are not authorized for those traveling by air and attendees must use the lowest cost travel options in booking their flights and accommodations. Attendees must remember to be good stewards of taxpayer dollars when attending this event, and request approval for travel and attendance from their individual commands.

For the latest information about the conference and to register, please click here.