OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast invites start-up businesses, as well as marine-focused technologies from nonprofits, universities, community colleges, and trade schools to exhibit their marine-related capabilities and to sponsor their students and faculty to attend.  With an expected attendance of 2,000 and exhibits from more than 100 marine-related companies, plus state and federal entities, OCEANS 2023 will provide unique opportunities for these organizations to participate in the “Start-Up Pavilion” area of the Exhibition, to showcase their research and educational programs in skilled and professional trades, coastal engineering, marine sciences, ocean observing, and marine technologies.

Blue Economy – Locally Sourced, Globally Driven is the local theme of OCEANS 2023. We invite you to highlight your organization’s innovative research and engineering solutions for this and other important ocean-related issues.

For those joining as start-up businesses or, non-profit organizations  OCEANS 2023 will:

  • Connect you to an audience of curated, high-level leaders from across the DoD, Government, Industry, and Academia  
  • Provide insights into the fastest growing markets and ocean technology needs 
  • Provide an open platform for networking and collaboration opportunities 

OCEANS 2023 will provide especially valuable opportunities for your students:

  • To foster and promote their involvement in technical conferences;   
  • To interact one-on-one with conference attendees from the international marine research and industrial communities; 
  • To develop contacts for future employment opportunities. 

Please join us in the “Start-Up Pavilion” in the Exhibit Hall by reserving turn-key kiosk today! Each start-up business, non-profit, college/university will be granted a discounted rate for this turn-key solution.

Package includes: 

  • (1) Full conference registration
  • (2) Exhibit hall only registrations
  • (2) Special discounted registration rate allotments
  • (1) Counter chair, wastebasket and standard electric
  • ID Sign
  • Carpet for booth space
Please complete this questionnaire for approval on being accepted into the Start-Up Pavilion.

*counter will have show branding*

Contact the OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast Sales Team: 

Cate David | +1 (410) 584-8352