The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Exhibit at OFC

  2018 Exhibit Information


This section will give you all the necessary information you’ll need to make your exhibit at OFC 2018 a resounding success. OFC is your chance to connect with the industry's most influential leaders as they shape the future of optical communications!

Download the 2018 exhibit space application contract (pdf)

Take a peek at the 2018 OFC Floorplan and select your space! Here is a quick video of the San Diego Convention Center.

Download the 2018 Exhibitor Prospectus.

Download the 2018 Sponsorship Prospectus.

Contact OFC Sales Team
+1. 202.416.1952 

OFC draws a wide array of attendees representing every sector of optical communications. Pick your niche and you'll find your target market at OFC:

  • Executive Management: CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CTOs
  • Network Architects
  • Systems Engineers
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Product Development Managers
  • R&D Directors/Managers
  • Sales and Marketing Professionals
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Manufacturer's Representative
  • Educators
  • Test and Measurement Engineers
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Researchers and Scientists
  • Carriers/Service Providers
  • Content Providers
  • Data Center Operators
  • Enterprise/Private Cloud
  • Systems/Network Equipment Manufacturer
  • Components/Devise Manufacturer
  • Fiber and Cable Supplier
  • Test Equipment Manufacturer
  • Contract Manufacturer
  • Government Agencies/Contractors

Tap into unmatched international buying power!

OFC attendees have impressive budgets, buying authority, and high annual sales volume:

  • 70% of attendees have a role in making purchase decisions
  • One out of every four attendees is C-Level
  • Visitors from over 60 countries represented

Exhibit Rates:

Can you measure the amount of impact per square foot? You can at OFC. This is the show to get noticed by the right people. OFC booth packages include excellent opportunities for additional exposure as well as everything you need to make the most of your exhibit.

In-line Booth and Islands – 500 net square feet or larger
$44.00 per square foot plus $300 for each open corner

In-line Booth and Islands – smaller than 500 net square feet
$46.00 per square foot plus $300 for each open corner

How much value can we pack into a booth?
Here’s what comes with your exhibit package:

  • Three full days of jam-packed exhibit hours that bring you thousands of global leaders that all convene at the world’s largest optical communications and networking event!
  • 10 hours of exclusive exhibit only time in the exhibit hall!
  • Standard booth set-up to include an 8’ back drape and 3’ side drape partitions for 10x10 booth spaces; Island spaces do not come with back drape or side drape.
  • Company 7”x44” booth identification sign hung on the back-drape that lists your company and booth number.
  • One OFC Technical Digest per 100 sq. ft. of booth space reserved.
  • One Technical Conference badge per 100 sq. ft. of booth space reserved.
  • Your company’s profile listing in the official OFC Buyers’ Guide* that is a take-home resource for our attendees and accessed throughout the year!
  • The opportunity to have additional division or subsidiary company listings for a nominal fee of $250 per listing.
  • Unlimited number of exhibit staff badges for employees working in your booth – this is an unparalleled opportunity to represent your company in full force!
  • Your company’s profile, links and press release postings on the OFC website before, during, and after the show! *
  • Your company's profile listing in the OFC mobile application*
  • Plenty of customized promotional and sponsorship opportunities to choose from to drive traffic to your booth while increasing your overall branding, visibility, and exposure!
  • The opportunity to secure onsite meeting rooms in the convention center for private meetings off the show floor!
  • The opportunity to secure a hard-walled, private meeting space on the show floor in our Corporate Village areas!
  • The opportunity to secure Product Showcase speaking opportunities on the show floor in the Expo Theater III!
  • Use of the Official OFC Show Logo for your use in your own marketing materials to include print, online, email, and website!
  • Access to free invitations from Exhibitor Invites to invite your customers and prospects to attend OFC!
  • Access to FREE “We’re Exhibiting” banner ads for you and your teams to post on your websites, in your email signatures, and in your email marketing!
  • Access to the online Exhibitor Services Manual*
  • A dedicated Exhibitor Newsletter from the OFC Show Management Team that will bring you tips and tricks to maximize your exhibiting experience!
  • Discounted hotel rates exclusively through OFC’s housing bureau with exclusive exhibitor booking time-frames.
  • Exhibitor lounge with complimentary beverage and snack service on show days.
  • Access to book your space onsite for the following year’s show with discounted rates!
  • * Contingent upon date of signed contract

International Exhibitors Letter of Invitation
If you need a visa to exhibit at OFC 2018 in San Diego, CA, please obtain one in advance of the show. Check back in September 2017 to request a letter of invitation.

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