The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

How to Exhibit

OFC is a Top 250 Trade Show - Reserve Your Space Today! 




1. Complete the 2018 Exhibit Space Application Contract. Be sure to fill in your top three booth number choices on your application. You can choose from currently available booths on the OFC 2018 floorplan.

2. Send in your contract, with a non-refundable deposit of 50% to the OFC 2018 Exhibit Sales Department at the address printed on the contract. Note that 100% of the full booth space is due and non-refundable with all reservations made after 15 September 2017. You can also fax your completed contract to +1 202.416.1408 or email to to officially reserve your space.

3. You will receive an email from the OFC Sales Team, confirming your assigned location, within 48 business hours of sending your fax. If you do not receive a confirmation within 48 business hours, please contact the OFC accounts team at or +1.202.416.1952.


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

Download the OFC 2018 Exhibitor Prospectus.

2018 Exhibit Rates:

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

Contact our sales team to reserve your booth today:

P: +1.202.416.1952


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