Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition

October 18-19, 2022   |   Providence, RI   |   Rhode Island Convention Center

Offshore wind is America’s next major energy source.

Wind represents a generational opportunity to create jobs and bolster the economy.

Offshore wind is an abundant clean energy solution for large population centers looking to source more of their power from clean sources, and falling costs make it increasingly economical.

Offshore wind is a once-in-a-generation opportunity and its momentum forward continues leading into ACP’s Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition this fall. The event has cultivated a dedicated and thriving global community of top developers and experts. As more steel goes in the water, this event will only continue to grow in value and scope.

Did you know?

  • President Biden’s goal of 30 GW of Offshore Wind deployed by 2030 will trigger more than $12 billion per year in capital investment in projects on both U.S. coasts.
  • Offshore wind development could attract $57 billion of investment into the U.S. economy by 2030.
  • Offshore wind could create 83,000 new well-paying jobs by 2030.
  • There are more than 35,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind potential under development on the East Coast, and there is room for further opportunity.
  • States have established nearly 45,000 MW of offshore wind procurement targets to date.
  • Developers plan to bring 11,500 MW of offshore wind online by 2026 by developing 13 offshore wind projects.

Exhibitors

Vestas’ Ocean State Offshore Wind Energy Tour

Join a global leader in the offshore wind industry for a guided tour on Monday, October 17 from 10:00am – 2:30pm. The tour will feature stops at two exciting facilities which are rapidly growing and ready to support the offshore wind industry, the Quonset State Airport and the Port of Davisville. At Quonset State Airport you can learn about the planned Offshore Wind Heliport by HeliService, tour an offshore helicopter from Leonardo, and learn more about the role of aviation in offshore wind. At the Port of Davisville, you will see a premier port facility ready to support offshore wind logistics, learn about the current construction activities and plans to expand the facility for offshore wind, and take a dockside tour of the McAllister Gaspee, the first US Crew Transfer Vessel conversion. This tour will give participants the opportunity to appreciate the industry’s history and learn about the industry’s innovative future up close! Tickets are $30 per person and only 70 are available.

Students' Day - Wednesday (10/19)

ACP invites current college, graduate, and trade school students, renewable energy interns, and high school graduates to join the conference events on Wednesday, October 19, for a unique, one-day program. We’re offering $70 one-day passes, a dedicated education track and curated networking opportunities to provide an exciting connection between this growing industry and its future workforce. Students interested in joining simply need to follow three simple steps:

  1. RSVP by sending us your email address (form below)
  2. Show up to the event on Wednesday, October 19 (don’t worry – spaces are unlimited)
  3. Bring $70 and a valid, current student ID

GE's Rising Tides Initiative

All women, minority, tribal, and veteran business owners are invited to apply for an exclusive opportunity at this year’s conference! Through GE’s Rising Tide’s Initiative, owners or appointed representatives of minority-owned clean energy businesses will receive free access to all conference events and exclusive access to a featured networking reception with GE leaders. Business owners or representatives of all clean energy technologies are welcome (and encouraged!).

Only 15 spots are available, and qualifying applications will be selected and notified by ACP on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline to apply is October 6. Please apply if you qualify or forward the application linked to the button below!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Sponsors

Thank you to our program co-chairs!

Stay with Us

ACP has reserved discounted housing at various area hotels.

Visibility Opportunities

Gain Exposure

Whether you’re launching a new product or working to expand your market share, sponsoring, exhibiting, or securing meeting space will generate exposure for your company that helps establish you as an industry leader.

  • Exhibition: A booth gives your company limitless opportunities to increase sales, reach new buyers, close deals, and strengthen your brand. The exhibit hall is sold out! Contact Angela Bell to learn about alternative visibility opportunities.
  • Sponsorship: Go beyond the exhibit hall and promote your organization with high-impact sponsorship opportunities. As a sponsor you get to demonstrate your company’s value to attendees while they learn and network.
  • Meeting Rooms: Whether you’re brainstorming a new partnership or finalizing a scope of work for an upcoming project, nothing beats face-to-face meetings.

Reach out to Angela Bell to learn more about visibility opportunities available at the 2022 event and discuss your goals.

Block Island Wind Farm Tour | SOLD OUT

America’s first five offshore wind turbines, “The Starting Five,” marked the beginning of a new era of clean energy in the U.S. Join us on Monday, October 17 for a boat tour to see Ørsted’s Block Island Wind Farm. You will learn about the success of the wind farm, the island’s transition to clean energy, and have the exclusive opportunity to view the turbines up close.
The tour, hosted by Ørsted, will set sail from Quonset Point and a light lunch will be provided. Buses will be provided from the convention center. Tickets will cost $50 per person. You must be registered for the full conference in order to attend this tour. 
This tour is SOLD OUT and the waitlist is now full. If you’re looking to participate in an offsite tour, check out the vessel tour hosted by Vestas!

Offshore wind: The next American energy source

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Exhibit

The exhibit floor is sold out! For alternative visibility opportunities contact Angela Bell. Check out the exhibit hall floorplan to see the confirmed exhibitors.

Sponsoring gives you the opportunity to broadcast your company brand to those who matter most.

Sponsor

Broadcast your brand to a diverse group of Offshore wind professionals and demonstrate your company’s value to attendees while they learn and network, leaving a lasting impression on attendees.