Annual BBQ

Save the Date
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Online Registration Opens August 12

The Houston Section of the Marine Technology Society, the largest Section of the Society, will host its Annual Barbecue Social and Fundraiser on November 7, 2019. This annual event has become a much-anticipated tradition along the Gulf Coast, attracting around 600 to 800 offshore industry professionals and their guests. The Barbecue is open to anyone wishing to attend.

In addition to an evening of socializing, food and refreshments, you can look forward to:

Networking Opportunities
This relaxed and casual environment is your opportunity to connect and mingle with a variety of industry members.

Exhibiting Opportunities
Some 80 exhibit tables are available to companies associated with the offshore industry where you can to display your technology and products to prospective customers. This year there will be 5 Test Tank Exhibitors to demo your equipment in the test tank. A Silent Auction
A wide variety of donated items along with autographed sports memorabilia provided by Diamonds in the Rough.

Exhibit tables are $250 each.
Test Tank tables/Demos are $350 (only 5 available)

Click here to view the event layout.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Ranging from $250 to $3,000, all sponsors are recognized in the MTS Houston publicity material, website, and at the event.

As the Section’s leading fundraiser of the year, the money raised supports the Section’s vibrant scholarship program. Each year, the Houston Section donates around $160,000 in scholarships and student support. Close to 100 students attend from local universities and a scholarship award program will take place the evening of the BBQ. There is even a section of the Barbeque allocated to local high school robotics clubs where their robotics are on display.

$35.00 for MTS members and non-members who register online by October 30.
$50.00 at the door for walk-ins without reservations.

Ashtead Technology Offshore, Inc.
14825 Northwest Freeway #900
Houston, TX, 77040

Thank You to Our Organizers:
Chair/Exhibitors: Jessica Jarvis, Technip FMC
Chris Thayer, Seatronics
Silent Auction: Stephanie Rollins, One Subsea
Registration: Debbie Jackson, Integra
BBQ Cooking Team:
Terry Dailey, Schlumberger
Rick Cisneros, CA Richards
Chuck Richards, Independent

Have Questions? Interested in Sponsorship or Exhibit Opportunities, contact Jessica Jarvis,, 832-454-4890.