November 07, 2019

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. Hosted By Ashtead Technology Offshore, Inc. 14825 Northwest Freeway, #900 Houston, TX 77040 Phone:( 281) 398-9533 Ashtead Technology Offshore, Inc., is the independent one stop shop that ensures reliability, integration and capital efficiency of your operation. They have a vast fleet and an unrivaled breadth of service and know-how from start to finish, addressing all your equipment needs across ROV, Survey, Hydrographic, Geophysical, Environmental and NDT. Through a combination of market-leading knowledge and solutions, advanced technology, service support and training, they can provide all the answers you need, driving costs to your advantage, providing more than just equipment rental. They offer ultimate value for money across your operation to give you the most powerful, competitive edge. They serve the global subsea and onshore sector from their bases in Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Houston, London and Singapore. Program 3:00 PM - Exhibitor Set up – arrive no later than 4:00 PM 4:00 PM - Registration & Food service for Exhibitors 5:00 PM - General Registration begins 6:30 PM - Food Service begins for attendees 7:15 PM - Announcements 7:30 PM - Silent Auction ends 8:30 PM - Evening Concludes 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 will include 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 layout the exhibit tables and Test Tank tables/Demos. Sponsorship Opportunities Ranging from $250 to $3,000, all sponsors are recognized in the MTS Houston publicity material, website, and at the event. Fundraising 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. Cost $35.00 for MTS members and non-members who register online by November 6. FREE for students (must present an ID) - attending parents/guardians/teachers/professors all register at $35.00 $50.00 at the door for walk-ins without reservations. Location Ashtead Technology Offshore, Inc. 14825 Northwest Freeway #900 Houston, TX, 77040 Thank You to Our Organizers Chair/Exhibitors: Jessica Jarvis, Technip FMC Co-Chair/Sponsors: Chris Thayer, Seatronics Silent Auction: Stephanie Rollins, One Subsea Registration: Debbie Jackson, Integra BBQ Cooking Team: Terry Dailey, Schlumberger; Rick Cisneros, CA Richards; and Chuck Richards, Independent Have Questions? Interested in Sponsorship or Exhibit Opportunities, contact Melissa Wood,, 713-208-1734. Click Here to Register