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Join 1300+ exec’s in Boston for America’s BIGGEST international offshore wind event!

1300+ Attendees

100+ Speakers

60+ Exhibitors

20+ Sponsors

2 Stages

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Welcome to USOW19 – North America’s Biggest International Offshore Wind Event!


US Offshore Wind 2019 (June 10-11, Boston) is the world’s stage for the US offshore wind power industry. It's the premier networking destination for businesses that are looking to secure market share in the US offshore wind industry. Whether you are looking to invest, find partners, develop projects or enter the supply chain – the event has it all covered in just two days!

You’ll meet serious industry collaborators, from Active market players to New market players, including developers, financiers, legal, policymakers, EPCI’s, OEM’s, Vessels (design, construction and operations), shipyards, fabricators, geoservices, component manufacturers and technology providers. This event boasts more C-level attendees than any other.

Governor Charlie Baker

Keynote Speaker: Governor Charlie Baker Commonwealth of Massachusetts

2019 Speakers Highlights

Representative Patricia A. Haddad

Representative Patricia A. Haddad

Lars Thaaning Pedersen

Lars Thaaning PedersenChief Executive Officer

Doreen Harris

Doreen HarrisDirector, Large-Scale Renewables

Bill White

Bill WhiteManaging Director

Alla Weinstein

Alla WeinsteinChief Executive Officer

Philippe Kavafyan

Philippe KavafyanCEO

Laura Beane

Laura BeanePresident and CEO

Matthew Morrissey

Matthew MorrisseyHead of New England Markets

James Bennett

James BennettProgram Manager, Office of Renewable Energy

Christer af Geijerstam

Christer af GeijerstamPresident

US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Exhibition

Floorplan of the Exhibition space

Build your US Offshore Wind business at USOW19

NETWORK WITH 1300+ OFFSHORE WIND EXECUTIVES Do business with ALL of the active players, from governments, developers, contractors, financiers and suppliers

SECURE MARKET SHARE Find out about States’ offshore wind development plans and all the projects that are due or taking place

BUILD PARTNERSHIPS AND JOINT VENTURES Meet serious industry collaborators from the USA and Europe and enter into the US offshore wind market as a developer, contractor or supplier

MEET THE US OFFSHORE WIND LEASEHOLDERS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS Understand who they are, what projects they are planning, and upcoming opportunities for partnerships and supply contracts

Delegate Matchmaking Service

Start building Partnerships & Joint Ventures in the US offshore wind industry through WindLink! It’s our new user-friendly event matchmaking app, powered by Brella.

How does it work?

It’s incredibly simple. Download the Brella app from your app store, sign in using our event join code, and the app will automatically match you to other attendees based on what you’re looking for and what you offer. Or you can simply browse the attendee profiles, message each other and suggest meetings.

  1. Build your profile
    Add your photo, custom pitch, social media links and more. Display what you seek, and what you offer!
  2. Browse top matches
    Brella offers you matches based on what you’re looking for and what you offer. You can browse other profiles and send meeting requests.
  3. Book 1:1 meetings
    Select a time, send a meeting request, and receive a location table number automatically.
  4. Manage your event schedule
    View your event schedule, reschedule meetings easily, chat with delegates.

Download Brella from Google Play or the App Store

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Proven track record of superior attendance

Sample of companies that attended in 2018
  • Ørsted x 19
  • Equinor x 10
  • Avangrid Renewables x 10
  • ON Climate & Renewables x 3
  • Innogy x 6
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch x 5
  • US Department of Energy x 6
  • EDF Renewable Energies x 5
  • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management x 4
  • Shell New Energies x 4

  • Deepwater Wind x 3
  • EnBW x 4
  • Vattenfall x 3
  • Vineyard Wind x 6
  • ABN AMRO x 2
  • GE Renewable Energy x 2
  • Maryland Energy Administration x 2
  • MHI Vestas Offshore Wind x 4
  • Helaba x 10
  • Ramboll x 3

  • Helaba x 10
  • Marubeni x 6
  • Natixis x 2
  • Northland Power x 2
  • NYSERDA x 2
  • PNE Wind USA x 2
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners x 1
  • Northland Power x 2
  • Principle Power x 2
  • Oceaneering x 7

Topics to build your US offshore wind business plan

MARKET STRUCTURE AND EVOLUTION Listen to C-level offshore wind leaders answer the big questions about how the US offshore wind market going to shake out in terms of market structure; the road to <10 cents kWh; and funding structures unique to US offshore wind. Get the brochure here

US OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE Analyze the US offshore wind development pipeline in a series of state by state panel discussions, providing you with up-to-date information about Wind Energy Areas, state plans and support mechanisms to help finance and develop new offshore wind projects. Get the brochure here

PROJECT PLANNING & EXECUTION FOR COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT Hear the latest on FEDERAL offshore wind area lease planning activities; how to manage stakeholders and reduce time to permitting. Get the brochure here

SUPPLY CHAIN, INFRA-STRUCTURE AND VESSEL CAPABILITIES Learn how businesses and US states are taking steps to build the infrastructure & vessel capabilities to deliver reliable offshore wind projects. Get the brochure here

COST REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP Discover which technologies will be required deliver the US project pipeline, including wind turbines and fixed/floating foundations; and what role technologies will play in reducing project LCOE in the US. Get the brochure here

COMMERCIALIZING FLOATING WIND TURBINES Find out what technology and project developers are doing to commercialize floating turbines and the opportunities for floating project developments in the US. Key topics include The Business Case for Floating Turbines in the US, Regulatory Drivers, Qualifying Floating Technology, and Env. Impact Assessment. Get the brochure here

OPPORTUNITIES FOR OIL AND GAS COMPANIES IN THE US OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN Plan to diversify into the offshore wind supply chain by joining the dedicated Supply Chain breakout session to review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities. You’ll learn about layers of the supply chain, where your company fits in and who your customers are. Get the brochure here

2018 speaker highlights

The USOW18 speaker line-up was supported by executives who are leading the charge in the US offshore wind industry. Learn from similar high-level executives at the US Offshore Wind 2019 to plan your investments, secure market share and develop new partnerships in the US offshore wind industry boom.

Secretary Matthew Beaton

Secretary Matthew BeatonSecretary

Walter Cruickshank

Walter CruickshankActing Director

Bryan Martin

Bryan MartinChairman of the Board

John B. Lavelle

John B. LavelleCEO, Offshore Wind

Alla Weinstein

Alla WeinsteinCEO

Daniel Simmons

Daniel SimmonsPrincipal Deputy Assistant Secretary

Francis Slingsby

Francis SlingsbyHead of Strategic Partnerships, North America

Michael Olsen

Michael OlsenSenior Director, Business Development

Judith Judson

Judith JudsonCommissioner

Gunnar Groebler

Gunnar GroeblerSVP Business Area Wind

Sven Utermöhlen

Sven UtermöhlenCOO, Member of the Board

Alejandro de Hoz

Alejandro de HozVice President of US Offshore Wind

Philippe Kavafyan

Philippe KavafyanCEO

Who should attend #USOW19 and why?

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Are you a Developer?

Opportunity to demonstrate exactly what you need in terms of a U.S. offshore wind supply chain so that manufacturer, suppliers and service companies can get ready to deliver your projects on time and within budget

Demonstrate what market conditions you require to progress

Analyse subsidy schemes and tax regimes that were successful in Europe and how they can be applied to the US Market

Are you an EPC contractor, service provider or supplier?

Understand what developers require in terms of a supply chain, likely project timelines and when and where you fit in

Demonstrate how your technologies and capabilities can reduce project capital costs and support the pipe line of projects i.e. vessel support, foundation design, construction, turbines, O&M) line

Network with industry leaders, make the right connections and seize the exciting new commercial opportunities in domestic U.S. offshore wind

Are you a New Market Entrant transitioning into the offshore wind supply chain?

Review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities so you can plan to diversify into the offshore wind sector

Understand the layers of the supply chain, where your company fits in and who your customers are

Anticipate the size of market and how to tender to developers

Learn how to joint venture and identify partners and what has worked well so far

Are you in government and policy development?

Understand your role in developing a robust offshore wind supply chain and infrastructure required to drive down cost and attract more developers to the market

Develop a collaborative and coherent strategy with industry stakeholders to boost the offshore wind market, essential for economic growth and job creation

New for 2019

Offshore Wind Leaders stage

The plenary offshore wind leaders’ stage will feature BIG announcements from state officials, government and project developers. Miss it and miss out on big news!

‘Enter the Supply Chain’ stage

This stage will give you a clear picture of what’s required across the entire US OSW supply chain, key dates, infrastructure plans etc including perspectives from developers, OEM’s and suppliers.

Interactive Roundtables

When a conference Q&A just isn’t enough, join our interactive roundtable discussions to explore collective challenges and reveal grounded solutions for key phases of the offshore wind development process.

‘The Future is Floating’ stage

It’s just a matter of time before floating wind turbines dominate the US coastline. Join us for the very latest updates on floating turbine tech, project plans, and supply chain opportunities.

The Networking Party

Join all 1300 attendees for cocktails, canapes and the very best networking in the US offshore wind industry.

The Pre-Event Icebreaker

Get to know your fellow delegates over a relaxing beverage at the hotel bar before the main event takes place.

TED-style presentations

Every talk is now a maximum of 20 minutes – you’ll get sharp sessions and even sharper ideas!


Officially the largest annual offshore wind exhibition trade show, you can explore 60 booths showcasing the latest tech and services leading the us offshore wind market.

3 Powerhouse Events in One

Tailor your time at the conference to achieve your goals. The USOW19 conference covers a vast range of topics to help you build a superior US offshore wind business plan. Topics include federal and state regulatory updates, state-by-state market developments, specific project updates, financing, permitting, cost-reduction strategies, project execution strategies, technology selection and more. PLUS, you can attend our second stage for topics about US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Development & Opportunities and Commercializing Floating Wind Turbines.

#USOW19 is about Quality, not quantity

It might feel like USOW19 is all about scale.
But quality is the key to attendance. We design our program with in-depth feedback from everyone involved at each stage of development, with no political agenda.
See what people told us in their feedback: