Norfolk Offshore Wind Day

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Norfolk Offshore Wind Day

August 1 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Choose Your Offshore Wind Adventure! 

Join Oceantic Network on Thursday, August 1 in Norfolk, Virginia for a full day of offshore wind activities, training, and networking! 

Start your day with a relaxing and informative Norfolk Harbor Boat Tour. From there, learn where your business fits in the offshore wind supply chain at the complimentary Offshore Wind Ready industry training. Are you an Oceantic Network member? Take a brief break after the boat tour and join us for a complimentary lunch to network and learn what we have in store for the 2025 International Partnering Forum (IPF), taking place April 28-May 1 in Virginia Beach. And end the day with food, drinks, and networking at Offshore Wind Drinks: Norfolk at the Blue Moon Taphouse. Choose your own offshore wind adventure!


8:15 – 10:30 a.m., Norfolk Harbor Boat Tour 

Join Oceantic Network and fellow offshore wind colleagues for a Norfolk Harbor boat tour! The American Rover will take passengers down the Elizabeth River and into the Harbor. Learn about the port’s history and current offshore wind operations, view local wildlife, and make connections with other professionals in the industry. Sponsored by the City of Virginia Beach. 

– Location: Waterside Marina, 333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk 

– Cost: Free 

Register here


11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Offshore Wind Ready Industry Training 

All Virginia companies and organizations are invited to attend a complimentary offshore wind training. A $575 value, Offshore Wind Ready is a one-day educational program designed for businesses who want to learn more about business opportunities in the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. Learn about project development, a project’s supply chain component parts, and how to identify where your business fits in. Presented by Oceantic Network and the City of Virginia Beach in partnership with Dominion Energy and Hampton Roads Alliance. 

– Location: Slover Library, Room #650, 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk 

– Cost: Free 

Register here (you can also add on the boat tour as part of training registration)

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Member Lunch (Oceantic Network members only) 

After the Norfolk Harbor Boat Tour concludes, join the Network at 11:30 a.m. EDT at the Virginia Maritime Association for a complimentary lunch at the Network’s first-ever member gathering in Virginia. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with businesses in the local supply chain and get a sneak peek of what’s in store for 2025 IPF, happening April 28 – May 1 in Virginia Beach.

– Location: Virginia Maritime Association (236 E. Plume Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 – Board Room, 2nd Floor)

– Cost: Free

Register here


5 – 7 p.m., Offshore Wind Drinks: Norfolk 

Offshore Wind Drinks is an informal organization of offshore wind professionals who convene to network and socialize. At Offshore Wind Drinks, we discuss ideas, trends, and observations about the market – and most importantly, we have fun! If you want to enter the offshore wind market, this networking event can help you connect with the industry and expand your offshore wind network.  Join us at the Blue Moon Taphouse to build connections and mingle with offshore wind professionals in Virginia. 

– Location: Blue Moon Tap House, 333 Waterside Drive, #8, Norfolk 

– Cost: Free 

Register here 


August 1
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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