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Liz Stansfeld
512 301 2744

9300 Sandstone St
Austin, TX 78737

MTS HOUSTON BARBECUE - OCTOBER 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The 2016 Barbecue will be hosted by Seanic Ocean Systems at its facility in Katy. CLICK HERE FOR BBQ FLYER

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About the Host Company
From initial concept development to the final factory acceptance test, Seanic Ocean Systems engineers and delivers quality that lasts. Its experience, design expertise, and understanding of deepwater operations allow the company to provide you with a dependable product that delivers results that meet your expectations every time.

Seanic’s high-caliber engineering and development of custom intervention products will power the success of your ROV as it faces project challenges. Real-world experience can help you merge cost effectiveness and efficiency into the ROV tooling package that best suits your project needs. Seanic Ocean Systems also offers standard product tool lines that are immediately available for rent or purchase.

Seanic's Quality Management is ISO 9001:2008 Compliant. Visit the Seanic Ocean Systems website or contact the company to learn more about how its comprehensive resources, experienced engineers & staff, and customized approach can help exceed your expectations. Tel: 713-934-3100.

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Event Schedule (when to arrive) Become a sponsor Current Sponsors Contacts
Location Sponsor Opportunities Current Exhibitors PAY (Pay at the door)
Auction Exhibiting Opportunities Auction Items Directions and Maps
Register to attend (online closed) Book Exhibit Space Committee  

Book your exhibit tables and lock in your sponsorship now for our premier fund raiser (and fun event) of the year, the Annual MTS Houston Barbecue Social which will be held the evening of October 27, 2016.

In addition to refreshments, a wonderful barbecue dinner, exhibits and social networking, there will also be door prizes and a silent auction. This is a great event and we expect several hundred participants. (Approximately 800 people attended last year's event). Bring colleagues and spouses.

- Click here for map

Seanic Ocean Systems
25310 Clay Road
Katy TX 77493

Silent Auction

This year will include a Silent Auction.  You will have the opportunity to bid on some great items and have some good fun while doing so!! Click here to see a list of Auction donated to date.

We are currently accepting donations.  Silent Auction items can include Wine and Spirits, Entertainment Packages, Gift Certificates (Sporting Good Stores, Restaurants, Hotel Stays etc.) Gift Baskets, Jewelry, Fishing and Hunting Trips, Tools, and more.

For quesitons about the Silent Auction, please contact the Silent Auction Chair Wendy Post.

Exhibit Opportunities

There are a total of 75 booth spaces. 70 are regular table top exhibits at $250.00 each 0 remain. There are also five Test Tank spots at $350 each. 0 remain. Note that all booth spaces come with one registration pass. NOTE THAT MANY OF THE BOOTHS SHOWN ABOVE MAY HAVE ALREADY BEEN SOLD.

EXHIBIT BOOTH OPTIONS Remaining booths Cost
Test Tank Premier Exhibit Spaces SOLD OUT $350.00
Table Top Exhibit spaces SOLD OUT $250.00

Below are some exhibitor guidelines on what to expect:

  • Each exhibitor is provided with a standard six-foot table. (Please do not expect a typical 10x10 booth space - this is a table top exhibit set up.)
  • Your Exhibit table payment includes ONE pass for an employee/attendee to staff the table.
  • No floor standing or pop-up exhibit booths. You are welcome to place anything you wish on your six-foot table as long as it does not interfere with your neighboring exhibitor in height or width. NOTHING is to be placed in front of or to the side of your table such as literature racks etc.
  • NO pull up display panels will be allowed in the center isle exhibit tables.
  • Each table will be fitted with a table cover and drape.
  • Electricity WILL BE available for those requiring it.
  • There is no "wall space" for banners to be fixed or hung on the wall behind your table.
  • Chairs are NOT provided. There is room behind each table for 1-2 attendee to stand and greet visitors. There is some room behind each table & under for storing your materials & a few boxes.
  • Shipping Materials: It is best if everyone brings their exhibit materials with them. However, if you need to send materials ahead of time, contact Melissa Wood Fugro: 713.305.7361

For questions about exhibiting, please contact Barbecue Chair Melissa Wood Fugro: 713.305.7361

- click here to become a sponsor
Your generous sponsorship supports the MTS Houston's scholarship program. All sponsors will be recognized on this website, in the monthly Announcement and at the barbecue:

Diamond Level 4 - $4,000
Diamond Level 3 - $3,000
Diamond Level 2 - $2,000
Diamond Level 1 - $1,000
Gold - $750
Silver - $500
Bronze - $250

For questions about sponsorship, please contact: Chair Jessica Montoya, FMC/Schilling: 281.598.4105


3:00 - 4:00 PM Exhibit set up
5:00 PM - Registration
6:30 PM - Food Service begins
7:15 PM - Scholarship Program
7:45 PM - Silent Auction
8:30 PM - Meeting Concludes


The barbecue is $35 with a paid in advance registration (by October 25, 2016) or $50 for those paying at the door - with or without a reservation. Students are free.
If you have registered and have not yet paid - either for sponsorship, exhibiting or attendance, you may either send a check made payable to MTS HOUSTON SECTION to the address below, or click here to pay online using a credit card. (Please make sure you are registered BEFORE you submit payment)

Send payment to:
MTS Houston
c/o Stansfeld & Fairbrother
9300 Sandstone Street
Austin TX 78737



logo  Seanic Ocean Systems  Host Facility     

logo  DEEPWATER RENTAL AND SUPPLY  Diamond Level 1     

logo  Ashtead Technology  Silver     

logo  Teledyne Marine  Silver     

logo  Aqua Tech Services  Bronze     

logo  Okeanus Science & Technology, LLC  Bronze     

logo  SEACON  Bronze     

logo  Sidus Solutions  Bronze     


Test Tank Exhibitors
WT Industries   logo

Ashtead Technology  logo

Proceanic  logo

Standard Tables
SEACON  logo

Survey Equipment Services  logo

ATEC Training & Certification Services  logo

Upstream Marketing  logo

Sidus Solutions  logo


HDI Offshore Group  logo

Teledyne Marine  logo

High Tech, Inc.  logo

Tritech North America  logo

Van Oord Offshore   logo

Phoenix International  logo

Buskop Law Group - Patents & Trademarks  logo

MacArtney, Inc  logo

London Offshore Consultants  logo

RAC Conference Center  logo

Aerolift Express, LLC  logo

Saab Seaeye  logo

Sonardyne  logo

Glenair  logo

ATPI Griffinstone  logo

Subsea Technologies  logo

AML Oceanographic  logo

AFGlobal  logo


Shea Writing & Training, Shea Capability & Complia  logo

Stress Engineering Services  logo

Zupt, LLC  logo

Intergraph  logo

DeepWater Bouyancy, Inc.  logo

Pentagon Freight Services, Inc  logo

TALON Technical Sales  logo

Forum Energy Technologies  logo

Imenco USA  logo

Aqua Tech Services  logo

KBR  logo

Hawboldt Industries  logo

ODU-USA  logo

VIV Solutions  logo

Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks  logo

University of Houston  logo

Texas A&M - Galveston  logo

Texas A&M - Corpus Christi  logo

Texas A&M - College Station  logo

ClampOn, Inc.  logo

Galvotec Companies  logo

Kymar Associates  logo

Veripos US  logo

Eastwood Academy HS  logo

Deepsea Technologies Inc.  logo

Thrustmasters of Texas  logo

Fugro Satellite Positioning Inc.  logo

ETA International Inc.  logo

ASV Global  logo

LeClairRyan  logo

UTEC Survey Inc.  logo

bastion technologies  logo


Propeller Club of the United States Port of Housto  logo

Bursys  logo

Deep Down, Inc  logo

Delta SubSea LLC  logo

Delta SubSea LLC   logo

iXblue  logo

Okeanus Science & Technology, LLC  logo

Duchesne HS   logo

Energy Institute High School  logo

Ashburn Chemical Technologies  logo

Southwest Electronic Energy Corp.  logo

ALL-TEST Pro  logo

Bishop Lifting Products, Inc.  logo

StormGeo  logo

Seanic Ocean Systems
25310 Clay Rd.
Katy, TX 77493

Phone: 713-934-3100


Melissa Wood
(713) 305-7361

Jessica Montoya
MTS Barbecue - Sponsor Chair
(832) 454-4890

BBQ Student Affairs – Aimee Coates
BBQ Registration - Debbie Jackson, Integra
BBQ Cooks – Terry Dailey, Schlumberger; Chuck Richards, Reed Richards & Rick Cisneros, C.A. Richards & Associates