Commercial UAV Expo Adds Exhibit Space Following Initial Sell-Out

Drone Professionals will find 130+ Booths of UAS Solutions at SPAR Point Group’s Inaugural Event in Las Vegas

Portland, Maine August 20, 2015


The exhibit floor for the 2015 Commercial UAV Expo completely sold out almost two months before the show's launch, spurring event organizer SPAR Point Group to add space to handle the overwhelming demand. "UAS companies have thrown their support behind Commercial UAV Expo," said Lisa Murray, Commercial UAV Expo Director. "Many of them know us from exhibiting at other events we organize in the geospatial arena and are confident in our ability to deliver qualified asset owners and a strong return on investment."

With the addition of a new hall, more than 100 airframe manufacturers, component and sensor suppliers, software providers and service companies from more than a dozen countries will be exhibiting at the inaugural event taking place October 5-7, 2015 in Las Vegas.

Exhibitors that have signed on in just the last few weeks include:

AgEagle
Antonelli Law
Benchmark Tool & Supply
AUVSI
Blue Chip Unmanned Aerial Solutions
Cardinal Systems
Cloud Ararat
ConnecDrone
DJI
PTFS/Dronewear
Express Drone Parts
Go Unmanned
Hawk Aerial
Microflown AVISA
Microhard Systems Inc
Multicopter Warehouse
North Dakota UAS Team
PCI Geomatics
Pix4D
Septentrio
SimActive Inc.
Skinner Law Group
SmartPlanes
US Forest Service

They join the growing list of market leaders already contracted for exhibit space. See the most up-to-date exhibitor list here.

"Asset owners/operators in key growth industries will find a vast array of UAV solutions on the exhibit floor to qualify and compare," said Ms. Murray. There's tremendous interest in UAV technology among commercial users because of its ability to collect critical data in a way that's faster, safer, and more accurate than many other methods, she said. "Data is the lifeblood of so many industries and drone technology provides the opportunity to increase the volume, speed and accuracy for collecting and analyzing data."

Hundreds of professionals representing asset owners and operators have already registered to attend Commercial UAV Expo, including decision-makers from these leading organizations:

AECOM
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Barrick Gold Corporation
Bechtel
Boeing
BP
Department of Transportation (multiple states)
DPR Construction
General Motors
New York City Transit
Pacific Gas & Electric
Rio Tinto
Southern California Edison
The Beck Group
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Walt Disney Company

In addition to the exhibit floor, the Conference Program features presentations from UAV industry experts sharing key insights into the issues asset owners face when implementing UAS, including systems selection and integration; developing enterprise workflows, guidelines and policies; data management and integration; and legal, safety and regulatory considerations.

Registration is available online now. Prices increase September 15. UAV professionals are encouraged to register early for the best rates.

Vendors interested in contracting for exhibit space in the newly expanded exhibit hall may contact Katherine Dow at kdow(at)divcom(dot)com or 207-842-5497.

About Commercial UAV Expo
Commercial UAV Expo is a conference and exhibition exclusively focused on the commercial sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial Systems) market in North America covering industries including Surveying & Mapping; Civil Engineering & Infrastructure; Mining; Construction; Process, Power & Utilities; Precision Agriculture; Law Enforcement, Security, Search and Rescue (SAR), and more. It is organized by SPAR Point Group, a leading organizer of conferences and trade shows with 15 years in the geospatial arena, including SPAR International and International LiDAR Mapping Forum. SPAR Point Group is wholly-owned by Diversified Communications. Commercial UAV Expo will take place October 5-7, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. For more information visit http://www.expouav.com.

About SPAR Point Group
SPAR Point Group has over 15 years of experience producing world-renowned events and media in the geospatial arena, including SPAR International, the International LiDAR Mapping Forum and http://www.SPARPointGroup.com. Capturing Reality Forum (formerly European LiDAR Mapping Forum and SPAR Europe), Ocean Business and GeoBusiness Show are produced by the UK office of SPAR Point Group's parent company, Diversified Communications.

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