Drone World Expo Welcomes Global Aerospace, MicaSense, and Oceaneering as Gold Sponsors of the Defining Event for Commercial Drone Users

Drone World Expo is pleased to announce the addition of new sponsors for the 2016 event, which will be taking place from Tuesday, November 15 – Wednesday, November 16 at the San Jose Convention Center.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Drone World Expo is pleased to announce the addition of new sponsors for the 2016 event, which will be taking place from Tuesday, November 15 - Wednesday, November 16 at the San Jose Convention Center. Global Aerospace, a leading provider of aerospace insurance; MicaSense, which offers sensor technologies for unmanned aircraft systems/drones and cloud-based data processing, presentation, and analytics solutions, and Oceaneering, a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, join other Gold Sponsors Aerovel, Autel Robotics, Kespry, LeddarTech, Precision Integrated Programs, Saxon Remote Systems (formerly Skynet UAVS) and MAPPS.


Platinum sponsors of Drone World Expo include AeroVironment, the Commercial Drone Alliance, Esri, Intel Corporation and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

"We are excited to welcome these industry leaders as sponsors of Drone World Expo. This one-of-a-kind commercial drone industry gathering would not be possible without the generous support from all our exhibitors and sponsors, and we thank them all for their enthusiastic participation," said Joelle Coretti, Event Director, Drone World Expo.

In addition to being a Gold Sponsor, MicaSense will also be offering a pre-conference workshop on Monday, November 14, "Working the Field from 400 Feet: Essential Tools for Success in Agriculture."

Global Aerospace, Intel Corporation and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. will be presenting special Sponsored Forums during the Drone World Expo conference that will be open to all attendees.

The exhibit hall will be buzzing with the latest innovations for the UAS industry from notable companies who will be showcasing their products, speaking in the Tech Talk Theater, and providing live demonstrations on the show floor. Companies presenting Tech Talks include: AeroVironment, Inc., Altavian, Inc., Autel Robotics, DroneHive, Inc., Esri, FalconViz, Fruity Chutes Inc., Gryphon Sensors, Insitu, Inc., InspecTools, Intel Corporation, Kespry, Kodak PIXPRO, Kray Technologies, LeddarTech, MAPPS, Maynard Cooper & Gale LLP, Measure, Oceaneering Intl., Perkins Coie LLP, PrecisionHawk, Skynet UAS, Skyward, Skyyfish, SOAR Oregon, and more.

The full list of sponsors for the Drone World Expo can be viewed here. Drone World Expo continues to add new exhibitors daily; a current list can be accessed here.

The exhibit hall will be open on Tuesday, November 15 from 10 am - 6:00 pm with a networking reception from 5:00 - 6:00 pm and on Wednesday, November 16 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm with a networking reception from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Throughout the exhibit hours there will be Tech Talks and live demonstrations in special theaters on the show floor where attendees will hear from innovators who are taking drone technology to the next level.

Commercial drone professionals may register at http://www.droneworldexpo.com/register.asp for complimentary expo passes which include access the exhibit hall, Tech Talks and demonstrations from featured exhibitors, networking receptions each day, dynamic keynote presentations each morning and sponsored forums.

Drone World Expo also offers a two-day conference program where thought leaders, industry experts and end-users will gather to present real-world solutions to business and environmental challenges. UAS/UAVs provide the capability for companies to capture data in a way that will have a tremendous impact on their business. For the most up to date information on the conference sessions and to register, click here.

Drone World Expo, the defining event for the commercial applications of UAS technology, will take place November 15-16, 2016 in the heart of Silicon Valley at the San Jose Convention Center. For more information, visit www.droneworldexpo.com. The event is produced by JD Events, dedicated to the creation of targeted and innovative industry-leading events that deliver results. The company brings together highly qualified buying audiences, education-rich content and high-level networking opportunities -- all geared toward increasing business transactions in the markets it serves. Visit www.jdevents.com for more information.

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