It’s time to get your flights and book your hotel in Vegas – this year’s InterDrone is shaping up to be bigger than ever. InterDrone, which is the largest commercial drone show in North America, will be held September 5 – 7 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, and is expected to draw more than 3,500 UAV professionals from around the world.
InterDrone, The International Drone Conference and Exposition, announced today some additions to enterprise -specific content, including Enterprise After Hours and vertical-specific tracks throughout the show. The Enterprise After Hours will take place in the evening on Wednesday, September 5 – professionals in Construction, Aggregates and Mining, Inspection (which will include both energy and infrastructure inspection), Precision Agriculture, Public Safety and Surveying and Mapping will want to meet colleagues at these concurrent events. “This new show feature is designed to foster interactions with fellow attendees, vendors and influencers in their commercial drone sector of choice,” says the InterDrone press release..
Additionally, InterDrone has created tracks with 60-minute panels and classes specific to those enterprise verticals, which will be woven throughout the program.
“InterDrone’s audience has become increasingly professional since its inception in 2015,” said Katie Flash, Content Director, InterDrone, adding, “with the addition of the Enterprise After Hours and specific enterprise tracks, we are ensuring we are delivering the most comprehensive program to the commercial drone industry.”
“InterDrone, just like the entire drone industry, has matured. This was my third year  attending, and the focus has shifted from consumer to commercial enterprise with track and vertical presentations, and discussions matching the growth we are seeing out in the field,” said Romeo Durscher, Director of Public Safety Integration at DJI.
The show this year will feature more than 125 sessions, panel discussions, and keynotes conducted by renowned industry experts, covering numerous commercial drone applications. The Exhibit Hall will showcase the latest hardware, software, and drone accessories from more than 165 leading manufacturers and innovators. Attendee registration is now open. For information on exhibiting or event sponsorships, please contact Brian Scott at [email protected] or 646.668.3784.
Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, a professional drone services marketplace, and a fascinated observer of the emerging drone industry and the regulatory environment for drones. Miriam has a degree from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of experience in high tech sales and marketing for new technologies.
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