COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER | DENVER
April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Reasons to Attend AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018

The Spot for Cutting-Edge Education

XPONENTIAL 2018 offers a broad-based, balanced educational program brimming with cutting-edge content and inspirational insights—from policy implications and technical challenges to use cases across vertical markets and everything in between.

The Spot for an Interactive Experience

Check out all of the show features designed to shape your XPONENTIAL experience:

NETWORKING EVENTS

The SPOT for Connections

XPONENTIAL brings together more than 8,500 professionals from all sectors and markets for the largest unmanned systems event in the world. Meet colleagues from 20+ markets at the spot where new relations are built and best practices are shared.

Exhibitor Reception (open to exhibitors only)

Monday, April 30
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

It’s been a long day setting up your booth and now you have earned a little breather. Make plans to join us at the Exhibitor Reception – It’s our way to say thank you for exhibiting.

Welcome Reception

Monday, April 30
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

The Welcome Reception is the best way to kick-start your XPONENTIAL experience. This networking reception is well attended and gives all attendees and exhibitors the opportunity to network with colleagues, business partners, friends and the great line-up of speakers and panelists featured that day.

Chairman’s Reception (open to VIP Pass holders and invitees only)

Tuesday, May 1
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Enjoy an elegant evening with top executives and industry leaders in an ideal setting for building relationships and expanding your professional circle.

XPO Hall Networking Receptions

Tuesday, May 1
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday, May 2
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Thursday, May 3
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Need more time to connect with attendees and other exhibitors each day? The XPO Hall Networking Receptions are your opportunity to finish that business deal and connect with attendees and other exhibitors as you enjoy the innovative displays of technology and great conversation.

Startup Showdown

Wednesday, May 2
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

AUVSI’s Startup Showdown is back for the third year and is better than ever! This must-attend event for investors, unmanned systems entrepreneurs and technology investors an opportunity for early-stage startups to present their new innovations to investors and the unmanned systems community. During the Startup Showdown, five companies will have six minutes to pitch their business, followed by a six-minute live question and answer session with the judges. One talented company will be crowned the Startup Showdown Champion!

The MIX

Wednesday, May 2
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

AUVSI is taking over the Hard Rock Café in downtown Denver to bring you The MIX. Build personal connections with industry insiders while enjoying live music, plentiful food options, interactive games and a beer garden!