Exhibit Hall Features

XPONENTIAL 2017 features the largest exhibit hall dedicated to unmanned systems in the world with over 370,000 sq. ft. (34,300 sq. m.) of space and more than 650 exhibitors. It is the place to find the latest solutions and products the industry has to offer and to connect with colleagues and new business partners. The bustling exhibit floor is a hub of activity—including Technology Zones, International Pavilions, and education ranging from Poster Presentations to a Solutions Theater.

Technology Zones

Technology zones provide a hub for attendees to see the latest innovation for one specific market segment. 

Air Pavilion

Air Pavilion

Business Services Zone

Business Services Zone

Software Pavilion

Software Pavilion

Startup Pavilion

Startup Pavilion

 International Pavilions

Canada Pavilion

The Canada Pavilion brings together Canadian stakeholders from business, academia, and federal and provincial government partners alike, to highlight Canada’s global competitiveness in the unmanned systems. From trade and investment to R&D collaboration and business partnerships, our Pavilion showcases the breadth of the industry in Canada at XPONENTIAL. For information or to arrange meetings, please contact Sonia Higgins at

China Pavilion

Organized by Sunshine International Trade, the China Pavilion will show the latest in Chinese robotics technology.

UAS Test Center Denmark

Today UAS Test Center Denmark offers a lot of different services to users (universities, municipalities, private companies and other). At the heart of our services lies an inherent wish to generate a technology hub at The UAS Test Center. We want only the best conditions for testing, development and production of UAS-based technology, which is why we encourage companies to join our Business park, take advantage of the available hangar space and to test in our pre-approved airspace.

For companies or public institutions UAS Test Center Denmark also offers taylor-made introduction events focusing on different uses of drones. Furthermore UAS Test Center Denmark activities also include supporting research E.g. by match-making through our extensive network and the industry network UAS Denmark - securing you the partner you need.

France Pavilion

Organized by Business France, the French Pavilion features innovative companies on the UVS French market. UAVs and equipment manufacturers, aerial imagery specialists and drones operators look forward to presenting you their company, products and services.


Organized by ICEX, Spain Trade and Investment the Pavilion from Spain features innovative companies on the UAVs and equipment manufacturers industry.

UKTI Defense & Security Organisation

Organized by Department for International Trade, the UK Pavilion features innovative companies headquartered in the United Kingdom. 

State Pavilions


New for 2017! XPONENTIAL 2017 will showcase the amazing technology and industry advancements of our state representatives for all attendees to see.

UAS Colorado

Colorado State Pavilion

UAS Colorado is a non-profit industry advocacy group that is committed to promoting and growing the commercial drone industry in Colorado, specifically supporting the safe integration and use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for the benefit of the general public.

Colorado Economic Development
KDOT Pavilion

Kansas State Pavilion

Kansas Aviation is heavily invested in UAS, and will host business and technology experts that currently produce over 70% of general aviation aircraft in the world. Known as “The Air Capital of the World,” Kansas maintains a rich and vibrant ecosystem for building successful aerospace companies. World-renowned research, suppliers, and skilled aerospace workforce all reside within only a few miles – making Kansas a great place to produce return on investment.

Wichita 100 years
Kansas Dept of Agriculture
Maryland Pavilion

Maryland State Pavilion

Unmanned and autonomous vehicles are at work today across Maryland. Unmanned aircraft are flying medical supplies across the Chesapeake Bay and surveying the mountains. Driverless vehicles are being tested at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Undersea vehicles are plying the waters of the Bay and offshore in the Atlantic. We are working with farmers, watermen, infrastructure inspection, the medical and first responder communities, and many others. Combining significant federal investment in our state, second only to California for UAS; entrepreneur and research investment programs with partner universities; industry impact from small businesses to large defense OEMs; and pro-unmanned vehicle legislation in place, Maryland is where you want to be on the cutting edge of this technology and industry.

Come visit our exceptional partners and see our broad capabilities at booth #2440. To discuss opportunities in our state contact Randy TeBeest at the Department of Commerce at, or Matt Scassero at the UMD UAS Test Site at

UMD Test Site
MD Dept of Commerce
department 13
uav solutions
glen martin wind tunnel

Nevada State Pavilion

On behalf of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, a non-profit corporation, leads the growth of the Nevada Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Industry through business teaming relationships, collaboration with primary research institutions, and helping enhance the UAS industry knowledge base in order to attract new and permanent business within the State of Nevada.

NV Energy
Nevada GOED
New York Pavilion

New York State Pavilion

New York State is leading the way in UAS with industry defining investments that will help ensure safe integration into the national air space system. To date, NYS has invested close to $40 million in the UAS Industry including the Syracuse based GENIUS, NY competition, the largest business accelerator for the UAS industry in the world.

New York’s UAS Secure Autonomous Flight Environment (U-SAFE) team is deploying and validating NASA founded concepts of UTM, by constructing a world-leading 50-mile UTM Corridor for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) commercial UAS operations between the Syracuse and Utica-Rome metro areas. NYS will also be home to NUSTAR (National UAS Standardized Testing and Rating), the world’s first dedicated UAS testing and certification facility. These efforts are led by the NUAIR Alliance, in partnership with NYS and in collaboration with the FAA, NASA, local, national and international partners.

Visit us in booth #621 to see how you can be a part of the fastest growing region for UAS in the country or contact Mike Novakowski at 315-470-1887 ( or Mark Reynolds at 315-793-2366 (

Genius NY
Griffiss International Airport
NUAIR Alliance
Oneida County NY
Onondaga County NY
Centerstate Corporation for Economic Opportunity
Mass Development
Mohawk Valley Edge
US Technologies
North Dakota Pavilion

North Dakota Pavilion

North Dakota, along with its stakeholders and partners, is committed to creating an environment where private enterprise, public and private research organizations, and educational institutions may pursue new and exciting opportunities with UAS. To date, North Dakota has invested over $37 million for UAS initiatives and is collaborating with public and private partners to advance the industry. North Dakota offers legendary business opportunities with world class expertise from our research universities, easy access to government officials and a network for existing high-tech businesses.

Field of View
Ideal Aerosmith
Northern Plains UAS
UND Aero
Robot Aviation
Grand Sky
Edge Data
Sharper Shape
Ohio State Pavilion

Ohio State Pavilion

Ohio is the #1 supplier to Boeing and Airbus and is ideally positioned to lead the UAS industry as well. Home to the world capital of aeronautical R&D, Ohio also offers the first site to fly UAS’s beyond-line-of-sight in the NAS, hosts the annual UAS Midwest Conference, and is the heartland of the US’s advanced manufacturing and aerospace industry. To be a part of the Ohio State Pavilion, please contact John Ingham.

Ohio/Indiana UAS
Clark State
Event 38
Texas State Pavilion

Texas State Corral

Join us for Operational, Technical, R&D and Community Development Discussions with our Autonomous Systems Partners across The Lone Star State. To reach and master the innovations and best practices in the world of Autonomous Systems, you need to seek out and join us at The Lone Star Corral located at Booth 2400. We will have representatives, videos, displays and printed materials which demonstrate the advances made in the Lone Star State which will inspire you to embrace this new world.

We will feature advances such as: Results and Insights of FAA UAS Test Site Missions; Texas A&M Transportation Institute Connected and Automated Vehicles Research Designation; UAS Enabled Search and Rescue Lessons and Insights; Results and Lessons Learned from Recent Beyond Visual Line of Sight Test Flights; Technical and Operational Lessons Learned from Package Delivery Missions; Advancement and Expansion of the National UAS Credentialing Program; and much more!

If you miss this opportunity, then you will not have the latest advancements and lessons learned from the great state of Texas. Please contact Ms. Maria Martinez at or Ms. Dee Hendrix at to schedule a meeting to discuss your key areas of interest of learn more.


Utah State Pavilion

Since 1987, EDCUtah has worked with state and local government and private industry to attract and grow competitive, high-value companies and spur the expansion of local Utah businesses. EDCUtah is a private nonprofit organization.

Virginia Economic Development

Virginia State Pavilion

Virginia is currently a national leader in the development, manufacture, and creative use of UMS. Home to the eighth largest concentration of unmanned system firms in the nation and an FAA-designated test site at Virginia Tech, Virginia has committed to leveraging its unique resources to create an innovation ecosystem that will not only underpin industry development, but also support the advancement of beneficial applications. Virginia offers a number of competitive advantages for UMS firms: a stable and friendly regulatory environment, a unique geography with ample testing locations, a plethora of civil business and existing technology firms, an ample well-trained workforce, and a host of educational institutions conducting advanced research and training the next generation of industry leaders.

XPONENTIAL Educational Programs


Robots in Action
Exhibitors show off their small unmanned systems’ capabilities at this combined air and ground demonstration area–providing attendees with a chance to watch live operations of emerging technologies in the unmanned systems industry. 

Solutions Theater
Solutions Theater features the latest product releases from exhibiting companies. AUVSI selects and curates the best exhibitor content to provide attendees with valuable industry insights. 

Poster Presentations
The technically focused Poster Presentations offer the ability to have one on one dialogue with authors of some of the latest research happening in unmanned systems and robotics.

The Starting Point Theater
These informative and engaging sessions are complimentary for all badge holders and will address important industry issues.

Established by the AUVSI Foundation, RoboNation creates hands-on student learning and practical training opportunities to advance the future of robotics and unmanned systems. Through these real-world platforms, students gain the technical, critical thinking, teamwork and management skills required for a rewarding career in the field of robotics.

Meet the next generation of innovators and leaders in robotics! Student teams will show off their award-winning unmanned vehicles and give you hands-on demonstrations of SeaPerch and SeaGlide.

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