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:


VIp Club

VIP Club Hours

Tuesday, May 1 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday, May 2 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday, May 3 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

* Each VIP Pass holder may bring up to two (2) guests into the VIP Club.

** Meeting rooms are booked each morning at the VIP concierge desk on a first- come, first-served basis.

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Experience XPONENTIAL 2018, VIP-style. Optimize your time and enjoy exclusive access to first-class amenities and key networking opportunities in the VIP Club.

A VIP Pass gives you access to:

  • The VIP Club*, where the industry’s key players conduct business, hold meetings and enjoy a little R&R

  • Executive luxuries, including private meeting rooms**, lounge space and complimentary daily continental breakfast and lunch

  • The Chairman’s Reception for executive-level networking (Tuesday, May 1, 5:30-6:30 PM; open to VIP Pass holders and invitees only)

  • All networking events—Welcome Reception, XPO Hall Receptions and The Mix

  • The industry’s leading Educational Program (and all conference proceedings) and Startup Showdown

  • Keynotes, presented by the power players in today’s unmanned ecosystem

  • The entire XPO Hall—the largest in the industry, packed with the latest innovation technologies