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:


Experient is the Official Housing Provider

Experient is the Official Housing Provider for AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018. Rest easy with the benefits and protection you’ll receive when you make your reservations through Experient.


Deep Discount

Deep Discounts

Buy-in-bulk rates, with savings passed on to you.

Pay Delay

Pay Delay

Ease your commitment – book now, pay later.

Group Bookings

Group Bookings

Fully manage your group booking, large or small, with robust tools.

Best Rate

Best Rate Pledge

We comparison shop to ensure our rates remain the lowest.

No Fees

No Fees

Escape from booking, change and cancellation fees.

Reservation Protection

Reservation Protection

Get peace of mind with support before, during and after your stay.


Stay in the Official XPONENTIAL Housing Block and save up to $150 off your registration!



Grand Hyatt Denver $219 $359 $359
Hilton City Center shuttle
Formerly Denver Marriott City Center
$230 $254 $354
Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center $249 $399 $399
Magnolia Hotel $219 $388 $288
Sheraton Denvershuttle $199 $322 $329
Brown Palace Hotel $259 $313 $342
Crown Plaza Denver $219 $310 $228
The Curtis Hotel $225 $419 $419
Embassy Suites Downtown Denver $229 $349 SOLD OUT
Four Seasons Denver $315 $830 $830
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Denver $219 $259 $259
Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown $179 $211 $215
Homewood Suites Convention Center $229 $363 $363
Hyatt House Denver Downtown $224 SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Hyatt Place Denver Downtown $224 SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Renaissance Denver Downtown $239 $212 $212
Ritz Carlton Denvershuttle $289 $362 $369
Westin Denver Downtown $239 $352 $331

Hotel Cutoff Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Due to high demand for hotel rooms in Denver and the city's limited inventory, AUVSI cannot guarantee rates or room availability inside the Official Housing Block after Thursday, April 5, 2018.

Hotel Discount
Registrants will get $50 off an Expo Hall Pass or paid Booth Personnel Pass, $100 off a Full Conference Pass, or $150 off a VIP Pass when they book their hotel room through Experient, AUVSI’s Official Housing Provider. Reservations can be made here and must be made no later than April 28, 2018, 11:59 PM ET. Hotel confirmation number is required for discount. This offer is only good at the time of initial registration. Discount cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions/discounts/vouchers. AUVSI reserves the right to charge the discount value to any registrant that cancels their hotel reservation after the discount has been applied. Limit of one discount per registration. Terms are subject to change.

Global Housing Site
NEW for 2018 *** AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 is proud to provide international attendees with official all-inclusive housing packages. Early booking gives you priority access to preferred hotels, amenities and locations. Learn more.



Individual Reservations
Group Reservations
Toll-Free 800 465 1272 (United States + Canada)
International +1 240 439 2996

Housing Scams

Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations might appear to be for lower rates, however they may be illegitimate, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable.

Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company or housing provider other than Experient is not approved by AUVSI. Please report any unauthorized housing and travel solicitations to Jason Blachek at

Reasons to book your room with Experient, AUVSI's official housing provider:

  • Guaranteed room rates
  • Ability to contract sub-blocks for 10+ reservations
  • Onsite staff to assist with any housing questions
  • Guaranteed access to AUVSI shuttles

Reasons not to book with those other guys:

  • Hidden fees for changes or cancelations
  • Greater vulnerability to walks or displacement if the hotel oversells its room inventory
  • Hefty deposits and/or full prepayments
  • No onsite support to assist with missing reservations, deposits or walks if the hotel oversells its room inventory


Airline Discount

United Airlines

United Airlines

  • Fares Offered: Up to 10% discount on applicable fares
  • Meeting Promotional Code: ZE2D599230
  • Travel Dates: April 27, 2018 – May 6, 2018
  • Origin: Any United Air Lines city
  • Destination: Denver International Airport (DEN)
  • Reservations and ticketing is available via When booking online, enter promotion code: ZE2D599230 in the promotions and certificates box on the bottom of “All search options” page or call United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800 426 1122 and provide the Z Code: ZE2D and Agreement Code: 599230.

Car Rental Discount


Hertz is pleased to offer special discounted car rental rates for AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018. To make your car rental reservation online click here, be sure CV022Q8638 is entered in the Convention Number (CV) field to get your discount. You may also call Hertz at 800 654 2240 and mention CV# 022Q8638.


Shuttle Service

shuttle schedule