Join 8,500 technologists, regulators and users across commercial and defense sectors for AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019, the largest, most comprehensive trade show for unmanned and autonomous systems. As adoption spreads and applications expand, XPONENTIAL is the one event that brings together the entire unmanned systems community to share ideas, collaborate across markets, capitalize on best practices and emerging trends and harness the power of unmanned technology for your business.

Connect the dots on cross-industry opportunities:

Connect the dots on cross-industry opportunities:


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

The Power of Partnership

AUVSI takes great care in selecting top industry organizations that can present compelling information and innovative ideas to help advance the unmanned systems industry. If your organization can help provide a deep-dive into the technology or business of unmanned systems, apply now!

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AUVSI is seeking partners to help provide a comprehensive look into key areas such as:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Counter-UAS
  • Public Safety
  • Imaging
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Sensors and Payloads
  • Training and Education
  • Artificial Intelligence

AUVSI makes hosting an educational event with AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019, April 30 to May 2 in Chicago, a seamless experience. We will promote your event to our network of unmanned systems and robotics professionals. As well as provide registration services, logistical support and complimentary XPO Hall passes* to your attendees.

AUVSI provides the following benefits through several available business arrangements:

  • A meeting room with standard stage and seating set
  • Standard AV*
  • Marketing of the event through XPONENTIAL 2019 promotion—print, digital, website and email
  • Registration services—pre-show and onsite
  • Access to list of registered attendees for co-located event including full contact information
  • Logistics support
  • Access to XPO hall passes*
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Reasons to Partner

When applying to host a co-located event think about the following criteria. These are the questions AUVSI staff will ask when considering your application, so be sure to address them in your application.

  • Does this event represent a community not already featured at XPONENTIAL?
  • Does this event provide a deeper dive into an important topic?
  • Will this event provide a worthwhile ROI for AUVSI and the partner organization?

Sample Co-Located Event Business Models

Fee-based Event:

  • There is a registration fee for attendees
  • Sponsorships are sold
  • There is a registration & sponsorship revenue share

Complimentary/Open Event:

  • There is no registration fee for attendees
  • There will be no additional or other sponsors than the producing company
  • Event is sponsored solely by the producing company through a flat fee paid to AUVSI (amount to be determined pending final agreement)

Complimentary/Open Event:

  • There is no registration fee for attendees
  • Sponsorships are sold
  • There is a sponsorship revenue share
  • Split on gross sponsorship revenue

For more information or questions, please contact Katie Cooper,