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 next practices and emerging trends and harness the power of unmanned technology for your business.
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At AUVSI XPONENTIAL, we showcase the latest and most relevant technologies from leading organizations all around the globe. It’s a snapshot of where we are as an industry and it illustrates just how much we’ve grown in the unmanned systems ecosystem.
With exhibitors coming from countries around the world, it’s important to highlight what progress and advancements are being made at both the international and state levels. Check out the list of international and state pavilions below to see who will be exhibiting at XPONENTIAL 2019. Interested in organizing your own pavilion? Please contact Alex Mann to learn more.
Competition and cooperation are the main lines of the future unmanned systems industry in China and the U.S. AUVSI integrates its own advantages and builds up a platform – XPONENTIAL – to create opportunities for global UAV enterprises to compete and exchange technologies and ideas. The China Pavilion, organized by Sunshine Int’l Trade Show Promotion Co., Ltd., brings large numbers of well-known Chinese UAV enterprises. Their products range from platforms to peripheral equipment with industrial applications covering agriculture, mapping, security, and more. The China Pavilion represents the highest technical level and manufacturing capacity of China’s unmanned systems industry and we sincerely invite global buyers, industry professionals, experts and scholars to visit the China Pavilion at XPONENTIAL. China welcomes you! Please contact Sheila Chu to learn more.
By combining the efforts of a vibrant testing environment with a strong UAS ecosystem in the international league we want to accelerate the drone innovation and use hereof – with the aim of creating Denmark’s fastest growing market by the end of 2022 as well as bringing drones and people together as trusted friends. Part of our vision is that Denmark should aim to be a first mover country for enhancing people´s senses through groundbreaking drone technology – in favor of citizens and the society. Please contact Jakob Hansen to learn more.
Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. Business France has 1500 personnel, both in France and in 87 offices throughout the world. The agency organizes the French Pavilion at XPONENTIAL. Come and meet the French drone companies which have a keen interest in establishing close ties with potential partners. Please contact Alexandre Masse to learn more.
Korea Aerospace Industries Association (KAIA) is an agency responsible for the Korea Aerospace industry receiving support of the Korea Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy. KAIA makes a contribution to the economic growth of Korea by leading development of the Korea aerospace industry. Our main activities are to host Seoul ADEX exhibition, promote research and PR and operate businesses for aerospace parts development. In particular, the Korean Robot Aircraft Competition that has been held every year since 2002 developed UAV which is capable of delivery, escort and mid-air docking through an investment project in training specialists. To learn more, please contact Jane Park.
NADIC, the Norwegian-American Defense Industry Council, to facilitate a Norwegian Pavilion for the first time at AUVSI XPONENTIAL. NADIC seeks to enhance existing relationships by promoting awareness of capabilities and products and services offered by the Norwegian defense and security industrial base. To learn more about the Norway Pavilion, please contact Chloe Friberg. The following companies will be featured:
The Ministry's mission is to support business growth, entrepreneurship, science, innovation, export trade and investment. The Ministry is coordinating the elaboration and the implementation of the digital strategy. It also advises the Government with a view to favoring economic development in every region of Québec, in a perspective of: job creation, economic prosperity, sustainable development. Please contact Leslie Westfall to learn more.
ICEX Spain Trade and Investment is a public business organization which Works worldwide with the objective of promoting the internationalization of Spanish companies in order to improve their competitiveness, as well as boosting foreign investments in Spain. ICEX offers its services through 98 Economic and Commercial Offices worldwide. We look forward to seeing you at the Pavilion of Spain! Stop by and check out Spain’s cutting edge drone technology! Please contact Silvia Romeu to learn more.
Arizona Commerce Authority (the State of Arizona’s economic development entity), the Aerospace Arizona Association, and Arizona UAS companies invite you to visit our booth to learn more about Arizona capabilities, opportunities, products and services related to the rapidly evolving and dynamic UAS industry. Please contact Kevin O’Shea to learn more.
There’s something special about doing business in Colorado. We are here to represent and demonstrate why Colorado is the right choice for your business – through advanced manufacturing, aerospace programs, defense & homeland security, to diverse autonomous test sites – Colorado possesses cutting-edge programs that lead global innovation. Please contact Andrew Lindemann to learn more.
Kansas is the Air Capitol of the World and a center for aerospace excellence where over 67% of the world’s general aviation fleet was manufactured. Kansas is a leader in aircraft design and manufacturing of general aviation aircraft and is now at the forefront of UAS being chosen as 1 of 10 lead participants in the federal Integration Pilot Program. Kansas Division of Aviation is working directly with the UAS Joint Task Force which includes experts on aviation, agriculture, and disaster-relief to build new capabilities to serve the nation and to develop economic opportunities through safe UAS operating practices.
Unmanned/autonomous vehicles are at work across Maryland. Unmanned aircraft are flying medical supplies across the Chesapeake Bay. Driverless vehicles are being tested at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Undersea vehicles are plying the waters of the Bay and offshore in the Atlantic. Combining significant federal investment in our state; entrepreneur and research investment programs with partner universities; industry impact from small businesses to large defense OEMs; Maryland is where you want to be on the cutting edge of this technology and industry. Please contact Matt Scassero to learn more.
New Mexico has a long history of aerospace advancements and is home to three Air Force Bases, White Sands Missile Range, and NMSU’s Physical Science Laboratory. Commercial aviation operators benefit from our pipeline of former military personnel to support avionics, maintenance, repair, and component manufacturing. NM continues to revolutionize the drone, satellite, and space industry and remains on the forefront of discovery and innovation with the first purpose-built, commercial space launch facility: Spaceport USA. To learn more, contact Dan Moran.
New York State is leading the development of a corridor of innovation and testing, in Central New York and the Mohawk Valley, that will take the unmanned aerial systems industry to new heights. A complete UAS ecosystem of unmatched public-private partnerships, resources for startups and businesses, and initiatives fueled by CNY Rising make this region UAS Central. Under this brand, New York state is making unprecedented investments in the development of UAS infrastructure and providing incentives to companies relocating to the region, in order to become the leading UAS destination in the U.S. Please contact Michael Novakowski to learn more.
BVLOS enables UAS efficiencies for state agencies, local communities and the commercial sector. Partners in North Dakota are enabling BVLOS operations across the state by working with universities, communities and private industry. North Dakota’s investment in UAS over the past 15 years has positioned us to take this next step of not only being leaders in UAS, but being leaders in advanced UAS operations. Please contact Julie Theisen to learn more.
The Ohio Pavilion highlights the work of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, leading the discovery, development and delivery of warfighting technologies for the USAF’s air, space and cyberspace forces. Through unparalleled research, tomorrow’s technology and strategic partnerships, AFRL gives our warfighters unmatched advantage in the field. Balancing a legacy of success with a pursuit of innovation, AFRL is uniquely positioned to support the warfighter’s urgent needs and evolving demand to defend America. Find out why AFRL calls Ohio home. Please contact Amber Begley to learn more.
Oklahoma is perfectly positioned for the fast-emerging unmanned industry, with its central location, ideal terrain and climate, business incentives, testing and development capabilities, training and education programs, and research and development. The state’s three research universities, Oklahoma State University (OSU), the University of Tulsa (TU) and the University of Oklahoma (OU), are setting themselves apart nationally through degree programs, facilities, research and grants, with emphasis on environmental sensing, defense and weather prediction. Part of a regional cluster initiative, Oklahoma’s UAS companies gain access to collaboration, national technology, global capital and international markets. Please contact Vince Howie to learn more.
Utah is home to the country’s fastest growing economy, with a low unemployment rate and high job growth. We are home to a booming high-tech sector known as, “Silicon Slopes.” We are known for our entrepreneurial spirit, unparalleled work ethic, and ability to collaborate. Utah offers the entire package for UAS/UAM companies. We are here to help with doing business issues for start-up UAS/UAM businesses. We boast several active commercial UAS/UAM test sites with miles of wide-open land and airspace. We provide all required FAA operational clearances and real-time flight simulations at our state-of-the-art Deseret UAS headquarters, the Xperience Center. Utah has the highly educated workforce, supportive political environment, and necessary industry assets and expertise to make the unmanned systems industry take off- literally! Please contact Melissa Mendes to learn more.
The Commonwealth of Virginia offers a stable and friendly regulatory climate, a unique geography with ample testing locations including an FAA designated test site, a plethora of civil businesses and existing technology firms, an ample and well-trained workforce, and a host of education institutions conducting advanced research and training the next generation in industry leaders. Virginia offers opportunities in air, land and sea domains and is also a participant in the FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP). Please contact Priscilla Trimble to learn more.
Join us in the AUVSI Accelerator — the XPO Hall destination for innovation and emerging technology in unmanned systems and autonomous solutions. Cost-effective exhibiting opportunities start at $1,650 and are exclusively available to new startups. Companies must meet minimum requirements and be approved for the AUVSI Accelerator. Contact Eric Hallberg for more information!
The Solutions Theater is a great attraction on the show floor that offers unique insights and presentations on a variety of hot topics facing the unmanned systems industry today.
Contact Alex Mann for more details.
Here are just a few of the perks our pavilions receive:
To help ease the challenge of international travel, AUVSI has developed special packages for international pavilions at AUVSI XPONENTIAL. Contact Alex Mann for more details.
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