At the world’s largest event for unmanned and autonomous systems, you’ll find your momentum, that something extra that gives you a competitive edge – your X factor.

Only AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 allows you to get up close to groundbreaking innovation, immerse yourself in new ideas, gain a new perspective and experience everything you need to elevate your business.
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From energy to transportation and construction to defense, join 8,500+ users, technologists and policymakers to collaborate on ideas, share lessons learned and build new partnerships. SEE WHO ATTENDS
Explore today’s proven capabilities and tomorrow’s advancements through hands-on exhibits and interactive demos from 700+ manufacturers and service providers. LEARN MORE
Get practical solutions and easily implementable ideas you can put into action right away through educational sessions covering the industry’s most pressing topics.

Welcome to your XPONENTIAL Exhibitor Console!

The Exhibitor Console is your XPONENTIAL hub for all the information you need to know – from deadlines to promotional items - in one convenient location.

Important Dates and Information
Update Online Booth Information ASAP
Update Print Profile + Cross-Reference Categories March 2, 2020
Submit Certificate of Insurance April 1, 2020
Authorize Exhibitor Appointed Contractor April 1, 2020
Secure your Hotel Room April 6, 2020
Register your Team Members May 1, 2020

Applying for Startup Showdown

Why Apply

All Applicants Will Receive:

  • A comprehensive review of your application by a panel of leading investors and corporate stakeholders
  • Exposure at XPONENTIAL, the one event that brings together 8,500 technologists, regulators and users
  • The chance to become a finalist and win a grand prize package valued at $35,000.

Finalists Will Receive:

  • Ten minutes to pitch your business to a panel of industry leaders and an audience of unmanned systems professionals during the Startup Showdown session
  • One (1) XPO Hall Pass, in addition to the XPO Hall Pass included with your application
  • Recognition on the XPONENTIAL Startup Showdown webpage
  • Recognition in the XPONENTIAL onsite guide

Grand Prize:

The Startup Showdown winner will receive a grand prize worth $35,000 that includes:

TOTAL VALUE: $35,000

Who Should Apply?

  • Participants should meet the following criteria:
  • Early-stage startup approaching Series A round
  • Product or service offering should aim to enhance unmanned systems technologies and processes in a unique or distinctive way
  • Demonstrate clear growth potential and scalable investment opportunities
  • Tech Readiness Level of TRL-5 or -6

How to Apply

  • The Call for Applications will be announced in the fall and will be due by the end of November 2019
  • Submissions will be reviewed by an expert panel of judges, and all applicants will be notified by February if they have been selected as a finalist
  • There is no fee to apply

The Call for Applications will be announced soon! If you are interested in learning more, please contact Shannon Whitney at