Online + Atlanta | Hybrid Event Series
May 4 - 6, 2021 | Online
August 16 - 19, 2021 | Atlanta

XPONENTIAL Shifts to Virtual! Learn More



Join a community of end users, technologists and policymakers working together to write the next chapter of autonomous innovation and assure its safe and seamless integration into everyday life. XPONENTIAL 2021 is a reimagined hybrid experience offering fresh insight across the full spectrum of unmanned innovation, from AI, to sensors, to cybersecurity. It’s more than an in-person gathering or a virtual event. It’s the best of both worlds.

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Find new solutions
in unexpected places

From energy to transportation, construction to defense, and so many more opportunities for cross-market networking, AUVSI XPONENTIAL is the place to join the unmanned systems community including users, technologists and policymakers to collaborate on ideas, share lessons learned and build new partnerships.


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 Profile

  • Exhibit Space Information
  • Company Description
  • Demographic Questions/Cross-Reference Categories
Submit Certificate of Insurance Deadline: July 16, 2021
Authorize Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Deadline: July 16, 2021
Secure your Hotel Room Launch: May 2021
Virtual Platform Resources
Virtual Platform Tips & Tricks - Webinar Recording
Virtual Platform Overview - Webinar Recording
Registration Step-by-Step Instructions
Virtual Platform Instructions + Specs + Tips
Buyers Guide - How to Add Products a Step-by-Step Guide
One-to-One Meetings a Step-by-Step Guide

Virtual Platform Booth Build-Out

In order to be emailed a link to access XPONENTIAL virtual, you MUST be registered for an exhibit badge. Once your exhibit badge registration is processed, you will then receive an email from with a link to the virtual event. Note this process only happens three times daily during business hours.

Melissa Glidden Tye

Associate General Counsel, Emerging Technologies


Melissa Glidden Tye serves as Associate General Counsel, Emerging Technologies at Verizon. In that role, Melissa works to advance Verizon's federal policy, regulatory, and legislative agendas with a specific focus on issues related to next-generation networks and the Internet of Things, including unmanned aerial systems (drones), connected vehicles, and smart cities.

Prior to joining Verizon in 2014, Melissa served as the lead regulatory counsel for Motorola Mobility, where she advocated on the company's behalf before federal agencies on a variety of issues, including spectrum policy, accessibility, privacy, IP and patent policy, device regulation, and international trade. Melissa joined Motorola after serving as a Legal Advisor in the Wireless Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission. Melissa began her career as a telecommunications associate at Arnold & Porter LLP.

Melissa graduated summa cum laude from Roger Williams University in 2000 and is a 2005 graduate of Harvard Law School.


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