FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to keynote at largest dedicated commercial drone event
MELVILLE, N.Y., August 1, 2016 — BZ Media LLC today unveiled the exhibition component of the industry’s largest dedicated commercial UAV show, InterDrone. More than 130 exhibitors have already signed up and another 30 are expected before the show opens its doors September 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The exhibition will be paired with more than 120 sessions on all aspects of UAV design, piloting, regulations, and business management.
Exhibitors and sponsors include a cross section of the entire commercial drone industry including AeroVironment, DJI, Precision Hawk, Yuneec, Intel, SenseFly, Insitu, DroneDeploy, NovaTel, 3D Robotics, eHang, Autel, AUVSI, Hubsan, C-Astral, Brother, Walkera, SlantRange, Kodak, Flir, Parrot, AEGis Technologies, Sentera, and pavilions from Iowa, North Dakota and Nevada.
Michael P. Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, will give the Grand Opening Keynote address on September 7 at 10:30 am. He will be joined at InterDrone by a high-level lineup of commercial drone thought leaders who will frame the state of the industry for the more than 4,000 attendees expected at the conference, including Tian Yu, and Chris Anderson, founders of Yuneec and 3D Robotics respectively.
Recently, DroneLife.com wrote about InterDrone; “We partner with many great conference and event providers in the drone market. But one has jumped out of the proverbial gate faster than all others: InterDrone. Only in its second year, InterDrone has become the CES (or Comdex for you old guys) of the new drone economy. This year’s event provides a vast tapestry of drone topics and knowledge sharing…” – DroneLife.com July 27, 2016
“Attendance is running well ahead of last year at this time and more than 245 media and association partners on six continents are helping to drive awareness of InterDrone and building it into the premier ‘Big Tent’ commercial drone event in the world,” said Ted Bahr, InterDrone Chairman.
BZ Media has also partnered with the CTIA–The Wireless Association® to allow attendees going to CTIA Super Mobility 2016 to also attend InterDrone. CTIA Super Mobility 2016 badge holders gain free “expo badge and keynote” attendance for InterDrone, while InterDrone badge holders gain free “expo badge” access to CTIA Super Mobility 2016, with express shuttle bus service between the event sites running during show hours.