International Drone Expo

Dear dronists, as usually Dronestagram recommends you the best drone events to attend!
This time, Dronestagram is very pleased to be a media partner of the International Drone Expo!
So don’t forget to save the date: December 9-10, 2016. The third annual expo will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Many great activities are waiting for you.

About the event

International Drone Expo assembles the most innovative and talented members of the drone community from around the world. There will be over 100+ international exhibitors and 3,500+ buyers.
IDE is also the host of the leading commercial drone conference in the world. The high level business conference will bring together the leading experts in the drone industry. They will be focusing on the latest rules and regulations, in-depth the challenges and solutions, case studies. Furthermore, they will focus on how drone technology can help facilitate business and improve bottom line performance.

What to expect

The two-day event features a series of activations including a sanctioned drone race, pitchfest and film showcase along with keynotes, workshops, high level seminars led by industry experts. They will also capture all of the most important aspects of the future of unmanned aviation in the ever expanding market of aerial robotics. International Drone Expo will host over 100 exhibiting companies and 80+ speakers throughout 50 sessions at the conference, providing a platform for empowering technologies and next-generation innovation.

What’s new

New this year will be IDE’s first annual drone racing event. As drone racing is seeing an unprecedented rise in popularity, International Drone Expo is bringing you “The IDE Drone Racing Cup.” Racers will qualify in order to be placed in heats. As a result, a winner will win a crown for open racing and for the best freestyle. 

The Championship IDE drone race cup is one of the few sanctioned in Los Angeles. The culmination of two qualifiers, the race will feature a challenging state-of-the-art course with demanding obstacles, time chip sensors and display monitors showing first person view for spectators.

What else

Along with cutting edge racing, the show will also seek the latest innovations through a Pitchfest competition. A select panel of venture capitalists will award finalists and an overall winner as pitchers seek investments and growth opportunities for their innovative drone concepts and products. Applications are open from September on the IDE websiteIDE exhibitors will have the opportunity submit their most compelling drone footage which will be showcased during the expo in the main hall.

Join one of the largest commercial drone exhibitions and conferences in the world.