Oct 24-26, 2017 | Las Vegas

Networking Events

Become More Than a Screen Name or Email Address…

In addition to hearing from industry experts during conference sessions and connecting with the vendors behind the technology on the exhibit floor, networking events at Commercial UAV Expo help you form relationships and make direct contact with peers in the industry. 

Here’s a glimpse of the networking events at Commercial UAV Expo 2016:

Halloween Happy Hour

Monday, October 31, 2016 Exhibit Floor


What could be more fun than Halloween in Vegas?! Kick off the opening of the Exhibit Floor with friends and colleagues at the Halloween Happy Hour. Enjoy beer and wine. Be sure to pack your costume to win great prizes…it’s guaranteed to be a howling good time.

  • “Trick or Treat” your way through the Exhibit Hall
  • Vote on your favorite costumes
  • Rock out with our top secret entertainers…if you dare!
  • Check out the decked-out drones flying in the Drone Cage
  • Snap a pic in the photo booth (costumes provided but feel free to wear your own!)

Free to attend. Reservations not required.

Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, November 1 & Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Exhibit Hall Floor

Start your day off right with a breakfast buffet, juice and coffee on the exhibitor floor.
Network with fellow expo attendees and connect with exhibitors one-on-one before the keynote addresses on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Sponsored by:



Tropicana Tuesday Industry Reception

Tuesday, November 1 , 2016 | The Tropicana


No ghosts, only commercial drone professionals mixing it up poolside at Tropicana Tuesday Industry Reception.

  • Enjoy signature cocktails the “Multirotor” and “Fixed Wing”
  • Nibble from the Nacho Bar
  • Enjoy the bright, tropical setting complete with palm trees, lush landscaping and waterfalls
  • Network with fellow expo attendees
  • Sway to the sweet sounds of music in the air

Cost: $25

Registration is required. Reserve your spot when you register for the event.
Open to all exhibitors and attendees.
Space is limited and this event will sell out so reserve early!


Sponsored by:

  AeroVironment       Trimble

Women in Drones Luncheon

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Room 301

Back by popular demand!  Although women comprise just a small fraction of the commercial drone workforce, they are an inspiring and impressive lot.  Make connections with fellow women in drones, and share the opportunities of working in the burgeoning UAV market. This informal luncheon and meet & greet promises to be a highpoint of the event.

Cost: Free for Full Conference Passport Holders; $48 for Exhibit-Hall Only Registrants

Reserve your spot when you register for the event.  

The Commercial UAV Event for:

Surveying & Mapping

Civil Infrastructure

Mining & Aggregates


Process, Power & Utilities

Law Enforcement, Emergency Response & Search and Rescue

Precision Agriculture


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