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Commercial UAV Expo: The Media’s One-Stop-Shop for the Latest Commercial Drone Industry News

Las Vegas, (October 19, 2016) – Diversified Communications, organizers of Commercial UAV Expo, invite all interested media to attend the upcoming Expo taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada from Monday, October 31 through Wednesday, November 2nd.

Commercial UAV Expo is North America’s leading conference and exhibition for commercial use of drones.  Large enterprise leaders from BP, Exxon, General Motors, Boeing, Airbus, Intel, San Diego Gas & Electric, AT&T, Department of the Interior, BNSF Railway, Verizon and thousands of other firms have registered to attend Commercial UAV Expo, the only drone show that focuses on high-end, best-in-class solutions and content focused specifically on the needs and opportunities of large enterprise power-users of drone technology.

The show specializes in process, power and utilities; civil infrastructure; construction; surveying and mapping; mining and aggregates; precision agriculture; law enforcement, emergency response and search and rescue (SAR).

Commercial UAV Expo is a must-attend event for media covering the rapidly growing and ever-evolving commercial UAS space. Show content will include live demos, dozens of new product launches as well as exhibitors showcasing high-end UAS hardware, software and services.

On Tuesday, November 1 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 301 at the Expo, there will be a media event. A curated, rapid-fire presenting of the top 10 on-site announcements and new products will take place, with each vendor or research institution showcasing their innovation, with many sharing footage of their product, and an overview of what makes its groundbreaking. Later at the expo, many of these vendors will demoing their product in the drone flying cage on the exhibit floor, giving media the opportunity to see the innovation in action. Media interested in attending Commercial UAV Expo should register at https://www.xpressreg.net/register/UAVE1016/start.asp  and RSVP for the media event by emailing Loren Lachapelle at llachapelle@divcom.com.

Commercial UAV Expo is pleased to offer complimentary registration for members of the media. Press registrations are for editorial staff only. Press credentials will be required upon badge pick-up.

Acceptable credentials include press badge, business card with editorial title, masthead, article with byline. Press may register using the standard registration form.

Media interested in attending the show will be provided with free, all-access passes to the conference and expo hall. Please contact Lee Corkhill with any questions at lcorkhill@divcom.com.

More details below:

WHAT: Commercial UAV Expo: get a first look at the top announcements and innovations brewing within the commercial drone industry.

WHEN: Monday, October 31 through Wednesday, November 2, 2016

WHERE: UAV Commercial Expo, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Any media outlet currently covering the commercial drone space; media outlets looking to start covering the space; or those with a commercial business audience interested in implementing drones into their businesses, and the full range of issues regarding the safe integration of commercial drones into the National Airspace.


About Commercial UAV Expo

Commercial UAV Expo, presented by Commercial UAV News, is a conference and exhibition exclusively focused on the commercial drone market covering industries including Surveying & Mapping; Civil Infrastructure; Aggregates & Mining; Construction; Process, Power & Utilities; Precision Agriculture; Law Enforcement, Emergency Response and Search & Rescue (SAR). Commercial UAV Expo will take place October 31-November 2, 2016 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

About Commercial UAV News

Commercial UAV News is a leading source of news, insight and analysis for the commercial drone market, focusing on Surveying & Mapping; Civil Infrastructure; Aggregates & Mining; Construction; Process, Power & Utilities; Precision Agriculture; Law Enforcement, Emergency Response and Search & Rescue (SAR). In addition to daily news and a weekly newsletter, the site features exclusive industry-specific reports about how drones are being used in various markets. Jeremiah Karpowicz is the Executive Editor.

Commercial UAV Expo is organized by Diversified Communications, a leading organizer of conferences and trade shows with 15 years in the geospatial arena, including SPAR 3D Expo & Conference and International LiDAR Mapping Forum.


Lee Ann Corkhill, Diversified Communications

lcorkhill@divcom.com; 1-207-842-5520

Sarah Borup, SHIFT Communications

UAVExpo@shiftcomm.com; 617-779-1803

The Commercial UAV Event for:



Energy & Utilities

Forestry & Agriculture

Infrastructure & Transportation


Mining & Aggregates

Public Safety & Emergency Services


Surveying & Mapping



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