Registration Opens for InterDrone 2018

Industry’s Largest Fully-Dedicated Commercial Drone Event Offers Early Bird Discounts to 125+ Sessions, Panel Discussions and Industry-Leading Keynotes 

NEW YORK – February 8, 2018  Emerald Expositions has announced that general registration is now open for InterDrone 2018, which will take place at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas from September 5-7, 2018. InterDrone is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to commercial drone use and is expected to draw more than 3,500 UAV professionals from around the world. This year’s Conference + Expo will feature more than 125 sessions, panel discussions, and keynotes conducted by renowned industry experts covering numerous applications in the fields of construction, inspection, precision agriculture, public safety, surveying and mapping, and other commercial markets and applications. The Conference + Expo will showcase the latest hardware, software, and drone accessories from more than 160 leading manufacturers and innovators. Attendees who register for the conference before February 9 can save up to $415.

“InterDrone offers the most comprehensive lineup of conference programming, special events, and networking opportunities for commercial drone use in the world,” explains John McGeary, senior vice president at Emerald Expositions. “In addition to the more than 125 sessions, InterDrone recognizes and honors the individuals and groups through its annual InterDrone Film and Photo Festival sponsored by PDN magazine, first International Drone Awards, and the Women in Drones Luncheon. Professionals in the fields of inspection, public safety, construction and other commercial disciplines understand that InterDrone is the place to come and learn how to apply the latest technology to their own areas of expertise.”

Early Bird Discounts and Registration Options

Attendees of this year’s InterDrone Conference will have an opportunity to save as much as $415 on a 3-Day Pass Plus Pre-Conference badge if they register by February 9.

3-Day Pass Plus Pre-conference – ($565 / February 9). ($615 / March 16), ($980 /onsite)

  • Admission to the pre-conference day on September 4
  • Access to any full-day, hands-on training workshop on September 4
  • Access to all benefits of a 3-Day Conference Pass holder on September 5, 6, and 7

3-Day Full Conference Pass – ($445 / February 9). ($495 / March 16), ($845 / onsite)

  • Admission to all classes and panels on September 5, 6 and 7
  • Admission to all keynotes and panels
  • Admission to Exhibit Hall on September 5, 6 and 7
  • Admission to all special events, including the Networking Reception, the Film Festival Reception and The International Drone Awards

Expo Plus Pass – ($75 / March 16). ($125 / Onsite)

  • Admission to Exhibit Hall on September 5, 6 and 7
  • Admission to the Solutions Showcase on September 5
  • Admission to all special events, including the Networking Reception, the Film Festival Reception and The International Drone Awards
  • Admission to all Keynotes

3-Day Student Pass — $395 (Must provide EDU credentials upon registration)

  • Provides same access as 3-Day Full Conference Pass

Additional discounts are available for groups, educational institutions, non-profits and government employees and their agencies. Visit to see if you and your organization may qualify for additional discounts on conference passes.

The Expo

In addition to a robust and expansive conference program, attendees can explore over 160 industry-leading companies on InterDrone’s show floor, which is open from September 5-7.

Attendees will discover latest in commercial drone technologies from manufacturers, hardware and software developers, and retailers. Live product demos will be conducted as part of the Expo’s Solutions Showcase.

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About InterDrone

InterDrone, The International Drone Conference and Exposition, is where the commercial UAV industry comes together. InterDrone allows drone pilots and buyers to connect with other drone pilots, service providers, UAS engineers and developers, UAV manufacturers, videographers, and enterprise UAV end-users at the largest, commercially-dedicated UAV event. InterDrone boasts the most comprehensive conference program along with in-depth drone courses and special events, including the Enterprise After Hours and the Women in Drones Luncheon—which InterDrone spearheaded into an industry-acclaimed event—as well as meetups designed for networking and keeping drone pilots up to date on the latest in drone news and the industry. InterDrone is owned by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with many shows dating back several decades. Emerald currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events, connecting over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupying more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.


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