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10 Reasons to Attend the Commercial UAV Expo 2019

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The Commercial UAV Expo Americas is coming up fast, set for Oct. 28-30 in Las Vegas. Will you be there? In this article, we’re sharing 10 reasons you should attend. (Spoiler, one good reason to attend—you can meet UAV Coach staff, since we’ll be in attendance ourselves!)

10 Reasons to Attend the Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2019

 If you know you’ll be attending the conference, let us know in the comments below!

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I am currently registered for the free exhibition hall only pass, as I cannot afford a full conference fee. I am expecting to learn a lot by talking to various vendors, seeing and comparing various products, software products, and new technologies in image capture capabilities. I am hoping to see examples of some unique and specialized use equipment mounted on UAVs, and learn more about ground based stations for more accurate GPS in orientation and mapping in remote and complex landscapes. I am looking to meet and talk to interesting, innovative people in the drone community and hear the new ideas of experts in many areas of UAV applications.

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 First time visitor to see what is out there in industry applications. Of particular interest: mapping, construction, energy. I think the industry is still very much a niche market and do I hope to get some indications to where we are going. My major concern is what has big money (AMAZON, UPS, FEDEX) up their sleeve to secure their business, which might affect 107 pilots. I have a full pass and registered for the flight demos Monday morning and night-flight training Wednesday afternoon.

Looking forward to seeing y'all. Let me know how to get into contact at the exhibition?

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Isabella...You wrote...

If you know you’ll be attending the conference, let us know in the comments below!

My question?

Will UAV coach, you/Alan be there? If yes....Let me know how to get into contact at the exhibition?

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On 10/25/2019 at 12:57 PM, Airborne Pro said:

Isabella...You wrote...

If you know you’ll be attending the conference, let us know in the comments below!

My question?

Will UAV coach, you/Alan be there? If yes....Let me know how to get into contact at the exhibition?

@Airborne Pro - I am seeing this after the fact, apologies as we would have like to have coordinated! I did not attend this year unfortunately. @Alan Perlman was in attendance, but only for one day which I know he maximized to meet with as many people as possible. Please get in touch about meeting up at future shows!

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Ok another trade show in the books where presumably UAVCoach provided a free pass to some lucky participant:.  

Once  again, it would be nice if those that attended shared with those of us who did not attend what you learned, who you had the opportunity to meet that maulybe you didn’t expect; what was the buzz if any, and especially if this is the second or third time you’ be attended how did this compare to previous shows and what might be different.  

By-in-large trade shows are pretty useless, if you’ve been in any industry more than five minutes you generally know more about what’s going on than you’ll learn from three days at an Expo,  but they can be useful for seeing trend. 

By comparing what companies are putting out as their company lines at the show and any direct experience in the field you can get a sense of whether a product is vaporware or real, does the company say what it means and do what it says,  basically do they understand your problems and how to help you or are they a solution in search of a problem?

For those that attended, these shows should generate hours of discussion on UAV Coach!  Unless you think that attending these shows will educate you so we’ll an you don’t want to share you’re experience because you’re going to buy a Mavic and become a billionaire.

You aren’t...

 

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Hey @Av8Chuck — I was there on Tuesday to see the keynote and opening CEO roundtable, and then to roam the Expo hall and to have some meetings. Unfortunately had to come home on Wednesday morning, so I didn't get to enjoy too much of the event. Good energy at the show,  I'd say a bit stronger than InterDrone when it came to attendance and Expo ruckus. Lot of public safety folks enjoyed the panel from the LAFD, and I spent a lot of time chatting with Derrick Ward and his team about their program. Interesting that they were evaluating the Skydio 2 as an asset for public safety departments. Great obstacle avoidance, really compact and only $100. Perhaps a more fitting option when compared to a Spark or Mavic Mini if just needing quick optics. Lots of international attendees. A good number of DSPs in attendance as well, similar to what I saw at InterDrone. Still a lot of optimism in the industry, was inspiring to hear about what's going on with drone deliveries and to hear the NASA Administrator speak as well. My team will be going next year!

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