AUVSI hosts specialized pavilions to help attendees navigate the vast landscape of solutions, platforms, technologies and services in unmanned systems.
We are proud to host the following Technology Pavilions at XPONENTIAL:
Unmanned and autonomous maritime systems are among the most innovative and fastest-growing in the industry today — solving challenges and maximizing opportunities in defense, shipping, oil and gas, and many other key markets. See the latest vehicles, solutions and technology in the Unmanned Maritime Pavilion at XPONENTIAL 2020.
About the AUVSI Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS) Advocacy Committee
The UMS Advocacy Committee sets the federal legislative and regulatory priorities for the association based on input and feedback from its membership. The committee develops advocacy goals and policy positions to enable all AUVSI members to speak with a unified voice on behalf of the UMS industry. Organizations focused on UMS solutions are eligible to join the maritime committee.
The Startup Xcelerator highlights young, innovative companies looking to make a splash in the industry. It’s also the best platform for established companies to showcase their innovation and find new partnerships with startups.
With organizations and their cutting-edge technologies coming from all across the globe, it’s important to highlight what progress and advancements are being made at both the state and international levels.
We are proud to host the following International and State Pavilions at XPONENTIAL:
The China Pavilion, organized by Sunshine Int'l Trade Show Promotion Co., Ltd. (AUVSI China sales center brings large numbers of well-known Chinese UAV enterprises. Their products include platforms, mission payloads, system solutions, accessories, peripheral equipment, and other subdivided industries. The industrial applications cover precision agriculture, geographical mapping, photography, security, etc. Generally, China Pavilion represents the highest technical level and manufacturing capacity of China's unmanned systems industry. We sincerely invite global buyers, industry professionals, experts and scholars to visit the China pavilion. China welcomes you! Contact Sheila Chu to be a part of the China Pavilion.
Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, by fostering export growth, and promoting international investment in France. The agency organizes the French Pavilion at XPONENTIAL for the 11th time this year. Come and meet the French drone companies which are interested in establishing close ties with potential partners. Contact Alexandre Masse to be a part of the France Pavilion.
NADIC, the Norwegian-American Defense Industry Council, to facilitate a Norwegian Pavilion for the first time at AUVSI XPONENTIAL. NADIC seeks to enhance existing relationships by promoting awareness of capabilities and products and services offered by the Norwegian defense and security industrial base. Contact Chloe Friberg to be a part of the Norway Pavilion.
Organized by Export Quebec, the Government body of Quebec supporting the growth of businesses and the export trade, the Quebec Pavilion presents the capacities and the various technologies that our province offers within the RPAS industry: tactic UAV platform, mission payloads, avionics, BVLOS, AI-driven solutions, virtual test solutions and much more! Montreal is recognized for its world-renowned aerospace cluster and its new international AI hub. With its internationally recognized innovation ecosystem, the rapidly growing Quebec UAS cluster will soon have a significant impact on various sectors such as defense and security, public safety, infrastructure inspection, MRO, mines and energy, first aid and emergency response, precision agriculture, etc. Come and discover our innovative companies, our start-ups as well as our UAS Center of Excellence, which offers more than 120,000 km2 of flight zones (VLOS and BVLOS). Please contact Carmen Marcu to be part of the Quebec Pavilion.
ICEX Spain Trade and Investment organizes a Spain Pavilion for the fifth consecutive time at XPONENTIAL 2020. Spain Drone Industry offers a wide range of products and services from manufacturers of helicopter UAVs, heavy duty drones to propulsion systems, flight control solutions, engineering, and hardware and software technologies. We look forward to seeing you at the Pavilion of Spain! Stop by and check out Spain’s cutting-edge drone technology! Contact Silvia Romeu to be a part of the Spain Pavilion.
Switzerland is an international leader in the field of robotics and drones and is therefore often referred to as the "Silicon Valley of robotics". This can also be attributed to Switzerland's long tradition and strengths in sectors such as mechanical engineering and watchmaking. Thanks to pragmatic federal regulation, innovative researchers and good networking, Switzerland is now a leader in drone technology.
Switzerland Global Enterprise is the official mandated export promoter. We support and promote Swiss companies in their export missions. Under the umbrella of Switzerland/SWISS Pavilion the drone and drone related companies enjoy the greatest possible attention and the visitors will recognize quality, innovation and tradition. Contact Sandra Brogli to be a part of the Switzerland Pavilion.
Arizona Commerce Authority (the State of Arizona’s economic development entity), the Aerospace Arizona Association, and Arizona UAS companies invite you to visit our booth to learn more about Arizona capabilities, opportunities, products and services related to the rapidly evolving and dynamic UAS industry. Please contact Kevin O’Shea to learn more.
There’s something special about doing business in Colorado. We are here to represent and demonstrate why Colorado is the right choice for your business – through advanced manufacturing, aerospace programs, defense & homeland security, to diverse autonomous test sites – Colorado possesses cutting-edge programs that lead global innovation. Please contact Andrew Lindemann to learn more.
Home to the University of Maryland UAS Test Site and more than four decades of experience as a center of UAS activity, Maryland is at the forefront of commercialization, rulemaking, and NAS integration. Maryland’s workforce leads in aerospace and electronics engineers and is supported by 9,000 aerospace and defense businesses. Contact Matt Scassero to be a part of the Maryland Pavilion.
UAS Central, the Central New York and the Mohawk Valley regions of New York State, are the hub for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the United States. The robust and collaborative UAS Central ecosystem is comprised of businesses, academia and government agencies whose sole purpose is to advance the UAS industry in New York State. UAS Central includes a first-of-its kind 50-mile UTM corridor for the testing, research, development, and advancement of unmanned systems. The 50-mile UTM corridor and the New York UAS Test Site, one of only seven FAA-designated UAS Test Sites in the country, are a part of the capabilities that make this region a global leader for the UAS industry. New York State provides incentives to companies relocating to Upstate New York, the leading UAS destination in the U.S. Contact Demetrius McNeil to be a part of the New York Pavilion.
Partners in North Dakota are enabling BVLOS operations across the state, improving efficiencies for state agencies, local communities, and the commercial sector. With the introduction of North Dakota’s statewide UAS network, this capacity will continue to grow as we work with private industries, communities, and universities to meet their needs and expand what we think of as possible in UAS and BVLOS technology. North Dakota’s investment in UAS over the past 15 years has positioned the North Dakota Department of Commerce, the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, and the in-progress statewide UAS network as not only leaders in UAS, but in advanced operations, including BVLOS flights. Contact Julie Thiesen to be a part of the North Dakota Pavilion.
The Ohio Pavilion highlights the work of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, leading the discovery, development and delivery of warfighting technologies for the USAF’s air, space and cyberspace forces. Through unparalleled research, tomorrow’s technology and strategic partnerships, AFRL gives our warfighters unmatched advantage in the field. Balancing a legacy of success with a pursuit of innovation, AFRL is uniquely positioned to support the warfighter’s urgent needs and evolving demand to defend America. Find out why AFRL calls Ohio home. Please contact Amber Begley to learn more.
Oklahoma is perfectly positioned for the fast-emerging unmanned industry, with its central location, ideal terrain and climate, business incentives, testing capabilities, training and education programs, and research and development. The state’s three research universities — Oklahoma State University (OSU), the University of Tulsa (TU) and the University of Oklahoma (OU) — are setting themselves apart nationally through degree programs, facilities, research and grants, with emphasis on environmental sensing, defense and weather prediction. Part of a regional cluster initiative, Oklahoma’s UAS companies gain access to collaboration, national technology, global capital and international markets. Contact Leshia Pearson to be a part of the Oklahoma Pavilion.
The Oregon Pavilion is hosted by the Oregon Department of Aviation whose mission is to provide infrastructure, financial resources, and expertise to ensure a safe and efficient air transportation system. We vision an integrated Aviation System benefiting all Oregonians. The Oregon Pavilion features many local UAS industry businesses and partners that include the Gorge Tech Alliance and all of whom will showcase their unique offerings in ideal northwest locations perfectly positioned for the vast needs of the UAS industry. Our exhibitors also feature Oregon FAA Test Ranges, Tillamook and Pendleton and many other critical UAS partners that boast unique testing and UAS capabilities and leading educational programs all of which are offered in a collaborative and welcoming business environment. Contact Heather Peck to be a part of the Oregon Pavilion.
The Virginia Pavilion, hosted by the Virginia Unmanned System Center at CIT will feature unmanned systems opportunities and introductions to industry leaders, innovators, educators and legislators from all domains: Land, Air, Sea and Space. The Pavilion will highlight CIT (The Center for Innovative Technology), NASA, Virginia Tech, Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, Virginia Space and a host of other companies who have helped to make Virginia the number one state for unmanned aerial systems business. Contact Priscilla Trimble to be a part of the Virginia Pavilion.