This week, Commercial UAV Expo announced Commercial Drone Alliance (CDA) as its Official Association Partner. In a reciprocal move, CDA announced Commercial UAV Expo as its Official Trade Show Partner. The announcements between these prominent entities solidify their shared commitment to advancing the commercial drone industry and fostering innovation and growth within the community. Together, they aim to enhance the overall experience and opportunities for professionals in the commercial drone sector at Commercial UAV Expo and beyond.

“Commercial Drone Alliance has been a leading advocate and educator in the commercial drone space and an important partner for Commercial UAV Expo for many years. It’s exciting to recognize their importance to the event by naming them the Official Association Partner,” said Lee Corkhill, Group Event Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of the event. “CDA supports Commercial UAV Expo through its active participation on the Advisory Board and by partnering on the development of the Conference Program and speaker line-up, ensuring relevant and timely education in an ever-changing industry.”

Commercial UAV Expo is the leading international commercial drone trade show and conference, focusing on the integration and operation of commercial UAS in select vertical markets, including construction, drone delivery, energy & utilities, forestry & agriculture, infrastructure & transportation, mining & aggregates, public safety & emergency services, security, and surveying & mapping. Launched in 2015, the next edition will take place September 5-7, 2023, at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas.

The CDA is an independent 501c6 non-profit led by key members of the commercial drone industry. The organization works with the federal government and industry to promote U.S. global leadership in advanced aviation, enhancing understanding between the industry and the federal government by merging safety and security policy with innovation.                                                                       

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