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3rd Commercial UAV Show: Europe’s largest gathering of the commercial and civilian UAV community.

19-20 October 2016, ExCel, London, UK: This event is a showcase for new civilian and commercial applications for UAVs. Our visitors span the breadth of new users: surveying, photography, mapping, GIS, emergency services, agriculture, utilities, infrastructure and more. Our exhibitors are the world’s most innovative UAV and UAV systems manufacturers.

As the industry grows, so does the Commercial UAV Show, which is now established as the best event for this industry outside of the United States. Why is it the best? It attracts more users, more buyers, and more business.


Demo Zone
A safe, netted large area on the exhibition floor where exhibitors who’ve booked 30 minute session demonstrate their UAV. This is one of the most popular innovations in 2015 and we plan to significantly extend our demonstration programme in 2016.

User & University Pavilion
We encourage UAV users and researcher to take a small space in our user & university pavilion. This ever-popular part of the floor is a great space to share ideas and meet innovators and to find out how new technologies are being combined in imaginative ways.

Poster Zone
A first for 2016, the poster zone is open to researchers, academics, and individuals who have a particular project or research area that they’d like to share with the industry.

Start Up Zone
We have a range of small pods available to start-up businesses. Only companies registered on or after 1 January 2014 are eligible.

Photo Gallery & Video Installation
Not just focused on industrial purposes, people are using drones to make art, taking stunning photographs and videos that show the world from a completely new angle. At the show, we are celebrating the creativity and talent that UAVs can unlock, with a video installation showcasing films shot from drone’s-eye-view. 

On top of this, there will be a gallery exploring the work of innovative photographers who strive to capture nature and civilization from a new perspective. Visitors will have the opportunity to choose their favourite, with the winner announced at a drinks reception on the 19th of October. 

Photography Workshop
Running throughout the conference will be a workshop which aims to teach photographers, both amateur and professional, the tips and tricks for using UAVs to increase the tools in their photographic arsenal. Drones can get to places that a conventional camera could never take you, and can capture great swathes of landscape. They represent a significant development in the history of photography.

Learn to use UAVs effectively, safely, and legally, and discover a new way of seeing.


Regulation, Insurance & Training
The key to getting this industry off the ground the sessions covering regulation, insurance & training will ensure attendees come away knowing what is legal and safe.

Blue Light & Emergency Services Theatre
In response to visitor requests, we will be hosting a theatre dedicated to blue light and emergency services. Facilitating a series of discussions and case studies covering the broad variety of UAV applications utilised in civil operations.

Mapping, Surveying & GIS Theatre
Also, in response to visitor requests, we will run mapping, surveying and geospatial applications and case studies together in one theatre. This will help us attract a larger visitor audience from this sector and help you raise the profile of your brand in this space.

Utilities and Infrastructure Theatre
This theatre will cover key UAV applications across oil and gas, utilities, transport and other related sectors.

Book your place today via the show website at