The International Drone Expo (IDE) is another top event for professionals in the drone industry which takes place as part of the Mobile World Congress and is among the largest drone events in the world. And the numbers and quality of its past editions are indeed high.
It has drawn in the past over 125 international exhibitors including several industry leaders such as DJI, Aerial Media Pros, MultiCopter Warehouse, Flir, Yuneec, and many more, and 4,500+ buyers from around the world and over 30,000 attendees.
The two day event features an exhibit floor covering 9,200+ square meters, and displaying a variety of drones, parts, and services for commercial applications in cinematography, photography, real estate, emergency response, agriculture, oil & gas, mining, mapping and surveying, underwater exploration, and law enforcement, along with a host of other sectors for consumers. According to IDE, over 25% of global drone sales is to the telecom sector.
It also hosts a business conference, technical sessions, networking events and many side activities including the IDE Drone Racing Cup, IDE Drone Pitchfest Competition 2016 and the International Drone Expo Video Showcase.