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InterDrone, Largest Commercial Drone Show, Opens in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BZ Media LLC announced today the opening of InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition at the Rio in Las Vegas. The event features more than 3,000 drone builders, flyers and buyers; 104 classes and panels, and nearly 100 exhibiting companies in 148 booths. Chris Anderson, CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones, will deliver the Opening Keynote address today at 10:15.

"InterDrone™ is the largest commercial drone conference and expo in North America this year, reaching every constituency in this red-hot market," said Ted Bahr, Chairman of InterDrone. "More than 150 media and association partners on five continents have helped build InterDrone into the premier 'Big Tent' commercial drone event on this continent."

Exhibitors and sponsors include Diamond Sponsor Multicopter Warehouse, 3D Robotics, DJI, PrecisionHawk, Yuneec, DroneDeploy, Pix4D, Epson, Intel, Cisco, and Accel Partners. The InterDrone technical program spreads across three conferences, Drone TechCon, for builders, engineers and software developers; Drone Flyer for UAV pilots and operators; and Drone Business for drone dealers and service businesses. More than 120 drone industry experts are speaking at InterDrone.

Other events include a Yes-Fly Zone for drone demos in the exhibit hall, the InterDrone Film Festival, the Women in Drones Networking Luncheon, The Hanger, a separate ballroom featuring UAV start-up companies, and The Bench, a cluster of law firms standing ready to answer the evolving questions surrounding commercial drone use.

BZ Media has also partnered with the CTIA–The Wireless Association® to allow attendees going to CTIA Super Mobility 2015 to also attend InterDrone. Super Mobility 2015 badge holders gain free "expo badge" attendance for InterDrone, while InterDrone badge holders gain similar free access to Super Mobility 2015, with express shuttle bus service between the event sites running during show hours.

"InterDrone is a must-attend exhibition for commercial UAV operators and we're proud to be an association partner supporting this powerful, inaugural event," said Bob Gonsalves, CEO and founder of the United States Association of Unmanned Aerial Videographers, the largest membership association of commercial UAV videographers and photographers in the United States.

Next year, InterDrone will be held at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from September 7-9, 2016.

For information on exhibiting or event sponsorships contact Ted Bahr at ted@bzmedia.com or 631-421-4158 x101.

ABOUT BZ MEDIA

BZ Media LLC is a 15 year-old high-tech media company producing industry-leading technical conferences and expositions. BZ Media publishes SD Times, the leading magazine for software developers; AnDevCon, the world's largest Android Developer Conference; Big Data TechCon, the how-to conference for implementing Big Data; Wearables TechCon™ the largest technical conference and expo for developers, engineers and designers of wearable computing devices; and InterDrone, the International Drone Conference and Exposition.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Luke Lappala Martin Levy Public Relations, Inc. luke@martinlevypr.com 206-313-7520

Source:BZ Media LLC