About International Drone Expo

About International Drone ExpoAbout

  • About the exhibition
    "International Drone EXPO" is one of the largest Drone & UAV Industrial expo in Japan.
    This EXPO is an ideal place where visitors can get information about the latest technologies in Drone by directly interacting with many engineers in exhibiting manufacturers.
  • What kind of products/services will be exhibited?
    Drone, Demo Flight, Components, Several solutions and related technologies will be exhibited. Check for details
    about the target exhibits
  • Where can I find the list of exhibitors and products of "International Drone Expo"?
    Go to Web Guide (Exhibitor Search)


Outline of the EventOutline

International Drone Expo 2018
April 18(Wed.) - April 20(Fri.), 2018 10:00 - 17:00
Makuhari Messe
Organized by
Japan Management
Association (JMA)
Scale of exhibits
48 Companies / 77 Booths
Expected No. of visitor registrations

* 35,000 (incl. concurrent exhibitions)

Admission fee
JPY 3,000 (tax included)

* Free admission for visitors with an invitation letter, people registered in advance and students

Joint Exhibition
  • Station & Airport Terminal Expo 2018
  • Bus & Bus Service System Expo 2018
    Parking System Expo 2018


Main Exhibits / Main VisitorsTarget

Main Exhibits

  • Drone demonstration flights / Drone flight technologies
    • Pilot trainings / Flight simulations
  • Solution services using drone
    Commercial applications for:
    • Construction
    • Fire prevention
    • Factory
    • Logistics
  • Drone Parts/Components/Technologies
    • Battery
    • Sensor
    • Motor
    • Controlling gear
    • Wireless technology
    • Embedding technology
    • Power charging/feeding technology
    • Parachute
    • Propeller
    • On-board camera
    • Thermography
    • Data communication technology
    • Image processing technology

Main Visitors

  • Development/design of drone
  • End-users for services using drone
  • Users interested in using drone
    • Government authorities
    • Municipality
    • Research institute
    • Security
    • Infrastructure/Maintenance
    • Logistics
    • Broadcast/Photography
    • Services


Floor PlanLayout

Floor Plan

The floor plan is subject to change according to the number of exhibitors and that of their booths.