DJI Airworks 2020 went totally digital. DJI Airworks 2021 was totally nonexistent. However, DJI Airworks 2022 is about to be again and in full type, with an IRL convention at a sizzling venue.
DJI introduced the date and venue of its DJI Airworks 2022 convention: Monday, Oct. 10 by Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, on the Mirage Lodge & online casino in Las Vegas. Plus, there’s a bonus Sunday night-time welcome occasion, technically making this a three-day convention.
AirWorks is DJI’s annual(ish) drone convention, which largely focuses on business drone functions. The convention hones in on a couple of particular industries, which are:
- AEC and Surveying
- Public Security
- Drone Innovation (e.g. docks, new payloads, software program options)
Among the many highlights set for this yr’s convention:
- A free welcome reception on Sunday, Oct. 9 (which features a raffle for the DJI Mini 3 Professional, plus different swag-like tees).
- An out-of-door demo space with merchandise together with the Matrice 30 and the DJI Dock.
- Speeches, workshops, breakout periods, and coaching.
In 2019, the final pre-pandemic yr of conferences, DJI’s Airworks occasion introduced 720 registrations from 31 distinction nations. 127 audio system lined a mixed 88 periods.
This yr’s occasion is about to have 48 breakout periods plus 16 door demonstrations.
How a lot does DJI Airworks 2022 price? (Trace: lower than half of the previous occasions’ registration charges)
Convention admission prices are $299. You may register now, right here.
Notably, there is no such thing as a digital part to this yr’s occasion. That contrasts with the entirely-virtual 2020 DJI Airworks convention, in addition to different conferences which have hybrid in-person versus digital choices, the place usually keynotes and different panels are live-streamed and accessible to viewers at dwelling for a considerably lowered charge.
The DJI Airworks convention was totally viewable for a fraction of this yr’s in-person dues, beginning at simply $35.
That mentioned the $299 registration charge for DJI Airworks 2022 is sort of low relative to different drone conferences — and relative to previous years of DJI Airworks. Seemingly the 2022 inflation has had an alternative impact on this drone convention.
Earlier than COVID-19 was identified, the DJI AirWorks convention was set to be an in-person occasion with tickets costing $749 per attendee. This yr’s $299 registration charge is lower than half that, although it matches the registration charges seen again in 2017.
It’s additionally far lower than the convention cross for the Business UAV Expo. That occasion, which will probably be held nearly a month prior from Sept. 6-8, 2022 (additionally in Vegas!) prices a whopping $850 for advance, full convention cross purchases.
What in regards to the convention lodge?
DJI can also be providing attendees entry to a reduced charge by its room block at The Mirage Lodge & online casino, beginning at $168 per night time plus tax.
Since The Mirage is a part of the MGM Resorts portfolio, stays are additionally eligible for MGM Rewards. And excellent news in case you have World of Hyatt elite standing: Not solely are you able to guide your MGM keep on Hyatt factors, there’s extra. Since Hyatt matches with MGM Rewards standing, Hyatt high-rollers could also be entitled to different advantages like waived resort charges, expedited traces, and complimentary self-parking.