2023 Sponsors & Vendors

We thank our sponsors and vendors for helping make the UAS Roundups a success!

Signature event sponsor

Additional sponsors and vendors who help make this event possible

Pilot Institute™ was created to help people achieve their dreams of flight. Our mission is to create world-class courses that remove the friction from passing the FAA’s tests. This is summed up in our motto “Aviation Made Easy”.

We are headquartered in sunny Prescott, Arizona. We have taught well over 75,000 students in 98 countries so far and we have a 99% success rate on our courses.

All of our courses are created and taught by a certified Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot, Flight Instructor, and Remote Pilot. All of our instructors are not only experts in their field, but they are also proven educators who make learning fun and engaging.

We have courses on all types of flight from drones to airplanes. We are always building out our catalog to offer more to our students. It’s also our goal to regularly update our courses to make sure they provide the maximum value.

Pilot Institute is the signature event sponsor!

Mountain West UAS’s purpose is to bring together UAS pilots, hobbyists and interested parties together in an informal, social setting.

Our monthly meetings include networking, discussions about operating UAS, sharing information, updates on the legal and legislative environment, and an emphasis on community and fun.

We are a non-profit organization with several projects that require funding. If you’re so inclined, please contact us: info@mountainwestuas.org.

Mountain West UAS is the event host!

Based in Boulder, CO and founded in 2011, Black Swift Technologies is recognized for delivering reliable, robust, and highly accurate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) capable of flying scientific payloads and demanding atmospheric environments (high altitude, arctic desert, corrosive particulates, and strong turbulence).  Our purpose-built scientific aerial platforms are used around the globe for a variety of specialized atmospheric research missions in extreme conditions including monitoring and assessing wildland fires, volcanoes, tornadoes, and hurricanes.

Black Swift Technologies is a vendor and co-sponsor of our Sunday reception!

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Pix4D is the developer of the world’s leading photogrammetry software for image-based mapping, 3D modeling, measurement, and inspections with drones, and now with mobile phones as well. Founded in 2011, Pix4D is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, with offices in Denver, Berlin, Tokyo, and Madrid. Pix4D is expanding its product line address solutions for a wide range of industries, including Surveying, Mapping, AEC, Agriculture, Energy, Mining, Transportation, Public Safety, and Government.

Pix4D is a returning vendor!

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is dedicated to advancing the field of uncrewed systems and robotics in the Colorado region. As a non-profit organization, we bring together industry professionals, corporations, and academics from various sectors including defense, civil, and commercial markets. 

As a Member of the AUVSI Rocky Mountain Chapter, you will have access to a large community of experts, exclusive networking events, and business development opportunities that will help you navigate the ever-changing world of uncrewed systems.

AUVSI Rocky Mountain is sponsor of the Conference Breakfast

Multicopter Warehouse ® was founded in 2014 and is a Tier 1 Authorized Dealer and Distributor for major UAS manufacturers of multicopters, parts, and accessories. We specialize in UAS technologies utilized for many applications such as Search & Rescue, Crime Scene Investigation, Agriculture, GIS Mapping, Utility Inspection, and Professional Cinema Aerial Photography. Additionally, we design, develop, and fabricate custom parts and accessories and perform all repairs in-house based on our clients needs. Multicopter Warehouse ® is an Authorized DJI Consumer and Enterprise dealer in the United States, and one of the few DJI Recommended Service centers with DJI trained and certified technicians in-house.

Multicopter Warehouse is a returning vendor!

Airspace Link is a leading USS focused on integrating drones into communities at scale through technology and data solutions. From recreational pilots to government planners to advanced UAS operators, stakeholders across the industry can leverage AirHub® Portal to enhance their planning, operating, and logistics workflows to enable safe, scalable operations.

Airspace Link joins us new this year!

TopoMatters gets your planning or development project off the ground quickly with drone maps and data. Accelerate your deliverables with high-fidelity georeferenced imagery, maps, surface and contour models, CAD linework, and 3D digital twins, all delivered in UTM and state plane coordinate projections that can be directly incorporated into your design workflow.

Map local with TopoMatters! We have offices in Buena Vista and Frisco, Colorado, and serve most mountain and Western Slope communities. Refer a client and earn 10% on their project!

TopoMatters is a first-time sponsor of the Roundup!

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USI is the industry’s most widely recognized leader in flight safety solutions for individuals, academia and organizations focused on integrating and operating UAS for civil or commercial purposes.

USI provides UAS flight safety training and certification to operational standards based on the adoption and modification of time-honored aviation safety practices. With more than 300 instructors and over 20,000 USI Certifications awarded around the world, USI works with large commercial enterprises and nearly 500 schools in all 50 states.

USI is the global leader in commercial and academic UAS training and certification, delivering the most highly regarded training program of its kind. Programs include the Small UAS & Advanced Safety Certifications, Visual Line of Sight Systems Operations™ (VSO) and Professional Remote Operator™ (PRO) certifications and the USI Pipeline Program, a workforce development initiative. USI’s training and certification programs are endorsed by major aviation insurance providers, widely utilized in current BVLOS operations, and implemented nationwide as a workforce pathway program from secondary or post-secondary to the career field to align skillsets to industry pay scales.

Discover more at www.FlyUSI.org.

Our mission is to create a positive environment for drone service providers by advocating for reasonable regulation through positive advocacy and increasing the professionalism throughout our industry by providing educational resources and promoting a culture of safety. We achieve these goals by working with the FAA, actively participating in industry standards groups, developing resources for DSPs, communicating and being transparent with stakeholders; and educating community members, policymakers, and members of the public

Elevation Beer Company is a craft brewery in the rural mountain town of Poncha Springs, Colorado. Founded on the principles of hard work, dedication, discipline, and of course, playing hard, Elevation believes quality beer is the result of living a quality lifestyle. Elevation brews for the craft enthusiast and salt of the earth alike with a handful of easy-drinking classics like 8 Second Kolsch, First Cast IPA, and Little Mo’ Porter. Elevation also offers unique seasonal, specialty, and barrel-aged beers. At Elevation, we are more than just a beer company, we are a family, a community, and a collective of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.