Celebrating Excellence

We’re excited to announce our
second annual DroneDeploy Awards.


3 finalists per category will be selected and notified by October 22nd. Winners in all categories will be announced at the Horizons Conference held on October 22nd & 23rd in Scottsdale, AZ.
Submissions open

July 1 - August 16th

Submission evaluation and finalist selection

August 16th - August 30th

Finalists announced

September 3rd

Winners announced at Horizons 2024

October 22nd

Winners will receive

One conference pass to Horizons 2024
A DroneDeploy award trophy
A customer story package highlighted on DroneDeploy’s website and channels, including but not limited to a case study, article, press release, and social media feature. The customer story package may also include photography, film and/or other media.

DroneDeploy Champion

this award is for the true trailblazers of the reality capture industry – the innovators who are pushing boundaries and introducing cutting-edge workflows into their organization’s aerial or ground robot mapping and operations programs.

Operational Excellence

This award highlights teams that have established and evolved their reality capture program with an effective growth strategy.

Guardian of Safety

this award honors companies that are using reality capture processes and insights to reimagine traditional ways of working, making a direct and measurable impact on worker safety by improving operations, reducing the need to perform manual tasks, and removing unnecessary hazards.

Innovation of the Year

this award honors companies that are pushing the boundaries of reality capture technology and setting the tone for where the industry is heading.

Steward of Sustainability

this award honors companies that are using reality capture data to further their sustainability efforts.

Community and Workforce Development

this award honors companies that are using reality capture data to broaden their labor force and improve their community. 


When is Horizons 2024?

October 21-23, 2024

Where is Horizons hosted?

Horizons will be held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa - 5402 East Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, 85253

What should you expect to experience?

• Two full days of keynotes, panels and interactive sessions
• Community networking with executive, operations and technical leaders
• Fun networking opportunities like the AfterDark Awards and a closing cabana party or golf networking opportunity

Are there refunds if I can’t attend?

Unfortunately, there are no refunds after September 20, 2024. Multi-Pack tickets can only be transferred.

What’s included in my registration?

Interactive workshops, insightful panels, roundtable discussions, breakfast, lunch, snacks, happy hour and networking activities are all included at this event.

Is there a room block?

Yes, a discounted rate of $360/night is available room block at the JW Marriott Camelback Resort & Spa. A link to book at the discount rate will be provided in the registration confirmation email. Link to book

Is there parking available?

Yes, the JW Marriott offers complimentary valet and self parking.

Can I bring a guest to the Horizons?

All attendees must purchase a ticket. Unfortunately unregistered guests are not allowed to attend any of the onsite or offsite networking events.

Is the event Hybrid?

No, we want to see all attendees live and in person so they don’t miss the chance to experience two days of interactive sessions and fun among their peers.

Will sessions be recorded?

Many sessions are interactive workshops, so only limited session recordings will be available after the event.

What are the health & safety protocols?

The health and safety of attendees and sponsors is important to the DroneDeploy Team.

Below are our current health & safety standards. As we draw closer to the event, these standards will be re-evaluated and updated based on current COVID-19 conditions. We will provide additional information to attendees prior to the event.

We ask that attendees not attend the event if he/she/they:
• Tested positive for COVID within 10 days of the event
• Have been exposed to COVID within 5 days of the event
• Or are showing symptoms of COVID on the day or 3 days prior to the event.

Attendees assume all risks, including COVID exposure and any resulting effects, in attending this event, and are expected to follow all official health guidelines. DroneDeploy will not be held liable for any injury, harm or loss incurred.

Still have questions?

If you have questions about the submission or review process, contact us at [email protected]